Senator Al Franken Visits Medical Devices Center and MSI

On Saturday, Feb. 19, Senator Al Franken (DFL-MN) was at the LCSE-MSI Visualization Lab as part of a visit to the Medical Devices Center (MDC). Sen. Franken is interested in the U’s contributions to the medical-device industry in Minnesota. An article about the visit can be found at The article includes a picture of the Senator using a virtual-reality simulation that MDC researchers developed with technology available through MSI.