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CS&E has 42 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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Through the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, ten students from around the U.S. will be spending the summer researching big data at the University of Minnesota.  The competitive program allows the undergraduate participants to get meaningful hands-on experiences working on open research questions driven by massive complex datasets, while working under the guidance of Department of Computer Science & Engineering professors.

Vipin Kumar

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

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering mourns the death of alumna Rebecca Schatz, who passed away surrounded by family on July 13, 2015.

Schatz was dedicated to encouraging kids and teens to explore their curiosity.  She was the founder and executive director of...

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The video is of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) hovering down a row of apple trees at Pine Tree Apple Orchard.  There are two students in the shot, but as the UAV lifts they quickly dance away to let the...

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is pleased to welcome our new department head, Professor Mats Heimdahl, who will begin his five-year appointment July 1.  Heimdahl is succeeding Professor Vipin Kumar, who steps down June 30 after serving CS&E as department head for 10...

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