Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

 

The Department of Computer Science offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and optional concentrations in Software Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Cloud and Systems, and Data Science. Faculty in the Department of Computer Science conduct numerous research projects with funding from a variety of federal and state funding agencies. Research is conducted in areas such as cybersecurity, big data analytics, parallel and distributed computing, networks, databases, machine learning, computer vision, image processing, software engineering and testing, human computer interaction, game development, operating systems, and bioinformatics among others.

 

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UTSA Receives $1 million grant to increase student success and diversity in Computer Science

 


 

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received a nearly $1 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to increase diversity and student success in computer science. Led by Turgay Korkmaz, UTSA associate professor of computer science, and Larry Clark, a computer science lecturer, the program will support high-achieving, low-income students and engage underrepresented female and minority students by offering 62 undergraduate scholarships.


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Each year, top researchers and leading industry experts join the University of Texas at San Antonio. The Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce the addition of three new faculty members to the UTSA community.

Dr. Meng Yu (left in photo) joins the department as an associate professor. He received his Ph.D. from Nanjing University and previously conducted post-doctoral research at Pennsylvania State University-University Park. Dr. Yu has research interests in computer and system security, cloud computing, and virtualization. For the full article on Dr. Yu, please visit http://www.cs.utsa.edu/news/109/97/Welcome-to-new-faculty-Meng-Yu/

Dr. Tongping Liu (middle in photo) joins the department as an assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and received a Google Faculty Research Award in Summer 2015. Dr. Liu has research interests in parallel computing, big data, and operating systems. For the full article on Dr. Liu, please visit http://www.cs.utsa.edu/news/99/97/Welcome-to-new-faculty-Dr-Tongping-Liu/

Dr. Mikhail Gubanov (right in photo) joins the department as a Cloud Technology Endowed assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington and has published and co-authored various publications. Dr. Gubanov has research interests in big data, machine learning, natural language processing, and biomedical informatics. For the full article on Dr. Gubanov, please visit http://www.cs.utsa.edu/news/110/97/Welcome-to-new-faculty-Mikhail-Gubanov/