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, interactive 3D graphics, 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.