Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering

Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering

The Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is concerned with theory, design, development and application of computer systems and information processing techniques.

The mission of the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering is to educate students, as well as the broader campus community, in the fundamental concepts of the computing discipline; to create and disseminate computing knowledge and technology; and to use expertise in computing to help society solve problems.


E301 CSE Building
P.O. Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611

Administration & Advising

Juan E. Gilbert
The Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and Department Chair

Ahmed Helmy
Graduate Coordinator

Peter J. Dobbins
Undergraduate Coordinator

Kristina Sapp

Computer Science

The Computer Science program combines a strong engineering-oriented technical basis with a flexible interdisciplinary component and an emphasis on communication skills. This flexibility is increasingly important as computers become more important tools in an ever-increasing number of disciplines.

Source: UF Catalog

Digital Arts and Sciences

The Digital Arts and Sciences (DAS) degree is a core computer science degree with special emphasis on human-centered computing, which includes art, design and computing courses that are related to digital media, interaction and communication.

Source: UF Catalog