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Scientists demonstrate technique that could reveal the mechanics of memory formation

Posted June 27, 2022

The technique demonstrated in mice provides a new toolset to illuminate the processes of learning and memory formation

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Professor Marc Riedel named Fellow of Oracle’s Research Fellows Program

Posted May 31, 2022

As an Oracle Fellow, Riedel will lead a collaboration between the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and the Mayo Clinic to computationally predict immune response to pathogens

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ECE scientists demonstrate quantum computing using silicon technology

Posted April 28, 2022

The team has shown that problems considered to be the domain of quantum computers can be solved using conventional CMOS technology

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Professor Chris Kim recognized as Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Posted March 22, 2022

Kim’s research lies at the intersection of emerging semiconductor devices, energy-efficient integrated circuits, and novel computing architectures

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Professor Martina Cardone awarded 2022 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship

Posted March 21, 2022

The professorship recognizes Cardone's research on privacy and security in modern communication and computing systems