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Dr. Myson Burch

Building tools to shape the future of health science

That opportunity, where Myson Burch (PhD computer science ’23) discovered how his computer and mathematics skills could improve health outcomes, inspired him to pursue graduate study at Purdue. And it eventually guided him toward a career at IBM research, where his team’s innovative work in artificial intelligence and quantum technologies will advance the quality of health care on a massive scale.


Elisa Bertino, Samuel D. Conte Professor of Computer Science.

Elisa Bertino receives the inaugural Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia International Award

The Samuel D. Conte Professor of Computer Science and Research Director at CERIAS received the award for sustained excellence in many research areas in the discipline of computer science, including information security and database systems, and a commitment to correct its gender imbalance.


The newsletter for alumni and friends of Purdue CS for Apr 2022. Here at Purdue Computer Science, we advance the profession through research and our graduates solve complex and challenging problems in many fields.

Purdue CS E-News | JAN 2024

The newsletter for alumni and friends of Purdue CS for January 2024. At Purdue Computer Science, we advance the profession through research and our graduates solve complex and challenging problems in many fields.


CSGrad4US aims to increase the number and diversity of domestic graduate students pursuing research and innovation careers in computer and information science and engineering fields.

Inspiring futures: CSGrad4US fellowships for computing PhDs

CSGrad4US aims to increase the number and diversity of domestic graduate students pursuing research and innovation careers in computer and information science and engineering fields. The program helps bachelor’s degree holders return to academia and pursue their research interests, enabling them to engage in innovative and high-impact projects without the burden of financial constraints.


Professor Bedrich Benes

AI learns to simulate how trees grow and shape in response to their environments

A research team from Purdue University’s Department of Computer Science and Institute for Digital Forestry, with collaborator Sören Pirk at Kiel University in Germany, has discovered that artificial intelligence can simulate tree growth and shape.


In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus John R. Rice

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus John R. Rice

Our colleague, Professor Emeritus John R. Rice, a leading scientist and educator, died at home on January 7th, 2024. John was the W. Brooks Fortune Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and a professor of mathematics at Purdue University. He was noted for his work in mathematical computation, especially approximation theory, the solution of elliptic partial differential equations, analysis of algorithms, and scientific computing.


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