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Carlson in her lab

Nanotechnology

Nanoparticles may have bigger impact on the environment than previously thought

Posted October 8, 2019

First-of-its-kind study shows that non-antibacterial nanoparticles can cause resistance in bacteria.

Target reps with students at Career Fair

Corporate Partners

University announces three-year collaboration with Target on cyber security education

Posted October 8, 2019

Target will donate $250,000 to help develop the next-generation, high-tech workforce in the Twin Cities.

A close-up of a drone wing in a lab, with two students in the background.

Corporate Partners

Seagate reaches students in labs, courses, and research projects

Posted September 25, 2019

Since 2018, Seagate Technology has donated more than 200 pieces of equipment to the College of Science and Engineering student research and education.

Three alumni award winners

People-Profiles

Alumni win top University awards

Posted September 10, 2019

Zsolt Rumy and Julie Stein received the 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota. Haakon Fossen was honored with the 2019 Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals.

Technology and Research street sign

Research

University launches record 19 startup companies in FY19

Posted September 9, 2019

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.

Brekke in front of rockets

Awards-Grants

CSE alumna chosen as 2019 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal

Posted August 23, 2019

CSE aerospace engineering alumna Michele A. Brekke will serve as Grand Marshal for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus 2019 Homecoming parade on Oct. 4.

Researcher holding a piece of foam

Awards-Grants

University of Minnesota receives $20M grant for sustainable plastics research

Posted August 13, 2019

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.

Vipin Kumar photo

Research

CSE professor initiates data mining conference’s first-ever ‘Earth Day’

Posted August 5, 2019

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.

Ian Tonks headshot photo

Awards-Grants

Associate professor receives U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award

Posted August 1, 2019

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.

Child at State Fair interacting with test tube from CSE

Research

2019 CSE at the Minnesota State Fair

Posted August 1, 2019

A variety of College of Science and Engineering exhibits will showcase the relevance of science, engineering, and mathematics to people’s everyday lives at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair.