The Department of Computer Science at the University of Houston currently educates around 300 graduate students including around 100 Ph.D. students. Our department is committed to high quality, state-of-the-art education and research in the highly diverse and cosmopolitan environment that the University of Houston and the city of Houston provides.
The department employs 25 faculty members. Members of our faculty are recognized for their work nationally as well as internationally. Members of our faculty have received National Science Foundation Early Career awards, serve as president of the IEEE Computer Society, or serve on the boards of various companies.
The department's teaching and research fields include artificial intelligence, computer networks, computer graphics, computer vision, databases, multimedia computing, high-performance computing, real-time systems, scientific computing and visualization, software engineering, biocomputing and bioinformatics, and theory. The department maintains state-of-the-art computer equipment including Unix/Linux servers, and students have access to more than 100 workstations and to high-performance computing facilities.