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    MDI Student Determined to Bring Prosthetic Device to Countries with Large Numbers of Amputees

    One of the most common reasons that students seek out our MDI is that they wanted to improve health care and quality of life without going through medical school. The rigorous leadership-focused, technology-driven program empowers students like George Daniel, a student in the 2017 MDI cohort, to transform their ideas into commercially successful products as rapidly and as effectively as possible.
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    MOT Alumnus, TLI Advisory Board Member Comments on Medical-Imaging Software That Renders 3D View of Anatomy

    Ken Merdan  an alumnus from the M.S. in Management of Technology 2005 cohort and now an advisory board member at TLI  is quoted in a Bloomberg article, commenting on the benefits of virtual reality medical imaging software. Merdan is a senior research and development fellow at medical-device maker Boston Scientific.

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    TLI Security Expert Michael Rozin Discusses ISIS Presence in Minnesota

    Michael Rozin, a faculty member at the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) at the University of Minnesota, speaks with KSTP TV about fighting terror recruitment in Minnesota, which ranked second for terror threats since 9/11, according to a U.S. Homeland Security Committee analysis. Rozin is a professor in the M.S. in Security Technologies program at TLI.

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    Podcast: TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin Discusses Benefits of Smart, Self-Healing Grid

    In a podcast by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin discusses the vulnerabilities around the electrical grid and how a smart, self-healing grid can protect it.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Discusses Trend of Local Governments Automatically Deleting Emails

    Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for TLI's M.S. in Security Technologies degree program, talked with the Pioneer Press about a controversial practice by local governments in Minnesota  automatically deleting employee emails after a few weeks. The growing trend has raised outcry from government watchdogs, journalists and archivists.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin Comments on Benefits of Chip Technology

    In a story by WCCO-TV CBS Minnesota, TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin explains that — compared to magnetic stripe technology, which is gradually being phased out — chip technology is better at mitigating counterfeit fraud.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin Responds to New IEEE Smart Grid Online Resource Center

    Dr. Massoud Amin, director of TLI and IEEE Smart Grid chairman, responds to a new IEEE Smart Grid initiative with new e-commerce features, including IEEE-published articles, industry tutorials, webinars and more.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin Discusses Future of Electricity at Economist Energy Summit 2016

    Director of TLI and father of the smart grid Dr. Massoud Amin served on a panel at the Economist's Energy Summit 2016 in London, where they discussed the future of electricity and a low carbon energy landscape.

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    U of M Technological Leadership Institute Director Featured in New Book Chronicling 125 Years of Electricity

    Dr. Massoud Amin, director of the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) at the University of Minnesota is featured in a new historical book entitled “The Foundations of Electricity: 125 Years of Electricity.” Globally considered the father of the smart grid, Dr. Amin has been the director of TLI, professor of electrical and computer engineering and Honeywell/H.W. Sweatt Chair in Technological Leadership since 2003.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin on Access to Solar Energy in Hawaii

    Dr. Massoud Amin reacts to the challenges around harnessing solar energy in places like Hawaii, where grid electricity is more expensive then other parts of the country.