University of Minnesota
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
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The University of Minnesota MRSEC enables important areas of future technology, ranging from biomedicine, separations, and plastic electronics to security, renewable energy, and information technology. The UMN MRSEC manages an extensive program in education and career development. Center research activities are integrated with educational programs, providing interdisciplinary training of students and postdocs. Read More
Dan Frisbie

Dan Frisbie's (IRG2) work on organic electronics profiled by UMN OVPR  Read More


New Minnesota Nano Center Officially Opens  Read More

Configurational Anisotropy and Noise in Nanoparticles

IRG3 Highlight: Configurational Anisotropy and Noise in Nanoparticles  Read More

Plasmonic Interactions through Surface Ligands on PbSe Nanocrystals

IRG4 Highlight: Plasmonic Interactions through Surface Ligands on PbSe Nanocrystals  Read More

2014 Summer Research Programs
Applications Due: Feb. 15
Program Dates:
Research Experiences for
Undergraduates (REU)
: 6/2 - 8/8/2014
Native American Fellows: 6/2 - 8/8/2014
Faculty/Student Teams: 6/2 - 8/8/2014

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET): 6/30 - 8/8/2014

Energy and U
January 13-17, 2014
May 19-23, 2014

Smith 100
Energy and U website

Exploring Careers in Physical Science and Engineering (ECEPS)
Materials Week

Date: June 16- 20, 2014
ECEPS Website

Physics Circus
Date: December 9-13, 2013.
Minneapolis Convention Center
Physics Force Website
Event Registration