Research News

Big Data Science

PepsiCo has recently begun to use the U’s bioinformatics research resources, including the University of Minnesota

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has published a list of patents that have been awarded to University researchers during the past few m


In a recent paper that appeared in The American Naturalist, MSI PI Allison Shaw, an assistant professor in t

Computer Science

The University of Minnesota’s GroupLens Lab has received wide attention recently for a paper about how people can interpret various emoji differently.


The University of Minnesota is part of a $317 million grant to develop next-generation “smart” fabrics and fibers. Dozens of academic and industry partners are involved in this project.

Ecology and Environment

MSI PI Robert Reich (Forest Resources) is the lead researcher on a recent pa

Three MSI Principal Investigators are among the faculty members featured in a special report by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resources Sciences

Four of the spring semester’s Grand Challenge courses are being taught by MSI Principal Investigators.