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Jain Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Monday, February 8, 2016
Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Anil Jain at Michigan State University has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest…

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Cybersecurity Safety

Friday, February 5, 2016

Professor Betty Cheng presents a brief update of her recent research as well as opportunities for collaboration in the area of autonomous vehicles and public infrastructure.

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AI and Evolution Take Gaming to the Next Level

Monday, January 25, 2016
Two young men playing video game

After weeks navigating a new video game and learning your enemy’s every move, you suddenly find yourself losing. As you rethink your strategy, you’re wondering, what happened? Darwinian…

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Robotics Engineer Tan Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Xiaobo Tan

Michigan State University (MSU) has named Xiaobo Tan an MSU Foundation Professor. Tan, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Smart…

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Thermochemical Energy Researcher Klausner Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
James F. Klausner

Michigan State University (MSU) has named James F. Klausner an MSU Foundation Professor. Klausner, who joined MSU on January 1, 2016, as chair of the Department of Mechanical…

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Ultrafast Laser Researcher Dantus Named 
MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Marcos Dantus

Michigan State University (MSU) Distinguished Professor Marcos Dantus has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. Dantus, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics…

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Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

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MSU’s Jain, Narayan Honored as Innovators

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Anil Jain and Ramani Narayan

Two Michigan State University researchers have earned a national honor for being leaders of innovation and invention. Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering,…

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Students Develop Software for Visually Impaired

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
A team of MSU engineering students has developed an app that can help the visually impaired. Members of the team are (front, from left) Jordyn Castor of Grand Rapids; Whitney Mitchell of Alto; and Debayan Deb of Kanpur, India. Standing (left to right) are Cody Pearson of Hudsonville and Max Miller of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of the MSU College of Engineering.

A team of Michigan State University engineering students has developed an app that will benefit the visually impaired. It’s called Intelligent Real World Text Recognition and is one…

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Mechanical Engineers Provide Pedal-Power Threshing for Guatemala

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Pedal-Power Threshing Machine

Beginning with an age-old agricultural practice of threshing, which separates bean seeds from their pods, four mechanical engineering students added a new twist: pedal power. Designed as a…

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