Welcome to the Computer Science Department at Boston College. We are committed to advancing the state of the art in Computer Science, and to providing a challenging and exciting education for our students. Faculty members maintain active programs of research and broader scholarship in a variety of specialties, including computer vision, machine learning, the theory of computation, distributed systems, programming languages, and modeling and simulation.
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."
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.