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CS&E has 36 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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Here's an update on TA offers for Fall 2015:

  1. The next round of offers will go out later this week or next week.
  2. After the next round of offers, almost all the Fall positions will be filled. However, usually a number of positions open up over the summer as students with TA offers switch to RAs. We will fill these positions as they occur.
  3. While PhD students still have priority in TA offers, if it becomes clear there will be a class or area where we will not have enough PhD TA candidates with the needed background, then we will consider MS students.
  4. Class assignments will be made in a few weeks for students with a Fall TA position.
  5. Reminder to students with a Fall TA position: if you find out that your will have an RA position for Fall, and therefore wish to resign your TA position, please do so as soon as possible. That will allow us to make an offer to another applicant.

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The U.S. News & World Report released its 2008 list of top graduate programs and the University of Minnesota's computer science program ranked 31st in the nation. That ranking is up from the previous rankings of 34th place in 2007 and 36th place in 2006.

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2015 CS&E Scholarship Winners

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has selected 14 undergraduate students to receive scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Andrea Gunderson, Indrajith Premanath, Mina Yacoup, and Harmanpreet Kaur all received the Hopper-Dean Scholarship, which was founded last year...

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ICPC 2015 World Finals Team

Good luck to our University of Minnesota team competing in the 2015 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals. The competition is being held in Marrakech, Morocco on Wednesday, May 20th. This year's team won a...

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Former University of Minnesota computer science wizard Jeff Dean (CSci ’90) earned national recognition recently when he landed on the cover of Wired. He did so by continuing a dream that began right here on University of Minnesota’s campus—that of building an artificial brain. ...

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CS&E sends congratulations out to PhD Candidate and Research Assistant Igor Melnyk, whose paper, “A Spectral Algorithm for Inference in Hidden semi-Markov Models,” received the Best Student Paper, Honorable Mention distinction at the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence...

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