News, Events & CEMS Seminars

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Thursday, January 20: Dr. Kumar Varoon Agrawal, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. ZOOM seminar.

During the months of January and February, CEMS will hold numerous faculty candidate seminars. To protect the confidentiality of the search process, the details of those seminars will not be posted on the CEMS website.


Tuesday, March 1: Dr. Rufina Alamo, Florida A&M University-Florida State University

Thursday, March 3: faculty candidate seminar

March 7-11: UMN Spring Break, no seminars
March 14-18: APS meeting in Chicago, no seminars
March 20-24: ACS meeting in San Diego, no seminars

Tuesday, March 29: Dr. Chinedum Osuji, University of Pennsylvania


Tuesday, April 5: Dr. Christian Pester, Pennsylvania State University

Tuesday, April 19: Dr. Hang Lu, Georgia Institute of Technology

Thursday, April 21: Dr. Srinivas Rangarajan, Lehigh University

Tuesday, April 26: Dr. Ofer Manor, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology



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CEMS alumnus Prabhas Moghe appointed as EVPAA at Rutgers University

Posted September 14, 2020

Sept. 14, 2020 - Prabhas Moghe (PhD ChE '93) will serve as Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (EVPAA) at Rutgers University, effective October...


Collaborative UMN research team awarded $1.13 million from NSF

Posted September 10, 2020

Sept. 10, 2020 - A collaborative research team from the University of Minnesota, including Professor Ellad Tadmor and Professor Ryan S. Elliott from the...

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Kumar appointed Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Mathematics

Posted September 9, 2020

Sept. 9, 2020 - Satish Kumar is the new Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Mathematics. Established in 1967 and now published by Springer...

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University of Minnesota receives $18M grant for materials research

Posted September 7, 2020

Sept. 7, 2020 - The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $18 million...

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Poerschke co-authors papers that address phase diagrams, thermal expansion, and barrier coating degradation

Posted September 3, 2020

Sept. 3, 2020 - Ceramic Tech Today recently highlighted three papers co-authored by Assistant Professor David Poerschke in the Journal of the American Ceramic...

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CEMS alumnus Thomas H. Epps III receives NOBCChE 2020 Percy L. Julian Distinguished Award

Posted September 2, 2020

Sept. 2, 2020 - Thomas H. Epps III (PhD ChE '04) has received the 2020 Dr. Percy L. Julian Distinguished Lecture and Award from...

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CEMS faculty promotions

Posted September 1, 2020

Sept. 1, 2020 - CEMS faculty members Chris Ellison, Vivian Ferry, and Andre Mkhoyan (pictured, from left to right) have earned promotions effective AY...