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Researchers studying wild rice
Students

CSE Ph.D. student awarded 2023 Outstanding Community Service Award

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CSE Graduate Research Fellow Maddy Nyblade was awarded the University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Award. Nyblade is collaborating with Minnesota indigenous tribes to study the climate and land use impacts on Manoomin, better known as wild rice.

Group of first-year students on steps of Northrop
Students

UMN College of Science and Engineering welcomes largest undergraduate class in history

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Recently released enrollment numbers show that the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) welcomed the largest incoming first-year class in history in fall 2023, as it heads for undergraduate growth of 20 percent by 2028 to meet increasing workforce needs.

Research with futuristic technology
Medical-Health Technology, Research

U of M celebrates selection of Minnesota MedTech 3.0 as federal Tech Hub

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The Minneapolis Saint Paul Economic Development Partnership has been selected by the U.S. Department of Commerce as one of its inaugural Tech Hubs. The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering partnered in the formulation and execution of the MedTech 3.0 concept.

electron microscope images of crystal cracks filling in
Digital Technology, Nanotechnology, Research

Surprising discovery shows electron beam radiation can repair nanostructures

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In a surprising new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have found that the electron beam radiation that they previously thought degraded crystals can actually repair cracks in these nanostructures.

Architectural drawing of new chemistry lab
Awards-Grants, Infrastructure/Transportation, Students

Construction begins on new $144.7 million Chemistry Teaching Laboratories

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The University of Minnesota began construction on a new $144.7 million state-funded Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories.

Birds-eye view of the UMN Twin Cities campus, with the Minneapolis skyline.
People-Profiles, Research

CSE welcomes 25 new faculty in 2023-24

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A new group of educators and researchers are bringing their expertise—from reinforced concrete to cutting-edge AI technologies—to the Twin Cities campus this 2023-24 academic year.

Professor Taner Akkin in lab with students
Awards-Grants, Research

University of Minnesota receives $16M to uncover 'wiring diagram' of the brain

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Taner Akkin is part of a research team that has received a $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the groundbreaking project of unraveling the mysteries of the brain's ‘wiring diagram.’

Professors John Bischof and Hubert Lim combo portrait
Awards-Grants, Medical-Health Technology

University of Minnesota receives $53.9 million to advance health research

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Two University of Minnesota engineering professors are part of the leadership team that will administer a $53.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to find better, faster ways to bring scientific advances to real-world use.

Andrew Alleyne portrait 900x600
Awards-Grants

CSE Dean Andrew Alleyne appointed to Department of the Navy Science and Technology Board

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Dean Andrew Alleyne has been appointed as an inaugural member to the United States Department of the Navy Science and Technology Board (DoN S&T Board).

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Students

CSE students learn about the business world through venture capital

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University of Minnesota students Aditya Prabhu, Sophia Youngdahl, and Nicholas Horst share how their CSE perspectives benefit the Atland Ventures student group, and vice versa.