The birthplace of the retractable seat belt, synthetic rubber, the supercomputer, and first wearable pacemaker—few universities match the College of Science and Engineering's research capabilities.
Find our latest research discoveries at CSE news.
Here are a few recent examples:
- Polymer ‘wafers’ placed under the tongue could deliver vaccines of the future
- New research optimizes body’s own immune system to fight cancer
- Researchers use 3D motion capture to study Minnesota Zoo monkeys—opening new opportunities to study early behavioral markers for autism, schizophrenia, or obsessive-compulsive disorder
- People of color hardest hit by air pollution from nearly all emission sources
- Lab-created heart valves can grow with the recipient—potentially reducing multiple pediatric heart valve replacement surgeries
- Efficient power to the people—CSE researchers making faster energy-saving circuits
- The air we breathe—CSE aerosol studies inform businesses and schools as they reopened
- Air purifiers help reduce virus spread in music classrooms
- CSE researchers developing SARS CoV-2 spike protein
- Safety on wheels—researchers developing alert system to protect cyclists from collisions with cars on the road
- New research could help millions who suffer from ‘ringing in the ears’
- Crop rotations improve environmental outcomes while keeping farms profitable
- Optimizing your morning coffee—queueing theory expert studies in-person and online systems