Advances in information technology have dramatically transformed the way in which people live, work, learn, communicate and conduct business. The Center for Information Technology and Algorithms is a center with a focus on information technology, for both theoretical and applied research, including such diverse areas as:

  • Online algorithms
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Approximation techniques
  • Adaptive methods

and application areas such as:

  • Homeland security
  • E-healthcare
  • E-learning
  • E-commerce
  • Entertainment engineering

CITA is a multidisciplinary unit, operated by faculty, staff and students at UNLV. It facilitates national and international collaborations, interdisciplinary work across our own campus and with other academic entities.


Contact Information


Wolfgang Bein, Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Shahram Latifi, Professor
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Nevada, Las Vegas