CSE News & Features

Stories from the College of Science and Engineering

Andrew Alleyne portrait  photo

U of M announces new dean of CSE

Dr. Andrew G. Alleyne will begin his new role Jan. 10, 2022, pending Board of Regents approval.


CSE Assistant Professor Boya Xiong and her grad student, Tariq Bastawisy in their lab

Antiviral mask coating could fight off COVID-19

Ground Moringa seeds plus water equals a potential DIY antiviral coating for face masks.


Aaron Dysart's disco ball art inspired by CSE professor Paige Novak's research

CSE research inspires Fulton Brewery art display

Professor Paige Novak's wastewater work aims to make beer brewing more sustainable.


Weddell seal pup on the ice

Researchers complete first-ever Weddell seal count

The results will provide a benchmark for global environmental change and conservation.


BME DEI Coordinator Gabbi Horsford

DEI coordinator emphasizes inclusion, education

In this Q&A, Gabbi Horsford discusses the impact she hopes to have on the BME community.


Ahh LLC founder and CSE alumnus Joe Mullenbach

Four CSE alumni among 2021 Minnesota Cup finalists

CSE-led innovations include a sustainable heating system and an instant cooling towel.


CSE in the news

A spacecraft could use gravity to prevent a dangerous asteroid impact
Oct. 18: Phys.org;

When will force shields be real?
Oct. 18: Gizmodo;

Xcel Energy names strategic planning head for TX-NM, Jarred Cooley  
Oct. 17: Amarillo Globe News;

The Search for Axions – “Detection will have profound implications” RCTNNews
Oct. 16:  UPJobs News;

Proposed molten salt test reactor in Oak Ridge FORNL topic Oct. 19
Oct. 15: Oak Ridger;

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CSE magazine

Inventing Tomorrow is published by the College of Science and Engineering twice a year for alumni and friends. Read the latest issue.

The front cover of the Winter 2021 CSE magazine

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