News, Events & CEMS Seminars

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Dec 6 Tue 1:25pm
Jan 11 Wed 8:30am



Tuesday, Sept. 6: Associate Professor Xiang Cheng, CEMS

Thursday, Sept. 8: Associate Professor David Flannigan, CEMS

Tuesday, Sept. 13: Dr. Katherine Faber, California Institute of Technology

Tuesday, Sept. 20: Dr. Héctor D. Abruña, Cornell University

Tuesday, Sept. 27: Dr. Mark D. Ediger, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Tuesday, Oct. 4: Dr. Michael J. Aziz, Harvard University

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Gary Teletzke (PhD ChE '83)

Tuesday, Oct. 18: Dr. Belinda S. Akpa, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tuesday, Oct. 25: Dr. Sujit S. Datta, Princeton University


Tuesday, Nov. 1: Dr. Yimei Zhu, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Thursday, Nov. 3: Dr. Yuri Suzuki, Stanford University

Tuesday, Nov. 8: No seminar

Thursday, Nov. 10: Dr. Eranda Nikolla, University of Michigan

Tuesday, Nov. 15: Dr. Brett G. Compton, University of Tennessee

Tuesday, Nov. 29: Dr. Iryna Zenyuk, UC Irvine

Tuesday, Dec. 6: Dr. Daniel S. Gianola, UC Santa Barbara



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Watch: MacArthur "genius grant" recipients

Posted March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 - President Joan Gabel hosted an Impact Leaders event on March 17 that featured an illuminating virtual conversation with 2020 MacArthur...

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Turan Birol named McKnight Land-Grant Professor

Posted March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 - Assistant Professor Turan Birol is among ten recipients of the 2021-2023 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship. This University-wide program seeks to advance...

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Groundbreaking discovery shows lab-created heart valves can grow with the recipient

Posted March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 - A groundbreaking new study led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers from both the College of Science and Engineering...

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Michelle Calabrese wins 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Posted March 9, 2021

March 9, 2021 - Assistant Professor Michelle Calabrese has received a 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award to support her research on the rheology of soft...

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CEMS alumni featured in C&EN Trailblazers issue

Posted February 26, 2021

Feb. 26, 2021 - Three CEMS alumni, Thomas Epps, III, Cordell Hardy, and Samson A. Jenekhe, are featured in the Chemical & Engineering News...


CEMS researchers say distancing matters in catalysis too

Posted February 24, 2021

Feb. 24, 2021 - In an innovative study, CEMS researchers have brought new fundamental understanding to catalytic reactions used in the production of fuels...

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CEMS alumnus Samson Jenekhe awarded 2021 APS Polymer Physics Prize

Posted February 23, 2021

Feb. 23, 2021 - CEMS alumnus Samson A. Jenekhe (PhD ChE '85), Boeing-Martin Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Chemistry at the University...

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PPG renews fellowship award to CEMS

Posted February 18, 2021

Feb. 18, 2021 - PPG, a global leader and supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials, has identified the University of Minnesota’s Department of...


Discovery improves catalytic production of chemicals

Posted February 16, 2021

Feb. 16, 2021 - In a new study, a national team of researchers, including a University of Minnesota Twin Cities professor, have discovered an...

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Turan Birol wins NSF CAREER Award

Posted February 10, 2021

Feb. 10, 2021 - Assistant Professor Turan Birol has been selected for a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation