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Awards-Grants, Medical-Health Technology

CSE Professor Hubert Lim named director of Bakken Medical Devices Center

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Biomedical Engineering Professor Hubert Lim has been selected as the next director of the University's Earl E. Bakken Medical Device Center (Bakken MDC).

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Energy-Environment, Research

New study is first step in predicting carbon emissions in agriculture

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For the first time, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMN) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have demonstrated that it is possible to provide accurate, high-resolution predictions of carbon cycles in agroecosystems, which could help mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Zhen Liu portrait
Awards-Grants

Assistant Professor Zhen Liu receives prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for early-career researchers

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University of Minnesota Twin Cities Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Zhen Liu is one of only 126 early-career researchers who will receive a prestigious 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship.

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Research

Six CSE faculty named University of Minnesota McKnight Land Grant Professors

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Assistant professors Michelle Calabrese, Ryan Caverly, Michelle Chu, Michael Coughlin, Courtney Roberts, and Judy Yang are among the 2024 recipients of the University of Minnesota McKnight Land Grant Professorships program.

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Energy-Environment

University of Minnesota selected as NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase 1 awardee for chemical water sensing

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The University of Minnesota team is developing Aquasense, a low-cost, compact, easy-to-use, rapid water quality sensor platform enabled by artificial intelligence (AI).

Catherine French and Timothy Lodge combo portrait for National Academy of Engineering
Awards-Grants

Two University of Minnesota professors elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2024

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CSE Professors Catherine French and Timothy Lodge have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Six University of Minnesota alumni were also elected to NAE this year.

Headshots of researchers involved in Great Lakes ReNEW.
Research

University of Minnesota consortium receives inaugural NSF Regional Innovation Engines award

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Great Lakes ReNEW, which is led by Chicago-based water innovation hub Current and includes teams of researchers from the University of Minnesota, will receive up to $160 million to develop and grow a water-focused innovation engine in the Great Lakes region.

Jian Ping Wang standing in the Minnesota Nano Center
Awards-Grants, People-Profiles

CSE professor honored with IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award

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University of Minnesota Twin Cities electrical and computer engineering Professor Jian-Ping Wang has been honored with the 2024 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Magnetics Society Achievement Award.

Humphreys in front of University of Minnesota Wall of Discovery featuring her research
Awards-Grants

Professor Emerita Roberta Humphreys receives prestigious 2024 Herschel Medal in observational astrophysics

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Professor Roberta Humphreys has been awarded the 2024 Herschel Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society for outstanding merit in observational physics. Humphreys is one of only 29 Herschel Medal recipients worldwide since 1974.

BizPitch winner with big check
Students

CSE student wins University of Minnesota BizPitch Competition

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Brian Balquist, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering undergraduate, won the 2023 University of Minnesota BizPitch Competition.