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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The department provides an excellent learning environment for both undergraduate and graduate students, and is proud to be part of UAB, one of the top universities in the nation that are ranked as "R1: Doctoral Universities — Highest Research Activity" in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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Doctoral Student Opportunities: The following research labs have funded openings for brilliant and highly motivated doctoral students.

Latest News

  • College of Arts and Sciences awards artificial intelligence grant
    In March 2024, the College of Arts and Sciences announced its first-ever competition for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Interdisciplinary Team Awards.
  • How a computer science professor is using AI in her classroom
    Amber Wagner, Ph.D., says AI tools are allowing her to accelerate student learning and can help future programmers keep pace with the constant change that has always been part of the profession.
  • UAB computer science student AJ Nettles wins Apple’s Swift Student Challenge for his password security app
    The annual challenge gives students an opportunity to engage with the company in a unique way and apply their coding skills.