Affiliated Research Centres
- The University-wide Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS)
- Centre for Mathematical and Computational Biology (CMCB) co-led by the Department
- We are also involved with the School of Arts' Digital World Research Centre (DWRC).
Research in the department of computer science
Our research has been recognised nationally and internationally as being excellent, e.g., our cyber security research is the core of Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS), one of 14 UK government recognised Academic Centres of Excellence for Cyber Security Research (ACEs-CSR), and our research on evolutionary computation, machine learning and computational neuroscience is internationally leading with wide applications to data-driven industrial optimisation, healthcare and bioinformatics.
We have a tradition of exploitation and practical application, and we enjoy strong research links with industry. We have a vibrant and active PhD community, and regularly host research visitors and speakers. The Department is organising diverse research related and social activities.
SJTU Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in Computer Science 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015:
Top 10 in the UK
Top 150 in the world
2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF):
60% of research by Department of Computer Science rated world-leading or internationally excellent
Surrey has risen to 22nd place among 106 institutions for ‘Research Power’