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


Tuesday, March 1, 2016
A groundbreaking algorithm from Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie enabled a secure Internet.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
An artificial intelligence system trains itself to identify poverty zones by comparing daytime and nighttime satellite images in a novel way.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The professor emeritus who paved the way for everything from complex chips to crash-proof computers, and who trained 75 PhDs, also loved quirky hats and nature.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
At Stanford's first Women in Data Science Conference, engineers from industry and academia discuss personalized medicine, entertainment, marketing, cybersecurity and more.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
An engineer designs computers that let us think with our hands.