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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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Research Specialist Wen Wang brings a computational approach to find genetic risks for complex human diseases. More info: csbio.cs.umn.edu


Dick Seebach (B.S. ’69, M.S. ’72) has returned home.  After spending a successful career in New Jersey working for Bell Laboratories, marrying the love of his life, Dot, and raising a family, Dick has moved back to his ancestral home in the Midwest to be closer to family in Minnesota and... Read more »

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CS&E Professor John Riedl (posthumous) has been selected to receive the IEEE’s InfoVis 20 Year Test of Time Award for one of his most influential papers, “An Operator Interaction Framework for...

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Faculty members Maria Gini and Shana Watters launched the Emerging Scholars Program, which aims to support the next generation of female scientists and engineers.

With grant funds from the ...

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Ph.D. students Arvind Narayanan, Saurabh Verma, Eman Ramadan, and Pariya Babaie, along with their advisor Distinguished McKnight Professor Zhi-Li Zhang, were awarded the Best Paper Award at ACM SIGCOMM 2018 Workshop on Network Meets AI & ML (NetAI 2018). They were honored for their...

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Ph.D. candidates Vassilis Kalantzis and Shashanka Ubaru have received IBM’s 2018 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship. The year-long fellowship...

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