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Computer Science

Computer Science

Students who major in computer science at DePauw study the design and development of software and hardware to solve problems in business, scientific and social contexts. DePauw offers first-rate laboratories and facilities that enable students with all levels of computing experience to engage in high-quality courses and innovative application.

 Troy Tien Nguyen ’23

DePauw is innovative and very adaptive to the demands of students and also the workforce. - Troy Tien Nguyen ’23

Areas of Study


students in lab using virtual reality system

Internships students have participated in:

  • Amazon

  • Meta

  • Microsoft

  • Google

  • Community Health Network

  • Abbott Laboratories

  • Aerospace Corporation

  • Two Sigma

  • Fermilab

Graduate Programs

Graduate schools students have attended:

  • Stanford University

  • Michigan State University

  • University of Washington

  • University of California, Irvine

  • Northwestern University

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Columbia University

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  • David Berque, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Research interests: human-computer interaction, pen-based computing, and cross-cultural design.
  • Chad Byers, Ph.D., Michigan State University. Research interests: evolutionary computation, multi-objective optimization, and artificial intelligence.
  • Brian Howard, Ph.D., Stanford University. Research interests: programming languages, mathematical foundations, and functional programming in education.
  • Allana Johnson, MBA, Western Governor’s University. Research interests: underrepresentation in computing, computing ethics, and social responsibility, and human-computer interaction.
  • Khadija Stewart, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. Research interests:​ wireless networks, security, and machine learning.
  • Scott Thede, Ph.D., Purdue University. Research interests: natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and parallel computing.
  • Gloria Childress Townsend, Ph.D., Indiana University. Research interests: evolutionary computation, gender issues in computer science, and underrepresentation in computing.