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

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Deltas: Catalyzing action towards sustainability of deltaic systems

August 22, 2014

Deltas are dynamic landforms at the land-ocean boundary, involving intricate mazes of river channels, estuarine waterways and vast, often flooded landscapes.

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Lifting the smog

July 23, 2014

On a humid day in urban China, a thick haze of smog can make people across the street virtually invisible.

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We need stronger, smarter electrical grids

July 16, 2014

The way we generate, deliver and use power must change drastically if we are to meet the needs of the 21st century.

Startup ex machina

July 15, 2014

Startup ex machina

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Chemists turn key to new energy future

July 14, 2014

U chemists explain new reaction, demonstrating how quantum mechanics can help design more energy-efficient catalysts.

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University startup develops fast, accurate early disease detection

July 11, 2014

Any patient who has waited days for a blood test to come back knows it can be a nerve-wracking experience. Imagine if you had a device the size of a graphing calculator that could give you accurate results in 15 minutes?

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Guided-Inquiry Multi-day Workshop

June 16, 2014

Twenty chemistry faculty members representing 13 states and a variety of higher education institutions participated in the National Science Foundation-sponsored Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops & Community of Scholars (cCWCS) workshop.

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Modernize the electrical grid

June 12, 2014

On any given day in the United States, about half a million people are without power for two or more hours.

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Physics and Nanotechnology building open

April 22, 2014

The new Physics and Nanotechnology Building (PAN) serves the University’s School of Physics and Astronomy and Minnesota Nano Center.

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Defending against data breaches: Q&A with Brian Isle

April 16, 2014

There’s a feeling of growing anxiety in the business world. Several months ago, scores of millions of people were affected when large-scale data breaches stole credit card information from retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus.

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