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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

  • 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.

  • Rich Hamel
    Computer Science, Atmospheric Science

    UMass Lowell gave Rich Hamel the education he needed to pursue his dream career: Storm Chaser

  • 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.

  • Qiana Curcuru
    Mechanical Engineering

    Qiana Curcuru loves UMass Lowell for its opportunities. The honors student is president of the campus chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, has done a professional co-op at iRobot, has taught and interned at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and done research with two professors on campus.

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