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Group of faculty members who were named Distinguished McKnight University Professors.
Awards-Grants, People-Profiles

Five CSE faculty members named Distinguished McKnight University Professors

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Five College of Science and Engineering faculty members are among twelve recipients of the University of Minnesota’s 2024 Distinguished McKnight University Professorship.

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Energy-Environment

High resolution imagery gives new insight into emperor penguin population

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An international team, including a University of Minnesota researcher, has released a first-of-its-kind new study that gives insight into the population of emperor penguins in Antarctica.

Researchers using external stimulation during experiment
Research

New study reveals breakthrough in understanding brain stimulation therapies

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For the first time, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities showed that non-invasive brain stimulation can change a specific brain mechanism that is directly related to human behavior.

Image of a lysolipid found in university research regarding ARDS.
Research

Study provides new insights into deadly acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities may have discovered a mechanical explanation for instability observed in the lungs in cases of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), particularly in the aftermath of respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19 or pneumonia.

Hubert Lim portrait photo
Awards-Grants, Medical-Health Technology

CSE Professor Hubert Lim named director of Bakken Medical Devices Center

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Biomedical Engineering Professor Hubert Lim has been selected as the next director of the University's Earl E. Bakken Medical Device Center (Bakken MDC).

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Energy-Environment, Research

New study is first step in predicting carbon emissions in agriculture

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For the first time, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMN) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have demonstrated that it is possible to provide accurate, high-resolution predictions of carbon cycles in agroecosystems, which could help mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Zhen Liu portrait
Awards-Grants

Assistant Professor Zhen Liu receives prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for early-career researchers

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University of Minnesota Twin Cities Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Zhen Liu is one of only 126 early-career researchers who will receive a prestigious 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship.

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Research

Six CSE faculty named University of Minnesota McKnight Land Grant Professors

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Assistant professors Michelle Calabrese, Ryan Caverly, Michelle Chu, Michael Coughlin, Courtney Roberts, and Judy Yang are among the 2024 recipients of the University of Minnesota McKnight Land Grant Professorships program.

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Energy-Environment

University of Minnesota selected as NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase 1 awardee for chemical water sensing

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The University of Minnesota team is developing Aquasense, a low-cost, compact, easy-to-use, rapid water quality sensor platform enabled by artificial intelligence (AI).

Catherine French and Timothy Lodge combo portrait for National Academy of Engineering
Awards-Grants

Two University of Minnesota professors elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2024

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CSE Professors Catherine French and Timothy Lodge have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Six University of Minnesota alumni were also elected to NAE this year.