As members of a department at one of the premier research universities in the country, Computer Science faculty, staff, and students are engaged in cutting edge research projects that address some of the most important challenges facing society today. From harnessing the power of big data to modeling climate change to understanding the role of social media, advances in computer science today will change the world tomorrow. A very brief overview of current Computer Science research groups, their primary contacts, and links to the research group websites are provided in the menu to the left.