Department news

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Research

Professor Isler featured in UMN Plant Breeding Seminar series

Posted April 9, 2021

In the talk, he discusses how plant breeding and agriculture is an interesting research domain for robotics, and shares examples of relevant work from his lab.

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Research

Paper accepted for IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2021

Posted April 8, 2021

This new research by Ph.D. student Qiushi Wu and assistant professor Kangjie Lu has already drawn significant interest from the security and open-source communities.

Headshot of Stevie Chancellor plus the title of her TWIML AI podcast episode: Human-Centered ML for High-Risk Behaviors
Media coverage, Research

Stevie Chancellor interviewed on TWIML AI Podcast

Posted April 8, 2021

The CS&E assistant professor discussed her work at the intersection of human-centered computing, ML, and high-risk mental illness behaviors.

Teammates Marc Richards and Sam Walczak meet the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot.
Data science

For grad student, big win in NFL Big Data Bowl

Posted March 31, 2021

Data science M.S. student Sam Walczak also used his statistical prowess to pick a 26th-ranked team to win an NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: A wise approach to education

Posted March 26, 2021

B.S. student Christine Brennan utilizes the opportunities available at the University to enhance her skills, grow her network, and set herself up for a successful future.

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Broadening participation

Juan Fernando Maestre selected as President's Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted March 26, 2021

He will work with the GroupLens team to conduct research in human computer interaction with a focus on stigmatized and marginalized groups.

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Broadening participation

“Communications of the ACM” highlights Arab world research

Posted March 26, 2021

CS&E professor Mohamed Mokbel co-organized this important feature on emerging computing research in the Arab region.

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COVID projects, Research

MURAJ: In Focus - Application of Artificial Intelligence to Help Fight COVID-19

Posted March 26, 2021

CS&E Ph.D. student Le Peng met with MURAJ to discuss the details of an AI algorithm to improve diagnosis of COVID.

Headshots of Feng Qian and Ruofeng Liu
Research

CS&E research papers accepted to MobiCom 2021

Posted March 19, 2021

New research from Feng Qian and CS&E Ph.D. students will be presented at the 27th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: A creative spin to computing

Posted March 16, 2021

B.A. student Christopher Morse brings a unique and creative perspective to his research at the intersection of machine learning, computer vision, and robotics.