CS majors Spring 2023
811%Percentage of growth in number of Comp Sci undergrads in the last 10 years
$128KAverage starting salary for graduates of the Professional Master’s Program
The Department of Computer Sciences is committed to the ongoing work of ensuring an inclusive, equitable, and diverse educational, research, and career environment.
PhD student Xuefeng Du awarded 2023-24 Jane Street Fellowship
We are thrilled to announce that CS PhD student Xuefeng Du has been named a Jane Street Fellow for the 2023-24 academic year. Xuefeng Du is advised by Professor Sharon Yixuan Li, and his research …
Celebrating seven School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) graduates
CDIS’s celebration of seven CDIS graduates include two CS students – or now alumni! Read all about CS/Linguistics major Alexander Francis Peseckis (BS ’23) and Mark Mansi, CS PhD ’23, as well as other CDIS …
UW-Madison Computer Sciences graduate program rises to 12th in US News rankings
The 2023-24 US News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings are out, and the UW-Madison Computer Sciences department has risen five places, from 17th to 12th, the largest rise among top departments in the …
CS & Psychology undergrad Pragati Maheshwary honored twice by Google this year
“I aspire to contribute to the field of computing research by bringing educational reforms through the innovation of new tools and technologies that can support the development of children with disabilities in all dimensions.” – …
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Good news provided by CS faculty:
(gathered by Chair Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau)
April 17, 2023:
Prof Ming Liu had the paper “Fabric-Centric Computing” accepted into the HotOS ‘23 workshop. 
Prof Yea-Seul Kim (with help from the curriculum committee and other HCI faculty) had the following course approved: COMP SCI 565: Introduction to Data Visualization. 
Prof Mohit Gupta (with help from the curriculum committee and other Vision faculty) had the following course approved: COMP SCI 566: Introduction to Computer Vision. 
Prof Suman Banerjee, Prof Mohit Gupta, and colleagues had the paper “QfaR: Location-Guided Scanning of Visual Codes from Long Distances” accepted into MobiCom ‘23. 
Prof Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau and Prof Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau and colleagues had the paper “WiscSort: External Sorting For Byte-Addressable Storage” accepted into PVLDB. 
There was a wonderful article about Prof Miron Livny and his recent Vilas honors here. 
Prof Rahul Chatterjee’s (and affiliated Prof Kassem Fawaz’s) student Paul Chung wins the Goldwater Scholarship.