College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Feature News Articles

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University students become entrepreneurs through MIN-Corps’ STARTUP

April 10, 2014

It was clear early on that Shawn Wilhelm’s design for a new, highly efficient hydraulic pump had a lot of market potential.

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What's in your backpack?

March 28, 2014

As a freshman, Samantha Ehrenberg, ’14, a mechanical engineering major, spent two weeks in Guatemala helping install a water filtration device.

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I-35W 'smart' bridge stands the tests of time

March 25, 2014

Though still basking in the gleam of youth upon turning 5 in September, the new I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge is, like most of us, coping with a little shrinkage and creep.

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CDMS experiment results covers new ground in search for dark matter

March 6, 2014

Scientists looking for dark matter face a serious challenge: No one knows what dark matter particles look like. So their search covers a wide range of possible traits—different masses, different probabilities of interacting with regular matter.

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Intelligent Nanotechnology for Environmental Monitoring

March 5, 2014

Jian-Ping Wang, an electrical and computer engineering professor and Institute on the Environment fellow, is working to change detection of pathogen and heavy metal contamination.


Raise your voice this legislative session for a better University

March 4, 2014

This legislative session, the University of Minnesota is requesting state legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton to fund six capital investment projects.


All in the Family

February 28, 2014

Maroon and gold runs through several generations of engineers in these College of Science and Engineering alumni.

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Retrospect: Celebrating the first students from China

February 28, 2014

The First Chinese students set the stage for a 100-year partnership with China that has led to numerous research and business opportunities.


Collaborating for Results

February 27, 2014

College of Science and Engineering faculty combine disciplines for research results in the BioTechnology Institute.

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In memoriam: Joachim Heberlein

February 26, 2014

The Mechanical Engineering Department mourns the passing of Emeritus Professor Joachim (Jockel) V. R. Heberlein on February 17, 2014 after a long battle with ALS.

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