Key Research Areas

The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences pursues a broad and robust agenda of research and scholarly activities that advance the fields of computing and information sciences while enhancing student education.

Faculty and students at the Golisano College participate in a vast array of computing research fields, varying from cybersecurity to human-computer interaction and health IT. Our state-of-the-art facilities, world-class faculty, and industry partnerships have made the Golisano College a hub of innovation in recent years.

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Computing and Information Sciences Ph.D.

In the computing and information sciences Ph.D., you will conduct both foundational and applied research to address diverse and important challenges within and beyond computing and benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities. Our graduates are poised to excel in both computing and interdisciplinary environments in academia, government, and industry.

The doctoral program highlights two of the most unique characteristics of the Golisano College for Computing and Information Sciences: its breadth of program offerings and its scholarly focus on discovering solutions to real-world problems by balancing theory and practice. The program brings together faculty from disciplines throughout the college’s five departments and schools: Computer ScienceComputing Security, the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games and Media, and Software Engineering.

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