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

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Computer Science and Engineering welcomes five new faculty hires

The faculty of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) continues to grow! “We are delighted to …

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Biometric security: Defending against attacks in iris recognition

It’s a scene straight out of a spy movie: pressing one’s eye right up to a scanner to gain exclusive access to a …

Copy of Old Testament books, primarily with Jerome’s prologues: Proverbs (pp. 5-37), Ecclesiastes (pp. 37-49), Song of Songs (pp. 49-55), Wisdom (pp. 55-78), Sirach (pp. 78-141), Job (pp. 141-180), Tobias (pp. 180-195), Judith (pp. 195-214), Esther (pp. 214-232). Contains several initials with scroll ornamentation in red ink (pp. 7, 8, 141, 143, 180, 181). (sno)

Researchers use AI to unlock the secrets of ancient texts

The Abbey Library of St. Gall in Switzerland is home to approximately 160,000 volumes of literary and historical …

NSWC Crane, IU, Notre Dame, and Purdue team up to provide Trusted AI workforce development and research

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) is teaming up with state academic institutions Indiana …

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Researchers across the U.S. will support NSF Major Facilities in their data lifecycle management efforts through new NSF-funded center of excellence

When it comes to research, having a strong cyberinfrastructure that supports advanced data acquisition, storage, …

Notre Dame joins CyberSMART, an NSF Industry-University Collaborative Research Center

The University of Notre Dame received a full National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry-University Collaborative …

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Hiding Information in Digital and Physical Objects

Prof. Mikhail Atallah, Purdue University
3:30 p.m., September 23, 2021

Advancements in Artificial Intelligence for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Jiayu Zhou, Michigan State University
3:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m., September 30, 2021

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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.”