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The Computer Science faculty has a wide diversity of research interests in both theoretical and applied computing. We are proud to be on the cutting edge of research in the most pressing areas in CS today:

Theory and Algorithms: approximation algorithms, randomized algorithms, combinatorial optimization, cryptography, metric spaces, computational geometry, information theory, coding theory, online algorithm, and random graphs.

Software Engineering and Programming Languages: aspect-oriented software development (AOP), object-oriented programming (OOP), and component-base software engineering (CBSE); software engineering process and knowledge management.

Systems and Networks: operating systems, computer architecture, computer communication networks, structure and dynamics of complex networks, and computer security.

CS Applications: machine learning, computer vision, and computer graphics

CS Education Research: Efficiency, non-determinism, reduction and other CS concepts: learning, teaching methods, alternative conceptions; developing strategies for teaching challenging subjects; gender and distant learning issues in CS.