Please be advised:

  • CS courses 3210 and 3240 cannot be taken concurrently.
  • Be sure to check Start and End dates, as well as, deadlines via Registrar’s Parts-of-Term.
  • As of Spr ’23, CIS 1010 will no longer serve as a prerequisite for CSS 2751, the new perquisite will be CS 1030. Please reach out to the department if you have any additional questions or need any overrides into CSS 2751.
  • Please be sure to check the updated:

    Covid-19 Protocol, Resources and Information

About MSU Denver's Computer Sciences Department

Computer Sciences lives by a deep understanding of mathematical foundations and their applications in computing. Our professors are accomplished researchers with a passion for educating and learning. Our course work is challenging, but it’ll have you ready to hit the ground running on your first day on the job or in grad school.  

This learning environment is created by a faculty of teacher-scholars who maintain their currency through ongoing programs of professional development. In addition, the learning environment benefits from contacts and connections with the University and community through a variety of formal and informal service, professional and educational activities.

Upon graduation, you’ll have expansive problem-solving and analytical skills to succeed in your career, even if your future job doesn’t involve math or computer programming. If you want a secure job that will constantly evolve and provide a lifetime of learning, the Department of Computer Sciences will help you get there.

CS Mission Statement


CS Upcoming Events

Monday, October 30th

Spring 2024 Priority Registration Begins



ABET Accreditation

The Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Computer Science and Similarly Named Computing Programs Program Criteria.



Meet Our CS Advisor, Faculty and Staff

Schedule an appt. through CHAS Advising, [email protected], 303-615-1099 or use the ‘Get Advising’ button on your Student Hub


Bobbi Scherman

CS Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist

Walk-in hours TBA

[email protected]
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Steve Beaty, Ph.D.

Chair, Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science


[email protected]
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Weiying Zhu, Ph.D.

Associate Chair, Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science


[email protected] 303-615-1345
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Jody Paul, Ph.D.

Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-615-0978
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Feng Jiang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science


[email protected] 303-615-1258
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Thyago Mota, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-605-7193
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Steve Geinitz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-615-0488
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Daniel Pittman, Ph.D.

Affiliate/Cybersecurity Coordinator for CS, Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-605-7934
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Ranjidha Rajan, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-605-7519
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Yiming Zhao, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

[email protected] 303-615-0516
Thien Ngo Le

Thien Ngo Le

Lecturer of Computer Sciences

[email protected] 303-605-7645

Blanche Cohen

Adjunct Instructor of Computer Sciences

[email protected]

Corrie Velasquez

CS Department Coordinator

[email protected] 303-605-7440


Professors Emeritus of Computer Sciences

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Dr. Iliya Georgiev       Dr. Charles Howerton

Dr. Aaron Gordon      Dr. Noel LeJeune

Dr. Earl Hasz              Dr. Patricia Tucker

Dr. Gerald Shultz


CS Sr. Projects Spr. 2023


Spring 2023 Dr. Feng Jiang
CS 3250 Class Project

Spring 2023 Dr. Ranjidha Rajan
CS 4360 Class Project


Contact Us

The CS Department is excited to assist you on your MSU Denver journey!

The Department of Computer Sciences can be found on the 2nd floor of the AES Bldg.

Campus Map - AES


Aerospace and Engineering Sciences (AES) – 200DD

Campus Box 38B




[email protected]

Office: 2023 Fall Semester Hours

M – W 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM,

(R, Corrie is remote)

T & F Shukria and Ivan in office

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

   (R 8:00 AM-12:30 PM)

(F’s, Corrie is alternately out at LEAD trainings)


Computer Sciences – MSU Denver

1449 7th St., Ste. 200DD

Denver, CO 80204