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 […]

Professor Jian-Ping Wang named Robert Hartmann Chair

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Chair funding will help in developing cutting-edge technology for Parkinson’s Disease Jian-Ping Wang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has made some very big discoveries involving very tiny things. A world leader in the cutting-edge of “spintronics,” Wang was recently named the first recipient of the Robert Hartmann Chair, the largest chair in […]

Make a difference as a CSE mentor

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More than 200 students are paired with alumni and industry professionals Every fall, the College of Science and Engineering Mentor Program matches more than 200 students with industry professionals who are alumni and friends of the college. These relationships provide learning experiences for students outside the classroom, where they have opportunities to […]

Engineering Professor Georgios Giannakis awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (06/23/2016) – University of Minnesota Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Georgios Giannakis has been awarded a prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair by University President Eric Kaler. This is one of the University’s highest faculty awards. Professor Giannakis, who also serves as director of the University’s Digital Technology Center, is only […]