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College of Engineering and Computing

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Department of Integrated Information Technology

The Department of Integrated Information Technology is at the forefront of information technology and health informatics. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by outstanding faculty. Our research focuses on the areas of cyber infrastructure, database systems, data analytics, health information technology and human-computer interaction.

Department Highlights

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Research Spotlight: Roadmap to a less congested information highway

Jorge Crichigno's research shows that like interstates that allow cars to bypass cities and avoid stoplights, the need is growing for scientists to share and transfer data – sometimes petabytes of it – to other scientists without being slowed down by routine cyber traffic. This is the basis for a Science DMZ.

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Faculty Spotlight: Ben Schooley talks Foster Care Apps, Helping Cancer Survivors Through Alexa, and Data Security

On this episode of the Innovation on Main Podcast Ben Schooley discusses the effect his innovative apps will have on South Carolina's foster system, elderly cancer survivors, and the field of health care.

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Undergraduate Student Spotlight: IIT student receives ‘once in a lifetime’ research opportunity

Nathan Bohmer was awarded the Mitacs Globalink Research Award, which will send him to Canada to perform world-class eye-tracking research.


Graduate Program Spotlight: MHIT program works to help high school athletes and families across South Carolina

Students in the MHIT program are getting hands-on experience by working on projects that directly impact South Carolina citizens. Along with these benefits that the program is bringing to the local community, it is also preparing its students for future jobs in the booming health care industry.

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Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Matthew Witt

Health care and the way we treat patients is at the forefront of most people’s minds during the COVID-19 pandemic. But, for Matthew Witt, it’s something that he has thought about every day for the past several years because of his work in health care technology.



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