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Corporate Partners, Events, Infrastructure/Transportation

New Minnesota Center for Electrification Opportunity aims to grow workforce in electric power industry

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The University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute (TLI), in collaboration with industry leaders and the state of Minnesota, recently launched the Minnesota Center for Electrification Opportunity to lead workforce development training in more sustainable, electric power technologies.

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Digital Technology, Nanotechnology, Research

New material could hold key to reducing energy consumption in computers and electronics

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A University of Minnesota Twin Cities team has, for the first time, synthesized a thin film of a unique topological semimetal material that has the potential to generate more computing power and memory storage while using significantly less energy.

Three new associate deans - David Blank, Beth Stadler, Victor Barocas
Awards-Grants, People-Profiles

CSE announces three new associate deans

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Dean Andrew Alleyne recently appointed three new associate deans who will begin their duties in July 2023.

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Students

University of Minnesota Rocket Team wins 30,000-ft category at 2023 Spaceport America Cup

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College of Science and Engineering students on the University of Minnesota Rocket Team launched their fully student-designed and built rocket nearly 30,000 feet to take first place in one of the 2023 Spaceport America Cup’s most challenging categories.

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Energy-Environment, Research

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

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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.

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Medical-Health Technology, Research

Researchers perform first successful transplant of functional cryopreserved rat kidney

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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. 

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Corporate Partners, Digital Technology

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

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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
Awards-Grants

CSE Professor Bharat Jalan receives international Schieber Prize

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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.

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Students

Community activism and passion for diversity in STEM

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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
Research

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

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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.