Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
With regards to the safety measures put in place by the university to mitigate the risks of the COVID-19 virus, at this time all MSI systems will remain operational and can be accessed remotely as usual. The only planned outages concern our in-person Helpdesk and tutorials. More information, as well as alternative remote support options, can be found at MSI COVID-19 Continuity Plan
MSI PI Cara Santelli (associate professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences) has been named to the
MSI PI and Vice President for Research Chris Cramer (Chemistry) has received a 2021 Arthur C.
MSI PIs Rhonda Franklin (professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Chris Pennell (associate
MSI PI Marc Jenkins (Regents Professor, Microbiology and Immunology; Director,
Two MSI PIs have been elected to as Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The University of Minnesota recently announced new awardees to the McKnight Presidential Fellows Program. Three MSI PIs are included in the 2020 class.
Four MSI PIs have been named Distinguished McKnight University Professors. This program recognizes outstanding faculty members who have recently achieved full professor status.
MSI PI Sylia Wilson (assistant professor, Institute of Child Development) has received the
MSI PI Kathleen Thomas (professor, Institute for Child Development) has been named to be the next director of the Institute.
MSI PI Marc Jenkins (professor, Microbiology and Immunology) is receiving the American Association of Immunologists (AAI