Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

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

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Latest News

Andrew Brady, R’24, a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is a national award for students who are pursuing STEM disciplines and who are likely to go to graduate school in a STEM discipline.

If you are a first-year student, and intend to major in computer science, write to to request addition to the list serv.

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CMSC 395 Upcoming Courses

Spring 2024

Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Jon Park

Robotics, Dr. Patrick Martin

Android Programming, Dr. Shweta Ware

For more information on these and other courses in Computer Science, see Bannerweb

University of Richmond Senior Receives Competitive Rising Black Scientist Award for Academic Talent, Commitment to Research

University of Richmond senior Camryn Carter, ’24 of North Chesterfield, Virginia, has been selected by Cell Press for a Rising Black Scientist Award. Camryn is a double major in Computer Science and Chemistry

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, published the paper "Memory-Efficient Fine-Tuning of Compressed Large Language Models via Sub-4-bit Integer Quantization" in the proceedings of the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS).

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, published the paper "SQuARe: A Large-Scale Dataset of Sensitive Questions and Acceptable Responses Created Through Human-Machine Collaboration" in the Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). It was nominated for the Best Paper Award.

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Dr. Yucong Jiang
Jiang & Undergraduates Published

Yucong Jiang, assistant professor of computer science, and students Caitlin Sales '24 and John (Peiyi) Wang '25, published “An Interactive Tool for Exploring Score-Aligned Performances: Opportunities for Enhanced Music Engagement” in the proceedings of the Audio Mostly 2023 conference and presented the paper at the conference in Edinburgh.

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Dr. Prateek Bhakta
Bhakta Published

Prateek Bhakta, associate professor of computer science, and Heather M. Russell, associate professor of mathematics, together with former UR colleague Sara Krehbiel and UR alums Rachel Morris '20, Aalok Sathe '21, Wesley Su '20, and Maxine Xin '20, published "Block symmetries in graph coloring reconfiguration systems" in Advances in Applied Mathematics.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Computer Science
212 Jepson Hall
221 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

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

Chair, Department of Computer Science: Dr. Sandra Joireman
Academic Administrative coordinator: Kathy Rothert