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Hiring For Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2017.  /schools/cas/cs/JoinUs.html

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for two full-time, non tenure-track faculty positions, starting September 2017.  /schools/cas/cs/JoinUs.html

CS Students Participate in Big Data Symposium

Ten undergraduate independent research projects—launched in the departments of biology, biochemistry, classical studies, computer science, economics, finance, information systems, and physics—were displayed at the University’s daylong symposium on big data held March 16 in the Newton and Brighton Rooms.

NIH Awards $10M to BC-led team

José Bento from Computer Science, Tim van Opijnen from Biology; Jason Rosch from St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Vaughn Cooper from Pittsburg University and Ralph Isberg from Tufts University have received a $10-million NIH grant to study how the immune system, bacteria, and antibiotics interact, and develop tools to help researchers to forecast resistant bacteria and optimal treatments. Office of News & Public Affairs.


José Bento Ayres Pereira Highlighted in Boston College Magazine

José Bento Ayres Pereira, a new Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department was highlighted along with 43 other freshman faculty in the latest issue of Boston College Magazine.

Computer Science Department Moves to its New Home

The Computer Science Department recently moved into the newly renovated St. Mary’s Hall.

Photo of BC Team Participants in ACM Programming Contest

BC Team Places in ACM Programming Contest

A Boston College team finished in third place in the Boston area preliminaries of the ACM programming contest on October 19 at Wellesley College and UMass Boston.

Student Profile

Jesse Mu

Jesse Mu '17 isn't your typical Computer Science student. The Omaha, Nebraska native and recent recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship has "one foot in Computer Science, and the other in Psychology."

Alumna Profile

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith '11 believes computer science is ”the perfect synthesis of math, logic, and technology”. She credits BC for not only teaching her technical skills, but also the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to be prepared for a CS job.