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NSF Awards $1.75M for MSU Fungal-Plant Research

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Pure culture isolates of Mortierella, a species of the Mucoromycota lineage, in soilless media.

A team of Michigan State University researchers, including synthetic biologist Bjoern Hamberger, is investigating an ancient lineage of fungi called Mucoromycota that have been found beneficial for plants. The project aims…

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MSU Engineering Prof Gets Air Force Award

Monday, October 16, 2017
Peng Zhang

Peng Zhang, an assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Engineering, has been awarded the 2018 Young Investigator Program Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific…

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MSU, German Automaker to Work on Cybersecurity in Autonomous Vehicles

Monday, October 16, 2017
Barbara Czerny, left, an MSU grad and senior technical specialist at German auto parts maker ZF, and Brian Murray, ZF’s safety director, will collaborate with MSU engineering researcher Betty H.C. Cheng to improve cybersecurity safety for autonomous vehicles. Contributed photo

As the automotive industry adopts more autonomous features, the potential for cybersecurity threats in vehicles and between vehicles is on the rise. ZF, a German auto parts maker,…

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MSU’s Lund New Head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, October 13, 2017
Steven Lund

Professor Steven Lund of Michigan State University has been named the new director of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS). His four-year renewable term begins on Dec. 1….

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MSU Part of Three New DOE Nuclear Physics Grants

Monday, October 9, 2017
accelerator

Three nuclear physics research projects involving Michigan State University researchers have won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC). The five-year awards are part…

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MSU Part of Composite Materials Institute in Detroit

Monday, October 9, 2017

Michigan State hosted local students, dignitaries and researchers this morning for the official ribbon cutting and tours launching the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, in Detroit’s…

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MSU’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit Gets $1M Grant

Friday, October 6, 2017
Science Gallery Lab Detroit

Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit (SGLD), a university-linked network dedicated to public engagement with science and art, will launch exhibits in summer 2018 with help from…

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Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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$88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center Opens Doors to Medical Discovery

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A new era for scientific discovery was unveiled this morning during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Michigan State University’s $88.1 million Grand Rapids Research Center. “The opening…

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MSU Historian Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Distinguished Professor darlene hine, history

Darlene Clark Hine, Michigan State University John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of History, has received the 2017 John Hope Franklin Lifetime Achievement Award from The Southern Historical Association, or SHA. The Southern…

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