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MSU’s Jain Honored by Local Police for Helping Solve Murder

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Doctoral student Sunpreet Arora (wearing a printed 3-D fingerprint on his finger), professor Anil Jain (holding a mobile phone) and postdoctoral fellow Kai Cao (holding 2-D printed fingerprints on conductive paper). Photo by Derrick L. Turner

For his work assisting with a murder investigation in 2016, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain was recently honored by both the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State…

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Nanomaterial Generates Energy, Acts as Loudspeaker/Mic

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology…

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MSU’s Klausner Among Judges for U.S.-Israel Research Challenge

Friday, May 12, 2017
James F. Klausner

James Klausner, chair of the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been invited to be a judge for the U.S.-Israel Integrated Energy and Desalination Design Challenge…

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Can Mobile Phones be Secured with a Fingerprint?

Friday, May 12, 2017
Arun Ross

No two people are believed to have identical fingerprints, but researchers from New York University and Michigan State University have found that partial similarities between prints are common…

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MSU’s Cooper Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Monday, May 8, 2017
Portrait of Melanie Cooper along with logo mark for Royal Society of Chemistry

Melanie M. Cooper, a Michigan State University (MSU) Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). “I am originally…

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James Gets U.S. DOE Graduate Student Research Award

Monday, May 1, 2017
Christine James

A PhD student in chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University will spend the summer accessing the supercomputing resources of Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque after…

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Zhang Named 2017 NIH mHealth Scholar

Monday, May 1, 2017
Mi Zhang

Electrical and computer engineer Mi Zhang has been named a 2017 NIH mHealth Scholar and will be at the 2017 mHealth Training Institute at UCLA working on mobile…

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Nanzer Receives Prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award

Monday, May 1, 2017
Jeffrey Nanzer

Jeffrey Nanzer, the Dennis P. Nyquist assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the recipient of a prestigious 2017 Young Faculty Award…

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Chemist, Plant Scientist Win Innovation Awards

Friday, April 14, 2017
James Dye and gregg Howe

Two faculty members from the College of Natural Science (NatSci) were among the honorees at the 7th annual Michigan State University Innovation Celebration on April 12. The MSU…

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Vanderbilt Names MSU’s Piecuch to Prestigious Lectureship

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Piotr Piecuch

Piotr Piecuch, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy in the MSU College of Natural Science, was selected as the 2017 Lawrence J….

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