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AI CLIMATE researching gather around map for conversation

Shashi Shekhar to Lead New $20M AI Institute

Professor The AI-CLIMATE institute will focus on climate-smart agriculture and forestry to increase carbon sequestration.

Joe Konstan poses in Keller Hall

Konstan Earns Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award

Konstan was selected for his 25 years of dedicated service and leadership in support of ACM's mission and operation.

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

Lind Hall Diversity Wall

The third floor of Lind Hall now features the Diversity Wall, which highlights the computer science contributions of marginalized groups throughout history.

Ph.D. students Mingzhou Yang (advised by Shekhar), Jina Kim (advised by Chiang), Zekun Li (advised by Chiang), Yijun Lin (advised by Chiang), and Somya Sharma (advised by Kumar) led the papers and poster presentations that earned awards.

CS&E Earns Five Awards at 2023 SIAM SDM

Ph.D. students Mingzhou Yang, Jina Kim, Zekun Li, Yijun Lin, and Somya Sharma led the papers and poster presentations that earned awards. 
Headshots of Konstantinos Mavromatis, Qiao “Georgie” Jin, Dawn Michaelson, and Somya Sharma

CS&E Announces 2023-24 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) Award Winners

Ph.D. students Qiao Jin, Konstantinos Mavromatis, Dawn Michaelson, and Somya Sharma have received the highly competitive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
Kennedy Johnson, Charles Hart, Tom Bareket, and Jack Rogers pose together at Target Field

CS&E Students Win Novice Division at 2023 MinneMUDAC Challenge

CS&E students Charlie Hart, Jack Rogers, Kennedy Johnson, and Tom Bareket won the top prize in the novice division of the 2023 MinneMUDAC Challenge competition.


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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.