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AAAS Interdisciplinary Panel Dives into Underwater Robotics

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Xiaobo Tan, a Michigan State University Foundation Professor of electrical and computer engineering, was part of a recent presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s…

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MSU’s Hamann Aims to Build More Efficient Solar Power Cells

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thomas W. Hamann with solar panels

Unless you have unlimited funds, finding solar power that is affordable and highly efficient is largely out of reach. A Michigan State University chemist is hoping to change…

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MSU’s Deb, Student Earn International IEEE Award

Friday, June 23, 2017
Himanshu Jain (L) and Kalyanmoy Deb (R)

Kalyanmoy Deb, Koenig Endowed Chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his student co-author, Himanshu Jain, received the “IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award”…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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MSU’s Levine Gets 2017 Physical Chemistry Lectureship Award

Thursday, June 15, 2017
exciton

Benjamin G. Levine, assistant professor of chemistry in the Michigan State University College of Natural Science, was selected as the Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC) A/PHYS Lectureship Winner…

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MSU Chemistry Professors Speak at Landmark Cuban Conference

Monday, June 12, 2017
James McCusker and Angela Wilson

Earlier this year, two Michigan State University (MSU) chemistry professors were invited speakers at the first-ever joint U.S.–Cuba conference sponsored by the Cuban Society of Chemistry of Havana. They…

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MSU Team Part of Fermilab Muon Particle Experiments

Friday, June 9, 2017
MSU scientists will be a part of the Muon g-2 experiment, located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Photo courtesy of Fermilab.

A global team of more than 150 scientists and engineers, including a team from Michigan State University, is hoping for new insights into the elementary particles that make…

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Nexteer, Michigan State to Offer Midland-Based Master’s in Engineering

Thursday, June 8, 2017
2017 Broll Shoot // RCR Shoot in our Saginaw Site. Locations include NVH lab, engineering garage, plant 3, simulator, etc.

Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Michigan State University (MSU) to offer a master of science degree in…

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MSU’s Jain Honored by Local Police for Helping Solve Murder

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Doctoral student Sunpreet Arora (wearing a printed 3-D fingerprint on his finger), professor Anil Jain (holding a mobile phone) and postdoctoral fellow Kai Cao (holding 2-D printed fingerprints on conductive paper). Photo by Derrick L. Turner

For his work assisting with a murder investigation in 2016, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain was recently honored by both the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State…

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Nanomaterial Generates Energy, Acts as Loudspeaker/Mic

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology…

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