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50 years of computing excellence

 Kangjie Lu

Colloquium: Kangjie Lu

Kangjie Lu (CS&E), will be giving a talk titled "Principled and Practical Approaches to Secure Modern Open-Source Systems".

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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. 

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CSpotlight: Jada Lilleboe

B.A. undergraduate Jada Lilleboe is enhancing her computer science skills through her technical writing minor.  

Jada Lilleboe black and white headshot

CSpotlight: Computer Science and Technical Writing

B.A. undergraduate Jada Lilleboe is enhancing her computer science skills through her technical writing minor.
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Mokbel’s Group Earns 2022 ACM SIGSPATIAL 10-Year Impact Award

The annual award recognizes the paper that has made the largest impact in the field over the last 10 years.
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CSpotlight: Making an Impact in Computer Science

Undergraduate Akshay Peddi aims to make a positive impact by applying his studies to research, internships and teaching.

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.