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School of Computational Sciences

Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science was started in the year 1993 in Shift II. Initially the department had Bachelor's degree programme in Computer Science. Later, the department was upgraded with the addition of Bachelor's degree programme in Computer Applications and Master's degree programme in Computer Science in the year 2000. Efforts are on to soon convert it into a research department. There are 16 well-experienced faculty members with NET/SET qualifications in the department out of whom six have their PhDs. The faculty members of the department are deeply engaged in research. They consistently publish scientific research articles in reputable journals and attend conferences in India as well as overseas.

The curriculum is regularly updated in order to adapt effectively to the changing needs and changing times. In order to bridge the gap between classroom teaching and the industry requirements, the department organizes expert talks and seminars on current topics through Forum for Information Technology. It is an excellent platform for students to develop new ideas along with innovative and out-of-the-box thinking. The students have brought laurels to the department by winning various competitions and events held across the country.

The M. Sc. degree programme is a two-year programme started in the year 2000 includes various courses such as Data Mining, Digital Image Processing, IOT, Neural Networks, Advanced Computer Networks, Software engineering and Cyber Security. Guest lectures, case study presentations, business presentations and other related programs are organized to provide insights into the latest developments and trends in the industry. Students are offered a plethora of opportunities to acquire and improve key competencies in Computer Science, which further encourages them to pursue careers in the highly competitive IT sector along, with equal emphasis on human values and professional ethics.

Contact

Dr S Bharathidason

Head of the Department,
Department of Computer Science,
Loyola College (Autonomous),
Chennai - 600 034.
Tel: +91 44 2817 8200 (Ext 425)
hodcompsci@loyolacollege.edu