Two students with robots

50 years of computing excellence

Yoon Kim

NLP Seminar: Yoon Kim

Yoon Kim (MIT), will be giving a talk titled "Efficient Transfer Learning with Large Language Models".

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. 

Yanai Sun

CSpotlight: Yanai Sun

Medtronic's WISE program helped guide B.S student Yanai Sun. She will continue to build her programming skills and knowledge within the integrated program's Master's degree.

Bob Sturm

Bob Sturm was awarded the "People's Choice Award" at the Spring 2022 Data Science Poster Fair

Data Science master's student Bob Sturm was awarded the "People's Choice Award" at the Spring 2022 Data Science Poster Fair for his project, "Towards Efficient IACT

New study could help reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers use knowledge-guided machine learning to boost accuracy of agricultural nitrous oxide predictions.
Computer code

CS students start workshop to get girls interested in computer programming

CS seniors started a business as part of a class that has turned into a successful workshop aimed at introducing girls to the world of coding, computer programing and careers in STEM.


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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.