• This year's contest was the Ninth Annual UO Programming Competition and was held on May 7, 2005. There were 6 undergraduate teams and 5 graduate teams in the 2005 Ninth Annual UO Programming Competition. The winners were...

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    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Gurdeep Singh Pall portrait

    CIS alumni Gurdeep Singh Pall (M.S. '89) was recently appointed to the position of Corporate Vice President in the Real-Time Collaboration Group at Microsoft. He is also responsible for developing Microsoft's strategy in the Real Time Collaboration space - including the emerging Integrated Communications and VoIP areas.

    Gurdeep joined Microsoft in 1990 as a Software Design Engineer. He... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Moira Burke portrait

    Congratulations to our recent alum Moira Burke for an extraordinary string of recent successes...

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    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Mahjong All Day Long book cover

    Virginia (Ginnie) Lo, associate professor in Computer and Information Science, in collaboration with her sister, has published her first children's book, Mahjong All Day Long.

    Ginnie wrote the story from childhood memories of her extended Chinese family's never-ending mahjong sessions. Her sister, Beth Lo, a ceramics arts professor... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Reza Rejaie portrait

    Reza Rejaie, assistant professor in Computer and Information Science, was named a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER awards for 2005.

    Prof. Rejaie will use the projected five-year grant to develop scalable and adaptive techniques for audio/video streaming in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) systems over the Internet. This research enables an average Internet user to stream video to any... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • The November 21 issue of the leading journal Science includes the following article, jointly authored by Professor John Conery.
    Michael Lynch, Indiana University and John S. Conery, University of Oregon

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    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • CIS Ph.D. student, Bryan Kolaczkowski, and UO assistant professor of biology, Joe Thornton, used a small cluster of Apple computers to simulate the evolution of thousands of gene sequences on a hypothetical evolutionary tree. They found that a simple logical method known as maximum parsimony is far more accurate under a wide range of conditions than the more widely used technique known as... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Dejing Dou portrait

    The CIS department welcomes our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Dejing Dou, whose research focuses on practical as well as theoretical aspects of Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Biomedical Informatics and the Semantic Web.

    Dr. Dou’s work has focused on ontology integration and ontology translation for the Semantic Web and web-based databases. His current research work... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • The Department recently hosted a special Colloquium honoring CIS theory faculty Dr. Andrzej Proskurowski on the occasion of his birthday.

    A set of international speakers reviewed research work with Dr. Proskurowski, who has over 50 collaborators as coauthors on publications in the area of graph theory and network algorithms.

    Speakers included: Art Farley of the University of... Read more

    Updated: Jul 3, 2017
  • Deschutes Hall front entrance

    April 12, 2000

    Contact: Ross West (541) 346-2060

    EUGENE–Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Hofstadter will deliver a keynote address on Saturday, April 15, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the University of Oregon Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS), one of the oldest computer science departments in the country.

    Hofstadter’s lecture, free and... Read more

    Updated: Jun 15, 2017