Statues at Nehmrut
Energy-Environment, Research

Researchers unearth the mysteries of how Turkey’s East Anatolian fault formed


An international team led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has, for the first time, accurately determined the age of the East Anatolian fault, allowing geologists to learn more about its seismic history and tendency to produce earthquakes.

Researcher working in the lab with rat kidney
Medical-Health Technology, Research

Researchers perform first successful transplant of functional cryopreserved rat kidney


In a groundbreaking new study, engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have proven the life-saving potential of long-term organ preservation at ultra-low temperatures by successfully transplanting a rewarmed kidney in a rat and restoring full kidney function. 

Physics and Nanotechnology Building at the University of Minnesota
Corporate Partners, Digital Technology

U of M Minnesota Semiconductor Manufacturing Consortium launches, paving way for high-paying job opportunities


The University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) announced the launch of the Minnesota Semiconductor Manufacturing Consortium, a groundbreaking initiative that, with the help of industry partners, aims to upskill Minnesota's technical workforce for careers in semiconductor manufacturing.

Professor Bharat Jalan

CSE Professor Bharat Jalan receives international Schieber Prize


University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Bharat Jalan has received the prestigious Schieber Prize from the International Organization of Crystal Growth in recognition of his scientific leadership and pioneering work in developing the hybrid molecular beam epitaxy growth technique.

Omonigho Egi smiling

Community activism and passion for diversity in STEM


Omonigho Egi, the 2022-23 University of Minnesota Scholarship in honor of George Floyd, supports initiatives that introduce youth to STEM, plus increase diversity and inclusion for all.

CSE Assistant Professor Nadja Strobbe

Armed with data from the world’s largest particle accelerator, CSE physics professor is on a mission to discover


University of Minnesota Assistant Professor Nadja Strobbe studies high-energy particle physics, and she and her team of students and researchers are on a quest to solve some of the Universe’s most mind-boggling mysteries.

Illustration of an axion decaying into two muons

University of Minnesota theoretical physicists help expand the search for new particle


A team led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities physicists has discovered a new way to search for axions, hypothetical particles that could help solve some of nature’s most puzzling mysteries.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities Ph.D. students Yingying Zhang and Chi Zhang conduct measurements using a home-built system involving ultrafast laser pulses to study the lanthanum strontium cobaltite devices

Researchers tune thermal conductivity of materials ‘on the fly’ for more energy-efficient devices


A team led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers discovered a new method for tuning the thermal conductivity of materials, achieving a record-high range of tunability that will open a door to developing more energy-efficient and durable electronic devices.

Computer chip in Professor Pribiag's lab
Nanotechnology, Research

New superconducting diode could improve performance of quantum computers and artificial intelligence


A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team developed a more energy-efficient, tunable superconducting diode—a promising component for future electronic devices—that could help scale up quantum computers for industry and improve artificial intelligence systems.

Andrew Alleyne and Boris Shklovskii portraits

Two CSE faculty elected to National Academies in 2023


Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty will be inducted into National Academies in 2023, one of the highest honors for scientists and engineers.