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Medtech Reliability Engineer Pursues MDI to Advance Career

Posted April 29, 2019

A couple of months ago, Director of Graduate Studies for the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) Dr. Daniel Mooradian wrote about the importance of diversity in our programs, stating how the diversity in MDI cohorts helped “provide a variety of perspectives and experiences for both the MDI program and the industries the students serve.”

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Driven to Become a Cybersecurity Expert, MOT Alumna Returns to TLI for Degree in MSST

Posted March 20, 2019

What kind of career development do our M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) students get? Meredith Storrie (née Blank), a student in the 2019 cohort, shares what brought her to TLI — twice!

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Engineering Supervisor Seeks Competitive Advantage, Enhances Leadership Skills in MOT

Posted February 26, 2019

From a young age, Nick Heath has loved cars. He grew up watching his dad race, whizzing on track after track. He recalls most of his childhood vacations consisting of accompanying his dad to watch him race at the amateur sportsman level, often at the same national events as the pros. It turns out his dad was pretty good at it – and innovative to boot. He’d become the national record holder in his class within NHRA’s “Stock Eliminator” category after he bought a 1989 Mustang GT and transformed it into a race car in their South Minneapolis garage.


MDI Student Combines Passions to Custom Design a Career

Posted April 10, 2017

Sometimes the path you’re meant to travel is not always the most obvious or direct, but life has a way of guiding you to it. Just ask Shannon Smith, a successful fashion designer and current M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) student at the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota.