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Computer Science & Engineering Department Alexander Russell Associate Department Head email@example.com About Our Department p g g Computer Science and Engineering 21 Faculty members in Storrs Three undergraduate degree p g g g programs: CS, CSE, CE Balance of computing theory and practice LM2 Integration of research and education: opportunities for undergraduates Extensive hands-on experience to enhance the material presented in the classroom Degree Programs g Undergraduate Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) 135 students Computer S i C Science (CS) 99 students Computer Engineering (CE) 61 students , Graduate, 100 students M.S. in CSE Ph.D. in CSE Undergraduate programs p g Each of the three programs includes central areas of computer science: Theory and Algorithms Computation and it mathematical f C t ti d its th d ti ti l foundations Software Systems g g, p g y , p Programming, operating systems, compilers, … , Hardware Systems, Architecture, organization, logic design, … Programs diff in their emphasis and P differ i h i h i d advanced topics B S E in C o m p u t e r S c ie n c e and Engineering (CSE) p g CSE: Broad education in Computing Software Systems & Engineering Computer Algorithms & Theory Computer Hardware & Architecture Computer Applications Areas Artificial Intelligence Databases Networks Computer Security Graphics Bioinformatics CSE is for students interested in: q g g Areas requiring background in both hardware and software p y Graphics and animation systems Robotics Hardware/software co-design Applying computing to engineering p problems Simulation of engineering solutions Design of CAD/CAM systems BSE in Computer Engineering p p Emphasis on Computer Hardware and Architecture Basic coursework in Computer Science and Engineering Joint program with Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering is for students interested in: g p Design and manufacture of computer systems The physical components of computer networks Interfacing devices to computers Embedded computer systems B.S. B S in Computer Science p p Emphasis on computer software and computing theory Includes advanced courses in an applications area outside of g engineering g Flexibility More free electives Broader selection of science courses Computer Science is for students interested in: g p Combining computer science with study/work in other fields Bioinformatics Graphic arts Geographic Information Systems Business Interface design Education Graduate studies in CS What if I don’t know which program I want? g g programs are the All Engineering p g same for the first semester All of the computing programs are the same for the first year, and j adjustments to deal with indecision can be made for the sophomore year y g g p Introductory engineering courses help students make career decisions Other Opportunities p p Internships and Co-op Work Experience Minors Bioinformatics Materials Engineering Business us ess Mathematics Engineering Physics Junior Year Abroad Euro-Tech Program Accreditation: ABET g g Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited programs: Computer Science and Engineering C S i dE i i Computer Science Computer Engineering Ensuring that programs meet standards, and are committed to continuous improvement New hot topics courses p Computer Security y Software reliability Wireless networking lab Scientific visualization M d i Modern microprocessor labl b Bioinformatics Seminar in professional responsibility, ethics, & current issues Capstone design course , , g Senior-level, team-oriented, design- intensive course Provides an extensive design opportunity, taking a project from idea to realization Increased emphasis on technical written and oral communications p projects today You will see example p j y Departmental growth New faculty from: Brown Faculty New CUNY GS 20 Duke Georgia Tech 15 MIT Harvard 10 Princeton UCLA 5 UC Davis U. Buffalo 0 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 U. Mariland U. Mass NSF CAREER awards 2007 2006 2007 2007 2007 2005 2000 2001 2008 The National Science Foundation’s prestigious research award for young faculty. New building and facilities g g gy 2003: Engineering Technology Engineering Building p Home of CSE and ECE departments Research Labs and Faculty Offices Undergraduate Instruction & Laboratories Why UConn CSE? y g Internationally-recognized facultyy Excellent student/faculty ratio, <15 g Outstanding fellow students State of the art curriculum e b e o e gs Flexible offerings Opportunity to succeed Ask the students when you tour around! j What about jobs? Increase How long until I finish? p g Computer Science degree is 120 credits Computer Science & Engineering and Computer Engineering degrees are 126 credits LM12 The next four years g Intro software design Data structures and discrete math Algorithms, software engineering, theory of computing, computer architecture Operating systems, compilers Advanced professional electives: performance analysis, parallel computing, databases, intelligence databases artificial intelligence, computer security, networks, … Senior-level design labs g Computer Science and Engineering y Thank you! Questions? On with the tours! Talk to students Ask questions Thank you!
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