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Gladfelter receives Taylor Award of Distinguished Service

April 14, 2015

Throughout his 36-year career, Professor Wayne Gladfelter has assembled a remarkable record of service to the Department of Chemistry, the College of Science & Engineering (CSE), the University of Minnesota, and to the discipline of chemistry beyond the University.

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A new spin on computer technology

April 9, 2015

Spintronic computers, featuring zero boot-up time, ultra-low energy use and high processing speeds, aren’t available to consumers yet.

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Bacteria tapped for eco-friendly industrial cleanup

April 9, 2015

Water plays a crucial role in industry. It helps generate electricity, mine for precious minerals and support numerous other functions that fuel the economy and provide society with the products and services essential to everyday life.

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Foundation will expand researcher’s spatial data software

April 9, 2015

The University of Minnesota is no stranger to software innovation. Back before the World Wide Web took hold, the U’s invention of Gopher protocol in 1991 allowed users to find and retrieve documents over the Internet in a more easily navigable format than its alternative, the File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

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Ellis Mannon: Engineer and gymnast

March 26, 2015

Learning can be a two-way street in the chalk-caked gymnastics room on the third floor of Cooke Hall. That’s especially true when senior Ellis Mannon is in the room.

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Scientists You Must Know: Robert Gore

March 11, 2015

Bob Gore (Ph.D. ChemE '63) is featured in a film series called "Scientists You Must Know" produced by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF).

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In Memoriam: Marvin Stein

March 6, 2015

Long-time computer science and engineering professor Marvin Stein passed away on Feb. 27, 2015, at the age of 90. Stein is often referred to as the "father of computer science" at the University of Minnesota.

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CSE student part of first-place team at the 2015 U of M Global Health Case Competition

March 5, 2015

College of Science and Engineering graduate student Brian Mikolajczyk was part of an interdisciplinary team of University of Minnesota students that won first place at the 2015 U of M Global Health Case Competition.

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Tiny technology to deliver big disease treatments

February 20, 2015

For the next 40 years, Minnesota’s older demographic will make up the largest part of the state’s population. During this period, neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and brain cancer, more prevalent in older adults, will pose a growing concern for the state.

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Startup Profile: MesoFlow

February 20, 2015

MesoFlow manufactures a device that prepare biological cells for use in medical procedures like bone marrow transplants and to treat disease like sickle cell anemia.

On July 1, 2010 the Institute of Technology changed its name to the College of Science and Engineering.