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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Ramzi Bualuan to receive 2022 ND Women in Engineering Impact Award

Ramzi Bualuan, teaching professor and director of undergraduate studies in computer science and engineering, has been …

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Oasis in the desert: Computer scientist and engineer aims to bring healthier food to people far from grocery stores

Millions of Americans live in a food desert — an area with limited access to affordable, nutritious food. As a …

Yiyu Shi

Yiyu Shi to receive 2021 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Best Paper Award

Yiyu Shi, professor of computer science and engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Transactions on …

Notre Dame student team wins NASA research award for drone scoop and grab technology

A team of Notre Dame undergraduate students has been selected to participate in the 2021 NASA University Student …

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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 …

Adam Czajka

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 …

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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.

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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.”