Department of Information and Computer Sciences


Faculty and Staff


Stephen Itoga and David Pager


ICS faculty in full regalia


The challenge: build a mobile app in a day


POST 318B: The ICS Community Lounge


ICS offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees: a BA in Information and Computer Sciences, a BS in Computer Science, a BS in Computer Engineering, an MS in Computer Science, an MLISc in Library and Information Science, and a PhD in Computer Science. We also participate in the interdisciplinary PhD in Communication and Information Sciences. For more information, see the “Academics” menu item.


The department has over 40 faculty members, conducting research in areas including: algorithms, artificial intelligence, biomedical informatics and bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, computer vision, databases, human-computer interaction, networks, robotics, security, software engineering, and visualization. For more information, see the “Research” and “People” menu items.


The ICS Department actively seeks to nurture the local and national high tech communities, and to create opportunities outside of our curriculum for students to develop their professional skills. For more information, see the “Community” menu item.

The mission of the Information and Computer Sciences Department is to nurture a world-class community of students and faculty dedicated to innovative scientific and information-related research and education for the benefit of the participants, Hawaii, the United States, and the world.

Nadiya Straton - ICS Seminar, Thursday, June 22, POST 302

Thursday, June 22, 1:00pm, POST 302 Comparative Methods Study…

LAVA Erupts at the Mālama Honua Summit

In celebration of Hōkūleʻa’s Homecoming after voyaging…

LAVA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Star Wars

How would a visualization laboratory celebrate Star Wars? With…

LAVA exhibits at the Cultural Animation Film Festival 2017

Academy for Creative Media students (Kari Noe, Andrew Guagliardo,…

March for Science Hawaii Set for April 22

The Information and Computer Sciences Department is a proud endorser…

Professor Philip Johnson Talks about the March for Science on ThinkTech Hawaii

Professor Philip Johnson appeared with colleagues Dr. Joe Mobley…

Kari Noe Demonstrates Virtual Reality at Math Day in Molokaʻi

Molokaʻi Math Day took place on April 8, 2017 in conjunction…

Dr. Kim Binsted Talks Mars at The President's Series on Hawai‘i Island

What Will It Be Like to Live on Mars? Planning for Human Exploration…

Professor David Chin on Bytemarks Cafe

Professor and Department Chair, David Chin, discussed AI and…

Professor Kim Binsted on Bytemarks Cafe

Professor Kim Binsted discussed the HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration…

Professor Lipyeow Lim on Bytemarks Cafe

Professor Lipyeow Lim discussed cryptocurrency and blockchain…
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