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

Head shots of Hamed Ebrahamian, Krishna Pagilla and Alireza Tavakkoli.

University recognizes Engineering researchers this spring

Ebrahamian, Pagilla and Tavakkoli acknowledged at Honor the Best May 14

A student shakes hands with a University police officer across a table during a tabling event where the app is on display.

Ur Next Route: Revolutionizing campus safety with innovation and inclusivity

Students combine innovative technology and collaborative efforts to create a safety app at the University of Nevada, Reno

Jay and Nathan Thom standing in front of the Cleanroom in the William Pennington Engineering Building

Father and son set to receive doctoral degrees May 17

College of Engineering will graduate Jay and Nathan Thom with Ph.Ds in Computer Science & Engineering

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.