News

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Energy-Environment, Medical-Health Technology

U of M startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery across industries

Posted August 23, 2017

The University of Minnesota announced the launch of CoreBiome Inc., a startup company based on University technology that provides analysis of microbial communities for improving human health, agricultural, environmental applications.

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Events

2017 CSE at the Minnesota State Fair

Posted August 17, 2017

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

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Research

U of M launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

Posted August 15, 2017

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 18 startup companies in fiscal year 2017 based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Eleven are based on CSE research.

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Students

University awarded $3.7M to boost retention of underrepresented students in STEM

Posted August 1, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3.7 million grant to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to further efforts to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers.

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Research

University of Minnesota to play key role in planned neutrino experiment

Posted July 25, 2017

University of Minnesota physicists will play an important role in a new era in international particle physics research.

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University of Minnesota renames two centers in honor of CSE alumnus Earl E. Bakken

Posted July 17, 2017

The University of Minnesota announced it is renaming the Medical Devices Center and the Center for Spirituality & Healing in honor of Earl E. Bakken in recognition of his support of the University and his field-shaping legacy.

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Energy-Environment

Researchers revolutionize vital conservation tool with use of gold nanotechnology and lasers

Posted July 13, 2017

In a new study, researchers provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for the successful cryopreservation of zebrafish embryos.

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Students

Media Alert: U of M Solar Vehicle Project to unveil new car July 11

Posted July 10, 2017

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-electric hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.

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Students

U of M students release video of CT scans that will help them design 3D-printed exoshell for injured sea turtle

Posted July 7, 2017

University of Minnesota students designing a prosthetic for an injured sea turtle at SEA LIFE Aquarium at the Mall of America released a video of the CT scans that will help them create a permanent solution for the sea turtle’s condition known as “Bubble Butt Syndrome.”

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People-Profiles

CSE alumni receive University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

Posted June 22, 2017

CSE alumni, Robert DeMaster and Jim Rutzick, have been awarded the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award.