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Students Create Exoskeleton App for Patient with Muscular Dystrophy

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Zach Smith has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle degeneration. His lack of muscle control and being in a wheelchair made him a prime…

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Materials Simulations Aid Design of Li-ion Batteries

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Kwang Jin Kim

Kwang Jin Kim is a fifth-year doctoral student at Michigan State University studying Chemical Engineering and Material Science. Over the last four years, he has worked in the…

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MSU’s Verboncoeur to Receive International Award from IEEE

Thursday, March 29, 2018
John Verboncoeur

John Verboncoeur of Michigan State University will receive the Richard F. Shea Distinguished Member Award from the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) of the Institute of Electrical…

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Ofoli Named Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Robert Ofoli

Robert Ofoli, Michigan State University associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science, has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers or AlChE. Fellowship…

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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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New Engineering Insights into Brain Implants

Monday, March 12, 2018
Purcell and Salatino uncovered information about brain implants and the cells surrounding them, which will improve designs for future devices.

Patients suffering from brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s have more treatment options than ever before, thanks to medical advances in the use of brain implants. In spite…

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Virus-Like Particle Could Lead to New Cancer Vaccine

Friday, March 2, 2018
Xuefei Huang, Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Paulo VilarSaavedra

Michigan State University scientists are engineering a virus-like particle, known as Qβ, that will generate anti-cancer immune responses in the body and potentially be used as a new…

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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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