Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions and one additional joint position between Computer Science and another department to begin in July 2020. The areas of particular interest are: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Computer Systems (broadly defined) and Security.
Professor of the Practice Positions in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for a Professor of the Practice position starting in July 2020.
Alumni Profile: Amit Bagga
Amit Bagga talks about his career journey from Duke Comp Sci PhD student to Vice President of AI & Discovery at Comcast in this Duke Graduate School interview. Among other benefits of a Duke education, he enjoyed the diversity, flexibility and freedom to explore programs and specialties before deciding on a topic for his PhD. Bagga's management skills like effective communication, trust, and empowerment were modeled by his advisor and former Duke computer science department chair, Alan Biermann.Read More
Ben Lee, Kamesh Munagala, Jun Yang and Landon Cox named ACM Distinguished Members
Duke Computer Science Professors Ben Lee, Kamesh Munagala, and Jun Yang were selected as ACM Distinguished Members for outstanding scientific contributions to computing. Landon Cox, former Duke Computer Science Professor now at Microsoft, was also selected. Congratulations to all on this well deserved recognition for "accomplishments that have contributed to technologies that underpin how we live, work and play."Read More
Grad Student Awards 2018-2019
Graduate student awards for 2018-2019 were presented at the 2019 annual departmental meeting.Read More
Duke Comp Sci Startup Phitonex Announces $2M Seed Funding
Phitonex, Inc., a startup co-founded by Duke Computer Science Professor Alvin Lebeck with former Duke research colleagues Chris Dwyer and Craig LaBoda, recently announced that it received a $2M seed round mainly from private investors. Phitonex's groundbreaking new platform provides unmatched cell population resolution to drive enhanced biological insight. Congrats on this significant accomplishment!Read More
How computer science students feel about Duke’s most popular major
Computer science is the most popular major at Duke, with 734 undergrad students majoring in it. Also, 1,746 undergrad and 376 grad students are enrolled in comp sci courses. What is the student experience like? The Duke Chronicle reports that even with some packed lectures, students appreciate new options like expanded course offerings, online resources, and TA-led review sessions.Read More