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Stars of the Big 10

April 16, 2013


Big Ten Network videos highlight U of M pace-setters

The Big Ten Network has produced videos starring four University of Minnesota researchers, from the areas of neuroscience, invasive species research, and robotics.

This week we highlight robotics expert Nikos Papanikolopoulos (please note that this is the correct spelling). His Scout robots can perform reconnaissance in risky military, hostage, or rescue situations.

Previously featured

Fisheries expert Peter Sorensen, who is leading the charge to thwart the disruption of lakes and rivers by invasive species of carp:


Neuroscientist Karen Ashe, who has genetically engineered mouse models of Alzheimer's disease used in research on the disease worldwide:

Tags: College of Science and Engineering, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, Academic Health Center

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Nikos Papanikolopoulos

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Center for Distributed Robotics

College of Science and Engineering

Peter Sorensen

Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Karen Ashe

N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care

Department of Neurology

Medical School

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