Collage of students in various computer science and engineering environments

At the University of Nevada, Reno, we train aspiring computing professionals to use technology to solve important societal problems.

Whether we're working to help robots better understand human intentions or harnessing the power of big data to help researchers study climate change, we're excited about all the ways technology is changing our world.

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

High-impact research Our research has been supported by major agencies and industry partners including the National Science Foundation, NASA, Google and Microsoft.
Kostas Alexis and two graduate students carry a lighted drone in a dark tunnel
Versatile graduate programs Graduate students are the heart of our department. We offer both industry-oriented master's degree programs and a research intensive Ph.D. degree.
A graduate student demonstrates virtual reality hand motion using Google cardboard and an earbud
Industry-oriented undergraduate degrees Our rapidly growing undergraduate program includes a combined computer science & engineering degree as well as a number of interdisciplinary minors in emerging areas of computing.
A group of students work on computers in the Knowledge Center

Cybersecurity Center

Department news

Heavy smoke filled the skies above Lake Tahoe during the Caldor Fire in 2021

Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science

NSF EPSCoR investment will increase capacity for wildland fire research, education, and workforce development

Four engineering students stand in front of a poster, window behind them.

Innovation Day website showcases engineering projects

See students present short videos of their inventions on the Innovation Day website, online today.

Two people standing and three sitting in front of a project poster with a table in front of them.

Computer science & engineering students will showcase Capstone projects April 29

View design projects created by graduating seniors at CSE Innovation Day.

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Join the College of Engineering students, faculty and alumni who are developing the ideas, techniques and technologies that change the world.