The University of Minnesota announced that it launched a record 19 startup companies in fiscal year 2017 based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Ten of those startups have ties to CSE students, faculty, and staff.
The University of Minnesota announced that it has been awarded a $20 million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research in the NSF Center for Sustainable Polymers focused on discoveries of the next generation of environment-friendly plastics.
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Vipin Kumar played a key role in bringing an environmental angle to the 2019 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery.
Associate Professor Ian A. Tonks has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Research Program award, a highly-competitive national award that provides support to exceptional researchers.