Sep 26, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer Science (Graduate)


Website URL:

https://www.cs.purdue.edu/graduate/index.html

Department/School Head:

Sunil Prabhakar

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

The Department of Computer Science offers MS and PhD degrees. The master’s program prepares students for admission to a Ph.D. program or for work in industry.  The doctoral program is designed to prepare students for a career in computer science research.  Research areas include bioinformatics and computational biology, computational science and engineering, distributed systems, databases and data mining, graphics and visualization, information security and assurance, machine learning and information retrieval, networking and operating systems, software engineering, programming languages and compilers, and theory of computing and algorithms.

 

  • M.S.
    • Computer Science (thesis or non-thesis)
    • Concentration in Statistics and Computer Science
    • Concentration in Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)
    • Concentration in Computational Life Sciences (CLS)
    • Concentration in Information Security for Computing Professionals (ISCP)
  • Ph.D.
    • Computer Science
    • Concentration in Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)
    • Concentration in Computational Life Sciences (CLS)

Areas of Study:

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Databases
  • Data Mining
  • Distributed Systems
  • Graphics and Visualization
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Machine Learning
  • Networking and Operating Systems
  • Programming Languages and Compilers
  • Software Engineering
  • Theory of Computing and Algorithms

Online/Distance Programs:

  • Non-thesis MS in CS via distance learning - no longer admitting students

Combined Degree Programs (Undergraduate Degree / Master’s Degree):

  • Fifth-Year Combined BS/MS in Computer Science

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Walid Aref
Mikhail Atallah
Saugata Basu
Bedrick Benes
Elisa Bertino
Bharat Bhargava
Chris Clifton
Douglas Comer
Tamal Dey
Petros Drineas
Sonia Fahmy
David Gleich
Ananth Grama
Susanne Hambrusch
Chris Hoffmann
Suresh Jagannathan
Daisuke Kihara
Ninghui Li
Zhiyuan Li
Jennifer Neville
Alex Pothen
Sunil Prabhakar
Vernon Rego
Elisha Sacks
Eugene Spafford
Wojciech Szpankowski
Dongyan Xu
Xiangyu Zhang

Associate Professor

Daniel Aliaga
Buster Dunsmore
Elena Grigorescu
Changhee Jung
Ryan Newton
Kihong Park
Voicu Popescu
Lin Tan
Xavier Tricoche

Assistant Professor

Kamyar Azizzadenesheli
Antonio Bianchi
Jeremiah Blocki
Simina Branzei
Berkay Celik
Ben Delaware
Pedro Fonseca
Christina Garman
Dan Goldwasser
Jean Honorio
Aniket Kate
Majid Kazemian 
Byoungyoung Lee
Pan Li
Jianzhu Ma
Hemanta Maji
Hatef Monajemi
Chunyi Peng
Alex Psomas
Rent Quanrud
Bruno Ribeiro
Tiark Rompf 
Roopsha Samanta
Dave Tian
He Wang
Yexiang Xue
Ming Yin

 

Professor of Practice

George Adams
Tony Bergstrom
Gustavo Rodriguez-Rivera
Jeff Turkstra