News, Events & CEMS Seminars

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Tuesday, Sept. 28: EOAA training (Preventing and responding to sexual misconduct) for CEMS faculty and staff. ZOOM.


Tuesday, Oct. 5: Dr. Rachel Getman, Clemson University

Tuesday, Oct. 12: Dr. Miguel Modestino, New York University

Thursday, Oct. 14: Dr. Nancy Sottos, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ZOOM seminar.

Tuesday, Oct. 19: Dr. Julia Mundy, Harvard University

Thursday, Oct. 21: Dr. Jayakanth Ravichandran, University of Southern California

Tuesday, Oct. 26: Dr. Kristala L. Jones Prather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Fredrickson Lecture)


Tuesday, Nov. 2: Dr. Babatunde Ogunnaike, University of Delaware

Tuesday, Nov. 16: Dr. Jennifer Martinez, Northern Arizona University

Tuesday, Nov. 30: Dr. Kathleen (Kate) Stebe, University of Pennsylvania


Tuesday, Dec. 7: Dr. Marianthi Ierapetritou, University of Delaware



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CEMS alumnus Nick Halla wins U40 Alumni Leader Award

Posted September 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020 - Nick Halla (ChE '05) is the recipient of the 2020 U40 Alumni Leader Award from the University of Minnesota Alumni...

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CEMS alumnus Christoph Krumm of Sironix Renewables receives funding to scale production of eco-friendly cleaning chemicals

Posted September 25, 2020

Sept. 25, 2020 - Sironix Renewables, a Seattle-based startup company co-founded by Christoph Krumm (PhD ChE '16), developing non-toxic, sustainably-sourced ingredients for the cleaning...

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In Memoriam: CEMS alumnus Robert W. Gore, Chairman Emeritus of W. L. Gore & Associates, and Inventor of GORE-TEX® Technology

Posted September 19, 2020

Sept. 19, 2020 - Robert W. "Bob" Gore (PhD ChE '63), Chairman Emeritus of W. L. Gore & Associates, and Inventor of GORE-TEX® Technology,...

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In Memoriam: Bob Gore, Inventor of GORE-TEX® Technology

Posted September 19, 2020

Sept. 19, 2020 - Message from Dan Frisbie, CEMS Department Head: It is with considerable sadness that I convey to you that Bob...

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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...