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.
Important Note: CIS Office is operating remotely during COVID-19 pandemic period
Due to the escalating COVID-19 situation, CIS Department Office is operating remotely. If you have any requests, please email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIS Welcomes New Faculty Members
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.
|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, Director of Eng., Deepgram||Keshav Rakshit, Senior Architect, IBM|
|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|
CIS Department News and Announcements
Can we make artificial intelligence more ethical?
The quiet success of UM-Dearborn’s game design program
Game design undergraduate program continues among top 50 ranked by The Princeton Review
Karim Beguir, CEO of InstaDeep, gave a research seminar on AI-accelerated protein design
Our average undergraduate class size is 26 students.