College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
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Silicon Valley ‘Rock Star’ and CS&E Alumnus Jeff Dean Makes Cover of Wired

May 18, 2015

Former University of Minnesota computer science wizard Jeff Dean (CSci ’90) earned national recognition recently when he landed on the cover of Wired.

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Probing a planetary system like ours

May 8, 2015

The extraordinary sensitivity of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) in southeastern Arizona has revealed the architecture of a young stellar system whose structure promises to shed light on how our own solar system formed and help answer questions about the number and locations of Earth-like planets.

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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.

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