School of Computing

Become a leader and innovator in the IT industry. Access the latest technology and specialized labs, and learn from faculty and industry professionals who are recognized experts in their field. 

Innovative Curriculum

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Dive into cutting edge research projects in various areas of computer science and technology, working alongside other students and faculty with records of success.

Research in the School of Computing



The faculty in the School of Computing are leading experts in their research areas who strive to provide the highest quality teaching to students.

SoC Faculty


Industry Collaborations

Bring innovative ideas to life. CDM’s Innovation Development (iD) Lab serves as a model for university and corporate partnerships in the area of technology innovation.

iD Lab


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This spring, CDM’s student cybersecurity team, the Security Daemons placed third at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition among 177 other college and university teams. This is the fourth year in a row DePaul has risen to nationals after taking the titles at state and regional levels.

Cybersecurity Team Places Third in National Competition
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Because the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is rising across industries, so is the demand for skilled professionals who can support and implement these advanced systems. “Our degree will prepare the next generation of AI professionals to become leaders in this field," says Associate Dean Raffaella Settimi on the new MS in AI.

New Master's in Artificial Intelligence
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Assistant Professor Thiru Ramaraj and alumna Azalea Mendoza used bioinformatics to reconstruct one of the most complete genomes of a top cotton species. Experts say the results may help to strengthen and protect the crop for farmers in the U.S., Africa and beyond.

DePaul Computer Scientists Sequence Cotton Genome

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STEM Program

STEM designation is granted to programs that produce graduates educated in science, technology, engineering, and/or math who help support U.S. economic competitiveness and growth. International students who earn degrees from STEM-designated programs can qualify to extend their post-graduation stay in the United States for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT provides an opportunity for international students to develop their careers while also helping meet the demand for STEM-educated professionals in the U.S. workforce.