Computer and Information Science (CIS) is one of the most rapidly growing professions worldwide.

CIS professionals offer expertise in the effective and efficient use of computer systems for tackling a broad spectrum of practical challenges emerged from all the aspects of our society. The CIS curriculum provides students with broad and deep knowledge and skills on computer systems and their applications. Currently, the CIS Department offers four B.S. degree programs, four M.S. degree programs, one Ph.D. degree program, and several dual/concurrent degree programs to fulfill students’ diverse career aspirations in CIS and its applications.

The CIS department currently has 20 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members with diverse teaching and research interests, plus a number of full-time/part-time teaching faculty members. Some of our faculty members are also affiliated with interdisciplinary research groups/institutes such as the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), the UM Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), and the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing (MISC) in the University of Michigan system. The department prides itself on its faculty members who have been recognized with numerous distinguished academic awards/honors in their respective fields. Our outstanding graduates have attained positions in industry, education, government, and non-profit organizations locally and worldwide.

How to Reach Us

During the Fall 2021 semester we will be conducting university business in-person and virtually. Our contact information and location are below.                                             

Our in-person office hours are:                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5pm                                                                                                                                                                 Friday 9:00am-1pm                                                                                                                                                                                    105 CIS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You may also contact us at:


CIS Welcomes New Faculty Members

CIS welcomes new faculty members: Dr. Foyzul Hassan and Dr. Zheng Song. They are actively looking for outstanding research assistants to join their research teams. If you are interested in such a position, please contact them.

See related news: CIS welcomes new faculty members in Fall 2020

Advisory Board

The Department continually seeks outside interactions with business, industries, and government through its Professional Advisory Board (PAB). The PAB is composed of senior computing technologists and industry leaders who provide valuable input and advice on curriculum development, potential employment for students, research opportunities for faculty, and a perspective on future challenges requiring collaboration. The current PAB members come from leading technology companies including eBay, Google, Amazon, IBM, GE, Ford, GM, Bosch, Carhartt, Lear, Deepgram, CNE Tech, etc.

Meet our advisory board members
Sami Ben-Romdhane, VP & Fellow, eBay Jai Haridas, Engineering Director, Google
Ravi Bhadange, Engineering Manager, Bosch Janel Howard-Gumbs, Sr. Architect, Ford Motor Co.
Steve Brennan, VP, Carhartt, Inc. Dashiell Kolbe, Sr. Director, GE Aviation
Michael Cavaretta, Sr. Manager, Ford Motor Co. Rachel Radziszewski, Global SA Manager, Amazon
Jacob Crossman, VP, May Mobility Keshav Rakshit, Executive IT Architect, Kyndryl
Conrad Foster, Partner, CNE Technologies Walid Rjaibi, CTO, Data Security at IBM
Peter Gulisano, Sr. Manager, General Motors Michelle Roy, Sr. Manager, General Motors
Sania Halawi, Director of Eng., Quicken Loans Andre Weimerskirch, VP, Lear Corporation


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