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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.

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