What Academic Advisors can help you with:
- make informed educational decisions (e.g. courses, co-curricular activities, experimental education, community engagement
- co-create educational plans (e.g. help you incorporate a minor, co-op, study abroad, into your studies)
- evaluate and approve graduation applications
- find information about academic requirements
- provide referrals to resources at Pitt
- Students are required to see their Academic Advisor at least once per semester
What Faculty Mentors can help you with:
- learning more about the program from an industry expert
- career and graduate school mentoring
- preparing for internships
- research opportunities
- capstone approval
- Faculty Mentor meetings are not required; Faculty Mentors cannot release registration holds
Computer Science Faculty Mentors
Each declared Computer Science major is assigned to a specific faculty mentor, based on the list below. Meetings with your faculty mentor are only required if you are completing an internship for your capstone, but they are encouraged any time you have questions within your mentor's expertise.
2023 Mentors Coming Soon!
Information Science Faculty Mentors
Information Science majors may meet with any Faculty Mentor whose area of expertise aligns with their interests, based on the list below.
- UX pathway: Dmitriy Babichenko
- Cybersecurity Pathway: Ahmed Ibrahim
- Information Systems Implementation Pathway: Leona Mitchell, Robert Perkoski
- Data-centric Pathway: Vladimir Zadorozhny
Information Science Minor: Leona Mitchell
Faculty Mentors for Other SCI Majors
Students interested in these other majors may contact the listed faculty member.