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Robot Learning Improves Student Engagement

Monday, December 4, 2017
Christine Greenhow, right, an associate professor of education at MSU, said the university's pioneering robot-learning class offers advantages over remote learning through traditional videoconferencing.

The first-ever study of Michigan State University’s pioneering robot-learning course shows that online students who use the innovative robots feel more engaged and connected to the instructor and…

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AAAS Interdisciplinary Panel Dives into Underwater Robotics

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Xiaobo Tan, a Michigan State University Foundation Professor of electrical and computer engineering, was part of a recent presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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MSU Doctoral Student Awarded NSF Fellowship

Friday, April 8, 2016
Maria Castano

Maria Castano, a Ph.D. student in the Michigan State University College of Engineering, has received a 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The award will support her…

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Robotics Engineer Tan Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Xiaobo Tan

Michigan State University (MSU) has named Xiaobo Tan an MSU Foundation Professor. Tan, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Smart…

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Strider-Like Water Sensor to Detect Water Contaminants

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

To help clean up an oil spill or any other kind of environmental disaster, sometimes humans can learn a thing or two from nature. A team of researchers…

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