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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Featured News

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.


Gruev named distinguished alumnus by SIU-Carbondale

Technology developed in Viktor Gruev's lab is helping physicians in early diagnosis of colorectal cancer and other cancers.


Meet Class of 2016 Valedictorian Joseph Pasque

Joseph Pasque, computer science major, is the Class of 2016 Valedictorian for the School of Engineering & Applied Science.


Furukawa wins Google funds to prepare images for virtual reality

Yasutaka Furukawa, PhD, is working to develop 3-D panorama images for virtual reality applications such as Google Cardboard with a grant from Google.


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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