Having just celebrated its 50th anniversary, the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta is the oldest and one of the largest computing science departments in Canada. We have an international reputation for contributions in the many fields of computing, both in foundations and applications.
The Department currently consists of 42 faculty members, approximately 200 graduate students, 25 post-doctoral fellows and research associates, 500 undergraduate students and 10 administrative staff. Our research partners come from a wide variety of industries and other academic disciplines.
We offer courses and research opportunities in several disciplines, including Artificial Intelligence, Database Systems, Computer Games, Machine Learning, Robotics, Software Engineering, Man-Machine Interfaces, Bioinformatics, Communication Networks, Algorithmics, Computer Graphics, and Computer Vision
Artificial intelligence research at the University of Alberta is strong in both the basic and applied aspects leading to the development of computational theories of intelligence.