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CEMS graduate student Guarav Kumar’s research article selected as Editor’s Choice in Green Chemistry

Posted January 14, 2021

Jan. 14, 2021 - Guarav Kumar, a fifth-year chemical engineering PhD candidate, had his research paper, “Dehydra-decyclization of 2-methyltetrahydrofuran to pentadienes on boron-containing zeolites”...


Researchers develop new one-step process for creating self-assembled metamaterials

Posted January 11, 2021

Jan. 11, 2021 - A team led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers has discovered a groundbreaking one-step process for creating materials with...

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CEMS alumnus Douglas Lauffenburger named a recipient of the 2021 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education

Posted January 11, 2021

Jan. 11, 2021 - Professors Douglas A. Lauffenburger (PhD ChE ’79) and Linda G. Griffith, both at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), were...

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Chris Leighton’s pyrite research featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Posted December 18, 2020

Dec. 18, 2020 - Distinguished McKnight University Professor Chris Leighton’s research advancements involving iron pyrite (fool’s gold) are featured in the December 2020 print...

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CEMS faculty among those receiving 2020 TechConnect Innovation Awards

Posted December 14, 2020

Dec. 14, 2020 - Researchers from the University of Minnesota’s College of Science & Engineering were recently named recipients of the 2020 TechConnect Business...

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CEMS alumna Maryam Khaleel honored by the L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program

Posted December 3, 2020

Dec. 3, 2020 - For the seventh consecutive year, L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program, in partnership with Khalifa...

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CEMS undergraduate Brian Carrick wins first place in 2020 AIChE Student Technical Presentation Competition

Posted November 25, 2020

Nov. 25, 2020 - Brian Carrick, a junior undergraduate student double majoring in chemical engineering and chemistry, tied for first place in the 2020...


Gophers Protect Gophers

Posted November 23, 2020

Nov. 23, 2020 - Our top priority is protecting the health and safety of our students while they complete their education at the University...


Support CEMS on Give to the Max Day!

Posted November 19, 2020

Nov. 19, 2020 - Support CEMS today on Give to the Max Day! Click on the link below to contribute to our areas of...

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Join us on Nov. 11! MSE alumni working in academia & national labs

Posted November 5, 2020

Nov. 5, 2020 - This is the final MSE alumni panel occurring to celebrate the 50-year jubilee of materials science in 2020 and offer...