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Computer Science

The UMass Lowell Department of Computer Science offers degree programs leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees that blend applied and theoretical aspects of computation, including a minor in robotics and options in bioinformatics. As you explore our website, please see our News for the latest accomplishments of our students and faculty, and please feel free to Contact Us with any questions about our programs!

Hear from Our Faculty & Students

  • Rajia Abdelaziz
    Electrical Engineering, Computer Science

    Rajia Abdelaziz wants to run her own smart jewelry company – a goal that’s well within reach thanks to a research co-op and involvement with the Society of Women Engineers.

  • John Kilgo
    Computer Science

    John Kilgo VI began working at MITRE Corporation more than three years ago as an intern, when he was a UMass Lowell undergraduate. Now, he’s employed there full time as a software systems engineer, while enrolled part time in the master’s program in computer science.

  • Kevin Dibble
    Computer Science

    During his six-month co-op at iRobot, Kevin Dibble was a full-time member of the software team – and he developed an automated testing system for a universal robot controller.

  • Mark  Micire
    Computer Science

    Mark Micire’s unique work experience and education have been able to help people in their darkest hour. He designs robotics systems that help coordinate efforts at search and rescue sites.

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