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USDA Grant to Improve Agricultural Use of Water, Energy

Thursday, January 18, 2018
David Hyndman

Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy. Michigan State University scientists are leading a $2.5 million…

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MSU’s Dargazany Gets American Chemistry Society Grant

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Roozbeh Dargazany

Michigan State University engineering scholar Roozbeh Dargazany has earned an American Chemistry Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator grant for his research into stopping the degradation and…

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Studying Structures to Ensure Fire Safety

Friday, March 10, 2017

Venkatesh Kodur, professor and chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, serves as director of the Center on Structural Fire Safety and Diagnostics at the Michigan State University…

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Michigan Universities Studying Flint Water Filters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water…

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Low-Cost, Long-Term Bridge Safety Solution

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Lajnef

Nizar Lajnef, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan State University, is working with the Mackinac Bridge Authority to have prototype sensors installed underneath the Mackinac…

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$2 Mil. Gift to Fund Research on Bridges

Friday, July 8, 2016
Mackinac Bridge on Sunday July 5, 2015.

The largest single donation ever given to Michigan State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will enhance research focused on the nation’s strained transportation infrastructure. A couple…

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Beach Buoys Used to Detect Water Contamination

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Mantha

Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by researchers from…

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Advancing Domicology for Sustainable Construction

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Venkatesh Kodur, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, provides an overview of his research related to sustainable construction.

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MSU Researchers Finding Ways to Make Cars Lighter, Stronger

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Mahmood Haq, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, display composite materials at the composite vehicle research center on Monday January 25, 2016.

If automakers want to reach the federal mandate of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, they are going to have to come up with ways of making cars…

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MSU Researchers Helping Flint, Mich., Water Crisis

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Leading Michigan State researchers are working to help end the Flint water crisis on the ground and in the lab. MSU researchers will be some of the first…

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