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New material could improve efficiency of computer processing and memory

Researchers developed a new material that could potentially improve the efficiency of computer processing and memory.

Professor John Bischof named director of University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine

John Bischof

Bischof previously served as IEM’s interim director

University of Minnesota-based center awarded $12 million to continue energy materials research

Energy Grant

The grant allows UMN to continue leading the discovery of a new class of materials used in energy research.

A better future for Ethiopia

Eleni Beshah, with magnificent hair drawn back, looks out and down a set of stairs.

Ethiopia stands to benefit from UMD chemical engineering student Eleni Beshah’s knowledge and skills.

Two University of Minnesota students named 2018 Astronaut Scholars

Left to Right - Aliza Beverage, Elizabeth Zudock. Photo of Beverage by Richard G. Anderson.

Recipients are pursuing research-oriented careers in mathematics, engineering, and the natural and applied sciences.

Researchers 3D print electronics and cells directly on skin

Printing on hand

Groundbreaking technology could help soldiers on the battlefield and people with skin disorders

 

Research Brief: Developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

Precision Drug Formulation

U researchers and The Dow Chemical Company join forces to make medicines work faster with fewer side effects.

Fizz-fueled rocket soars to big win

U students (l to r) Brody Hultman, Machlen Polfliet, Kevin Schrader, Jeffrey Guevara, and Andrew Van Gerpen hold a certificate and oversized check. Next to Van Gerpen is astronaut Mae Jemison.

Students’ Alka-Seltzer-fueled rocket garners a Big Ten title and a Guinness world record.

University of Minnesota students win Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge

The team of winning students.

A team of student rocketeers from the U of M won the Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge.

U launches young rocket scientists' careers

Lindsay Glesener, Jenna Burgett, Abi Valero and Tim Kukowski work on wiring.

Students learn the ropes of space science by building satellites from the ground up.

Outback bound

The Eos II solar car and the large team of students in front of a brick building.

U team prepares to race its new solar car across the Australian Outback.

UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.

 

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