Department news

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CSpotlight, Data science, Graduate news

CSpotlight: The universal versatility of data science

Posted September 17, 2021

International student Miguel Miguélez Díaz discovered that the University of Minnesota was the perfect spot to pursue a stronger foundation in data science.

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Broadening participation, Undergraduate news

Closing the STEM gap

Posted September 17, 2021

Maximilian N. Lando Scholarship recipient Swati Rampali co-founded the student group Code the Gap, which is introducing underrepresented kids to science and technology fields.

An expansion of the 2021 Bakken Medical Devices Center Internship Program gave two teams of science and engineering students the opportunity to explore the world of medical device cybersecurity and interact with Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity industry members. These students, photographed in June 2021, focused on developing an efficient system to help hospitals authenticate users of medical devices to ensure patient wellbeing.
Department news, Research

University launches Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity

Posted September 16, 2021

The new center will foster university-industry-government collaborations to ensure that medical devices are safe from cybersecurity threats.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: Striving for positive change

Posted September 14, 2021

B.S. student Peter Ortiz has the goal of creating an accessible and inclusive world, whether as a student leader on campus or through a future career in virtual reality.

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Broadening participation, Department news, Research

Research studio to put art first—with the help of science and technology

Posted September 14, 2021

The ArTeS Collaborative Research Studio will bring art, technology, and science together when it opens in spring 2022.

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Alumni news

CS&E alumni among 2021 Minnesota Cup finalists

Posted September 10, 2021

Joe Strommen (B.S. 2005, M.S. 2009) won the Energy/Clean Tech/Water division and will compete on September 20 for thee $50,000 grand prize. 

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: A logical path into computer science

Posted September 10, 2021

Once B.S student Lynh Tran realized that her interest in spreadsheet formulas was very similar to coding logic, she took her first CSCI class and never looked back.

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Department news, Research

University of Minnesota is part of $25M AI-based climate modeling center

Posted September 10, 2021

CS&E's Vipin Kumar will be part of the new NSF-funded Learning the Earth with Artificial Intelligence and Physics center.

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Undergraduate news

Student registration open for CSE Mentor Program

Posted September 8, 2021

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the College of Science and Engineering should sign up by September 24 to be matched with an industry professional.

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CSpotlight, Undergraduate news

CSpotlight: Mapping a future in computing

Posted September 2, 2021

B.A. student Carson DeSotel's interests in computer science & geography mesh well, with geography providing a problem, and computer science offering the toolset.