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.

Susanna Still's research featured in Nature

ICS Professor Susanna Still and her colleagues are featured in…

Boeing Information Session

Representatives from Boeing Information Systems will be hosting…

Thermodynamics of Prediction

New publication by Susanne Still with co-authors David Sivak,…

Seminar: Henri Casanova, "Random Network Topologies"

As the scales of parallel applications and platforms increase…

Seminar: Mike Gowanlock, "Habitability within the Milky Way galaxy"

Studies of the habitability of the Earth, the Solar System and…

Seminar: Susanna Still, "The thermodynamics of prediction"

In this talk I will explore how dissipation of energy is related…

HICHI in the news

From Honolulu Civil Beat, July 27, 2012: “Candidates are engaging…

Aloha Ruby Conference October 8, 2012

We have assembled a great cast of speakers from: AT&T Interactive,…

Casanova wins UH teaching award

Henri Casanova, Associate Professor, won a University of Hawaii…

Tony Dow, "Exploit Development"

Come see a circus act of exploit development! No PowerPoints,…

Gamification Anatomy: What, Why, Who, and How

Gamification is becoming increasingly popular among start-ups…

Startup Weekend, April 27-29, 2012

No talk, all action. Launch a startup in 54 hours. Startup weekend…
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