Autonomous vehicle concept
Infrastructure/Transportation, Research

Shared automated vehicles could make cities more livable, equitable


New research from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, led by College of Science and Engineering professor Zhi-Li Zhang, shows that careful planning for the autonomous vehicle revolution could help improve transportation and make it more equitable for all.

Robot Show soccer robot
Events, Students

Robot Show highlights more than 200 unique machines designed by U of M engineering students


A shoe cleaner, a t-shirt folder, and a Rubik’s Cube scrambler will be among more than 200 machines on display at the University of Minnesota Robot Show, the largest robot show in the Twin Cities.

BKB Floral Foam team
Energy-Environment, People-Profiles, Research

CSE alumnus helps MN Cup winner BKB Floral Foam bloom


Chemistry Ph.D. alumnus David Goldfeld is one of the brains behind the University of Minnesota research that’s providing a sustainable solution for the $500 million floral foam market.

Larry Edwards, Tony Low, Don Truhlar, and Dan Knights
Awards-Grants, People-Profiles

Four CSE faculty among most cited researchers in the world


The work of four University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty are frequently referenced by their peers, suggesting they're making substantial contributions to advance knowledge in their fields.

CSE students Matt Stein, Yujie Luo, and Sam Keller
Nanotechnology, Research

Researchers use ultrasound waves to move objects hands-free


University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers have discovered a new method to move objects using ultrasound waves, opening the door for using contactless manipulation in industries such as robotics and manufacturing.

CSE student Jinglin Li
Giving, People-Profiles, Students

The teacher in the living room


College of Science and Engineering computer science student Jinglin Li breaks down educational barriers by bringing virtual volunteer tutors to students in need.

College of Science and Engineering junior Adam Boeckermann
People-Profiles, Students

Q&A with biomedical engineering student Adam Boeckermann


College of Science and Engineering junior Adam Boeckermann discusses his research on imaging technology for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases in Germany.

Tidal disruption event

Researchers spot rare luminous jet spewed by supermassive black hole


A University of Minnesota Twin Cities assistant professor is co-leading a team that discovered a bright optical flare which may help researchers better understand the physics of supermassive black holes billions of light years away.

Professor Jian-Ping Wang
Awards-Grants, Energy-Environment

University-born company Niron Magnetics receives $17.5M DOE grant


Niron Magnetics, a company founded by University of Minnesota Twin Cities Professor Jian-Ping Wang, received $17.5M from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund production of its sustainable magnets.

Research Associate Professor Nichole Morris and HumanFIRST lab researchers
Infrastructure/Transportation, Medical-Health Technology, Research

CSE’s HumanFIRST Lab helps engineer systems with people in mind


From creating a national standard for crash reporting to investigating healthcare disparities for women in the military, the College of Science and Engineering’s HumanFIRST Lab brings a community focus to engineering research.