Research and faculty

Computer science faculty — including five NSF CAREER and five NSF CRII awardees — and students at Wayne State are positioned to provide leadership in emerging growth areas that will shape the future, including:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Big data and business analytics
  • Cloud and edge computing
  • Computer game design
  • Cybersecurity
  • Mobility and autonomous driving
  • Networking
  • Software engineering

The department runs seven teaching labs and a dozen research labs, including spaces dedicated to graphics and imaging, networking and real-time systems, and autonomous vehicles. The department conducts broad interdisciplinary research with other academic areas, including business, medicine, engineering and science.