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


Thursday, January 14, 2016
A computer scientist explores ‘the dark matter of our digital universe.’
Monday, December 14, 2015
A new technique can reveal subtle differences among the genomes of multiple species and subspecies of microbes.
Friday, December 11, 2015
How do we prevent collisions when thousands of drones are flying in congested areas? A software-enabled system could play the role of an autonomous air traffic manager for unmanned flights.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
In modern computer systems, processor and memory chips are laid out like single-story structures in a suburb. But suburban layouts waste time and energy. A new skyscraper-like design, based on materials more advanced than silicon, provides the next computing platform.