Two students with robots

50 years of computing excellence

Elisa Bertino

CRAY Colloquium: Elisa Bertino

The next talk is titled, "Security of Cellular networks".

Two students working on research

Leveling the field in computing research

Through Google's exploreCSR program, CS&E professors Maria Gini and Shana Watters are exposing historically marginalized students to research. 

Alice Zhang headshot

CSpotlight: Alice Zhang

Undergraduate Alice Zhang has a robust resume of mentorships, student groups, research and internships.  

Alice Zhang headshot

CSpotlight: Learning Through Involvement

Undergraduate Alice Zhang has a robust resume of mentorships, student groups, research and internships.
Underwater robot explores the pool at the University of Minnesota

Minnesota Interactive Robotics and Vision Laboratory earns $930K NSF grant

Associate professor Junaed Sattar is the principal investigator on the project title “NRI: Enhancing Autonomous Underwater Robot Perception for Aquatic Species Management''.
Lucas Reece

CSpotlight: Giving Back Through Computer Science

Lucas Reece is returning to finish his B.S. in computer science after working in education for 12 years.

2,193

undergraduate students

572

graduate students

62

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.