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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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The second round of Fall TA offers will go out next week (Apr 27 - May 1). After that there will likely be a third round before the end of the semester, and then offers on an as-needed basis throughout the summer.

We are currently only considering PhD students, but will consider MS students if we get to the point where we have classes for which there are no suitably qualified PhD students.

If you accepted a Fall offer but get an RA offer and wish to resign the TA offer, please let us know as soon as possible. That way we can make an offer to another student.

Course assignments will be made in early or mid-summer.

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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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Former Ph.D. student and current Research Associate Dr. James Faghmous received an inaugural NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award. Dubbed the "Mini CAREER Award", the NSF CRII award supports untenured junior faculty to build enough preliminary results to successfully apply...

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We’d like to congratulate two GroupLens Ph.D. students – Hannah Miller and Taavi Taijala – on being awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships!

Hannah’s proposal focused on strengthening a social network user’s experience...

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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...

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Marvin Stein

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering mourns the death of Professor Marvin Stein, who passed away peacefully on February 27, 2015 at the age of 90. Professor Stein is affectionately referred to as "the father of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota." ...

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