Wednesday, October 18, 2017

University of New Orleans Computer Science Ranked Tops in the State for Scientific Papers

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The University of New Orleans’ computer science department ranks best in Louisiana and among the top 300 universities in the world based on the performance of scientific papers. The annual rankings are published by National Taiwan University and are broken down into 14 subject areas. In the area of computer science, UNO is the only Louisiana university in the top 75 American institutions. It is tied with University of California, Santa Cruz. UNO ranked 289th out of 500 of the world’s finest research universities in the global rankings.

The Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities has been released by National Taiwan University since 2012. The aim of the ranking system is to evaluate academic performance by research universities in scientific research through the use of objective indicators. To see the full rankings, click here.

The University of New Orleans Department of Computer Science offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. All faculty are engaged in active research in their chosen fields and offer many funded research opportunities to students to participate in innovative technological projects. Active research also ensures that course material is current and relevant, which is crucial for a field that rapidly evolves. Areas of faculty expertise include: cybersecurity, bioinformatics, big data analytics, interactive narrative and artificial intelligence.