PNW Computer Science Student Alejandro Alvarez

Department of Computer Science

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Computer Science

Master of Science

The smaller campus community gave me lots of opportunities to connect with students and faculty. It helped prepare me for my future career and truly gave me the information I need to work in the industry.

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Attending Purdue Northwest may have been a practical decision, but during my attendance, I found experiences I wouldn’t have found elsewhere.

Adam Kerr, BS Computer Science, May 2007

Jesse Primiani

Many opportunities were provided to me via the career center, campus career fairs, and my professors' guidance, which has ultimately resulted in my acceptance of a position with Amazon in Seattle, Washington as a Software Engineer.

Jesse Primiani
Computer Science, Hebron

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Recognized Impact

PNW’s computer science program in the College of Engineering and Sciences was included in the 2022 rankings by U.S. News & World Report of undergraduate computer science programs. This is only the second time U.S. News has rated computer science programs.

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Pride in Student Partnership

Learn more about Shuhui Grace Yang, Associate Professor of Computer Science and how she involves students in her research work.

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News and Announcements


Lionhearted Leaders: Shuhui (Grace) Yang

Shuhui (Grace) Yang, professor of Computer Science and chair of Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Department of Computer Science, tries to open many doors for her students to participate in different areas of research.

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Purdue University Northwest students earn fall semester Dean’s List honors

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2021 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,703 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

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Purdue University Northwest Graduates Urged to Embrace Life, Seek Solutions

PNW graduates should be willing to take risks and seek solutions as they begin their careers, keynote speaker Tom Dermody, mayor of the City of La Porte, advised as the university awarded 995 degrees during two commencement ceremonies at Purdue Northwest’s Westville campus.