UCLA Computer Science 101

Computer science is a branch of engineering that encompasses the design, modeling, analysis, and applications of computer systems. Its study at UCLA provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels necessary to understand, design, implement, and use the software and hardware of digital computers and digital systems.
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UCLA Computer Science 101

Computer science is concerned with the design, modeling, analysis, and applications of computer systems. Its study at UCLA provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels necessary to understand, design, implement, and use the software and hardware of digital computers and digital systems.
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Fall 2021 will offer mostly in-person instruction on campus. Please continue to check the COVID-19 info page for updates.

Multiple Open Rank Faculty Positions in Computer Science

University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA Samueli
Computer Science
Engineering VI

Eliezer Gafni
Department Chair

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UCLA CS Alumna and Tech Nonprofit Founder Selected 2021 TED Fellow

UCLA CS Alumna and Tech Nonprofit Founder Selected 2021 TED Fellow

UCLA computer science alumna Nithya Ramanathan, Ph.D. ’08 has been selected as a 2021 TED Fellow for her leadership in using data and technology to improve the health of people around the world. Ramanathan is one of only 20 new fellows representing 14 countries across...

Eleven UCLA CS Ph.D. students and Postdocs Receive Faculty Offers

Eleven UCLA CS Ph.D. students and Postdocs Receive Faculty Offers

At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, the UCLA Computer Science Department celebrates another year of research excellence and achievements by featuring eleven Ph.D. graduates and Postdoctoral Researchers who are about to begin a new journey of their lives as...

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Events

Sep 28, 2021 — 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
exploretech.la | Info Session

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Sep 30, 2021 — 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Women in Computer Science Meeting
Engineering VI – Room 289
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Oct 01, 2021 — 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ACM Studio | Ludum Dare 49 Kickoff
Engineering VI – Room 289
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