Awards and Honors

University leaders announced the Grand Challenges Research Interdisciplinary Team Awards for 2019 in December 2018. Six teams received awards, three of which are co-led by MSI PIs.

Two University of Minnesota faculty members, both MSI PIs, have been named 2018 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Several MSI PIs are on the Highly Cited Researchers list, which recognizes researchers around the world whose citation records place them in the top one percent of citation counts for their field o

Ecology and Environment

Several MSI PIs have been named as affiliates of the Institute on the Environment (IonE).


University President Eric Kaler announced today that Professor Chris Cramer (Chemistry) will take over as Vice President for Resear


The University of Minnesota has received a four-year, $5.3 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to study ways to improve ele


Regents Professor Donald Truhlar, a long-time MSI PI in the Department of Chemistry, has received the 2019 American Chemical Societ