Posted July 28, 2020
University of Minnesota researchers have electrically transformed the abundant and low-cost non-magnetic material iron sulfide, also known as “fool’s gold,” into a magnetic material that could be the first step in creating valuable new materials for more energy-efficient computer memory devices.
Posted July 27, 2020
University of Minnesota mechanical engineering professors Jiarong Hong and Suo Yang modeled the effect of ventilation on COVID-19 transmission in different interior spaces.
Posted July 21, 2020
As part of a new partnership agreement, NASA has pledged two years of support for the Zooniverse team at the Adler Planetarium and the University of Minnesota. This funding will contribute to Zooniverse’s efforts to develop and maintain its cutting-edge citizen science research platform.
Posted July 14, 2020
In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
Posted July 7, 2020
The Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) at the University of Minnesota has named College of Science and Engineering Professor Rhonda Franklin and Medical School Professor Chris Pennell as the inaugural recipients of the IEM Abbott Professorships in Innovative Education.
Posted July 7, 2020
University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers announced today that they are part of a team of researchers from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology who have received a five-year, $20 million grant from the NSF Division of Chemistry.
Posted June 17, 2020
University of Minnesota engineers and computer scientists have developed a 3D printing technique to print electronic sensors directly on organs that are expanding and contracting. The new technique could have future applications in diagnosing and monitoring the lungs of patients with COVID-19.
Posted May 22, 2020
Two students in the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have been awarded prestigious scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
Posted May 19, 2020
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Donna Whitney was part of a committee appointed by the National Academies that has published a new report outlining the future of Earth sciences over the next decade.