New Faculty

Dr. Radha Venkatagiri has joined the Computer Science department as an Assistant Professor, starting fall 2022.

Dr. Venkatagiri’s research is in computer architecture, with an emphasis on efficient computing systems that conserve resources such as time and energy, by allowing the system to make controlled errors. She previously held an Assistant Professor position at the Oregon State University. Dr. Venkatagiri obtained Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2020.

Kobbi Nissim

ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award

Professor Kobbi Nissim and his co-authors are recipients of the prestigious 2021 ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award for their ground-breaking and impactful work on differential privacy. More information at https://awards.acm.org/kanellakis

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University, in the heart of Washington, DC, is home to higher education and advanced research on the cutting edge of computing and technology. BS, BA, MS, and Ph.D. programs connect students with the ideas, skills, and opportunities to shape the digital world we live in. The department is rapidly growing, with current core research areas of algorithms and theory; security, privacy, and cryptography; and data-centric computing. Faculty members in the department have been honored with a Gödel Prize, Test-of-Time awards, membership in the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, NSF CAREER awards, and Best Paper awards, among other accolades. Students and faculty engage beyond the department through interdisciplinary courses and research, campus initiatives like guWeCode, public and private sector internships, local computing groups, and regional events.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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CS Colloquium: Preslav Nakov (Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence)Aug. 15

  • 12:00 am
  • Hybrid: Location and Zoom link will be announced.
Arman Cohan

Arman Cohan joins Yale as Assistant Professor

Arman Cohan obtained PhD from CS at Georgetown, supervised by Nazli Goharian. His dissertation was awarded the Harold N. Glassman Distinguished Dissertation Award by Georgetown University. Upon…

New Faculty

Dr. Elissa Redmiles will join the Department of Computer Science as an Assistant Professor in 2023. Dr. Redmiles has made important contributions in the area of security and privacy, and her papers…