Supplying the people and ideas that shape the digital frontier.

 

  • 9th best department in the nation.
  • Largest top-ten department in the country.
  • Only top-ten ranked computer science department within 1000 miles of Austin.
  • Ranked 10th in Theory.
  • Ranked 8th in Systems.
  • Ranked 8th in Programming Languages.
  • Ranked 7th in Artificial Intelligence
  • Credited with a strategic impact in Texas of about $8.7 billion per year.
  • 90 percent of graduates go on to immediate employment or graduate school. 
  • 64 percent of graduates stay in Texas.
  • 20 percent female undergraduate enrollment.

The Department of Computer Science offers a unique opportunity for students to achieve excellence in the fundamentals of computer science and practical technical skills through rigorous classes, hands-on research and technology development. Its pioneering researchers create scientific knowledge and leading edge technologies that change the world.

Students

1779 Undergraduate (Fall 2016)
214 Graduate (Fall 2016)

Faculty

44 faculty
2 Turing Awards (the Nobel Prize for computing)
3 Packard Foundation Fellows
19 National Science Foundation CAREER Awards
4 members of the National Academies
25 university teaching award recipients

Research

Artificial Intelligence / Bioinformatics & Computational Biology / Computer Architecture / Data Mining, Machine Learning, & Natural Computation / Formal Methods / Graphics & Visualization / Model-Driven Engineering / Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, & Networking / Progamming Languages & Implementation / Scientific Computing / Security Theoretical Computer Science  

Affiliated Centers & Institutes

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Center for Information Assurance and Security
Data Mining Laboratory
Personal Autonomous Robotics Lab
Virtual Reality Lab
Center for Information Assurance and Security
Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Center for Numerical Analysis
Computer Engineering Research Center
Texas Advanced Computing Center
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences