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TLI Home of U of MN's New Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity

Posted September 6, 2021

The University of Minnesota is proud to announce its new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC). The center, which will be housed with the Technological Leadership Institute, will foster university-industry-government collaborations to ensure that medical devices are both safe and secure from the growing number of cybersecurity threats.

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TLI Instructor Discusses Leadership in Technology During Radio Interview

Posted September 3, 2021

TLI Instructor Chip Laingen was interviewed on KYMN Radio's National Security This Week, where he spoke about the importance of leadership in technology along with his work as the Executive Director of the Defense Alliance.

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MSST Director of Graduate Studies Shares Practical Back-to-School Advice with FOX 9

Posted August 30, 2021

MS in Security Technologies Director of Graduate Studies Mike Johnson shared some practical, yet important and timely advice with FOX 9 about the potential harm in parent's seemingly harmless back-to-school social media posts

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MOT Grad Uses Skills To Solve People Puzzles as Much as Technical Puzzles

Posted August 26, 2021

Kendra Strode uses MOT tools to solve technical issues with a people-centered approach as a higher education IT director.

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MDI Alumni's Startup Featured in Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

Posted August 24, 2021

MDI alumni Anders Olmanson's company, REMastered Sleep, which evolved out of his experience in the program, was featured in the Minneapolis Business Journal. Since launching its product in December, REMasteredSleep has sold over $65,000 worth of REMplenish products. And more than a quarter of its customers are health care professionals, including sleep doctors, dentists and speech therapists, according to the company. 

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TLI Director Discusses How Cryopreservation Will Change Our Way of Life

Posted August 9, 2021

Deemed the Science of Second Chances, TLI Director Allison Hubel shares her research and the benefits of cryopreservation on everything from preserving plant and animal species to providing cell therapy for a variety of illnesses and injuries during a recent podcast with the Telluride Science Research Center.

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TLI Instructor Shares Expertise on Growing Number of Cyber Threats to Companies

Posted July 29, 2021

MSST instructor and cyber threat intelligence expert Jonathan Wrolstad shared his expertise with KSTP-TV on the growing number of threats facing companies each year and the economic impact.

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The Changing Landscape of Medical Device Cybersecurity

Posted July 16, 2021

When people think of Medical device cybersecurity they most often think about privacy, the protection of patient data and HIPAA compliance.  While this remains the focus of many in the industry, cybersecurity professionals are increasingly concerned about the potential impact of security on patient health and safety. 


M.S. in Management of Technology Program Names the 2021 Best Capstone Winners

Posted July 7, 2021

Year upon year, the capstone projects in the M.S. in Management of Technology program go from strong to stronger. I am, of course, pleased with and proud of our students’ accomplishments, but the job of identifying the finalists and winners for our Best Capstone Award gets harder and harder!

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TLI Graduate Discusses His Journey in Medical Device Innovation

Posted June 25, 2021

Anders Olmanson, a MNCup semifinalist and graduate of the MDI program, took what he learned at TLI to create what he believes to be the best snoring solution on the market.