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 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

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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Dr. Douglas Szajda
Szajda Interviewed

Doug Szajda, associate professor of computer science, was interviewed by UR Now about voting security and the integrity of elections. Read the interview here.

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park Awarded

Joonsuk "Jon" Park, assistant professor of computer science, received a $104,500 award from the Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust for his research project, Understanding the Impact of Argumentative Structures on Helpfulness of Online Product Reviews.

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Dr. Joonsuk
Park published

Joonsuk Park, assistant professor of computer science, and UR students Aalok Sathe, Salar Ather, Tuan Mahn Le, and Nathan Perry recently published Automatic Fact-checking of Claims from Wikipedia. Park will present the paper at LREC 2020 in May.

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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