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Vasant Honavar

Professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology


  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

E335 Westgate Building


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Interest Areas:

Current research and teaching interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Big Data Analytics, Computational Molecular Biology, Data Mining, Discovery Informatics, Information Integration, Computational Neuroscience, Neuroinformatics, Knowledge Representation and Inference, Semantic Technologies, Social Informatics, Security Informatics, and Health Informatics.






The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering and data science and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

207 Electrical Engineering West

University Park, PA 16802


Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Electrical Engineering