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Digital Technology

University of Minnesota to offer new master’s degree in robotics

Posted January 28, 2020

The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering announced that it will offer a new master’s degree in robotics to meet the growing local and global workforce needs for robotics engineers and scientists.

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Professor Georgios Giannakis to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

Posted January 22, 2020

University of Minnesota Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Georgios B. Giannakis has been named a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow and will be inducted into the NAI at the academy’s annual meeting this spring.

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Physics Force brings large-scale stunts and physics fun to the public Saturday, Jan. 18

Posted January 12, 2020

The Physics Force will present its largest public show of the year at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop.

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Medical-Health Technology

Breakthrough study on molecular interactions could improve development of new medicines

Posted January 3, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study on molecular interactions by biomedical engineers in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering will make it easier and more efficient for scientists to develop new medicines and other therapies for diseases such cancer, HIV, and autoimmune diseases.

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Board of Regents votes to extend CSE Dean’s contract to 2021

Posted December 13, 2019

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted at its December meeting to extend the contract of College of Science Engineering Dean Mos Kaveh another year to June 30, 2021.

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UMN students win 2019 Bayer Alka-Rocket® Challenge

Posted December 13, 2019

A student team from the University of Minnesota rocketed their way to victory and a $25,000 prize in the annual Bayer Alka-Rocket Challenge.

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College launches plan to grow enrollment by 25 percent over the next six years

Posted December 9, 2019

Beginning this fall, the CSE launched a plan to grow undergraduate enrollment by 25 percent over the next six years.

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U of M students present largest robot show in Twin Cities

Posted December 8, 2019

More than 200 student-built robots will be on display at the University of Minnesota Robot Show.

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Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 5 at the University of Minnesota

Posted November 18, 2019

Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for a dazzling light show designed by science and engineering students. The high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students.

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Medical-Health Technology

Research Brief: Researchers invent shape-changing textiles powered only by body heat

Posted October 30, 2019

A breakthrough invention in wearable technology has the potential to change how we interact with the clothes we wear every day.