Department of Computer Science

Ryan Caginalp, in a black jacket, uses a high powered telescope at night
Ryan Caginalp, a 16-year-old student in the University Honors College and Swanson School of Engineering, ramped up his astrophotography hobby during the pandemic. See some of his celestial images.
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Unlike many groups, Pitt’s Computer Science Club efforts ramped up this year. From global job boards to a wiki for academic and career advice, their 2020 efforts have reached more than a million people worldwide.
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A cohort of 150 students from the Class of 2021 will each receive up to $5,000 in student loan relief upon graduation. The students were introduced at a virtual kickoff celebration last week.
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Pitt's Center for Research Computing is one of the first places in the country to access Intel's powerful new computing systems, allowing research of larger, more complex problems.
The Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing researches systems that can be broken apart and reassembled, like Legos, and also withstand an extraterrestrial environment.