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

Hadi Abdullah, R’16, successfully defended his dissertation at the University of Florida, earning a PhD in Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance. Congratulations Hadi!

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.

Congratulations to our students who participated in the International Collegiate Programming Contest: Sreya Aluri, Andrew Brady, Andre Shannon, Alan Kassymkanov, Paean Luby, Kritim Rijal, Aris Karamustafic, and Luke O’Neill

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

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Now Hiring

The University of Richmond Department of Computer Science invites applications for two full-time faculty positions to begin in the 2023-24 academic year. One position is at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, the other is open to rank, across the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor levels. Full professors may also be eligible for an appointment to an endowed professorship.

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, published the paper "Masked Summarization to Generate Factually Inconsistent Summaries for Improved Factual Consistency Checking" in Findings of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL).

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, and former and current UR students Ting Chen, Daniel Verdi do Amarante, and Jenna Donaldson published the paper "Argument Mining for Review Helpfulness Prediction" the Proceedings of the Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP).

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, published the paper "Plug-and-Play Adaptation for Continuously-updated QA" in Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park Published

The paper "Analyzing Cultural Assimilation through the Lens of Yelp Restaurant Reviews," by Ting Chen and Joonsuk Park, was accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA). 2021.

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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. Douglas Szajda
Academic Administrative coordinator: Kathy Rothert