The Department of Computer Science is a department with energetic and creative professors whose interests cover many of the growing or emerging research areas in computer science. Over the past several years the number and quality of the faculty and the graduate students have increased. The department has formed various research groups and labs and several of them have significant external funding. Particular strengths include theory, systems, information systems, and artificial intelligence.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Computer Science at The University of Georgia is an advanced, intensive program offered by the Computer Science Department and designed to involve students in exciting state-of-the-art research. Research in Computer Science has made tremendous strides over the last few decades that have impacted society in many ways. The department has a large number of professors and research groups working at the frontiers of knowledge in a number of key areas of Computer Science, including Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Health Informatics, Computational Science, Computer Vision and Image Processing, Cortical Architecture Imaging and Discovery, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Databases and Distributed Information Systems, Data Science, Distributed and Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Modeling and Simulation, Robotics, and Semantic Web. The program has been designed to prepare students for careers in research at universities, or government or industrial research laboratories, teaching at colleges or universities, or advanced industrial research and development (R&D).

Degree Awarded: PHD

Degree Code: PHD_CSCI

School/College: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Old College
Athens, GA 30602-1732

 

706-542-3400

Academic Department: Computer Science

415 Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center
Athens, GA 30602-7404

Graduate Coordinator: John Miller

706-542-3440

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