Awards and Honors


Two MSI PIs have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that can be given to a US scientist or engineer.

Computer Science

MSI PI Maria Gini (professor, Computer Science and Engineering) has received the A. Nico Haberman Award.

Three MSI PIs from the College of Science and Engineering are among the seven University faculty members who have been named Distinguished McKnight University Pro

Ecology and Environment

Seven MSI PIs are among the awardees of mini-grants from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) for Spring 2019.

Each year, the University of Minnesota presents the Morse-Alumni and Graduate and Professional teaching awards to recognize faculty who are committed to ongoing improvement of teaching and learning


MSI PI Traian Dumitrica (associate professor, Mechanical Engineering) was selected as a