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MSU Engineer Finalist in Naval Research Challenge

Monday, August 14, 2017
Shanelle Foster

A Michigan State University electrical engineer is a national finalist in the Naval Research Concept Challenge hosted by the Office of Naval Research. Shanelle Foster, assistant professor of…

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Puzzling Pockets of Rock Deep in Earth’s Mantle

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
diagram of Earth's core

Michigan State University and Arizona State University geoscientists have used computer modeling to find an explanation for how pockets of mushy rock have accumulated at the boundary between…

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Midland Master’s Degree in Engineering

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

This fall the courses for the Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering will be offered at Michigan State University’s St. Andrews facility, 1910 W. St. Andrews Road,…

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MSU Part of International Physics Experiment

Monday, July 24, 2017
Dignitaries, scientists, engineers and others from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Sanford Underground Research Facility and their partners around the world broke ground – nearly a mile under the earth – on a massive global physics experiment.

A simultaneous groundbreaking ceremony for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility took place at Sanford Lab in South Dakota and at Fermilab in Illinois recently marked the beginning of a…

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DOE Provides Next-Phase Funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research

Monday, July 17, 2017
Late fall switchgrass harvest at the GLBRC / KBS LTER biofuels scale-up site; Photo Credit: J.E.Doll, Michigan State University

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center for an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and…

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MSU’s Gunn Named Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education

Friday, July 14, 2017
Craig Gunn

Craig Gunn, senior academic specialist in the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. ASEE is…

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Recreating Interstellar Ions with Lasers

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Marcos Dantus

Trihydrogen, or H3+, has been called the molecule that made the universe, where it plays a greater role in astrochemistry than any other molecule. While H3+ is astronomically…

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MSU’s Dorgan Working to Reduce Wind Turbine Costs

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
2017, Michigan State University, John Dorgan. Copyright 2017 Michigan State University Board of Trustees, University Advancement, College of Engineering, Harley J Seeley Photography, Inc.

John R. Dorgan, one of the newest endowed chair holders on campus, is an expert in polymeric materials and a nationally recognized leader in developing composite materials for…

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MSU’s Couch: Computer Models Advance Supernova Research

Friday, June 30, 2017

Sean Couch is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and computational mathematics, science and engineering. His research field is focusing on 3-D turbulence in stellar explosions and 3-D massive stellar evolution. Couch’s…

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MSU’s Dargazany Gets American Chemistry Society Grant

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Roozbeh Dargazany

Michigan State University engineering scholar Roozbeh Dargazany has earned an American Chemistry Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator grant for his research into stopping the degradation and…

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