It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to the Department of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) housed in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. The department offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees in computer science and the PhD program is administered at the College level. Dr. Mohan Kumar Professor and Chair

Major NSF grant awarded to establish interdisciplinary scholarships in the area of Cyber Security.

RIT has been awarded a $3.5 Million Dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a new CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program to prepare highly-qualified Cybersecurity professionals for entry into the federal, state, local, and tribal government workforce.

This cross departmental effort will be directed by GCCIS faculty members Bo Yuan (Computer Security), Rajendra Raj (Computer Science), and...


Theory Canal Talks welcomes Daniel Stefankovic from University of Rochester (Jan 28th).

The Theory Canal Talk series continues on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, with a talk by Daniel Stefankovic from the University of Rochester.

Date:January 28, 2015
Time: 12:30pm Place: GOL-3000

Speaker: Daniel Stefankovic, UR
Topic:Spin models: connections between complexity, phase transition, belief propagation, and induced matrix norms

Abstract:
What are the typ...


CS Masters Students Create Award Winning Document Search Engine, Tangent.

Two recent Computer Science MSc graduates (David Stalnaker, MSc 2013 and Nidhin Pattaniyil, MSc 2014) have created the Tangent search engine, which allows people to search documents using formulas and text. In a recent international competition held in Japan, Tangent produced the best results for formula search within Wikipedia articles, and the highest-rated top-5 hits for combined text and math queries for...