Upcoming alumni events

Featured events

  • Dean's Lunch and Learn featuring the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS)

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Walter Library, Room 101

Join Dean Kaveh and department head C. Daniel Frisbie for a closer look at some of the innovations taking place in CEMS. Featured speaker: Stefano Martiniani, assistant professor

Alumni from all academic majors are welcome. Register today at z.umn.edu/LunchLearnFeb2020.

 
  • CSE Alumni Social and Curling Lesson

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Noon—Check-In
12:15-2:15 p.m.—Curling lesson and game
2:15 p.m.—Lunch and social time
Dakota Curling Club

Join your fellow University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering alumni for an opportunity to learn an Olympic sport! All guests will receive a curling lesson, followed by the chance to put your new-found skills to the test and play a game! After the lesson, we will gather for lunch and social time.

Learn more and purchase tickets on the curling event website.​

 
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    Dean's Lunch and Learn featuring the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Monday, March 23, 2020
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Walter Library, Room 101

Join Dean Kaveh and department head Mats Heimdahl for a closer look at some of the innovations taking place in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Alumni from all academic majors are welcome. Registration opens February 10 at z.umn.edu/LunchLearnMarch2020.

 
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    Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series: Impacting Communities

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
6:00 p.m. - doors open
6:30-7:45 p.m. - Lecture featuring three faculty members
Coffman Memorial Union, Theater

The next lecture in the series will feature talks by CSE distinguished professors Saif Benjaafar (Industrial and Systems Engineering), Lucy Fortson (Physics and Astronomy), and Ellad Tadmor (Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics).

Registration will open in early 2020. Learn more—or watch past webcasts—on the CSE public lecture page.

 
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    Dean's Lunch and Learn featuring the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Monday, April 20, 2020
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Walter Library, Room 101

Join Dean Kaveh and department head Brenda Ogle for a closer look at some of the innovations taking place in BME in the area of responsive therapy for neurodegenerative disease and pain. Featured speakers: associate professors Matt Johnson and Hubert Lim

Alumni from all academic majors are welcome. Registration opens Monday, March 9 at z.umn.edu/LunchLearnApril2020.

 

For more upcoming activities, visit our CSE college-wide events list.

Photos of past events:

Find other alumni photos on the CSE Flickr album.

Webcasts:

  • CSE Public Lecture: April 9, 2019
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Sustainability and the Environment"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Sept. 20 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Enabling Technologies"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 12, 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Enhancing Safety and Security"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: March 22, 2018
    "Curiosity Drives Progress: Advancing Human Health"
    View recorded webcast
  • Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Public Lecture: April 10, 2017
    "Exploring the Mysteries of the Sun: Explosions on our Closest Star"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 4, 2017
    "How Do We Tell Facts From Myths About Climate Change"
    View recorded webcast
  • Karlis Kaufmanis Lecture Series: April 21, 2016
    "Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 20, 2015
    "NASA’s Path Forward and the Transformation of the Kennedy Space Center"
    View recorded webcast
  • Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Public Lecture: Sept. 17, 2015
    "To the Stars We Will Go:  The Worlds of Exoplanets"
    View recorded webcast
  • Misel Family Lecture: Sept. 10, 2015
    "Spacetime Versus the Quantum"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 16, 2015
    "No News is Big News: Adventures in Science Journalism"
    View recorded webcast
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 29, 2013
    "High Performance Computing: Then and What's Next" By SRC Computer co-founder D. James Guzy
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: Oct. 17, 2012
    "Disruptive Tech: What's New, What's Coming, and How it Will Change Everything" By New York Times tech columnist David Pogue
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 20, 2012
    "The Low Life of River Deltas: How Mud Can Save (part of) the World" By earth sciences professor Chris Paola
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: June 16, 2011
    "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II" By best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff
    View recorded webcast.
  • CSE Public Lecture: April 5, 2011
    "SUNgas: A Vision for Renewable Fuels" By mechanical engineering professor Jane Davidson
    View recorded webcast.