Chair's Welcome Message

Thanks for visiting our department website.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) at UDC is the only urban land-grant institute of computing offering graduate degrees in the capital of the United States.

CSIT students in the department's Computer Science and Information Technology programs master both theory and practice through regular, capstone, and research courses taught by world-class professors. The result is highly competitive graduates who can think critically and develop innovative solutions for real-world problems.

All professors of CSIT and their academic descendents are strictly required to be nationally and globally competitive in their fields of research expertise at all times.

  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Information Technology
  • BS in Cybersecurity
  • MS in Computer Science
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Briana Wellman, Chairperson of CSIT

Administration Team

Our Hardworking Administration Team

Dr. Wellman, Briana


: Building 42. Room 113A1 (in suite 112)

: 202.274.6695

: briana.wellman [at]

Dr. Liang, Lily R.

Graduate Program Director (MS in Computer Science)

: Building 42. Room 112C

: 202.274.5086

: lliang [at]

Dr. Jeong, Dong Hyun

Undergraduate Program Director (BS in Computer Science & BS in Information Technology)

: Building 42. 113A2 (in suite 112)

: 202.274.6292

: djeong [at]

Dr. Girma, Anteneh T.

Undergraduate Program Director (BS in Cybersecurity)

: Building 42. 112E (in suite 112)

: 202.274.5512

: anteneh.girma [at]

Brooks, Sandra

Department Associate

: Building 42. 112

: 202.274.5147

: sbrooks [at]