Faculty & Research

Faculty & Research

Curiosity about the world and a commitment to solving important problems are the passions that motivate faculty at the School of Informatics and Computing. Students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels have the opportunity to work side-by-side with internationally renowned scholars on a wide range of cutting-edge research.

Two SoIC MOOCs named one of “7 great MOOCs for techies” by ComputerWorld


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SoIC faculty on team awarded $6.6 million for science and engineering research


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SoIC faculty use $1.2 grant to improve privacy in wearable cameras


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SoIC student team wins Startup Weekend Bloomington


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SoIC students win best paper award at world's largest security contest


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Sterling one of three IU faculty members named fellows of AAAS


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Social Informatics Book Receives SIG Publication of the Year Award at ASIS&T 2014


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SoIC hosts inaugural research-oriented booth at supercomputing conference


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IU study explores privacy implications of life-logging camera devices


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A Practical Guide to Making Sense of Big Data


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Centers and Areas of Concentration

Bio, Health and Life Sciences Informatics

Complex Networks and Systems

Cyberinfrastructure/High Performance Computing

Human Computer Interaction Design

Programming Languages


 Social Informatics

Breadth of Research

Our School is one of the broadest schools of its type in the US. That breadth is reflected in the amazing range of our faculty’s research:

Applied Logic and Computation Theory

Artificial Intelligence




Cloud Computing

Computer Mediated Communication

Cognitive Science


Computer Networks

Cyberinfrastructure and e-Science

Data Mining

Data Science

Database Theory and Systems

Digital Environments

Digital Humanities

Digital Library

Digital Preservation

High-Performance Computing

Human-Centered Computing

Information Architecture

Information Institutions

Information Research

Information in Organizations

Information Retrieval

Information Theory

Information Tools and Technology

Information in Digital Environments

Information Theory

Information Visualization, Computer Vision, and Graphics

Machine Learning

Music Informatics

Network Analysis

Parallel and Distributed Computing

Programming Languages


Scholarly Communication

Science of Science

Semantic Web

Software and Systems

Theoretical Computer Science

Unconventional Computing

Web Science