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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.

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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.

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CS&E Announces 2024-25 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) Award Winners

Ph.D. students Athanasios Bacharis, Karin de Langis, Arshia Zernab Hassan, Xinyue Hu, Lucas Kramer, Yijun Lin, and Mingzhou Yang have received the highly competitive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
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Somya Sharma Chatterjee Wins SDM24 Best Application Paper Award

Ph.D. student Somaya Sharma Chatterjee talks about her paper awarded on prescribed Fire Modeling using Knowledge-Guided Machine Learning for Land Management.
Catherine Zhao poses in Keller Hall

Catherine Qi Zhao Earns 2024 George W. Taylor Award for Distinguished Research

Established in 1982, the Taylor Award for Distinguished Research recognizes younger faculty members who have shown outstanding ability in research.


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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.