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Digital Evolution – Charles Ofria

Friday, August 1, 2014

Dr. Ofria’s research group explores Computer Science and Evolutionary Biology to help understand fundamental concepts in each field. His group writes self replicating computer programs and puts them…

MSU Receives $1 Million for Humanities Project

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded nearly $1 million to Michigan State University as part of its Digital Humanities Implementation Grants program. Marking the largest grant, Jon Frey, assistant…

Midwesterners See Challenges in ‘Placemaking’

Monday, July 14, 2014

A recent study by Michigan State University finds that “walkability” is among the top factors that influence home purchase decisions, along with safety, short commute times to jobs,…

Simulating New Engine Designs

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farhad Jaberi, professor in MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies turbulent flows in engines and in other systems, using a technique called computational fluid dynamics. Computers at MSU’s…

Studying Super-Nova Explosions of Massive Stars

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Over the last two decades, MSU University Distinguished Professor Wolfgang Bauer has made several contributions to the kinetic theory-based description of subatomic reactions and has advanced scientific understanding of…

Connecting Chemistry, Mechanics for Better Batteries

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

At the Materials Simulation for Clean Energy (MSCE) Lab, Yue Qi and her group develop multi-scale simulation methods to design materials, atom by atom. Qi, associate professor of…