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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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    UAB Media Studies students learn how to make documentary films focusing on communities and issues they care about in a semester.
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    A new artificial intelligence center will bring more discovery in the field to UAB.
  • NaphCare Charitable Foundation invests in computer science at UAB
    “UAB continues to be an incubator for technological talent within Alabama. This scholarship underscores our dedication to expanding opportunities for future generations,” said Brad Cain, chief executive officer for the NaphCare Charitable Foundation.