Computer Science programs at Illinois Tech have the advantage of a software engineering focus. That, along with thorough computer science theory, provide a basis for fundamental technology innovation and long–term career success.
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Beyond the fundamentals, Illinois Tech offers focused study in many areas of computer science with courses in modern concepts including data mining, information security, artificial intelligence, and distributed computing. Formal specializations in information security and in information and knowledge management systems are offered for bachelor’s studies.
Gain a firm foundation in the fundamentals in the latest theories and skills at Chicago’s only tech-focused university.
Please join us as the Department of Computer is celebrating our 50th Anniversary. Register for a full day of events, including a tribute to Professor Emerita Martha Evens, the inaugural Martha Evens Lecture Series lecture, a panel discussion, campus tours, and more.
Illinois Tech’s expanding Department of Computer Science is currently hiring. Applications for tenure and tenure track positions are being accepted, as well as applications for non-tenure track faculty.
The Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Frederica Darema Lecture Series in Computer Science. This permanent fund will help advance female and minority early-stage computer science researchers at U.S. academic institutions. Guest speaker nominations for the lecture series are now being accepted.
Plunging into the Artificial Intelligence Wave
Illinois Tech is the first university in the Midwest to offer an undergraduate degree in one of computer science’s hottest fields.Learn more
Building Software for Tomorrow’s Big Data Challenges
Research conducted by Illinois Tech faculty leads to innovative input/output solutions for handling big data for high performance computers.Learn more
CME Group Foundation Invests in Illinois Tech Sextet
CME Group Foundation awarded six Illinois Tech computer science students $20,000 annual scholarships, renewable for up to three years.Learn more
At Illinois Tech and Beyond
Computer Science graduate Vinesh Kannan reflects on some of his favorite memories from his time at Illinois Tech, and discusses his immediate post–graduation plans.
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Computer Science Professor to Apply Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Help Diagnose Diabetes Patients
According to the American Diabetes Association, 7.3 million adults in the United States have diabetes but are undiagnosed. Researchers from Illinois Institute of Technology have joined a team that is...
SURE: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Spend the summer with a computer science or applied mathematics research team in a College of Computing Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.
Data–Driven Graduate DegreesSome of the most interesting and well-paying computer science-oriented careers need advanced data skills. Learn more about how to use data to drive decisions with our data-driven graduate degree programs at Illinois Tech. These rigorous, relevant interdisciplinary degrees combine high-level quantitative education with real world practice in hot fields.
Artificial intelligence is one of the top growth areas in research and the tech industry. Illinois Tech’s Master of Artificial Intelligence program is designed to meet local, national, and global needs for artificial intelligence professionals.
Discover the best decision-making methods within a problem’s constraints, and identify efficiencies to operate more effectively. The M.S. in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research meets the growing demand for computationally proficient decision scientists and operations researchers.
For Devyani Gauri, artificial intelligence is an exciting field that allows her to explore not only how to develop this technology but also its ethical use.Devyani Gauri (Artificial Intelligence 2nd Year)
By working hard, getting to know fellow students, and reaching out to faculty, Aleksei Sorokin found it easy to work collaboratively on research at Illinois Tech.Aleksei Sorokin (Applied Mathematics/Computer Science/M.A.S. Data Science 4th Year)
By sending a simple email to a professor whose work interested her, Emily Warman became an NSF-funded researcher.Emily Warman (COMPUTER SCIENCE ’16)
An increase in work responsibilities led Nithya Mahadevan to pursue a graduate degree in computational decision science and operations research.Nithya Mahadevan (M.S. COMPUTATIONAL DECISION SCIENCE AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH ’18)
A summer Research Experience for Undergraduates stipend gives students an opportunity to conduct their own research. Illinois Tech hosted 10 students to develop research projects in big data.Anna Kong (Computer Science/M.S. Data Science 4th Year)
Megha Lokanadham says the Data Science program at Illinois Tech covers all the topics that students need to be ready for a career in the fieldMegha Lokanadham (M.A.S. DATA SCIENCE '18)