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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Janardhan Kulkarni
Microsoft Research

11:00 AM


Doctoral Student Seminar

Michelle Ichinco

12:30 PM


Featured News

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.


CSE alumnus involved with relief efforts in tropical storm ravaged Dominica

Delvin Defoe, PhD organizes fund-raising to help his home nation after the damages caused by Tropical Storm Erika


WashU computer scientist considers competition's effect on social welfare

In the financial markets, Sanmay Das, PhD, and members of his lab will consider whether high-frequency trading, a computer-algorithm-based rapid form of trading, is beneficial or costly to society.


Faculty Profile

Tao Ju
Tao Ju
Associate Professor
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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