Collectively, the list of achievements and awards received by the faculty include 17 NSF Career Award winners; six IEEE Fellows; three ACM Fellows; three AAAS Fellows; one IEEE Computer Society Taylor L. Booth Education Award; one IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace-McDowell Award; and one ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award.


The Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering’s human constituents represent a diverse mix of individuals, including distinguished faculty, committed staff and talented students. Use the information below to lookup details (including contact information) about staff members, including office staff, student advisors, IT staff and other personnel.

Departmental Committees

In addition to the senior officers listed above, a number of administrative committees advise the chair and oversee various aspects of the departments daily operations.


CISE employs three times the national average of black faculty members among the nation's computer science programs.
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CISE has the highest amount of black women faculty members among computer science departments nationwide.
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Top 15

CISE is ranked among the top 15 largest computer science departments nationwide.
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Butler Selected as a Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Awardee by College

Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D., a holder of the Arnold and Lisa Goldberg Rising Star Associate Professor in Computer Science at the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, has been selected as a 2020 Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Awardee.

“I’ve been incredibly fortunate to work with amazingly talented and motivated students who have achieved tremendous success,” Dr. Butler said. “Having the privilege to work with these students is one of the most inspiring parts of my work, and this award is a testament to them.”

Dr. Butler is the associate director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research and a University Term Professor. His research focuses on the security of computer systems and networks. His recent work has included securing embedded systems and protocols, establishing the trustworthiness of data and maintaining its provenance, mobile device security, protection of Internet traffic and the SSL infrastructure, and attacks and defenses against the cloud infrastructure. Other research areas of interest include securing Internet routing, malware propagation, applied cryptosystems, adversarial machine learning, cyber-physical systems, and trustworthy computing.

The Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award recognizes excellence, innovation and effectiveness in doctoral student advising and mentoring. Dr. Butler will be formally acknowledged at the Spring Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Awards Luncheon.

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