The Engineering Path Less Traveled

Prof. Jane Cleland-Huang, a computer software engineer, and her students have a vision for “smart” and safe drones that can be real team players in search and rescue, fire surveillance, environmental sampling, and medical delivery.

Jane Cleland-Huang works in her drone lab.
CSE graduate student Sophia Abraham conducting cyber security research

Students and faculty in Computer Science and Engineering work as partners to advance the field and serve humanity.

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undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Engineering (since 1993)


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Tarik Brown

CSE Junior Tarik Brown named 2021 Truman Scholar

Computer Science and Engineering’s own Tarik Brown is one of only 62 students nationwide to be selected as a 2021 …

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Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence: 2021 Steiner Award Recipients

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Reverend Thomas A. Steiner, C.S.C., …

Tijana Milenkovic

Tijana Milenkovic honored with CRA-E award for mentoring undergrads in computing research

Tijana Milenkovic, the Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor of Engineering, has received the CRA-E …

Christian Poellabauer

Christian Poellabauer appointed to lead new Applied Analytics and Emerging Technology Lab at Notre Dame

Christian Poellabauer, a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame and an expert …

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Computer science and engineering researchers design more secure mobile contact tracing

For public health officials, contact tracing remains critical to managing the spread of the coronavirus — …

Notre Dame team shares top honors in IEEE Services 2020 Hackathon for project related to COVID-19 patient data privacy

Hackathon-ND, a student team from computer science and engineering, was named co-winner of the IEEE Services 2020 …

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Where can I go with a Notre Dame degree in Computer Science and Engineering?

Our graduates take up careers in the computing industry, the finance industry, large engineering companies, consulting firms, medical infomatics companies, and government. Other enter doctoral programs at leading universities or pursue startup opportunities, contributing to the burgeoning innovation culture surrounding computer science and engineering.

CSE students in Droid class

Undergraduate Programs

Computer Science and Engineering offers two undergraduate degree programs, one in Computer Science and one in Computer Engineering. Our programs are highly flexible, so you can pursue a passion or sample the field broadly and customize your degree.

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Graduate Programs

Our Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering leads to research careers in the academy, industry, and government.

Prof. Tijana Milenkovic with graduate student

Meet Faculty

Our faculty share a commitment to excellence in education and pursuit of high-impact research and scholarship.

Spotlight on Research in Computer Science and Engineering

Fighting the Spread of Misinformation Online

In collaboration with DARPA, the research division of the U.S. Department of Defense, computer science and engineering Professor Tim Weninger is working to combat the spread of misinformation online.

“The scary thing about the age of social media is the speed and the scale of how information spreads. . . . This is a technology problem. Engineers helped create it, but we can also help solve it. And we must. Because the future of our democracy and our society depend on it.”