Our faculty are experts in their fields. They include award-winning researchers and teachers, members of prestigious editorial boards, and fellows of the ACM, the IEEE, and the AAAI | More »
Our research spans artificial intelligence, systems, and theory, and it is well funded by federal, state, and industrial sources. Several of our faculty work in interdisciplinary and newly emerging fields, such as bioinformatics | More »
With 30 faculty members, 80 doctoral students, and 140 master of science students the department has an active and friendly research environment. Our graduates are hired by the best companies and research laboratories.
Our faculty averages $4.5 million annually in external research awards. Despite our relatively small size, we were ranked 26th among 165 U.S. Ph.D.-granting Computer Science Departments for annual research support, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Science Foundation.
Computer science was first organized as a department at UB in 1967—one of the first in the U.S. Our present Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) was formed in 1998 through a merger of faculties in computer science and computer engineering. Over the past three years, we have hired six new faculty members: in algorithms, databases, data mining, electronic commerce, natural language processing, and networks. | More »
Our MultiStore Research Group, funded by a $1 million NSF grant, is creating a 20 terabyte high-performance online data storage system for basic research in large-scale data sets and information visualization, as well as for research in bioinformatics, pharmacogenomics, and geographic imaging | More »
Eighty Ph.D. students create a supportive, diverse, and dynamic environment for your work
At UB, you can get into one of the hottest new research fields right at the beginning. Our faculty has direct involvement in UB’s new $200 million Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, particularly in the high-performance computing and computational science areas of this research | More »
Computer Science and Engineering graduates command high salaries. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the starting CSE BS salary in 2007 was $56,201 and was $60,000 for a starting MS. The median income for all CSE professionals was $88,470. | More »
Our affiliated Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR) is one of the world’s leading centers for research on interpreting scanned images. Among other accomplishments, CEDAR developed the systems that postal agencies around the world use for automatically sorting hand-addressed mail. | More »
Numerous world-class agencies fund research in the department. | More »
Several Computer Science and Engineering faculty are active participants and users of the Center for Computational Research, which is considered one of the nation's leading supercomputing centers. A key university resource, the center supports CS faculty research in the areas of bioinformatics, medical image processing, virtual reality, and geographic information systems. | More »
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We have research options that could take you to new places: Our faculty work with researchers in chemistry, the life sciences, the pharmaceutical sciences, media study, geographic information science, and other disciplines where an interface with computer science is increasingly central | More »