People-Profiles

Tu Chen: A series of fortunate events

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When Tu Chen left Taiwan to study at the University of Minnesota, he thought he would get his doctorate and return home. Instead, he stayed and established a major manufacturer of disks in the United States.

People-Profiles

Ieva Ogriņš Hartwell: Displaced by World War II

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Ieva Ogriņš Hartwell (Chem ’63) arrived in the United States as a Latvian refugee in the early 1950s and excelled as a student in math and science.

People-Profiles

Land of opportunity

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College of Science and Engineering alumni who leave their home countries for the United States have the talent to spot opportunity and the drive to make a contribution.

Students

Setting a place at the table

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The 3M Diversity Scholarship is paving the way for more underrepresented students to pursue science and engineering at the University of Minnesota.

Students

Devin Dykes: Ecologically minded researcher and 3M Diversity Scholarship recipient

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With support from 3M, the College of Science and Engineering is working to increase diversity of the student population by attracting top students like Devin Dykes.

Students

Avery Loya: Aspiring chemical engineer and 3M Diversity Scholarship recipient

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Avery Loya was drawn to the College of Science and Engineering’s world class reputation and a $40,000 scholarship affirmed his decision.

Students

Emma Grant: Self-proclaimed math nerd and 3M Diversity Scholarship recipient

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With support from 3M, Emma Grant is free to fully dedicate herself to academic excellence and helping others enjoy mathematics.

Medical-Health Technology

Chad Myers: Exploring genetic connections in breast cancer

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 A University of Minnesota professor is using a computational model to analyze the correlation between breast cancer and genetic variants.

Medical-Health Technology

David Odde and Paolo Provenzano: Predicting cancer cell movement

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Two researchers in the College of Science and Engineering are developing a mathematical simulator to predict the movement of cancer through the human body.

Medical-Health Technology

Efi Kokkoli: Tiny technology treats big disease

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College of Science and Engineering researcher Efie Kokkoli is leading a team to engineer and evaluate materials that address brain tumors.