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Student Spotlight: Morgan Conley - Recipient of TLI Scholars Initiative 2022

Posted July 6, 2022

Morgan Conley is a 2018 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Chemical Engineering and currently working at 3M in their Medical Solutions Division as an Advanced Quality Engineer.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Erik Jamison - Ekeling

Posted July 5, 2022

Erik's design for a device to help sled hockey players get on and off the ice promises to make the world a better place through engineering.

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Advisory Board Spotlight: Murad Velani

Posted June 22, 2022

The TLI Advisory Board plays a critical role in the success of our institute. We'd like you to meet the people who advise our staff and faculty.

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Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Tech Startups at BASE Event

Posted June 21, 2022

Thursday's event kicks off an eight-week process of refining and pressure-testing new business concepts

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Interview: Justin Wolfe, MOT '20

Posted May 31, 2022

How does someone choose to pursue a graduate program with TLI? Justin Wolfe, MOT '20, talks about his new role at Cambria and how TLI helped prepare him for leadership.

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Medical Device Cyber Conference Calls for Improved Online Safeguards

Posted April 15, 2022

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC) hosted a conference on April 11 with a call to improve and standardize cybersecurity for medical devices and the systems in which they operate. 

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Meet the Advisory Board: Ron Peterson

Posted March 31, 2022

Ron Peterson had a nearly 30-year career at Honeywell, working on solar energy, satellite protection from lasers, and paint coatings. He served as the VP of Technology before retiring in 2000.

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Meet the Advisory Board: Barb Fugate

Posted March 22, 2022

MSST '18 alum Barb Fugate is the current CIO and CISCO of United Bankers' Bank. Barb has 38 years of experience in bank technology, including 32 years in Minnesota serving community banks in the upper Midwest

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Meet the Advisory Board: Matt Vatter

Posted March 13, 2022

Matt Vatter serves as Assistant Commissioner for the Enforcement Division of the Minnesota Commerce Department. In this role, he oversees the Commerce Department’s regulatory enforcement for the 22 industries regulated by the Department.

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Meet the Advisory Board: Pat Dillon

Posted March 4, 2022

Over her 30 years career with Minnesota SBIR/STTR, Pat has helped hundreds of small businesses secure millions of dollars. Her work in technology leadership made her a natural fit for TLI's advisory board.