The Department of Computer Science and Statistics at the University of Rhode Island is growing in diversity of disciplines. In a time when the role of Data Science is gaining prominence, the department is favorably positioned to take advantage of the synergies between disciplines.
Faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research areas including biostatistics and bioinformatics, Bayesian methods, digital forensics, machine learning and data-mining, network analysis, interactive 3D graphics, econometrics, and spatiotemporal modeling. Several of these areas provide opportunities for collaboration with scientists from other fields, making the department a well integrated center of multidisciplinary research.
Students at the undergraduate and graduate level have the opportunity to choose from a variety of programs. Our faculty members’ expertise in research and teaching help students develop problem solving and learning skills, necessary in a fast evolving discipline.