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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 Research in Connected Autonomous Vehicles for Active Safety

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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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 Astrophysicist Grete Wins International Dissertation Award

Monday, October 2, 2017
Philipp Grete

Philipp Grete, a Michigan State University research associate in computational astrophysics, is this year’s sole recipient of the German Astronomical Society’s (AG) most outstanding dissertation in astronomy and…

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MSU Researchers to Use Algae to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
T.B. Simon Power Plant

Michigan State University scientists will explore new algae-based technologies to capture power plant emissions and sustainably turn them into valuable products. The research project, funded by a $1…

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MSU’s Jain Creates ‘Spoof’ Finger to Test Security

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Do you know how safe it is to use your finger as a security login? And have you wondered how your cell phone knows if your finger is…

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MSU to Improve Search-and-Rescue with Robots, Humans

Monday, September 11, 2017
robot

Equipped with a $750,000 grant, MSU researchers hope to save more lives with more efficient underwater search-and-rescue missions through the joint efforts of humans and robots. The National…

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MSU Among Eight Universities in New Autonomous Vehicle Competition

Friday, September 8, 2017
AutoDrive Challenge teams will use a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the platform for their autonomous vehicles.

Michigan State University is among eight North American universities selected for the upcoming AutoDrive Challenge – a new autonomous vehicle design competition to develop and demonstrate a fully…

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