Stephen Fickas

Stephen Fickas

Professor of Computer and Information Science | 541-346-3964 | 309 Deschutes Hall


ACADEMIC AREAS: Data Science, Internet of Things, Software Engineering

Past Courses

HC 207H Hands on with the Internet of Things

HC 207H You Can Build an App for That

HC 207H Computational Thinking for Fun and Profit

HC 207H Predicting the Future

HC 209H Can Computers Think?

Academic Background

PhD, California - Irvine, 1982
MS, Massachusetts, 1973
BS, Oregon State, 1971

Stephen Fickas is a Professor in Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon. He leads an effort to provide non-majors at UO with programming skills they can use after they graduate. In 2015 he was awarded a UO Williams Fellowship for his work in this area.

Professor Fickas has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and has been part of projects across departments and colleges on campus with more than $5M in funding. His interests lie in the areas of data science and the Internet of Things, and their intersection in smart-cities and smart-transportation. He enjoys surfing, playing tenor sax and daydreaming about the beaches of Australia.