• Chairman Mao poster

    With the expanding use of information technology in China, a wide range of ethical issues have arisen regarding surveillance, intellectual property, freedom of speech, e-goverment, and innovation practices.

    These ethical issues will be addressed by a distinguished panel of experts in internet censorship and intellectual property, information systems development in China, Chinese patent... Read more

    Updated: Jul 5, 2017
  • Professors Dejing Dou and Daniel Lowd have been awarded a three-year, $495k grant by the National Science Foundation (IIS-Core programs) to study the problem of translating and integrating statistical knowledge for data mining and other intelligent systems. This research will help build next generation knowledge acquisition and data mining systems in a distributed and heterogeneous environment. Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Professors Reza Rejaie and Jun Li are spending back-to-back sabbaticals in Spain. They have been hosted by the Telematic Engineering Department (http://www.it.uc3m.es/vi) of the University Carlos III of Madrid (http://www.uc3m.es), a top research university in Spain, and the Institute IMDEA Networks (... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Michal Young portrait

    Michal Young has been invited to attend the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit to be held in Redmond, WA, USA during July 18-20, 2011. See http://research.microsoft.com/en-US/events/fs2011/default.aspx for more information regarding the summit.

    The world of computing is ever changing and nowhere more so than in... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Junjie "Kevin" Xu portrait

    With his checkered background and poor secondary school performance, not even his family thought Junjie "Kevin" Xu would ever amount to much. Today he's on the Dean's List at the UO. Credit supportive grandparents, his own perseverance, and a series of lucky breaks—not the least of which was winning a generous scholarship to the UO funded by a fellow Singaporean passionate about giving other... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Deschutes Hall front entrance

    The Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon is sponsoring the tenth annual Oregon Summer School in Programming Languages entitled "Type, Semantics, and Verification" June 16-July 1, 2011.

    Speakers include:

    • Amal Ahmed, Indiana University
    • Andrew Appel, Princeton University
    • Nick Benton, Microsoft Research
    • ... Read more
    Updated: Jul 5, 2017
  • Cyclists gathering

    Faculty, staff and students of the CIS department, as well as the University of Oregon and other Lane County businesses, will be participating in the Business Commute Challenge next week. The Challenge is a fun and friendly week-long competition where local employers and work-place teams join forces to turn the daily commute into a transportation adventure! The week-long event is an... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Students working on a computer for the programming contest

    On Saturday morning April 9, Deschutes Room 100 was a hub of activity with the 15th Annual UO Eugene Luks Programming Competition. There were 6 graduate student teams and 9 undergrad teams for a total of 39 students participating. The teams are given five problems and have three hours to write programs which can solve the problems correctly. This is a fun event as well as challenging the... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Macbook Pro silver aluminum laptop with a padlock on it.

    Computer security has never played a larger role in shaping world events than it is now. Events such as the Stuxnet worm, the Wikileaks affair, and the role of the Internet and social networking sites in the Middle East, have played tremendous roles in foreign policy and the lives of millions around the world. As a result, understanding issues relating to the security of computers and networks... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Android phone application dock screenshot

    A four-credit elective course launched spring quarter provided 20 University of Oregon students with mobile smart phones and a mission: Build smart-phone apps.

    For more, see Got a great idea for an app? There's a class for that at the University... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017