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


Thursday, November 19, 2015
Four undergraduates have co-founded CS+Social Good, an organization that utilizes technology to make a positive social impact.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A recent gathering at Stanford on the emerging science of big data turned the usual gender ratio of science conferences on its head.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in business, computer science and bioengineering were recently named 2016 Siebel Scholars for outstanding academic performance and leadership in their fields.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Stanford's Christopher Ré, an assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded a "genius grant" from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He was recognized for his work in developing a data-inference system that analyzes data with a high degree of certainty.