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MSU, German Automaker to Work on Cybersecurity in Autonomous Vehicles

Monday, October 16, 2017
Barbara Czerny, left, an MSU grad and senior technical specialist at German auto parts maker ZF, and Brian Murray, ZF’s safety director, will collaborate with MSU engineering researcher Betty H.C. Cheng to improve cybersecurity safety for autonomous vehicles. Contributed photo

As the automotive industry adopts more autonomous features, the potential for cybersecurity threats in vehicles and between vehicles is on the rise. ZF, a German auto parts maker,…

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Global Analysis of QCD and Electroweak Interactions

Friday, October 13, 2017

C.P. Yuan, Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor, explains how he uses global analysis of experimental data to explore partons — fundamental particles in protons and neutrons as part of…

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MSU’s Research in Connected Autonomous Vehicles for Active Safety

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hayder Radah, College of Engineering, explains autonomous vehicle research at MSU in this resentation to the MSU Board of Trustees on 9/8/2017. His research focuses on coding and…

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A Statistician at the Junction of Big Data and Data Science

Monday, October 9, 2017

Taps Maiti, professor and graduate director, Department of Statistics and Probability, and Department of Marketing, Eli Broad School of Business. He is co-director in the Center for Business and…

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MSU Part of Three New DOE Nuclear Physics Grants

Monday, October 9, 2017
accelerator

Three nuclear physics research projects involving Michigan State University researchers have won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC). The five-year awards are part…

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MSU Part of Composite Materials Institute in Detroit

Monday, October 9, 2017

Michigan State hosted local students, dignitaries and researchers this morning for the official ribbon cutting and tours launching the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, in Detroit’s…

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MSU Astrophysicist Grete Wins International Dissertation Award

Monday, October 2, 2017
Philipp Grete

Philipp Grete, a Michigan State University research associate in computational astrophysics, is this year’s sole recipient of the German Astronomical Society’s (AG) most outstanding dissertation in astronomy and…

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MSU Researchers to Use Algae to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
T.B. Simon Power Plant

Michigan State University scientists will explore new algae-based technologies to capture power plant emissions and sustainably turn them into valuable products. The research project, funded by a $1…

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MSU’s Jain Creates ‘Spoof’ Finger to Test Security

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Do you know how safe it is to use your finger as a security login? And have you wondered how your cell phone knows if your finger is…

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Creating and Controlling Quantum Systems, One Electron at a Time

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Johannes Pollanen, assistant professor and Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics, discusses controlling quantum systems by manipulating one electron at a time as part of his investiture presentation…

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