News

June 2021

May 2021

  • Congratulations, 2021 Computer Science and MACS Graduates!  Although there will not be any in-person CIS departmental ceremony this year, there are several options for our students to participate!  

    Campus Wide Event

    The Main Virtual Commencement Ceremony for the entire campus takes place on Saturday, June 12, 2021, 9:00–10:00 a.m. via live webcast on the... Read more

April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

January 2021

  • The College of Arts and Sciences has selected eight CIS majors as 2020-2021 Ripple Scholars. Beginning in 2019-2020, Ripple has funded scholarships for undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are interested in research related to cybersecurity as enhanced by secure digital transactions, blockchain and other distributed systems, cryptocurrency, or secure financial... Read more

December 2020

  • Juno Mayer, a senior working on his undergraduate honors thesis with UO’s Oregon Network Research Group (adviser: Prof. Ram Durairajan) was selected as an Honorable Mention for the Computing Research Association’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award.

    Juno’s thesis seeks to assess the resilience of Internet infrastructure in... Read more

  • The CIS department is happy to welcome 35 new graduate students for Fall 2020! These 8 new PhD students and 27 new MS students hail from 14 different countries -- Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Sudan, Sweden, USA, and Vietnam. 

    We look forward to gathering as soon as we safely can, seeing familiar faces again and meeting new ones! Read more

November 2020

  • Prof Thanh Nguyen receives a Grant from the Army Research Office to Study Security Attacks. The project, titled "Tackling Sequential and Coordinated Attacks in Security Domains with Real-time Information", proposes to study the security problem of sequential and coordinated attacks with real-time information using a game-theoretic approach, taking into account strategic and sequential... Read more

  • A UO CS team consisting of CS majors Sarah Kitten, Sam Peters, and Alec Springel has won one of the three challenges at the 2020 Hack for a Cause hackathon!  The challenge asked participating teams to create a solution for BRING Recycling that allows users to obtain permission for donating specific items prior to making the trip to the recycling center.  The team solved this challenge by... Read more

  • University of Oregon and Computer and Information Science department were selected as one of the first partners for Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple's philanthropic gift (2018-2023) provides scholarships, faculty fellowships, research support, industry engagement, and supports the Oregon Blockchain Student Club. This year, the initiative recognised three CIS... Read more

  • University of Oregon and Computer and Information Science department were selected as one of the first partners for Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple's philanthropic gift (2018-2023) provides scholarships, faculty fellowships, research support, industry engagement, and supports the Oregon Blockchain Student Club. This year, the Ripple’s UBRI has selected three... Read more

October 2020