Family History Technology

Research talks, developer presentations and lightning talks. Handwriting recognition, automated record transcription, data modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, visualization, human interaction, user experience. Any technology that makes family history better.



The Computer Science Department has an ethical hacking group that meets regularly to discuss current attack methods and how to defend against them. Students participate in hacking contests and gain experience analyzing campus systems only when authorized. All students must understand and agree to an ethical code-of-conduct.


Women in Computer Science

The mission of BYU Women in CS is mentoring, discovering/sharing opportunities for women in CS, and supporting each other. Women considering and majoring in computer science are welcome to join. Individuals from the computer science community are also welcome to get involved.


BYU Linux Club

Membership in the BYU Linux Club is open for everybody and does not require dues. If you have a desire or need to learn Linux, then you are most welcome in our club. On the first Thursday of the month we have a workshop where we teach different skills in Linux and are very open to questions and for members to share their experience and learn new skills. On the 3rd Thursday of the month, we provide refreshments and invite a speakers from local Linux companies to share their knowledge on different topics. Other meetings and events will be posted on our website.


BYU Developers Club

BYU Developers is BYU’s premier community for developers, designers, tech entrepreneurs, and UX designers. We focus on web and mobile software technologies and we ship products that change the world. We are actively involved with the local startup community, hacker community, and the industry's top employers. Members include students, faculty, and full-time employees who want to make a difference through software development.


BYU ACM Student Chapter

The Association for Computing Machinery is the largest and oldest international scientific and educational computing society in the industry today. The ACM is dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology. The BYU chapter is just one of many student chapters throughout the United States. Our vision for the BYU Chapter of ACM is: "Enhancing our university experience through Networking, Education and Service."