Informatics and Computation Ubiquitous through Baccalaureate Education
Program Type:Grant-funded Project
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Illinois Informatics brings together faculty and senior researchers as well as graduate students and industry partners to conduct research in informatics.
Illinois Informatics welcomes collaborations with industrial and other organizations.
Illinois Informatics welcomes faculty proposals for new informatics-related courses to be offered under Illinois Informatics or their own units, and research projects.
Who we are
Illinois Informatics is a nimble, virtual academic organization with an integrated research and education mission that spans the entire campus.
We support and encourage multi-disciplinary research projects that involve applications of computing and information in areas from the natural sciences, engineering and business to the humanities and social sciences.
Our education programs include the undergraduate Minor in Informatics, the Masters in Bioinformatics, and the PhD in Informatics. We also support informatics-related course development at all levels, in a wide range of fields.
What is Informatics
The discipline of Informatics studies the application of information technology to practically any field, while considering its impact on individuals, organizations, and society. It uses computation as a universal tool to solve problems in other fields, to communicate, and to express ideas.
- Illinois Informatics Institute