Welcome

The Stanford Computer Science Department was founded in 1965.  A half-century on, the department is a force for innovation, scientific discovery and world-wide impact.  We are particularly proud of the graduates of our programs, many of whom are leaders in academia, industry and government.

-Prof. Alex Aiken, Chair

News

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In work that could help inform policies for government surveillance and consumer data privacy, researchers show that telephone metadata can reveal a surprising amount of personal detail.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Marconi Prize is awarded each year to recognize major advances in the communications field that benefit humanity.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
​Logic is to computer science as calculus is to physics, but until now would-be programmers couldn’t get logic training in high school.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
An experimental semiconductor material could store data in a new way that minimizes the generation of heat.
Monday, May 2, 2016
​A computer science professor discusses his research, philanthropy, and how to improve the state of education.