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School of Computing

Our program covers the design principles of key computing technologies such as hardware, operating systems, database systems, networks, graphics, and artificial intelligence.

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Welcome to the School of Computing

 

Welcome to the website of the University of Georgia School of Computing, which I am honored to lead, working with our accomplished faculty and dedicated staff. Formed through the elevation of the department of computer science to a school, we have a broad mission related to computing advances and education across the entire campus. Broadly, I view the objectives of the school of computing as the following:  
  1. Conduct excellent and broad research in core computer science to produce a highly ranked computer science program, which will also lead to better recognition of UGA as a premier public research university.  
  2. Offer high quality undergraduate and graduate computer and data science degree programs, including course offerings in new and emerging areas, and incorporating best practices to support the success of students from all backgrounds.
  3. Emphasize interdisciplinary research activities involving computing to build on and enhance the University’s robust research enterprise across all academic disciplines.  
  4. Provide computing education opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students in other disciplines by developing service courses and interdisciplinary programs, thus contributing to preparation of all students in 21st century skills.
  5. Be a comprehensive resource for the people and economy of the state of Georgia.

Our research and education capabilities feature excellence and deep expertise in the following very critical areas of the current times: Artificial Intelligence (including Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Robotics), Security and Privacy, Biomedical computations (including bioinformatics and applications of AI and Data Sciences to biology and health related applications), Computer Systems (including high-end, cloud, edge, and mobile computing), and Human Computer Interaction (HCI). We offer undergraduate and master's programs in both computer science and data science (the latter joint with the department of statistics); a Ph.D. program in computer science; masters in cybersecurity; and certificate programs in computing, applied data sciences, and cybersecurity.  

These are indeed exciting times in computing – the fourth major wave of a computing possible through the confluence of advances in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Edge computing. The UGA School of Computing is at the center of these advances, both through core research and education and with interdisciplinary collaborations that capture exciting, new applications.

I invite you to join us.

Gagan Agrawal
Director, UGA School of Computing

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Latest News

The School of Computing would like to congratulate Professor Prashant Doshi on becoming the newest Senior Member of the Association for the Advancement of AI (AAAI).
Our very own School of Computing (SoC) Professor Perdisci (PI) is leading a multi-college team (which also includes Jin Sun (co-PI) and Le Guan (co-PI) from SoC) that won the 2023 Presidenti
These students created a social media app for sharing audio files using a combination of React.js, Firebase, and Express.js! Users can sign up, post, follow, and react to other user's posts.

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Graduate Program

The School of Computing offers the Master of Science (MS) ( thesis and non-thesis)  and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in computer science, and an interdisciplinary Masters in Applied Mathematical Sciences (MAMS) degree. 

At the graduate-level, the department also offers a Cyberscurity Certificate program.

Prospective students may apply online to any of the above Graduate Degree programs by visiting the Graduate School website at www.grad.uga.edu

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