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Professor Zhu receives Honorable Mention in the SIGARCH/TCCA Outstanding Dissertation Award competition
June 6, 2018
Assistant Professor Yuhao Zhu has received an Honorable Mention for the ACM SIGARCH/IEEE CS TCC ...
May 31, 2018
Congratulations to Ehsan Hoque, who has just received a CAREER (Faculty Early Ca ...
May 29, 2018
Xipeng Shen (URCS Ph.D. 2006) has been promoted to Full Professor in the Department of Computer Scie ...
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We've moved to Wegmans Hall in May 2017, home to CS, GIDS, CIRC
URCS was founded as a PhD-only department in 1974. The first degrees were awarded in 1980. The department typically admits 10–12 PhD students each fall, and graduates about 7 every year.
Professor Hoque received a Google Faculty Research Award for his research on data-driven adaptive learning, and innovative assessment methods.
Using data science to tell which of these people is lying
Researchers in computer scientist Ehsan Hoque's lab have created a game that has allowed them to analyze more than 1 million frames of facial expressions, the largest video dataset so far for understanding how to tell if someone is lying.Read More
Women in Computing
Women in Computing at Rochester continues positive growth trend
For many decades, the diversity in computer science nationally has been disproportionally lower than in other science disciplines. In an effort to change that at Rochester, many steps have been taken to help build a better community for women and underrepresented minorities in the Department of Computer Science at Rochester. The University recently featured an article about our "code like a girl" campus trend in the NewsCenter publication.Learn More
Computer science is a broad and in-demand field, influencing areas like health, entertainment, and big data.
At the University of Rochester, our emphasis on cross-collaboration and elite undergraduate and graduate programs prepares our students for industry, research, and academic positions.Learn More
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