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    Study Finds MDI Instructor's Innovation Positively Impacts Patients

    One of our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) faculty members Dr. Lars Oddsson is widely considered a pioneer in orthopedic wearables. A new study has found that the prosthesis he helped design, Walkasins by RxFunction, improves balance and speed for patients with peripheral neuropathy. The condition, a common complication of diabetes, is the result of nerve damage and causes weakness, numbness and pain in the feet and/or hands.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Apps That Block Robocalls

    WCCO reporters investigate the frequency of robocall scams in Minnesota and dig into apps that claim to block these calls. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, shares his views on where the technology is and what people can do to protect themselves.

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    TLI Instructor, Counterterrorism Expert Responds to California Synagogue Shooting

    Threat intelligence expert Michael Rozin, who teaches in our M.S. in Security Technologies, responds to the recent attack by a gunman at a synagogue near San Diego.

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    Brian Isle Discusses UMN's Internet Security

    TLI Senior Fellow Brian Isle says the intellectual property produced by the University of Minnesota needs to be protected from cyber crime.

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    Technological Leadership Institute Celebrates First Graduating Cohort of Medical Device Innovation Program

    The University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) announces the inaugural graduating cohort of the Medical Device Innovation (MDI) degree program. Sixteen graduates are now prepared to lead in a growing industry, critical to Minnesota’s economy. 

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    Kirk Froggatt on Bridging the Chasm Between Invention and Commercialization

    In a blog post for MIN-Corps, Technological Leadership Institute Gemini Chair Kirk Froggatt says bridging the chasm between invention and commercialization requires a new mindset, skill set, tool set and network.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin Discusses Microgrids and Battery Storage

    Smart grid expert and Director of the Technological Leadership Institute Dr. Massoud Amin discusses building a business case for microgrids and battery storage in an article he wrote for the January 2016 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
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    IEEE-USA InSight Podcast Features Guest Dr. Massoud Amin

    Dr. Massoud Amin, director of the Technological Leadership Institute, discusses the smart grid in an interview with IEEE.

  • Upcoming Events

    • MSST Information Session

      June 19, 2019


      Covering all 16 critical infrastructures, the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program is designed to shape tomorrow's analytical and risk-management policymakers and innovators in just 14 months. Learn more about how this program can help advance your career. 

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