We prepare students to learn, discover, innovate, and apply new knowledge in computer science through a balanced program of cutting-edge research, effective teaching, and outreach and service.

A Reputation of Outstanding Academic Programs

The Computer Science department at Michigan Tech has had a long-standing reputation of outstanding educational programs enabling students to grow with and adapt to rapidly changing technologies. The diversity of course offerings includes computer science, software engineering, and support for computer-related degree programs across campus.

In recent years, we have enjoyed unprecedented growth in our PhD programs while still providing excellent undergraduate programs and expanding our research initiatives with new faculty hires.  Our department’s expertise ranges from software engineering, human-computer interaction, virtual environments, data analytics, and visualization. We continue to maintain core strengths in computing systems, systems software, and parallel computing.

Our Current Research Focuses are:

  • Software and Hardware Foundations
  • Large-scale Computing
  • Human-centered Computing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cyber Security