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

Department news

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Big data brings new era for tracking wildfire smoke and predicting air quality

The interdisciplinary research is between University researchers in the College of Engineering and the College of Science, along with associates at the College of William and Mary

Three students presenting a project.

Hard work and dedication pays off for seniors during Engineering Innovation Day

The open showcase features a wide variety of projects

Four high school students with hand-held tools in a makerspace

New Robotics Academy of Nevada to offer K-12 teacher trainings

University joins with DRI and UNLV to announce new Tesla-supported programs to advance STEM interest and education