Washington University, St. Louis Engineering

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering trains future educators, researchers and engineers through an intensely personal engagement in a set of research activities that span the development of fundamental knowledge about computational processes, the design of new computing systems and methods, and the creation of novel applications that benefit society at large. The emphasis on interdisciplinary research facilitates engagement with departments across the University and promotes novel uses of information technology across a wide range of disciplines.

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Code Collaboration

How Washington University and LaunchCode are partnering to take on the tech talent gap in St. Louis.


Jain named Cox Professor in Computer Science

Raj Jain has been named the Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr. Professor in Computer Science at Washington University in St. Louis. He will be installed May 24.


Three faculty receive $25,000 SEAS Collaboration Initiation Grants

Hong Chen, Yasutaka Furukawa and Spencer Lake, all assistant professors in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, have received $25,000 grants from the school's Collaboration Initiation Grants program.



Cyber security platform Observable Networks poised for growth

Observable Networks, founded by Professor Patrick Crowley, has raised $4 million, including a $50,000 Arch Grant and almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research grants.


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Patrick Crowley
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Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Computer Science & Engineering

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