• Alan Turing bust on Deschutes Hall

    This academic year the Computer and Information Science Department of the University of Oregon celebrated its 40th Anniversary. The University of Oregon was the first university in the Pacific Northwest to establish a computer science program. In fact, we were among the first dozen computer science departments in the country.

    For additional information and to join the Facebook group,... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Kiki Prottsman Portrait

    Sexism isn't rampant in computer science, says Kiki Davis, but it's there - simmering beneath the surface, an undercurrent that bubbles up with small, insensitive comments and unfair assumptions.

    For more, see Rewriting Computer Science's Gender Code at the College of Arts... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Daniel Lowd Portrait

    Daniel Lowd's research covers a range of topics in statistical machine learning, including statistical relational representations, unifying learning and inference, and adversarial machine learning applications (e.g., spam filtering). In 2009, he coauthored book on Markov logic with Pedro Domingos, published by Morgan & Claypool. He is also the recipient of graduate research fellowships... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Group of students working on a computer for the programming contest

    UO CIS and UO Information Services hosted the ACM Pacific Region Programming Contest at the University of Oregon in Eugene on November 7, 2009. It was one of five sites where teams from the region competed to solve as many programming problems as they could during the five hour contest.

    UO teams competed in the Northwest Regionals against teams from Alaska, British Columbia, Washington... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Students discussing with person with Network Resource Startup Center

    The University of Oregon's Network Resource Startup Center in partnership with the CIS Department recently held a weeklong Workshop on Campus Network Design and Operations. This intensive hands-on course was attended by an international group of students that included network engineers and operators from Africa and South Asia, as well as undergraduate computer science majors from China and the... Read more

    Updated: Dec 11, 2018
  • Picture of the side of Deschutes Hall, facing the entrance, taken next to the sundial

    The CIS department seeks applicants for one or more full-time tenure-track faculty positions beginning fall 2010, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The University of Oregon is an AAU research university located in Eugene, two hours south of Portland, and within one hour's drive of both the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains.

    See more at our ... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • NEMO logo

    Principal Investigator Dr. Dejing Dou (Assistant Prof., CIS Dept.) and Co-Investigators Dr. Gwen Frishkoff (Assistant Prof, Psychology Dept. at Georgia State University), Dr. Allen Malony (Prof., CIS Dept. and Director of the NeuroInformatics Center, or NIC) and Dr. Don Tucker (Prof., Psychology Dept. and Co-Director of the NIC) have been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Server farm through fish-eye lense

    Classes with attITude!

    Summer registration begins Monday 5/4.

    Of special interest: CIS and the UO Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) will offer a week-long intensive Campus Network Design workshop. Read the full article for details. Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Reza Rejaie portrait

    Prof. Reza Rejaie is the program committee co-chair of the Sixteenth Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN'09) Conference. For 16 years, the multimedia computing and networking conference has brought together researchers, practitioners and developers to contribute new ideas in all facets of... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • CIS Undergraduates Abdul Binrsheed, Craig Gardner, and John St. John  holding android phones

    CIS Undergraduates Abdul Binrsheed, Craig Gardner, and John St. John collaborated with a Toronto-based web startup company, Fonolo, to port the company's telephone service system from the web to the Google Android mobile phone. The Fonolo telephone service can automatically navigate corporate phone trees to get to a human being. Phone trees are the annoying systems that prompt the caller with... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017