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.

Please allow us to help you discern the opportunities for you at Notre Dame.


All News
Yanfang (Fanny) Ye

Combating online opioid trafficking with advanced AI techniques

Opioid abuse in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, and opioid trafficking has moved online — making …

Jane Cleland-Huang

Jane Cleland-Huang named Freimann Professor of Computer Science

Jane Cleland-Huang, professor and chair of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been …

NeuRRAM chip. Photo credit: David Baillot/University of California San Diego

Computing on the edge: computer engineers co-design new energy-efficient neuromorphic compute-in-memory chip

Computers constantly transfer information between processing and memory units, and this shuttling back and forth of …

Meng Jiang

Meng Jiang receives NSF CAREER award for new computational framework for intelligent assistance for mental health

Meng Jiang, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) …

Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta

Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta named 2022 IEEE Fellows

Notre Dame engineering professors Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta have been named 2022 Newly Elevated …

Jane Cleland-Huang inspecting a large drone

Jane Cleland-Huang appointed chair of Computer Science and Engineering at Notre Dame

Jane Cleland-Huang, professor of computer science and engineering, has been appointed chair of the Notre Dame …

Find your area of interest

Search our site to find the people and programs that are building a better world.


All Events

Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy, University of Louisville
3:30 p.m., September 29, 2022

Explore Computer Science and Engineering at Notre Dame

Student at computer writing code

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.

Graduate student coding

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.”