Virtual and augmented reality are more than tools for a fun video game experience. This revolutionary technology is now used for training in medical fields and workforces. But there’s only one problem: about fifty percent of the world’s population gets motion sickness. Women who use VR are more... Read more
“If you can’t smell anything, that’s the best” is a saying that circulates the atmospheric science community. Coty Jen, ARCS Minnesota Chapter Scholar Alumni and current professor at Carnegie Mellon University, joined this community once she chose to use her degrees in chemical and mechanical engineering to study... Read more
Joe is a graduate student at the University of Minnesota enrolled in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience doctoral program. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Computational Neuroscience from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2019. Before studying at the University of Minnesota, He had research experiences in neuroscience, studying epilepsy and seizures, and... Read more
Nick Heller, PhD candidate in Computer Science, has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) for 2021-2022.
The DDF gives the University's most accomplished Ph.D. candidates an opportunity to devote full-time effort to an outstanding research project by providing time to finalize and write a dissertation during the fellowship year.
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Crist, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Biomedical Engineering has been named one of the four awardees of the 2020 IEM Junior Investigator Pilot Project . This program was instituted at this year’s IEM Annual Conference. The purpose of this new format is to seed new connections across IEM that bring... Read more
Former ARCS MN Scholar, Gregory LeFevre, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a researcher at the University of Iowa's Hydroscience & Engineering research center, recently received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious CAREER award for his stormwater research.
Greg said after receiving the award, “I am both very... Read more
Fredarla (Freddie) Miller, Power of 100 Southwest Scholar, has received two presitigious teaching awards. The first is the Cyrus Barnum Teaching Award from the University of Minnesota Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics. The second is the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants.
In March of 2019, Minnesota ARCS Scholar, Nick Heller presented his research at the annual meeting of the US and Canada Academy of Pathology. Nick's presentation was a platform talk during the informatics session entitled "Class Saliency Maps Reveal Computer Vision's Basis for Diagnosing Metastatic Carcinoma in Lymph Nodes."