Brigham Young University is widely known for excellence in research, especially at the undergraduate level. The Department of Computer Science is a major contributor to that reputation. Performing research in a range of computer science topics, BYU professors are innovators and leaders in their fields.
Undergraduate students are commonly invited to participate in research projects with faculty and graduate students. This provides an unmatched opportunity to learn from field leaders, to refine research skills, and to prepare for future graduate or industry work.
Graduate students benefit from a demanding program that requires significant course work, experience in course instruction, and research at a professional level.
Through research opportunities, undergraduates and graduates are able to participate in solving problems that have significant impacts in the world:
Currently, the BYU Computer Science Department sponsors six research specialties. For more information, click on the links below.
BYU computer science students have proven themselves to be capable of competing with the best. Our students are winning competitions, publishing in prestigious journals and conferences, receiving awards, embarking on rewarding careers, and going on to acclaimed masters and PhD programs-all in an effort to fulfill BYU's exhortation: "Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve."
Your contribution to undergraduate mentoring in the Computer Science Department makes a difference in their lives as they strive to better themselves and the world around them.
To find out more about giving, please contact Brent Hall, the department's liaison with LDS Philanthropies, at (801) 422-4501.