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

Check presentation with two million dollar check and research team

DARPA international robotics challenge won by University of Nevada, Reno team

Walking and flying robots met challenge of navigating underground environments.

Engineering dean and students gathered on the steps of the William N. Pennington Engineering Building

College of Engineering welcomes 8 National Merit Scholars, 55 Presidential Scholars

On August 20, the College of Engineering held a welcoming ceremony for the 8 National Merit Scholars and 55 Presidential Scholars who joined the College this fall.

Employer and student shaking hands at table

Mark your calendars: College of Engineering’s Internship and Career Fair

On September 22, the College of Engineering will connect students with employers and agencies offering internships and jobs.

Are you ready to make a world of difference?

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