CIS Research Areas

Our faculty have research activities across many areas of computer science and are from schools throughout Penn, including Penn Engineering and the School of Arts and Sciences. By clicking the name of the faculty member, you can view their profile information.

Highlighted Research Projects Across CIS

For an alphabetical list of faculty in the CIS Graduate Group, click here. To see only faculty with academic appointments within the department, visit our departmental faculty page.

Intelligent Systems

Intelligent Systems incorporates the following areas:

Machine Learning
Faculty: Shivani Agarwal, Yoseph Barash, Eric Eaton, Michael Kearns, Alexander Rakhlin, Dan Roth, Lyle Ungar

Natural Language Processing
Faculty: Chris Callison-Burch, Aravind Joshi, Mark Liberman, Mitch Marcus, Ani Nenkova, Dan Roth, Charles Yang

Faculty: Dan Koditschek,Vijay Kumar, Dan Lee, Max Mintz, George Pappas, CJ Taylor

Computer Vision
Faculty: Kostas Daniilidis, Jean Gallier, Jianbo Shi, CJ Taylor

Computer Graphics and Animation
Faculty: Norm Badler, Jean Gallier, Chenfanfu Jiang

Information Systems

Information Systems incorporates the following areas:

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Faculty: Yoseph Barash, Susan Davidson, James Gee, Sampath Kannan, Junhyong Kim, Joshua Plotkin, Harvey Rubin, Val Tannen, Lyle Ungar

Databases and Information Management
Faculty: Susan Davidson, Sudipto Guha, Zack Ives, Sanjeev Khanna, Boon Thau Loo, Benjamin Pierce, Aaron Roth, David Srolovitz, Val Tannen

Hardware and Software Systems

Hardware and Software Systems incorporates the following areas:

Computer Architecture
Faculty: Andre DeHon, Joe Devietti, Tom Farmer

Real-Time, Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems
Faculty: Rajeev Alur, Vijay Kumar, Insup Lee, Rahul Mangharam, George Pappas, Linh Thi Xuan Phan, Oleg Sokolsky, CJ Taylor