Research

University of Minnesota computer science professor researches successful smiles

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University of Minnesota computer science and engineering assistant professor Stephen Guy is part of a collaborative research team looking into what makes the perfect smile.

Medical-Health Technology

Professor John Bischof named interim director of Institute for Engineering in Medicine

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Distinguished McKnight University Professor John Bischof has been appointed as the interim director of the University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM). His one-year, half-time appointment continues through August 2018.

Students

Physics student awarded U.S. Department of Energy research program award

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Zachary Loren Robinson is one of only 52 graduate students from across the nation selected by for the Department of Energy’s 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.

Energy-Environment

Engines lab receives $1.4M grant to improve delivery vehicle energy efficiency

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The Thomas E. Murphy Engine Research Laboratory announced that it has been awarded a $1.4 million federal grant to research ways to boost energy efficiencies in cloud-connected delivery vehicles.

Giving

U launches fundraising campaign with goal of $4 billion by 2021

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The University of Minnesota has announced the public phase of a 10-year, system-wide fundraising campaign with a goal to raise $4 billion by 2021. The College of Science and Engineering goal is $250 million.

Research

University of Minnesota completes $92.5 million renovation of historic Tate Hall

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The University of Minnesota has completed major construction on a $92.5 million renovation of historic Tate Hall that include state-of-the-art research labs, classrooms, offices, and public space for star-gazing.

Energy-Environment, Medical-Health Technology

U of M startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery across industries

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The University of Minnesota announced the launch of CoreBiome Inc., a startup company based on University technology that provides analysis of microbial communities for improving human health, agricultural, environmental applications.

Events

2017 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

U of M launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

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The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 18 startup companies in fiscal year 2017 based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Eleven are based on CSE research.

Students

University awarded $3.7M to boost retention of underrepresented students in STEM

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3.7 million grant to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to further efforts to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers.