Computer Science & Engineering

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

Nevada’s Team CERBERUS readies for robotic underground terrain competition

DARPA Subterranean Challenge features 11 teams from around the world

teachers learn robotics

Campus-based, Tesla-supported academy helps teachers advance STEM interest and education

Engineering faculty at Nevada’s research universities join with DRI to develop and host Robotics Academy of Nevada

Two men onstage presenting an award.

Hoeper Professorship recognizes two College of Engineering faculty

Shamik Sengupta and Krishna Pagilla were honored with the professorship