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Awards-Grants

Two CSE faculty named AAAS Fellows

Posted November 20, 2017

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty have been named 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows.

MHTA Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony

Awards-Grants

Former CSE dean receives MHTA Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted November 17, 2017

CSE alumnus and former dean Steven Crouch received the 2017 Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) Tekne Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Students

University of Minnesota students win Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge

Posted November 9, 2017

A triumphant team of student rocketeers from the University of Minnesota have blasted their way into history by winning the Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge and capturing a place in the annals of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

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University of Minnesota part of new $12.5 million center focused on nuclear chemistry

Posted November 7, 2017

University of Minnesota researchers are part of a new National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Actinide Center of Excellence (ACE) to conduct research in actinide and nuclear chemistry.

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Students

CSE students receive awards of excellence at SWE National Conference

Posted November 2, 2017

At the 2017 Society of Women Engineers Conference, the University of Minnesota chapter received several awards for its work in K-12 outreach, resource promotion, and public policy.

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Students

University of Minnesota students are finalists in Bayer Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge

Posted November 2, 2017

Members of the Rocket Team at the University of Minnesota will head to the Houston Space Center in Texas on Nov. 8 to compete as one of three finalists in the Bayer Big Ten Alka-Rocket challenge.

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Medical-Health Technology

New tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements one step closer to human trials

Posted November 1, 2017

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new lab-grown, first-of-its-kind nonsynthetic, decellularized graft that becomes repopulated with cells by the recipient’s own cells when implanted.

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Awards-Grants

CSE researchers receive University support for work on clean water and equitable communities

Posted October 25, 2017

CSE researchers have received University funding for their work related to clean water and equitable communities.

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Awards-Grants

Biomedical engineering Ph.D. student Lizzy Crist named 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year

Posted October 23, 2017

Lizzy Crist, a current University of Minnesota biomedical engineering Ph.D. student and former women’s soccer standout at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year.

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Research

Scientists make first detection of gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars

Posted October 16, 2017

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves—ripples in space and time—in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars.