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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
Education & Outreach
Jian Ping Wang

Jian Ping Wang (IRG3): Miracle Magnetic Materials  Read More

Chris Leighton

Chris Leighton (IRG-1) Featured on SPPN show, "Why?"  Read More

Magnetic Charge Crystallization in Artificial Spin Ice

IRG3 Highlight: Magnetic Charge Crystallization in Artificial Spin Ice  Read More

Ligand-free Colloids and Surface Doping of Silicon Nanocrystals

IRG4 Highlight: Ligand-free Colloids and Surface Doping of Silicon Nanocrystals  Read More

2015 Summer Research Program
Applications Due: Feb. 15
Program Dates:
Research Experiences for
Undergraduates (REU)
6/1 - 8/7/2015
Native American Fellows:
6/1 - 8/7/2015
Faculty/Student Teams:
6/1 - 8/7/2015

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET): 6/29 - 8/7/2015

Summer Research Applications

Math and Science Family Fun Fair
Date: Nov. 22, 2014.
McNamara Center

Energy and U
January 12-16, 2015
May 18-22, 2015

Smith 100
Energy and U website

Physics Circus
Date: January 12-16, 2015