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CIS Research

Fordham Students and their robots


The Computer and Information Sciences department faculty are active researchers in a variety of fields, including algorithmic complexity, data mining, machine learning, information fusion, data science, neuroscience, bioinformatics, networking, software engineering, robotics, and security. Undergraduate and graduate students collaborate on projects published and presented around the world. Fordham faculties have been involved in groundbreaking research not only with Fordham students but also collaborated with other renowned institutions around the world, such as WCS Bronx Zoo, US MA West Point, US Air Force Academy, New York University, Columbia University Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Stony Brook University, Pennsylvania State University, Auburn University, Wesleyan Univ, Univ. of Connecticut, University of British Columbia, and University of Toronto among many others.

Highlights of Latest Activities in CIS Department
Data Science

Pushing the frontiers of data science by cutting edge research and development impacting Social Justice and Equity, Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics, Mental Health, and Public Policy.

Robotics Research

CIS graduate student Jason Hughes wins best presentation award at the 2021 IEEE ICCAR Conference for Autonomous Drone paper supervised by Professor Damian Lyons.

Integrative Neuro-science

Neuroscience research enable students to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed institutions including Harvard Medical School, Mount Sinai, and CSLI at Stanford University.

ICCS at Fordham

ICCS is the premier global cybersecurity event spanning three days with more than 60 distinguished speakers from government, the private sector, and academia.

Hackathon in NYC

Fordham CIS undergrads organized FordhamHacks-2020 to foster innovative problem solving by gathering ~200 students in and around NYC and giving them a space to explore new solutions.

CIS Research Making Major Impact

Highlights of the academic year 2020

  • 2020 Faculty Publications:
    • Publications in respected journals, conferences and books: 85

  • 2020 Grants:
    • Grants submitted: 21 for $12.7M

    • Ongoing grants: 5 for $1.3M

  • 2020 Professional Services:
    • Editor/editorial board: 21

    • Guest editor: 15

    • Conf/Prog chair: 11

    • Conf committee: 46

Highlights of the academic year 2019

  • 2019 Faculty Publications:
    • Publications in respected journals, conferences and books: 96

  • 2019 Grants:
    • Grants submitted: 15 for $8.3M

    • Ongoing grants: 5 for $1.3M

  • 2019 Professional Services:
    • Editor/editorial board: 19

    • Guest editor: 13

    • Conf/Prog chair: 9

    • Conf committee: 43


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