Research at UChicago CS

Advancing the theory, practice, and applications of computer science through innovative research and collaboration.

Research Areas

AI & Machine Learning

Foundations and applications of computer algorithms making data-centric models, predictions, and decisions

Computing Education

Seeding inclusive computing education for the next generation, from grade school to grad school

Data & Databases

Systems and algorithms for managing and analyzing data at scale

Human Computer Interaction

Exploring the interfaces between people and technologies

Programming Languages

Devising new and better ways of programming the computers of today and tomorrow

Scientific & High Performance Computing

Scientific discovery at the frontiers of computational performance, intelligence, and scale

Security & Privacy

Understanding and defending against emerging threats in our increasingly computational world

Systems, Architecture & Networking

Design and analysis of computing systems: cloud, edge, Internet, quantum, and beyond

Theory

The mathematical foundations of computation, including algorithm design, complexity and logic

Visual Computing

Creating and analyzing data from the visual world, and visually understanding complex data

Research Highlights

Interdisciplinary research at the intersection of computer science and other fields.

Quantum Computing

The new paradigm of computing, which harnesses the principles of quantum physics to perform computations impossible for classical architectures.
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Data Science

The UChicago vision for data science defines this emerging field as a new discipline, advancing foundations and applications across fields.
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Research News

Discoveries, honors, and media appearances by members of the UChicago CS research community.
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Prof. Rebecca Willett awarded the SIAG DATA Career prize

Feb 21, 2024
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Argonne scientists use AI to identify new materials for carbon capture

Feb 19, 2024
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Alumni Spotlight: Dixin Tang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UT Austin

Feb 05, 2024
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NetMicroscope Uses AI to Improve Network Monitoring for a Better Internet Experience

Feb 01, 2024
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NeurIPS 2023 Award-winning paper by DSI Faculty Bo Li, DecodingTrust, provides a comprehensive framework for assessing trustworthiness of GPT models

Feb 01, 2024
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New research unites quantum engineering and artificial intelligence

Jan 29, 2024
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Exploring 3D Paintbrush: An AI That Colors with Words

Jan 22, 2024
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Group From UChicago CS To Present Four Papers at Most Prestigious International Quantum Conference

Jan 09, 2024
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Alumni Spotlight: Get To Know Emily Wenger, a 2023 CS Graduate Who Was Just Named To The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Nov 29, 2023
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Three UChicago PhD Students From The Department of Computer Science Named To Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Nov 28, 2023
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High School Students In The Collegiate Scholars Program Get To Know Robots

Nov 14, 2023
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AxLab Features Multidisciplinary Works at World’s Largest Art and Technology Festival

Nov 03, 2023