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.
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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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Department news

A panel of speakers sits on stage with a large graph on a screen behind them.

Cybersecurity partnership established with Nevada National Security Site

The College of Engineering’s Cybersecurity Center will provide unique opportunities to University students

A group of researchers in blue vests are posing with one of their robots during the DARPA competition.

Faces of the Pack: Engineering student is making a difference in autonomous systems research

Tung Dang, doctoral candidate, has been active in the College of Engineering’s Autonomous Robots Lab

Kostas Alexis holding a drone

College of Engineering faculty member wins NSHE Board of Regents’ award

Kostas Alexis has been named a 2020 Rising Researcher

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.