Computer Science Announcements

Annual Report.

October 5, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year marked a series of welcome returns for the 1,200 students, faculty, staff and community partners who participated in Bass Connections. Our 61 year-long project teams resumed their in-person work on campus, many teams participated in their first fieldwork since 2019 and we were once again able gather together in Penn Pavilion to celebrate the year through our annual Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase.

Dana Adcock, John Boom, Carlee Goldberg, Elizabeth Gu, Sophie Hurewitz, Katherine Li, James Marek, Sarabesh Natarajan, Priya Parkash and Kerry Rork.

April 25, 2022

These 10 seniors are among the nearly 600 Duke undergraduates who participate in Bass Connections each year. For some students, taking part in collaborative, interdisciplinary research confirmed and deepened their interests; for others, the experience opened up entirely new paths. Many students found ways to take their research further through honors theses and other opportunities.

October 16, 2020

Professors Jun Yang (computer science) and Bill Adair (journalism and public policy) will discuss their work in automated fact-checking on Tuesday, October 20th at 4:30 p.m..

Amit Bagga

November 21, 2019

Amit Bagga discusses 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.

Jessica Abroms Duke CS Alumna

November 21, 2019

Jessica Abroms '98: From Pixar to Disney to Indie App Production: Jessica Abroms is the founder of a mobile app and UX consulting company Teatime Media,  and creator of the M.A.S.H. games. She visited Duke CS in January 2019, and spoke to Duke CS undergrad students. They learned and were inspired by how Jessica's undergrad experiences in computer science influenced her career path.

LSRC Autumn

November 21, 2019

2019 was a busy year for Duke Computer Science and our alumni. We enjoyed meeting all of you who attended these events, and hope you’ll plan to attend our upcoming 2020 events – it’s right around the corner. Stay tuned for more details!


November 21, 2019

Your loyal and consistent support is vital to our mission and community at Duke Computer Science. As alumni, you know better than anyone that the Department of Computer Science at Duke University sets the standard for excellence in computer science education and research nationwide—and we can’t do it without your support. We invite you to keep in touch with Duke, and also to connect with your fellow Duke Computer Science alumni by joining the Duke Alumni network today!

Duke homecoming banner

October 2, 2019

Come join your fellow alumni, faculty and staff from the Computer Science Department during Friday afternoon’s homecoming.

Oct. 11, 2019, 4-6 PM

This year's event will feature remarks by distinguished alumni Vijay Srinivasan '05. Srinivasan previously worked with Professor Gershon Kedem, and is now the CEO of Willow TV International.

FDA Hackathon

May 19, 2019

PrecisionFDA is partnering with George Washington University and FDA/CBER HIVE to launch a BioCompute Object (BCO) App-a-thon ( Participants will be given the opportunity to enhance standards around reproducibility and documentation of biomedical high-throughput sequencing by innovating and standardizing BCO creation and conformance.

April 26, 2019

Check out the Hackathons happening across the US Summer and Fall of 2019

April 26, 2019

Join presenters Attain and Red Hat for an all-day hackathon at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park!

Former ARPA-E Director Eric Rohlfing joins Duke University as an Executive in Residence. Learn more: Duke University Energy Initiative

April 25, 2019

The Duke University Energy Initiative has appointed Dr. Eric Rohlfing as an executive in residence.

Rohlfing--spouse of Dr. Celeste Rohlfing (T'79) and parent of Meg (T'09) and Anne (T'12 & M'16)--will join Duke this fall after a distinguished career at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), where his roles included directing the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).

Dean's Awards

January 14, 2019

The Graduate School has announced the recipients of its 2019 Dean's Awards recognizing outstanding efforts in mentoring, teaching, and creating an inclusive environment for graduate education at Duke. The recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 27. | Details

CS Class

August 26, 2018

The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the Department of Computer Science at Duke University are jointly seeking applicants for an adjunct teaching position (non-tenure). Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or a related discipline, or industry experience/expertise commensurate with having earned a PhD.