What you should know
Tony deLaubenfels explains five things everyone should know about computer science in the Fall 2009 issue of the Cornell Report. Read more
Harper Reed '01 was recently named chief technology officer for the 2012 Obama campaign.
During the summer of 2011, students completed research experiences in secure computing, space telescope image processing, and processor network simulations.
Department of Computer Science
Advances in computing technology have profoundly changed the way work is accomplished, whether in business, government, or other areas. Some understanding of the potential and limitations of computing is essential to anyone who wishes to understand modern society.
Our courses prepare students for a wide range of possible careers in computing fields. But computer science courses also provide rigorous analytical skills, problem-solving challenges, and technical tools that benefit students no matter what their major or career field.