CSE-IT’s research services provide the advanced technology support needed by faculty, staff, and student researchers. The CSE-IT research support team understands that each project is unique. We are ready to collaborate with you to determine the best solution that meets your needs.


CSE-IT and the University of Minnesota provides a variety of services to support your research.


Provides consulting, shared file storage, and access group management to researchers for convenient access to, and use of, basic workgroup-related IT tools for their projects.

Cloud Services

This service offers centrally-managed cloud services through various vendors, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure to University researchers, departments, and staff.

Linux for Research

Provides Linux hardware and software configurations, consulting, and support to accommodate research that requires advanced technical assistance.

Datacenter Hosting

Provides standards-compliant datacenter hosting in CSE-IT physical space to serve CSE-related research.

Lab & Instrument Host Support

Provides hardware and software support to accommodate research desktops and scientific instrument hosts that require IT technical assistance.

Data Storage

Looking for data storage? Find the storage service appropriate for your data using the storage comparison tool.

Case Studies

Explore examples of projects CSE-IT assisted researchers on.

Meet the Research Support Team

Portrait of Joe Finnegan
Research Support Consultant
Dan McDonald
Research Support Consultant
Ray Muno
Research Support Consultant
Portrait of Peter Nelson
IT Service Coordinator
Portrait of Chad Sullivan
Research Support Consultant