Ph.D. Computer Science

The Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science offers advanced graduate education, providing you with the skills necessary for a career in basic and applied research, as well as the intellectual foundation to provide leadership in academia and industry.

Summary

  • Offer increasing specialization within the existing knowledge base of Computer Science.
  • Address an area in which disciplinary knowledge is being discovered. The Ph.D. candidate enters as a student, progresses as an apprentice scholar and graduates as a colleague of his/her mentor.
  • Engage students in the acquisition of existing knowledge through courses selected to provide the foundation of the expertise required for scholarly inquiry at the highest scientific level.
  • Provide the intellectual breadth that allows for novel cross-disciplinary problemĀ solving.
  • Develop independence in research problem-solving skills at an advanced level.
  • Acquire the depth of knowledge.
  • Acquire sufficient breadth of knowledge.
  • Develop ethical reasoning skills.
  • Improve communication skills for teaching and research dissemination.
  • Understand the conduct and support of research and development.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Ding, Xiaoning

Assistant Professor

Ding, Xiaoning
Assistant Professor, computer science
Official
4203 gitc
Jonathan Smitherson

Borcea, Cristian M.

Professor

Borcea, Cristian M.
Professor, Computer Science
Official
GITC 4201A
Jonathan Smitherson

Wei, Zhi

Associate Professor

Wei, Zhi
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Official
3801 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Oria, Vincent

Professor

Oria, Vincent
Professor, Computer Science
Official
GITC 4317D
Jonathan Smitherson

Mili, Ali

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Mili, Ali
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Computer Science
Official
4305 GITC, 4207 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Perl, Yehoshua

Perl, Yehoshua
Official
4316 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Wu, Chase Qishi

Associate Professor

Wu, Chase Qishi
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Official
GITC 4107
Jonathan Smitherson

Geller, James

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Geller, James
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Computer Science
Official
4410 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Rohloff, Kurt R.

Associate Professor

Rohloff, Kurt R.
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Official
GITC 4409
Jonathan Smitherson

Nakayama, Marvin K.

Professor

Nakayama, Marvin K.
Professor, Computer Science
Official
4312 GITC
Jonathan Smitherson

Calvin, James M.

Calvin, James M.
Official
4311 GITC

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Mili, Ali

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Mili, Ali
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Computer Science
Official
4305 GITC, 4207 GITC