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Two CSE engineering faculty receive highest honor from U.S. government

Posted July 24, 2019

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are among the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers

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Future moon landing will leave U of M ‘footprint’

Posted July 17, 2019

CSE physicists are contributing instruments for 12 NASA investigations in preparation for lunar visits in 2024.

Headshot photos of Ned Mohan and David Pui


Two CSE professors named University Regents Professors

Posted June 20, 2019

Professor Ned Mohan (electrical and computer engineering) and Professor David Pui (mechanical engineering) have been named Regents Professors, the highest honor given to faculty by the University.

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Energy researchers break the catalytic speed limit

Posted May 27, 2019

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered new technology that can speed up chemical reactions 10,000 times faster than the current reaction rate limit.

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Professor Richard James receives prestigious Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship

Posted May 17, 2019

Richard D. James, a University of Minnesota Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics will receive $3 million over 5 years to advance transformative, university-based fundamental research through the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship.

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2019 faculty awards announced

Posted May 10, 2019

Each year, the University of Minnesota honors its own for their myriad contributions.

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CSE faculty among most cited researchers

Posted April 28, 2019

The work of five University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are frequently referenced by their peers, suggesting substantial contributions to advancing knowledge in their fields.

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University of Minnesota hosts world's largest medical devices conference April 16-18

Posted April 15, 2019

More than 1,300 medical device leaders from across the country in both industry and academia will converge at the University of Minnesota’s 18th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD) April 16-18.

2019 Innovator Awards Ceremony


Two CSE entrepreneurial faculty receive Innovation Awards

Posted April 10, 2019

Two College of Science and Engineering faculty were recognized as 2019 Innovation Award winners by the University of Minnesota for their groundbreaking research and entrepreneurial spirit at the 2019 Inventor Recognition Event.

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Medical-Health Technology

3D-printed transparent skull provides a window to the brain

Posted April 2, 2019

Researchers have developed a unique 3D-printed transparent skull implant for mice that provides an opportunity to watch activity of the entire brain surface in real time. The device allows fundamental brain research for human brain conditions such as concussions, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.