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

News Releases

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Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale

September 22, 2014

University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light.

Media Advisory: University of Minnesota to showcase $16 million renovation at St. Anthony Falls Lab

September 12, 2014

Special media tour of the renovated St. Anthony Falls Laboratory—This is your exclusive chance to see what goes on inside this high-profile building across the river from downtown Minneapolis. Tour stops include the wind tunnel used for wind energy research; various basins and flumes used to study hydro energy and algae-based biofuels; and the outdoor stream lab.

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University of Minnesota celebrates national historic landmark honor on Sept. 12

September 10, 2014

The work of legendary chemistry professor Izaak M. Kolthoff in establishing the field of analytical chemistry as a scientific discipline has been named a 2014 American Chemical Society National Historic Chemical Landmark.

CSE to receive part of major gift from Land O’Lakes, Inc. and the Land O’Lakes Foundation

September 3, 2014

Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced today that it will invest $25 million in University of Minnesota academics and Gopher Athletics—one of the largest single corporate commitments in University history and the largest commitment ever made collectively by Land O'Lakes, Inc. and the Land O'Lakes Foundation.

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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.

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