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50 years of computing excellence

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New department mission statement

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering recently updated their mission statement and commitment to research, education and community. Read more about our values!

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2022-23 faculty recruitment

CS&E is seeking applicants for multiple tenure-track positions. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. 

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CS&E Colloquium: Fernando Maestre

The next speaker is Fernando Maestre (UMN CS&E), who will give a talk titled "Participatory Design as a Method for More Ethical Computer Science".

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CSpotlight: Research and Industry Experience

Master’s student Jeevan Prakash discusses his internship experience at Qualcomm and the importance of being involved at the University.
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Yarosh’s Group Wins Distinguished Paper Award for Self-tracking Addiction Recovery Applications

Their paper, “Be Consistent, Work the Program, Be Present Every Day: Exploring Technologies for Self-Tracking in Early Recovery”, examines technologies that can aid in the recovery process for
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Alumni Corner: Varun Chandola, NSF Program Director for Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

CS&E alum Varun Chandola (Ph.D. 2009) was appointed the NSF Program Director for the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure in September 2021.


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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.