Two students with robots


AI CLIMATE researching gather around map for conversation

AI for a Changing World

CS&E researchers are applying AI techniques to combat climate change, improve medical outcomes, and help humans better understand and utilize technology.

Jacquelyn Burt headshot

Burt Earns John Tate Award

The Tate Awards serve to recognize and reward high-quality academic advising, calling attention to the contribution academic advising makes to helping students formulate and achieve intellectual, career, and personal goals. 

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

The third floor of Lind Hall now features the Diversity Wall, which highlights the computer science contributions of marginalized groups throughout history.

Hemanth Kumar Tirupati poses outiside

CSpotlight: Using Machine Learning to Understand Medical Data

Hemanth Kumar Tirupati talks about his work in developing machine learning to understand medical data
Dan Challou poses in Keller Hall

Meet the Faculty - Dan Challou

Dan Challou joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 2013 as a lecturer. Before coming to work at the University, Challou served as the Army Programs Manager of M&S, Product
Aditya Parabhu posing at founders day

CSpotlight: Aditya Prabhu talks about his growing business

Undergraduate student Aditya Prabhu founder of Canopy Systems participated in the 2023 MN Cup. His work at Canopy Systems has earned him a semifinalist spot in the competition.


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graduate students


faculty members

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota has come a long way in the past 50 years. We have made tremendous progress and have become one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary departments within the College of Science and Engineering, the University of Minnesota, and the computer science field at large.

Watch and listen to stories of how the department started, the years of growth, and where we are headed in the future.