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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.

Illustration of an axion decaying into two muons
Research

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

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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
Research

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

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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

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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.

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Awards-Grants

Two CSE faculty elected to National Academies in 2023

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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.

CSE professor Bharat Jalan and Ph.D. student Sreejith Nair
Nanotechnology, Research

Stretching metals at the atomic level allows researchers to create important materials for quantum, electronic, and spintronic applications

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A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has developed a first-of-its-kind breakthrough method that makes it easier to create high-quality metal oxide films that are important for various next generation applications such as quantum computing and microelectronics.

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Medical-Health Technology

UMN professor part of team that has received FDA approval for new tinnitus treatment

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A University of Minnesota Twin Cities researcher is part of an international team that has developed a new device that could help millions of people worldwide with tinnitus or “ringing of the ears.” The non-invasive device, called Lenire, is now available in the United States.