Five CSE faculty receive National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

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Grants intended to solve grand challenges and fund mentoring of future scientists and engineers MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (07/06/2018) — Five University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering early career researcher have received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER awards to further their research ranging from studying the sun to monitoring structures to […]

CSE professor Mikhail Shifman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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Shifman known for his research in high-energy physics MINNEAPOLIS (05/03/2018) — University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Mikhail “Misha” Shifman has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to […]

Chemistry Professor Christy Haynes awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

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Haynes to investigate the biological and ecological impacts of engineered nanomaterials MINNEAPOLIS (04/05/2018) — University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Chemistry Professor Christy L. Haynes has been awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Haynes is one of only 173 […]

CSE alumni, faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

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MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (02/19/2018) — Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering alumni and two faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Only 83 engineers nationwide were elected to the academy this year. Raymond Gorte, a […]

CSE chemistry student wins Churchill Scholarship to study at Cambridge

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Student is fourth student in four years to receive prestigious scholarship is worth about $60,000 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (02/13/2018) — Merrick Pierson Smela, a senior majoring in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has been named a Churchill Scholar by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. The scholarship, […]

University of Minnesota professor emerita elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Adjunct professor also named as foreign member MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (02/12/2018) — University of Minnesota Professor Emerita Efi Foufoula-Georgiou has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. She was honored for her “contributions to hydrology and hydroclimatology with applications to engineered […]

3M invests $26 million in the next generation of science and business talent

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Gift brings 3M’s overall giving total to nearly $120 million MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (12/05/2017) — 3M and the University of Minnesota announced a major investment by 3M to benefit the next generation of scientists, engineers, and business leaders. 3M’s $26 million investment in the University’s Driven campaign, which spans a 10-year period, includes a new $8 million […]

Two CSE faculty named AAAS Fellows

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Election as a Fellow is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (11/20/17) — Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty have been named 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows. They are among four faculty elected from the University of Minnesota. Election as […]

Former CSE dean receives MHTA Lifetime Achievement Award

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Award honors lasting contributions to technology innovations in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (11/16/17) — University of Minnesota former College of Science and Engineering Dean Steven L. Crouch was one of two recipients of the 2017 Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) Tekne Lifetime Achievement Award for lasting contributions to technology innovation in Minnesota. This […]

CSE researchers receive University support for work on clean water and equitable communities

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Awards are part of the University’s Grand Challenges investments MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/25/2017) — Three University of Minnesota College Science and Engineering (CSE) researchers are part of a team that has received a Grand Challenges research award for their work on using wild rice as a flagship for assuring clean water and […]