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Transportation Safety Research
CONGRATULATIONS Mechanical Engineering Professor and Director of the Roadway Safety Institute, Professor Max Donath, who was awarded the 2014 Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award for his contributions in transportation safety research! Read more • Learn more...

Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
As the only consortium of its kind in North America, the CCEFP held the first annual Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014 (FPIRC14) October 13-16, 2014 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Learn more...

China Air Pollution
ME Professor David Pui, along with UMN faculty, help China combat pollution. Learn more...

Medical Devices
ME Professor Allison Hubel has developed technology behind a device used during transplants or medical procedures for Minneapolis based Meso-Flow; 1 of 15 startup companies launched over the past year, fueled by UMN research! Learn more...

Solar Energy
A recent SCIENCE NATION video profiled Professor Jane Davidson, along with Caltech Chemical Engineer Sossina Haile, and shares their contributions on how to expand the nations renewable energy source! Learn more...

New Fuels
Assistant Professor Will Northrop was featured in Ag Innovation News. He is working toward providing a cheaper, cleaner diesel fuel. Learn more...

MN Aerosol and Particle Measurement Short Course
With 39 offerings the course has now been attended by more than 2,300 participants. Learn more...


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