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 […]

Biomedical engineering Ph.D. student Lizzy Crist named 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year

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Former soccer standout at Washington University in St. Louis plans career in biomedical engineering MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/23/2017) — Lizzy Crist, a current University of Minnesota biomedical engineering Ph.D. student and former women’s soccer standout at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year. The […]

University of Minnesota secures $2.5 million grant to improve quality of life in cities

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National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Communities program includes outreach to K-12 teachers and students MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/12/2017) — The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today that it has awarded a $2.5 million grant to a multi-disciplinary team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota for a new project to […]

CSE alumnus receives Outstanding Achievement Award

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Ronald Adrian is honored with U’s highest alumni accolade MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL (05/01/2017)–The University of Minnesota Board of Regents recently honored Ronald Adrian with an Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) for 2017. The award is given to University of Minnesota graduates, or former students of the University, who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen […]

Two University of Minnesota professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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Membership is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer MINNEAPOLIS (05/02/2017) — Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering professors were elected today as members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for their excellence in original scientific research. They are chemical engineering and materials […]

CSE student named Goldwater Scholar

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Three CSE students also receive honorable mention MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (04/11/2017) — Rahul Parhi, a University of Minnesota junior majoring in math and computer science, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The prestigious, competitive scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding sophomores and […]

CSE professor awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

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MINNEAPOLIS (04/10/2017) —  University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Susan D. Jones has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. The highly competitive, national fellowship is awarded annually to only about 175 scholars and artists selected from among more than 3,500 applicants. Professor Jones, who has a joint appointment in […]