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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.

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Meet the Faculty - Lana Yarosh

Associate professor Lana Yarosh joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 2014. Her work focuses on human-centered computing.
Abhishek Chandra poses in Keller Hall

Chandra’s Group Wins Best Paper at 2023 CCGrid Conference

The paper proposed a new method that makes this process more efficient, timely and cost effective for widely used database “join” queries that are typically very expensive.
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. 


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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.