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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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Robotics research at the University of Minnesota received a big boost with the completion of a new Robotics Lab in renovated space on first two floors of the Shepherd Labs building. The renovation also provides new space for the Solar Vehicle Project. The renovation was funded primarily by about $11 million private support in addition to about $2 million in state funding for the University's MnDRIVE initiative.

The University of Minnesota and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering are closely monitoring the emerging public health concern involving the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This space provides the latest information for CS&E faculty, staff, and students.

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We are living in a time where just about every film ever made is available on any device at the click of a button.

This plethora of choices can often lead to what psychologists call 'decision paralysis'.

So how do you decide what to watch while you're staying home during the pandemic...

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Mats Heimdahl speaking at 50th anniversary event

The University of Minnesota has reappointed Mats Heimdahl as the head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CS&E). This reappointment extends his leadership role through June 30, 2025. He will...

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Cheers to CS&E's Kelly Thomas for receiving the 2020 Gopher Way Award from the Academic Advising Network. This award goes to the University of Minnesota advisor who models inclusivity, accessibility, and advocacy in their work...

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2018 John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winner Ryan Chan

Did a graduate teaching assistant help you learn computer science?  Nominate them for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

The Computer Science and Engineering Department is seeking nominations for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award....

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