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Awards-Grants

CSE student receives prestigious national Goldwater Scholarship

Posted March 30, 2020

CSE student Henry Twiss, a junior majoring in mathematics, is one of two students at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to receive the prestigious national Goldwater Scholarship

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Research

Energy researchers invent error-free catalysts

Posted March 3, 2020

A team of researchers have invented new catalyst technology that could improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness of industrial chemical technologies.

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Research

Atomic-scale imaging reveals secret to thin film strength

Posted March 2, 2020

Breakthrough discovery pushes limits of microscopy to improve efficiency of fuel and plastic production.

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Awards-Grants

University of Minnesota Professor Graham Candler elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted February 19, 2020

University of Minnesota Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Professor Graham V. Candler has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions awarded to an engineer.

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Digital Technology

University of Minnesota to offer new master’s degree in robotics

Posted January 28, 2020

The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering announced that it will offer a new master’s degree in robotics to meet the growing local and global workforce needs for robotics engineers and scientists.

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Awards-Grants

Professor Georgios Giannakis to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

Posted January 22, 2020

University of Minnesota Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Georgios B. Giannakis has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow and will be inducted into the NAI at the academy’s annual meeting this spring.

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Physics Force brings large-scale stunts and physics fun to the public Saturday, Jan. 18

Posted January 12, 2020

The Physics Force will present its largest public show of the year at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop.

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Medical-Health Technology

Breakthrough study on molecular interactions could improve development of new medicines

Posted January 3, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study on molecular interactions by biomedical engineers in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering will make it easier and more efficient for scientists to develop new medicines and other therapies for diseases such cancer, HIV, and autoimmune diseases.

CSE Dean Mos Kaveh standing on Scholars Walk

Board of Regents votes to extend CSE Dean’s contract to 2021

Posted December 13, 2019

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted at its December meeting to extend the contract of College of Science Engineering Dean Mos Kaveh another year to June 30, 2021.

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Students

UMN students win 2019 Bayer Alka-Rocket® Challenge

Posted December 13, 2019

A student team from the University of Minnesota rocketed their way to victory and a $25,000 prize in the annual Bayer Alka-Rocket Challenge.