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Computational Math’s Role in Science and Engineering

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Andrew Christlieb, MSU Foundation Professor of mathematics and chair, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, explains why the advanced mathematical and computational methods he uses to solve problems in…

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Michigan State’s Top Innovators Honored

Friday, April 24, 2015

From clear solar cells (to be used as windows on cars, buildings and more) to agricultural drones to beer brewed with craft-roasted Michigan chestnuts, Michigan State University students…

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Dynamic Functional Brain Network Tracking and Summarization

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Undergraduate student, David M. Zoltowski, presents his latest brain network research to the MSU Board of Directors on April 17, 2015.

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New Paradigms for Solar Energy and Energy Efficiency

Friday, April 17, 2015

Richard Lunt, assistant professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, presents “New Paradigms for Solar Energy and Energy Efficiency: Molecular and Organic Excitonics Lab Overview,” to the MSU Board of…

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Rare Isotope Facility Featured in MSU Report

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is one of 24 stories about research and creativity highlighted in the university’s 2014 President’s Report. FRIB is a…

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MSU a Major Collaborator in New Gamma-Ray Observatory

Monday, March 23, 2015
HAWC Gamma Ray facility in Mexico

Michigan State University researchers are key players in a new observatory that will study high-energy gamma rays and cosmic rays coming from extreme sources in the universe, such…

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Self-Powered Sensors Warn of Bridge, Building Defects

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Imagine a bridge or a dam that could sense a structural defect before it happens, diagnose what the problem will be and alert the authorities before something bad…

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Pattern Recognition Advances through High Performance Computing

Monday, March 16, 2015

Over the past 40 years, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain has been working on design and applications of pattern recognition systems. Currently, Jain and his students are devoting their…

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A Star is Born: Galactic ‘Rain’ Could be Key to Star Formation

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Deep space rich in stars

Some of the galaxies in our universe are veritable star nurseries. For example, our own Milky Way produces, on average, at least one new star every year. Others…

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Simulations of Galaxy Formations and Evolution – Brian O’Shea

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Theoretical astrophysics professor Brian O’Shea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, is interested in the formation of cosmological structure…

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