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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 updates and information for CS&E faculty, staff, and students.

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The rapid progress of the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates the dire need for quick and effective drug discovery. Drug-repurposing is a drug discovery paradigm that uses existing drugs for new therapeutic indications. It has the advantages of significantly reducing the time and cost compared to de...

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Minnesota is permitting students to choose the S/N grading option in any Twin Cities course as long as their request to change is made no later than 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on Friday, May 22, 2020.

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CS&E Ph.D. student Yang He has been awarded the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for 2020. This award recognizes graduate teaching assistants whose efforts have helped other students succeed in the classroom.

He was selected for going above and beyond to assist...

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McKnight Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Shashi Shekhar was recently interviewed by the Pioneer Press.

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