Research

U of M astronomers help citizen scientists discover rare galaxy cluster

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Two volunteer participants in an international crowdsourcing research project have discovered a rare galaxy cluster 1.2 billion light years away with help from astronomers at the University of Minnesota.

Awards-Grants

Engineering Professor Georgios Giannakis awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Georgios Giannakis has been awarded a prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair by University President Eric Kaler.

Research

University of Minnesota part of national crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

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The University of Minnesota is part of a national effort led by The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens to gain new insights into the U.S. Civil War with an innovative crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decipher a collection of nearly 16,000 Civil War telegrams

Research

Gravitational waves detected from second pair of colliding black holes

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University of Minnesota researchers comment on the second robust signal from two black holes in their final orbits and then their coalescence into a single black hole.

Awards-Grants

Dr. Samuel B. Mukasa selected as new dean of the College of Science and Engineering

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The University of Minnesota announced that Samuel B. Mukasa has been selected dean of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering.

Students

CSE student receives prestigious 2016 Astronaut Scholarship

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College of Science and Engineering chemical engineering student Anthony Tabet is one of two students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities who will receive scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

Energy-Environment, Research

Four University–private sector partnerships win grants to advance renewable electricity in Minnesota

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The Institute on the Environment’s Renewable Electricity for Minnesota’s Future grant program awarded $717,360 each in funding this month to four collaborative research initiatives.

Research

Patent roll call: Spring 2016

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Several College of Science and Engineering researchers have recently been awarded patents for their groundbreaking discoveries.

Students

2016 CSE at the Minnesota State Fair

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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.

Research

White House OSTP recognizes University of Minnesota for commitment to advancing microbiome research

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The University of Minnesota’s commitment to developing better microbiome methods for use in translational medicine, industry and agriculture research was recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.