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CS&E has 59 faculty members who provide leadership and expertise to our 1600 undergraduate majors, and over 450 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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Professor Chad Myers

Whole genome duplication followed by massive gene loss has shaped many genomes, including the human genome. Why some gene duplicates are retained while most perish has puzzled scientists for decades.

A ...

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3D printing on porcine lung

In groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, similar to that used in Hollywood movies, to print electronic sensors directly on organs that are expanding and...

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On May 28, College of Science and Engineering Dean Mos Kaveh and Department of Computer Science & Engineering Head Mats Heimdahl shared news from the college and updates from the department as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The virtual event also featured overviews of innovative...

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Losing out on a traditional commencement ceremony was one of the most disappointing aspects of the COVID-19 quarantine for many University of Minnesota students and their families.

But at least one Gopher family had a different idea.

With the easing of Governor Walz’s social...

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