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 19 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: email@example.com.
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, IBM, GE,Ford, GM, Bosch, Carhartt, Lear, Soar Automotive, CNE Tech, etc.
|Sami Ben-Romdhane, VP & Fellow, eBay||Jai Haridas, Engineering Director, Google|
|Ravi Bhadange, Manager, Bosch||Nada Jiddou, Director, Ford Motor Co.|
|Steve Brennan, VP, Carhartt, Inc.||Dashiell Kolbe, Sr. Director, GE Aviation|
|Dona Burkard, Sr. Manager, Ford Motor Co.||Keshav Rakshit, Senior Architect, IBM|
|Michael Cavaretta, Manager, Ford Motor Co.||Walid Rjaibi, CTO, Data Security at IBM|
|Jacob Crossman, CTO, Soar Automotive||Michelle Roy, Sr. Manager, General Motors|
|Conrad Foster, Partner, CNE Technologies||Andre Weimerskirch, VP, Lear Corporation|
|Peter Gulisano, Sr. Manager, General Motors|
CIS Department News and Announcements
Changing the world of software development
Cybersecurity graduate Natasha Young is living the life she’s fought for
CIS faculty were recognized in professional communities
CIS Ph.D. student accepted a tenure-track faculty position at DePaul University
Our average undergraduate class size is 26 students.