Research @ MSI

Latest research

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute is a nexus for leading edge research and public-private collaborations. Given the breadth of research supported by the Institute, it is hard to overestimate the impact that MSI has on the University, the state of Minnesota, and the Nation.

left photo shows lines of supercomputers, right photo is a closeup of a machine's screen

Over the past year, MSI has been increasing resources available to researchers working in machine learning fields.

map of Lake Superior showing dispersal of tracers

Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes, is a major water source for humans as well as a habitat for a large amount of wildlife who depend on plants, plankton, fish, and other food sources fo

structure of porcine delta-coronavirus

MSI PIs Wei Zhang (research associate professor, Di

panel discussion at 2018 MSI Research Exhibition

MSI held the ninth annual Research Exhibition on April 17, 2018.

photos of NutNet sites in Bogong, Australia and Cedar Creek, Minnesota, USA

The Nutrient Network (, aka NutNet, a global collaborative research group studying how humans affect grasslands, celebrated ten years of resear

two pictures of animals, one of a lion, and one of a mother elephant and calf

Snapshot Safari (, a citizen-science project created by the University of Minnesota’s