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

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University researchers among recipients of NSF grant in early concept brain research

August 18, 2014

A team of engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota led by biomedical engineering professor Bin He is among an exclusive group of nationwide researchers who has received grants as part of the National Science Foundation’s support for the BRAIN Initiative.

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Two CSE professors named Titans of Technology by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

August 7, 2014

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering professors are among the top technology professionals in the state honored as recipients of the 2014 Titans of Technology awards by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

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Come see the College of Science and Engineering at the Minnesota State Fair

August 6, 2014

A variety of College of Science and Engineering exhibits will showcase the relevance of science, engineering, and mathematics to people's everyday lives at this year's Minnesota State Fair.

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U’s Center for Sustainable Polymers receives $20 million NSF grant to pioneer next generation of plastics

August 1, 2014

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Polymers announced today that it has been awarded a $20 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) focused on discoveries of the next generation of biobased plastics. The Center for Sustainable Polymers will be one of only eight NSF Centers for Chemical Innovation in the entire nation.

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University of Minnesota solar car finishes second in cross-country race

July 28, 2014

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall in the 2014 American Solar Challenge, an eight-day, 1,700-mile race that started in Austin, Texas on July 21 and ended at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis today.

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Cross-country solar car race to end at the University of Minnesota on Monday, July 28

July 24, 2014

A University of Minnesota parking lot will transform into a unique finish line as collegiate solar cars from around the world complete the American Solar Challenge in Minneapolis on Monday, July 28.

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Open house showcases Maple River aqueduct model built by University of Minnesota researchers

July 22, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house to showcase the Maple River aqueduct physical model built by the University of Minnesota.

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University of Minnesota celebrates major milestone in completion of neutrino detector in northern Minnesota

July 22, 2014

The University of Minnesota reaches a major milestone this week when it celebrates the completion of its role in building a 14,000-ton detector in northern Minnesota that could yield crucial information about the early moments of the Universe.

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Transdisciplinary awards fund projects targeting grand challenges

July 15, 2014

Several UMN College of Science and Engineering faculty members were among the recipients of Transdisciplinary Research Program awarded by the University's Office for the Vice President for research.

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New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise

July 9, 2014

A first-ever global census of Adélie penguins shows that the population is 3.79 million breeding pairs or 53 percent larger than previously estimated.

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