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Lee: Nuclear and Department of Energy Programs

Friday, March 23, 2018

Dean Lee, Professor, Departments of Physics and Astronomy, presented at the Humanities and the Quantum Information Science (QIS) Interdisciplinary Forum March 23, 2018. Though the disruptive potential of…

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2019 U.S. News and World Reports Ranks Five MSU Grad Programs No. 1

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Erickson Hall is home to the College of Education, which has a new No. 1 graduate program for 2019. Photo by Derrick L. Turner

Five Michigan State University graduate programs have been ranked No. 1 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools release. Once again, the College of Education’s elementary…

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MSU’s Nanzer Gets NSF Early Career Award

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Jeffrey Nanzer

Jeffrey A. Nanzer of the Michigan State University College of Engineering will use a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to develop dynamic…

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New Blood Pressure App and Hardware Rivals Arm Cuff Accuracy

Monday, March 12, 2018
A team of Michigan State University scientists has created a new app and hardware for smartphones to measure blood pressure with accuracy that may rival arm-cuff devices.

Cuff devices for blood pressure measurement are inconvenient, and mobile device apps for blood pressure measurement that are now being introduced may lack accuracy. To solve this problem,…

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Chasing Ghost Particles from MSU to Antarctica

Monday, March 5, 2018
Devyn Rysewyk (R) stands next to Martin Rongen, of RWTH Aachen University in Germany and Rysewyk's teammate, and the finished particle detector prototype atop the IceCube Laboratory located at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.

Ever since she was an undergraduate student, Devyn Rysewyk aspired to travel to Antarctica and study neutrinos, or ghost particles. “Neutrinos are very elusive and mysterious particles,” said…

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MSU’s Zhou to Improve Lifelong Learning in Computers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Jiayu Zhou

Jiayu Zhou of the Michigan State University College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The…

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MSU’s Hintze Teaches Machines to Teach Themselves

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Arend Hintze

As published in The SciFi Generation and TechXplore. MSU’s Arend Hintze, assistant professor of integrative biology & computer science and engineering, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors…

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New Findings on Superheavy Element ‘Oganesson’: Not A Gas

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Witek Nazarewicz

Scientists at Michigan State University and Massey University have calculated the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study. First synthesized in 2002…

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MSU’s Luginsland Named IEEE Fellow

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
John Luginsland

John Luginsland, professor of electrical and computer engineering and computational mathematics, science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical…

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MSU’s Maleczka Tapped for Chemical Sciences Roundtable

Friday, January 19, 2018
Robert Maleczka

Robert Maleczka, Jr., Michigan State University professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry in the College of Natural Science, was invited to join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering…

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