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Assistant Professor of Machine Learning and Data Science

Welcome to the Brandeis CS Department

Brandeis hosts world-class research in the setting of a medium-sized university located only 7 miles from Boston. It is part of the vibrant industrial and research community of the greater Boston/Cambridge area and a member of the Association of American Universities, ranked in the top 35 by US News

The Computer Science department has 12 regular faculty members with diverse research interests, plus several teaching faculty and research associates.  Our outstanding undergraduates attain positions across industry as well as elite graduate schools. The department benefits from collaborative opportunities within the University and the greater Boston area, and course offerings are extended through a consortium of other universities. 

Jordan PollackWe offer the BA and BS in CS, as well as several MA programs, including an innovative MA4NonMajors, a two-year program to help majors in the sciences and humanities transition to the software fields. Our Ph.D. program is competitive and offers full assistantships to top students who can be matched to the research areas of the faculty.  The department also hosts the interdisciplinary theoretical Linguistics major, and our Master's program in Computational Linguistics is nationally recognized.

Jordan Pollack, Chair

Photo at top: Pollack's team on automated design of robots made the front pages: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/31/us/scientists-report-they-have-made-robot-that-makes-its-own-robots.html