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MSU Faculty Included on Team for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Detroit River

Shelia Cotten, a faculty member from Michigan State University’s College of Communications Arts and Sciences is part of a team that was selected to receive a $1.77 million…

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Professor Named ITE Fellow for Contributions to Improving Mobility Safety

Friday, January 10, 2020
Drivers view of Farm Lane, with a car in the turn lane and a train passing over the road.

MSU Foundation professor Peter Savolainen has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, or ITE, for his ongoing contributions and leadership in improving mobility and…

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MSU Researcher Awarded Accelerator Stewardship from U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Engineering Building

A researcher at Michigan State University has received a prestigious Accelerator Stewardship Award from the Office of High Energy Physics at the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE,…

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MSU’s Piotr Piecuch named Xingda Lecturer by Peking University

Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and adjunct professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was named the 2019 Xingda Lecturer…

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Renowned Biometrics Expert Anil Jain Elected Foreign Member by the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Monday, December 2, 2019
Engineering Building

In a continuation of international accolades, University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Anil Jain of Michigan State University has been elected a Foreign Member of the…

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MSU Leads New NSF-Funded International Nuclear Astrophysics Research Network

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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The National Science Foundation awarded a $2 million grant to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements, led by Michigan State…

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Scientists Advance Ways to Optimize Battery Energy

Monday, November 4, 2019
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In an era of ever-hungry consumer electronics, scientists at Michigan State University teamed up with researchers at General Motors, or GM, to make progress on improving the life…

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Re-Engineering Software to Enhance Performance on HPC Systems

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Dr. Metin Aktulga

Dr. Metin Aktulga is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Science at Michigan State University. As a computer scientist specializing in high performance computing (HPC), his…

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Pathways, Perspective, and People

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The presentation was given by Professor Angela Wilson during her investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Video transcript below: [applause]. Well, first of all,…

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High Resolution NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling of Confined Fluids

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

This presentation was given by Professor R. James Kirkpatrick during his investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Transcript for video: [applause] Thanks Rob. Thank…

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