Research @ MSI

Latest research

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute is a nexus for leading edge research and public-private collaborations. Given the breadth of research supported by the Institute, it is hard to overestimate the impact that MSI has on the University, the state of Minnesota, and the Nation.

flowchart for optimizing models, developing algorithms, and creating software packages

Convex optimization is an indispensable modeling and computational tool for all science and engineering fields.

aerial view of a test field with corn plants

Breeding climate-resilient crops and developing targeted management practices are imperative to strengthening global food security.

project hypothesis - a feed-forward loop

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a deadly, progressive fibrotic lung disease.

graphical abstract of equine pangenome project

How an individual’s genetic background influences different traits - for example, coat color, disease risk, etc. - is a fundamental question for the genomics community.

graphic showing filtration process

Filtration is a broadly utilized procedure in chemical, mining, and manufacturing industries, with special representation in Minnesota’s industrial sector.

arial view of a forest canopy showing a patch of trees that have lost their leaves from oak wilt

A major global change factor that is threatening the ecosystem services from forests, including their ability to regulate climate and support biodiversity, is the spread of invasive diseases that k