Welcome to Computer Science
& Computer Information Systems
at the University of Michigan-Flint

Computer Science encompasses the theory, design, and implementation of algorithms employed to manipulate and transform information. This relatively new science has broad-ranging impacts on most modern endeavors and continues to reshape our world. Students completing a concentration in Computer Science are exposed to a commitment to life-long learning in a highly dynamic field, an awareness of the broad applicability of computing, and a deep appreciation for the interplay of theory and practice. 

csc-cis news & events

UM-Flint Computer Science Students win SpartaHack IV

UM-Flint students Cole Rauh and Alex Latunski led a team in developing an app that allows users to play video games by producing notes on a musical instrument. They won first place overall at MSU's annual coding competition.

Google, UM-Flint to build digital tools for Flint water crisis

A partnership between Google and the University of Michigan’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to Flint residents and officials to help them manage the ongoing water crisis. Mark Allison is an assistant professor of computer science at UM-Flint and the faculty leader of the Flint student team.

Sipit Offers Meaningful Internships to CSC-CIS Students

Students from the Computer Science & Computer Information Systems program have found meaningful internship opportunities with Sipit--a local company with the mission of bringing technology and digital tools to small businesses and non-profits in Flint, while creating 200 high tech jobs within the next 3-5 years.

Close-up of a small drone used in research at UM-Flint.

CSC-CIS Students Conduct Research with Drones

Dr. Mark Allison is conducting drone research with some of his Computer Science and Computer Information Systems students. Says graduate student Anil Kumar Kuvvarapu, "I enjoy challenge of coming up with new, authentic solutions to problems which are multidisciplinary. Such tasks are typically complex and require a lot of time, but the experience is worth it."