About Our Program

From our faculty, to our research program, to our students—our department is among the finest in the country. From our home in Avery Hall and the June and Paul Schorr III Center, we are conducting state-of-the-art research in software engineering, informatics and systems as well as opening doors and exposing students to the world of computing in order to create tomorrow's technology leaders.

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Get Paid while you Learn

Many students receive teaching or research assistantships, which include a payment of tuition and health insurance.

Learn and Develop Cutting Edge Technology

Get involved in real research projects.

Work with Professors One-on-One

Concentrate on topics that were covered superficially at the undergraduate level.  Many courses are project based...you do independent projects, read research papers, run experiments.

Attain Highly Marketable Skills

You will attain highly-marketable skills that will launch you into a professional career and a life-time of exciting opportunities.


After graduating with an M.S. or Ph.D., CSE Alumni go on to teach at other colleges and universities such as Purdue or at companies such as Microsoft, Garmin, Argonne National Laboratory, NASA and Google, to name a few.  Suzette Person, Ph. D., is now a researcher at NASA and CSE Graduate Xiao Qinwon the prestigious NSF CAREER Award.

Adam Eck on becoming a Ph.D. student in Computer Science, and his research in agents.


Robert Woodward on his goals, dreams, and why he is pursuing a Ph.D. degree.


Straight from our Department Chair, Professor Steve Goddard: Who we are, what we do, what we look for.


Assistant Professor Anita Sarma on software engineering, teams, and graduate research.


Research Videos


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