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.
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Cybersecurity Center

Department news

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Nevada Cyber Club celebrates semester of successful competitions

Nevada Cyber Club coach Bill Doherty reflects on a semester that saw the Club excel in competition and field an all-women team.

Feng Yan

NSF CAREER award supports research designed to reduce carbon footprint of machine learning

Computer Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Feng Yan recently received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award that aims to improve the efficiency of machine learning.

Collection of students working in laboratory.

The College of Engineering connects with the community through virtual Innovation Day

On April 30, the College of Engineering launched a website with project descriptions and lightning talks from all 105 student teams.

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.