Research plays an important role in graduate education in computer science and engineering at Penn State. Our faculty currently works on some of the most leading edge research areas, including:
These are not formal research groups, but are meant to aid you as you find your area of focus. Your desired research area may end up crossing over multiple groups or be a niche all its own.
U.S. News and World Report Best Grad Schools (2015) ranks Penn State's computer engineering and computer science among the top programs in the country, listing them at 21st and 29th, respectively.
About Penn StatePenn State Visitor's Guide (maps, lodging, points of interest, etc.)About State CollegeInformation about State College (news, businesses, lodging, entertainment, community, tourism, etc.)Admissions InformationBasic requirements for admission to the Computer Science and Engineering Graduate ProgramsResearch AreasResearch plays an important role in graduate education in computer science and engineering at Penn State. A summary of some of the current research activities of the CSE graduate faculty follows. These research groups are not formal groups, but are described to aid prospective students. Researchers may work in several areas or may be engaged in research that does not fit into any group.Course OfferingsThe courses offered by the computer science and engineering departmentCSE FacultyA brief description of the background and the major areas of interest of the faculty with a financial appointment in computer science and engineering follows. The Research section gives a more detailed description.