Our faculty are among the world’s leaders in advancing the frontiers of computer science. They are experts in a variety of specializations and are actively engaged in interdisciplinary research collaborations in biomedical computing, computational science and engineering, genomics, technology in the arts, and transportation systems. Our graduates are finding answers to the important, complex technical problems of today.

CS Graduate Group Coordinator

Jessica Stoller
Computer Science
2063 Kemper Hall
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-7224
Email Jessica Stoller

Degree Offerings

M.S. and Ph.D.

Program Highlights

  • Internationally recognized research program, ranked 30th in the world by ARWU
  • Faculty and Student population represent wide range of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives
  • Robust funding for Ph.D students
  • Interdisciplinary research opportunities through campus-wide initiatives and national collaborative research projects.
  • Proximity to Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay area provide rich internship and job opportunities

Research Focus Areas

  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Computational Geophysics
  • Computer Vision
  • Programing Languages and Compilers
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Graphics and Visualization
  • Computer Security and Cryptography
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Software Engineering
  • Scientific Computing and High Performance Computing

Research Facilities and Partnerships