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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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Incoming Ph.D. TA offers are finally settling. Decisions on second round TA offers are being made this week. This will include returning Ph.D. students who have served as a TA previously, a few hard to fill classes, and otherwise very strong TAs (with a wide range of skills). No offers will be made to those who have not yet been a TA; this will happen in round three, which will hopefully happen next week.

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Master of Science in Software Engineering alumna Claire Porter not only works with some of the most powerful computers available today, but she is on the cutting-edge of polar climate change research working on a project that has gained the attention of former President Barack Obama.

Porter works at University of Minnesota’s Polar Geospatial Center (PGC), a research group that provides geospatial support to scientists and logistics personnel in the Antarctic and the Arctic. Through an interdisciplinary collaboration that includes the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the PGC is working to release 3-D digital elevation models of the entire Arctic in 2017. The project, called ArcticDEM, was formed following an Executive Order from President Obama that called for better coordination of national efforts in the Arctic as a way to better respond to threats posed by climate change.

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Ph.D. student Sarah McRoberts has received a 2017 Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Human Computer Interaction. The fellowship is highly selective and recognizes outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in Computer Science.

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Research Accountant Sonya Ovegaard has been appointed a Certified Approver (CA), which gives her the authorization by the Vice President for Research to approve or deny financial transactions, like expense reports, requisitions and expense transfers for sponsored projects. CAs are given the...

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Congratulations to our Data Science M.S. students who presented their Capstone Projects at the inaugural Data Science M.S. Poster Fair. Their projects showed how Data Science can be applied to a wide range of topics, including social web, biology, medicine,...

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Howard, Sara

Senior Graduate Program Coordinator Sara Howard has been appointed to the Civil Service Senate, a body of the larger University governance system that...

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