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The Davis Computer Science Club (DCSC) organizes and connects UC Davis students interested in the field of computer science. We cultivate the professional development of our members and augment their education with practical skills and projects, as well as provide a fun and supportive community.


Interested in Giving a Talk?

If you are a student or professor who wishes to give a talk, please contact Samuel Lin (current VP of external affairs) at [email protected]. Past talks by students include lectures on Python and git. Grad students have come to talk about their experiences surrounding graduate school, and professors sometimes come to talk to students about their research.


Game Development

Sessions: Friday @ 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Art Annex 107

Pragmatic Programming

Sessions: Thursday @ 7:00 p.m.

Professional Development

Sessions: TBA


Provides office hour tutoring and review sessions for free. Tutors can also receive units for tutoring. 

Meeting Dates: Monday @ 5:00 p.m.

Web Development

Sessions: TBA

Officer Board

2015 - 2016 Officer Board
Yvone Chau President
Aedi Wang Vice-President of Internal Affairs
Mariah Arevalo Vice-President of External Affairs
Jacob Brownlee Treasurer
Stephanie Chang Secretary
Peiyi Chen Events Coordinator
Christina Zhu Marketing Director
Michael Lee Game Development Committee Chair
Arjun Bharadwaj Pragmatic Programming Committee Chair
Laila Rizvi Professional Development Committee Chair
Alexander Parella Tutoring Committee Co-Chair
Shyam Pinnipati Tutoring Committee Co-Chair
Kelvin Lu

Web Development Chair

2014 - 2015 Officer Board

Timothy Tong President
Yvone Chau Vice-President of Internal Affairs
Samuel Lin Vice-President of External Affairs
Jacob Brownlee Treasurer
Betty Leung Secretary
Iris Chan Deputy Secretary; Social Chair
Pouneh Aghababazadeh Events Coordinator
Joanne Arboleda Marketing Director
Conrad Fay Game Development Committee Chair
Russell Miller Pragmatic Programming Committee Chair
Shyam Pinnipati Pragmatic Programming Committee Vice-Chair
Jackie Zhang Professional Development Committee Chair
Felix Borovikov Professional Development Committee Vice-Chair
Raymond Chan Tutoring Committee Chair
Michael (Ming-Hung) Lu Tutoring Committee Vice-Chair
Alberto Salazar Web Development Committee Chair
Kelvin Lu Web Development Committee Vice-Chair


Some companies that have visited in the past include: Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Accenture, Google, Klicknation,, TiVo, Workday, Lockheed Martin, FLUID, CBS Interactive, Agilent Technologies.

CS Club built the Computer Science and Engineering section of the Engineering department's picnic day float many years ago. It consisted of a paperclip and a penguin inside a small boxing ring, a wacky joke regarding the Microsoft/Linux rivalry. The club's picnic day efforts also used to included a "Street Smarts" game show (whatever that was), but nowadays cool projects are shown off. In Picnic day 2011 for example, the popular iPhone app UCD Mobile was shown off.


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I agree with ct here, but would hate to get a ChrisMcKenzie vs. Computer Science Club going, because that sounds like an awful waste of my time. And shame on you for putting cts comment under editorial review. —ChristopherMcKenzie

2006-05-01 19:18:31   Would I be correct in saying that current students may need to get over the past? CS Clubs can be quite beneficial, and I am aware with the difficulty in managing one. —JustinCummins

2007-07-28 17:53:21   so there isn't an ACM club on campus? —atwong

2008-03-21 15:42:44   I'm not affiliated with UC Davis, but interested to meet students who's interested or part of ACM ICPC. —Lego

2008-04-13 11:24:05   Contact Professor Filkov if you're interested in the ACM programming contest. I'm planning on joining next year and am planning on announcing it at the CS Club —SebastianNg

2008-08-28 09:45:07   Sebastian, thanks ... I think it's great to practice together on ACM ICPC contests. If there's a get together to discuss problems, please kindly let me know. —Lego

2008-10-18 15:59:20   Sorry... haven't checked this entry in a while, but Professor Filkov is currently reviewing with people on Friday from 3-4:30 at Kemper 1131. The contest will be in mid-November. —SebastianNg