Computer Science

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of algorithms; computational biology; computer architecture; computer graphics and visualization; computer systems design; database systems; computer security; computer networks; program specifications and verification; programming languages and compilers; parallel and distributed systems; operating systems; performance evaluation; scientific computation; and software engineering. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in computer science.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I / B.S. Integrated
M.S. Plan II / B.S. Integrated
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Engineering

Major Code
GCSI
Exceptions
QE Exception: No outside member needed

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Jan 5, 2022
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 5, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2022

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Graduate Program Coordinator
Alyssa Bates
(530) 752-7893 | csgradadvising@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator
Jessica Stoller
(530) 752-7224 | csgradadvising@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Dipak Ghosal
(530) 754-9251 | ghosal@cs.ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: General
Zhaojun Bai
Engr Computer Science
(530) 752-4874 | bai@cs.ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Matthew Farrens
Engr Computer Science
(530) 752-9678 | farrens@cs.ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Matthew Franklin
Engr Computer Science
(530) 752-2017 | franklin@cs.ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Cindy Rubio Gonzalez
Engr Computer Science
(530) 752-7069 | crubio@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: Admissions Only
Hao-Chuan Wang
Engr Computer Science
(530) 752-7016 | hciwang@ucdavis.edu