Two students with robots

50 years of computing excellence

Outside of Keller Hall on a blue sky day

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!

Maria Gini, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos and Daniel F. Keefe laugh together

2022-23 faculty recruitment

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

David Evans

CRAY Colloquium: David Evans

The next speaker is David Evans (University of Virginia), who will give a talk titled "On Leaky Models and Unintended Inferences".

Computer

Governor Tim Walz Declares Computer Science Education Week

In honor of Grace Hopper's birthday, educators, students, schools and colleges are encouraged to celebrate and actively explore computer science education activities.
Members of the Robotics: Perception and Manipulation (RPM) Lab pose with the yellow Spot Robot.

Desingh Lab Unpacks First Spot Robot from Boston Dynamics

Led by Assistant Professor Karthik Desingh, the Robotics: Perception and Manipulation (RPM) Lab plans to work with the Spot Robot to build intelligent capabilities for these and future robots so they
Sebastiaan Joosten poses in Keller Hall

Meet the Faculty - Sebastiaan Joosten

Lecturer Sebastiaan Joosten joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in fall 2022. He teaches discrete mathematics and advanced programming principles.

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.