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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Upcoming Events

11/25 To 11/29

Thanksgiving Break

No classes


Featured News

Jain receives A. A. Michelson Award

Raj Jain, PhD, professor of computer science & engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, received the 2015 A. A. Michelson Award from the Computer Measurement Group.


WashU Engineering students win big at coding event

Six Engineering students from Washington University in St. Louis placed in the top 20 in a recent computer coding event for female engineering students.


Pothole prevention: smart roads signal repair needs

New CSE faculty member Shantanu Chakrabartty, PhD, collaboratively developed sensor technology to monitor road health.


Computer programming may get easier with new WashU research

​​​​I-Ting Angelina Lee, PhD,  and Kunal Agrawal, PhD, will work to make it easier for programmers to create these high-performance parallel programs with a three-year, $449,947 grant from the National Science Foundation.


Faculty Profile

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

Bryan Hall, CB 1045, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-6160, Fax: (314) 935-7302