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CS&E has 51 faculty members who provide leadership and expertise to our 600 undergraduate majors, and nearly 400 graduate students.

Our faculty members are highly productive educators and researchers. They are international leaders in their respective fields and authors of widely used software and textbooks. The distinction of our faculty locally and worldwide is confirmed by their long list of awards and honors in research and teaching.

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in cyber security and in support of a University-wide initiative (MnDRIVE) on robotics, sensors, and advanced manufacturing.

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Excerpt from The University News Service’s article, “Three named University of Minnesota Regents Professors

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has named R. Lawrence Edwards, Vipin Kumar and Michael Osterholm Regents Professors. The designation is the highest level of recognition given to faculty by the University.

"These three professors exemplify the qualities of teaching, research and scholarship that this honor requires,” said University President Eric Kaler. "Pioneers in their respective disciplines, each have made field-shaping discoveries that benefit Minnesotans, the nation and the world.”

William Norris Professor and Department Head Vipin Kumar is world renowned for his work in high performance computing and scientific data mining. He has played a pioneering role in bringing Big Data and earth science together to address one of the grand challenges of our times —understanding the impact of human induced changes on the earth system and its environment.

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The University of Minnesota’s Software Engineering Center and DevJam recently hosted the 11th annual CodeFreeze symposium.

This year the theme of the symposium was disruptive innovation. In the past 15...

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering Professor, Stergios Roumeliotis, has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for his contributions to visual-inertial navigation and cooperative localization. In particular, his research on spacecraft navigation for NASA using cameras and...

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering students Kesha Hietala and Zhengqi Li were recently recognized with the honorable mention distinction by the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for PhD-granting institutions.

The award...

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