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 Susan Jones 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 […]

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.

Five CSE faculty named McKnight Land-Grant Professors for 2017-19

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (02/10/2017) – Five College of Science and Engineering faculty members are among nine recipients of the 2017-19 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, a program designed to advance the careers of the most promising junior faculty members who are at the beginning stages of their professional careers. The winners were chosen for their […]

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 […]