Three alumni award winners


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.

Dan Knights


CSE faculty among most cited researchers

Posted April 28, 2019

The work of five University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are frequently referenced by their peers, suggesting substantial contributions to advancing knowledge in their fields.

Earl E. Bakken headshot photo


In Memoriam: Earl Bakken

Posted October 22, 2018

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering alumnus and Medtronic founder Earl E. Bakken, died on Oct. 21 in his home in Hawaii. He was 94.



CSE alumni receive University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

Posted June 22, 2017

CSE alumni, Robert DeMaster and Jim Rutzick, have been awarded the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award.

Spilhaus book cover


New book features the late University of Minnesota engineering dean Athelstan Spilhaus

Posted October 7, 2015

Biography reveals how a South African rascal became the “flywheel of the machine of American science.”

Sachin Sapatnekar

People-Profiles, Research

University of Minnesota Professor Sachin Sapatnekar Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

Posted March 17, 2014

University of Minnesota professor Sachin Sapatnekar has been awarded the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)’s University Research Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to semiconductor research.

Christy Haynes


University of Minnesota chemist named one of Popular Science's 'Brilliant 10'

Posted September 11, 2012

University of Minnesota chemist Christy Haynes has been named one of Popular Science magazine’s “Brilliant 10,” an honor that recognizes an elite group of young scientists whose research is expected to dramatically impact their fields.

James Kakalios talking in front of blackboard


"Physics of superheroes" professor to participate in national "Nifty Fifty" program

Posted October 6, 2010

Jim Kakalios joins top national scientists in Washington D.C. Oct. 10-24.

headshot of mechanical engineering student Stephanie N. Zastrow


Mechanical engineering student named as Tau Beta Pi 2010 Laureate

Posted July 22, 2010

University of Minnesota mechanical engineering student Stephanie N. Zastrow is one of only five students nationally named as a 2010 Laureate by Tau Beta Pi, the world’s largest engineering society. Zastrow is the first University of Minnesota student to receive this award since its inception in 1982.