Five chemistry faculty members will receive major 2017 American Chemical Society awards

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (03/30/2017) — Five College of Science and Engineering chemistry faculty members will receive major awards from the American Chemical Society in 2017. The honorees are Associate Professor Erin Carlson, Professor Thomas Hoye, Regents Professor Lawrence Que Jr., Professor Theresa Reineke, and Professor and Department Chair William Tolman. Carlson, Que, Reineke, and […]

University of Minnesota geosciences app wins NSF and Popular Science ‘Vizzie’ Award

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Competition recognizes effective visualizations from science and engineering MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (03/30/17) — A geosciences outreach app developed by University of Minnesota researchers is a winner of the 15th Annual Vizzies, a national competition sponsored by Popular Science magazine and the National Science Foundation (NSF) celebrating the use of visual media to artfully and […]

CSE by the numbers: Alumni

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering alumni are the backbone of the state’s high tech economy, but also have an impact across the country and around the world. In addition, they give back by donating their time and money. Here are a few more numbers that tell you more about our alumni.

Two U of M engineering faculty receive highest honor from U.S. government

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (01/09/2017)—University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Michael McAlpine and Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Adjunct Associate Professor Bérénice Mettler have been named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government […]

CSE grad students win Dow sustainability competition with ‘perfect’ soap molecule

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$10,000 first prize recognizes and rewards students and universities for innovation and research MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (01/06/2017) — Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering graduate students who created a soap molecule made from renewable materials have won the $10,000 first prize in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award competition […]

CSE by the Numbers: Faculty

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are world-class teachers and researchers who are exploring space, solving problems in human health, uncovering mysteries at the nanoscale, expanding energy sources, increasing the power of big data, and pioneering new frontiers in science and engineering. Here are few numbers that tell you a little […]

Two CSE alumni receive UMAA’s Alumni Service Award

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Graber and Lo volunteer time and talent to CSE MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (9/15/2016)—Two CSE alumni have been awarded the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s Alumni Service Award. The award is given to University of Minnesota alumni by the Board of Regents in recognition of their service to the University or its schools, […]

CSE alumna honored with UMAA U40 Alumni Leader Award

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Rebekah Feist has amassed impressive body of work in short career MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (9/15/2016)—Rebekah Feist (ChemE ’02, EE M.S. ’04, Ph.D. ’07) has received the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s U40 Alumni Leader Award. The award is given to a graduate of the University of Minnesota, age 40 or younger, who has […]

Four CSE alumni receive Outstanding Achievement Awards

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Honorees receive U’s highest alumni accolade MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (9/15/2016)—The University of Minnesota Board of Regents recently honored four College of Science and Engineering alumni with the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) for 2016. The award is given to University of Minnesota graduates, or former students of the University, who have attained unusual […]

Professor Lorraine Francis named 3M Chair in Experiential Learning

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (09/12/16) — The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) announced that Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Lorraine Francis has been named the 3M Chair in Experiential Learning. Funded by the 3M Foundation, the 3M Chair was created to enhance the undergraduate experience for all CSE students, improve retention […]