Carnegie Mellon University

OurCS 2022

What: Workshop for Undergraduates in Computer Science
When: October 21-23, 2022
Where: School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon

Organized by Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science and Women@SCS.

This 3 day research-focused workshop aims to improve gender balance in computing research. Undergraduate students from the USA and around the globe are encouraged to explore research. Students will work on exploratory problems in teams led by researchers from industry, academia and other computing related domains.

Participants will be able to:

  • meet others who share their curiosity and interest in computer science
  • explore the research experience in computing related domains
  • work hands-on with researchers
  • work in a team to tackle a research problem
  • present a poster: great for first timers! Poster page
  • broaden understanding of the possibilities of graduate school and the application process

Workshop participants will have a chance to learn about life in graduate school from the perspectives of current graduate students.

Come back soon to see the 2022 schedule, keynote speakers and other updated information!

2019 Keynote Speakers:

Sue Black, OBE, Computer Science Professor, Durham University, England, and author of "Saving Bletchley Park". Read more sue
Lenore Blum, Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Deans’ Professorship in Technology Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University. Read more lenore

Check out the Photo Gallery for OurCS 2019!

Check out pictures from the 2017 OurCS Conference here and here