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50 years of computing excellence

Tianshi Li

Colloquium: Tianshi Li

Our next speaker, Tianshi Li (Carnegie Mellon University), will be giving a talk titled "Protecting User Privacy by Helping Developers".

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2022-23 faculty recruitment

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

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Yousef Saad Wins John von Neumann Prize

Professor Saad will deliver this flagship lecture at the 2023 International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Congress this August.

Jack Kolb poses in Keller Hall

Meet the Faculty - Jack Kolb

Lecturer Jack Kolb joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in fall 2021. He teaches systems and architecture topics.
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CSpotlight: Cleaning Up the Ocean One Robot at a Time

Computer Science Ph.D. student Jungseok Hong dives deeper into the clean-up of microplastics within our oceans through the use of his research on robotic vision and perception.
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Computing Ethics Project Receives $400,000 Grant

The GroupLens Lab and other department faculty received a $400,000 grant for their research titled “Beyond the Individual: Community-Engaged Design and Implementation of a Framework for Ethical


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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.