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Virginia Tech receives several top-30 rankings

The university was ranked as one of the top 25 public school universities nationally and received high marks in the areas of engineering, learning communities, and computer science.

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

Department Spotlights

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    Student points to the Virginia Tech computer science logo on a screen for the Tapia conference.
    Students cite Tapia conference as a life-changing experience , article

    “My experience taught me the importance of diversity in our field. None of this would have been possible without the scholarship from the Department of Computer Science. The Tapia Conference has completely changed my life,” said junior Van Ha Tran Nguyen.”

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    At right, Karim Youssef and Niteya Shah
    Graduate students and faculty receive outstanding paper awards for extreme computing research , article

    “Being recognized by the IEEE Conference is a valuable milestone in my research career,” said Karim Youssef, a a sixth year Ph.D. student. “Besides the sense of accomplishment, the Outstanding Student Paper Award reflects the impact of the research outcome, and paves the way for more contributions in the field of scalable data science.”

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    Assistant Professor Brendan David-John
    10 Things to Know About Brendan David-John , article

    Brendan David-John recently indulged us by sharing 10 things about himself, including how his research is at the intersection of computer graphics, perception, and eye tracking. He also has been a longtime advocate for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and will serve as a co-advisor of the AISES @VT student chapter to support the campus community.

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