The Ph.D. program in Computation, Organizations and Society (COS)
“Computing About and For Society”
The Ph.D. program in Computation, Organizations and Society (COS):
- Prepares students to be tomorrow’s leaders in designing, constructing and assessing software that will transform society, business, policy, and law or be used to computationally reason about these complex socio-computational transformations.
- World-class interdisciplinary faculty
- Unique multi-disciplinary curriculum - focused on the cutting edge in computer science, statistical and network methods, theories and findings from the social, organizational, management and policy sciences.
- Engage in hands-on applications and cutting-edge research starting in year 1.
- Application areas include: privacy, dynamic social networks, link analysis, team and organizational performance, computer simulation, bio-surveillance, sustainability, electronic voting, and supply chain management.
COS Ph.D. student Peter Landwehr and Prof. Kathleen Carley's work was recently published in Simulation & Gaming. You can read a short review of its contents and the link between using issues in games to solve real-world problems. The paper is linked in our publications section.