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 […]

Dr. Samuel B. Mukasa selected as new dean of the College of Science and Engineering

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Mukasa will lead University’s second-largest college MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (6/14/16) — The University of Minnesota announced today that Samuel B. Mukasa has been selected dean of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering, effective August 31, 2016, and pending approval by the Board of Regents in July. As dean, Mukasa will […]

University of Minnesota professor elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/22/2016) – University of Minnesota Regents Professor Timothy P. Lodge has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies. Members include the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Lodge, who […]

Two University of Minnesota CSE students named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

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MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/01/2016) – Two undergraduates in the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. The prestigious, competitive scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research-oriented careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. The […]

University of Minnesota is part of new $317 million national initiative to develop ‘smart’ fabrics

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Public-private consortium will involve dozens of businesses, universities, agencies MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/01/2016) – The University of Minnesota is part of a $317 million public-private partnership to develop the next generation of “smart” fabrics and fibers that incorporate technology in new ways to improve (and even save) lives. The partnership was announced […]

University of Minnesota professors and alumnus win international award for groundbreaking recommender systems research

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Recommender algorithms first published by University of Minnesota researchers are now widely used in industry MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (03/24/2016) – Three University of Minnesota computer science and engineering professors and a University of Minnesota alumnus will receive the 2016 Seoul Test of Time Award at the World Wide Web Conference in Montreal […]

U of M student start-ups win 2016 Acara Challenge with innovative impact ventures

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Portable water filtration system developed by engineering students takes top international division honors MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (03/07/2016) – A University of Minnesota impact venture run by two engineering students that focuses on providing clean water through micro-entrepreneurs is the winner of the top award in the International Division of the 2016 […]

University of Minnesota chemistry professor receives highest honor from U.S. government

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Erin Carlson nominated for research on antibiotic-resistant infections, education and outreach MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (02/29/2016)—University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry Associate Professor Erin Carlson has been named by President Barack Obama as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The award is the highest honor bestowed by […]