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.

Grad Seminar Guest: Chris Zimmerman

Graduate seminar, Thursday, Sept. 8, 4:30-5:30, POST 126 Space…

First Disrupt Army Hackathon Coming Up

Disrupt Army Hackathon The first of a series of Web Application…

Robertson Highlighted in APS Observer

ICS Professor Scott Robertson has been highlighted in an article…

President Obama Tweets about Mars Simulation

President Obama posted a tweet congratulating the Mars simulation…

Grad Student William Wright Named ARCS Scholar

Graduate Student William Wright has been named an ARCS Scholar…

HI-SEAS IV Mars Simulation Mission Completed

Six crew members exited from the Mars simulation habitat…

Hawaii State Energy Office & LAVA Selected to Receive Federal Clean Energy Grant

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has been selected…

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Awards

UHM has received funding from the National Science Foundation…

Translating Oral Traditions Into A Modern, Immersive, Interactive Virtual Reality Experience

Three undergraduate students, Andrew Guagliardo (from Academy…

Gerald Lau is Advisor of the Year!

Gerald Lau was recently awarded the Pakela Award for Outstanding…

Data Visualization class taught between Hilo and Manoa via CyberCANOE

In the Spring 2016 semester, a new system –CyberCANOE– was…

Gazan receives IMLS Grant: Online Q&A in STEM Education: Curating the Wisdom of the Crowd

Associate Professor Rich Gazan was awarded an Institute of Museum…
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