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Pioneer in Molecular Imaging to Lead MSU’s New Bio Engineering Research Initiatives

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Chris Contag portrait photo

Christopher H. Contag will join Michigan State University as the inaugural director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the chairperson of the new Department…

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MSU Contributes to Autonomous-Vehicle Research

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Hyder Radha, professor of Electrical And Computer Engineering, poses next an autonomous car at the Composite Vechile Research Center on Monday September 19, 2016.

When it comes to the development of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles, there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. It takes a warehouse full of technology…

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Stellar Events May Reveal How Heavy Elements Were Formed

Monday, September 26, 2016
Sean Liddick

To determine how the universe’s heavy elements – gold, silver and many others – came about, a team of international researchers is studying both the largest and smallest…

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Astronomers Pinpoint How Milky Way Galaxy Was Formed

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
galaxy

Using colors to identify the approximate ages of more than 130,000 stars in the Milky Way’s halo, astronomers have produced the clearest picture yet of how our galaxy…

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Children’s Fingerprints Could Track Medical Histories, Save Lives

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a…

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Physicist Huston Named MSU Foundation Professor

Friday, September 9, 2016
Joey Hustom and ATLAS experiment at CERN

Joey Huston, professor of physics and astronomy at Michigan State University has been awarded the designation of MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is designated for…

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Low-Cost, Long-Term Bridge Safety Solution

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Lajnef

Nizar Lajnef, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan State University, is working with the Mackinac Bridge Authority to have prototype sensors installed underneath the Mackinac…

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MSU Doctoral Student Presents Research at Oak Ridge Nat’l Lab

Friday, August 26, 2016
Aida Amroussia

Aida Amroussia,a PhD student in materials science and engineering from Tunisia, presented her research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee in early August. She spent the…

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MSU Grad Student Gets National Recognition for Materials Research

Friday, August 26, 2016
Mariana Batista

Michigan State University graduate student Mariana Desireé Reale Batista of Brazil won one of the five national scholarships presented by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Composites Conference…

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MSU’s Huang Selected for American Chemical Society Award

Friday, August 19, 2016
Xuefei Huang

Xuefei Huang, Michigan State University professor of chemistry, has been selected to receive the Melville L. Wolfrom Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS). The award acknowledges outstanding…

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