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The University of Richmond's computer science program offers students a framework for understanding computer technology and its mathematical foundations.

Latest News

We are excited to welcome Dr. Sara Krehbiel, assistant professor of computer science.

Congratulations to alum, Matt Der, '10, who successfully defended his thesis at the University of California, San Diego.

Congratulations to Becca Funke, '16, winner of a Goldwater Scholarship for next year.

Amy Shick, '16, was awarded the Outstanding Student in Computer Science Award for 2014-15.

Marie Fernandez, Erica Fitchett, Ling Qiu, and Amy Shick attended CAPWIC at JMU in February. Amy was awarded first prize for undergraduate poster presentations and received a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing this fall.

Georgi Lekov is currently conducting independent study research in group dynamics in swarm robot systems.  He is journaling his progress in a blog.

Faculty Highlights

  • Distinguished Educator Award

    Dr. Barry Lawson was named a 2014 University of Richmond Distinguished Educator.

  • Shaw Publishes Article

    Dr. Kelly Shaw and two coauthors published "MRPB: Memory Request Prioritization for Massively Parallel Processors" in the 20th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computing (HPCA), Feb. 2014.

  • Research Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch

    The Richmond Times-Dispatch published an article on Dr. Lewis Barnett's research working to determine if a computer can be programmed to identify a certain species or a single bird among other similar-looking birds.

  • Charlesworth Paper Accepted

    Dr. Arthur Charlesworth's paper, "The Comprehensibility Theorem and the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence," was recently accepted to appear in Minds and Machines: journal for artificial intelligence, philosophy and cognitive sciences, Vol. 25.

Scholarship Repository Readership

The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from math and computer science faculty are being read around the globe.

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Mailing address:
Department of Math & Computer Science
212 Jepson Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8077
Fax: (804) 287-6444

Department Chair: William Ross
Computer Science Program Coordinator:
Barry Lawson
Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Rothert