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Our fast-growing department uniquely focuses on the “science of data” and the exploration of evolving analytical techniques.  

The Department of Computational and Data Sciences, as a global leader, is one of only a few departments that offers degrees at all levels (bachelors, masters, and two PhDs).

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Come learn more about the computational and data sciences program. 

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    227 Research Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Research Hall at George Mason University's Fairfax campus

Multidisciplinary academic programs

CDS faculty collectively represent diverse educational backgrounds including economics, geography/geoinformation systems, materials science, computer science, foreign policy, and physics.

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Data scientists in demand

Global business continues to evolve rapidly, and its new currencies are data and knowledge. Corporate, medical, and military industries rely heavily on data scientists who can accurately analyze and predict phenomena based on data.

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NFL Combine Data Explorer Project by Computational Sciences

As a final project for CDS professor Michael Eagle’s class - CSI 703: Scientific and Statistical Visualization, Carson Bulgin and William Wautlet (MS students) created a data visualization tool that compares college football players for the NFL draft. Their project, explained in more detail in this video, allows users to examine relevant statistics between players and presents the data in a clean, well-organized interface through a series of radar charts, histograms, and parallel coordinates charts.

CDS News & Events

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May24

Career Launch 2022

May 24, 2022/9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

In person and online

If you’re thinking about your next career move, don’t miss Career Launch! Before and after the Just-in-Time Hiring Fair we’re offering both live and virtual sessions covering a range of career topics from resume writing to the best way to use your summer break. Check out the full schedule and
Jun22

Jarrod K. Grewe: Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation

Jun 22, 2022/11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Sciences and Informatics Department of Computational and Data Sciences College of Science George Mason University Jarrod K. Grewe Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, College of the Ozarks, 2009 Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011 Optimizing Search