The Department of Computer Science is home to more than 30 research-active faculty members. In FY 2020, annual research expenditures surpassed $3M while the new awards valued over $5M. Computer Science faculty serve as editors, chairs and technical committee members in over 90 leading journals and conferences every year. Five current faculty members received NSF/DOE CAREER awards. The areas of research emphasis span a broad spectrum of theory, systems and applications including computational theory and algorithm, computer system and networks, parallel and high performance computing, distributed and cloud computing, computer vision, graphics and interactions, security and privacy, artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning, human language processing, embedded/real-time system, robotics and IoT, database and data analysis, programming languages and software engineer, computer science education, computer ethics and cognition.