Two grad students with robots

50 years of computing excellence

Jelani Nelson headshot

Hear from Jelani Nelson on April 19

His talk for the Cray Distinguished Speaker Series is titled "Sketching Algorithms".

Students studying in Lind Hall

Apply for 2021-22 CS&E undergrad scholarships

Interested computer science and data science students must apply by April 15.

Lana Yarosh

Yarosh honored with Morse-Alumni Award

This award acknowledges outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. 

Volkan Isler headshot

Professor Isler featured in UMN Plant Breeding Seminar series

In the talk, he discusses how plant breeding and agriculture is an interesting research domain for robotics, and shares examples of relevant work from his lab.
Kangjie Lu headshot

Paper accepted for IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2021

This new research by Ph.D. student Qiushi Wu and assistant professor Kangjie Lu has already drawn significant interest from the security and open-source communities.
Headshot of Stevie Chancellor plus the title of her TWIML AI podcast episode: Human-Centered ML for High-Risk Behaviors

Stevie Chancellor interviewed on TWIML AI Podcast

The CS&E assistant professor discussed her work at the intersection of human-centered computing, ML, and high-risk mental illness behaviors.


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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.