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Math + Ecology = A Variable Research Career

Friday, November 14, 2014
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Elise Zipkin, assistant professor of zoology, has combined her love of math and statistics with her passion for ecology to create a successful and highly rewarding career. While…

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Studying Complexity with Regional Climate Modeling

Friday, November 7, 2014

As a Peace Corps volunteer some 20 years ago, Nathan Moore frequently used discovery-learning techniques – pattern detection, simulations and other methods of integrated problem solving – to help…

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Counting Fish, Probing Habitats

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Daniel Hayes, a MSU AgBioResearch fisheries scientist and a professor in the MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, studies dams and dam removals, as well as habitat conditions…

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Helping Agencies Manage Natural Resources

Sunday, November 2, 2014

In 2004, Michigan State University joined forces with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) to establish the MSU Quantitative Fisheries…

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Using Biomechancial Computation to Study Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Friday, August 1, 2014

Seungik Baek, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) – a  focal enlargement, which when ruptured, is the leading cause of death among the elderly. According…

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Improving Agriculture through Genomics, Bioinfomatics

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

With a background in plant biology and plant pathology, C. Robin Buell, MSU Foundation Professor, Department of Plant Biology, is an expert in the genomic aspects of plant biology and plant…

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Simulating New Engine Designs

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farhad Jaberi, professor in MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies turbulent flows in engines and in other systems, using a technique called computational fluid dynamics. Computers at MSU’s…

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Studying HIV at the Molecular Level

Monday, July 14, 2014

Michigan State University chemistry Professor Robert Cukier uses a technique known as molecular dynamics to look at the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at an atom-by-atom level. Working with a…

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Studying Super-Nova Explosions of Massive Stars

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Over the last two decades, MSU University Distinguished Professor Wolfgang Bauer has made several contributions to the kinetic theory-based description of subatomic reactions and has advanced scientific understanding of…

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Engineering Approach Offers Hope for Windpipe Swelling

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professor Thomas Pence and Visiting Researcher Kun Gou in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University are using complex mathematical models to study how the human trachea…

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