CSE News & Features

Stories from the College of Science and Engineering

Portrait of four new department heads

Four new college department heads begin in 2024-25 academic year

New department heads bring a wealth of academic, research, and leadership abilities to their departments.

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UMN Rocket Team wins 30,000-ft category at 2024 Spaceport America Cup

The student-run team took first place in one of the most challenging categories at the 2024 Spaceport America Cup.

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Energy drink: What can you do with wastewater from brewing beer?

Professor Paige Novak converts brewery wastewater into clean fuel, slashing greenhouse gas emissions and costs.

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Minnesota Nano Center plays key role in national security workforce program

A network of academic and industry experts focus on meeting the semiconductor workforce needs.

CSE student Aditya Prabhu accepting the Student Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Founder's Day Event 2024.

Computer engineering student wins ‘Student Entrepreneur of the Year’

Aditya Prabhu, who graduated in May 2024, won the award for his academic and entrepreneurial success. 

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Science Simplified: What are algorithms and how can they impact us?

Assistant Professor Stevie Chancellor explains how algorithms can impact your mental health. 

CSE in the news

Seymour Cray and the Dawn of Supercomputing
July 4: All About Circuits

Ars Live: Join us July 9 for a lively discussion on time travel in the movies
July 2: Ars Technica

AI-Powered Underwater Robots Revolutionize Marine Conservation
June 27: AZO Robotics

The Rapidan Dam near Mankato will likely survive this flood. But what about the next?
June 25: Yahoo! News

The Wake Surfing Problem: Big Waves and Big Controversy Are Coming to a Lake Near You
June 20: Yahoo! News

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