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Three alumni award winners

People-Profiles

Alumni win top University awards

Posted September 10, 2019

Zsolt Rumy and Julie Stein received the 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota. Haakon Fossen was honored with the 2019 Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals.

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Research

University launches record 19 startup companies in FY19

Posted September 9, 2019

The University of Minnesota announced that it launched a record 19 startup companies in fiscal year 2017 based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Ten of those startups have ties to CSE students, faculty, and staff.

Brekke in front of rockets

Awards-Grants

CSE alumna chosen as 2019 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal

Posted August 23, 2019

CSE aerospace engineering alumna Michele A. Brekke will serve as Grand Marshal for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 2019 Homecoming parade on Oct. 4.

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Awards-Grants

University of Minnesota receives $20M grant for sustainable plastics research

Posted August 13, 2019

The University of Minnesota announced that it has been awarded a $20 million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research in the NSF Center for Sustainable Polymers focused on discoveries of the next generation of environment-friendly plastics.

Vipin Kumar photo

Research

CSE professor initiates data mining conference’s first-ever ‘Earth Day’

Posted August 5, 2019

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Vipin Kumar played a key role in bringing an environmental angle to the 2019 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery.

Ian Tonks headshot photo

Awards-Grants

Associate professor receives U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award

Posted August 1, 2019

Associate Professor Ian A. Tonks has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Research Program award, a highly-competitive national award that provides support to exceptional researchers.

Child at State Fair interacting with test tube from CSE

Research

2019 CSE at the Minnesota State Fair

Posted August 1, 2019

A variety of College of Science and Engineering exhibits will showcase the relevance of science, engineering, and mathematics to people’s everyday lives at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair.

Side-by-side photos of PECASE Award Winners

Awards-Grants

Two CSE engineering faculty receive highest honor from U.S. government

Posted July 24, 2019

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are among the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers

Illustration of Parker Solar Probe in front of the sun

Research

Future moon landing will leave U of M ‘footprint’

Posted July 17, 2019

CSE physicists are contributing instruments for 12 NASA investigations in preparation for lunar visits in 2024.

Headshot photos of Ned Mohan and David Pui

Awards-Grants

Two CSE professors named University Regents Professors

Posted June 20, 2019

Professor Ned Mohan (electrical and computer engineering) and Professor David Pui (mechanical engineering) have been named Regents Professors, the highest honor given to faculty by the University.