Computer Science and Statistics

College of Arts and Sciences

Computer Science

Computer science is a vibrant and rapidly changing discipline. Are you interested in web development, creating the next new app, or developing the next new high performance machine-learning algorithm?  Learn how to analyze the oceans of data needed to secure the nation, cure diseases, develop vaccines, or model climate change by studying computer science.

Our Undergraduate curricula are aligned with the ACM & IEEE 2013 Curriculum Guidelines. Courses in machine learning, computer vision, and secure programming add to the core problem solving expertise needed in diverse industrial settings. Our mission is to prepare students with the lifelong learning skills needed in our modern fast-paced and rapidly evolving discipline. Our Graduate curricula provide the expertise needed for a career of research-based innovation.

We conduct leading-edge research in bioinformatics, machine learning and data-mining, real-time distributed objects, sensor networks, digital forensics, and interactive 3D graphics. Our dedicated faculty members are experienced in teaching, and have strong research experience in traditional and emerging areas of computer science and statistics.

Students majoring in Computer Science at URI have the opportunity to participate in the International Computer Science Program (ICSP), an adjunct to the University’s well-known and successful International Engineering Program (IEP).

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