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Machine Learning Masters the Fingerprint to Fool Biometric Systems

Monday, December 3, 2018
Fingerprint

Fingerprint authentication systems are a widely trusted, ubiquitous form of biometric authentication, deployed on billions of smartphones and other devices worldwide. Yet a new study from Michigan State University and…

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Large Hydropower Dams ‘Not Sustainable’ in the Developing World

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Dam

It’s hard to beat hydropower from dams, a renewable source of electricity that helped build much of the developed world. Yet five scientists from Michigan State University say…

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MSU Campus Transforming into Advanced Mobility Ecosystem

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Mobility Village

Michigan State University is transforming its 5,200-acre campus into a live, connected ecosystem to drive mobility research and development to advance smart-vehicle technology and better understand the human…

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New Computer Model Designs a Drug Delivery Strategy to Fight Cancer

Monday, October 29, 2018
Brownian

Researchers from Michigan State University and Stanford University have created a computer simulation, validated by experimental results, to help design drug-delivery nanoparticles that carry cancer-fighting medicines directly to…

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MSU Nets $1.1M in New DOE Grants

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded nearly $1.1 million in grants to four Michigan State University faculty members. The four grants come from the DOE Offices of High…

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Diamond Technology Cleans Up PFAS-Contaminated Wastewater

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

More than 1.5 million Michigan residents and potentially more than hundreds of sites nationwide ­– and counting – have PFAS-tainted water. Michigan State University-Fraunhofer USA, Inc. Center for…

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MSU Awarded ARPA-E Grant to Reimagine US Power Grid

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
US at Night

A $2 million award will equip Michigan State University – and partners Arizona State University, Dresser-Rand, and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures – with resources to develop the next…

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Cheng awarded Peter Debye Prize for Young Investigators in Dielectric Research

Friday, September 14, 2018
Shiwang Cheng

A chemical engineer at Michigan State University received the 2018 Peter Debye Prize for Young Investigators in Dielectric Research by the International Dielectric Society. Shiwang Cheng, assistant professor…

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Tai Joins Energy Harvesting Lab at MSU

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Wei-Che-Tai

Wei-Che Tai joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor in August 2018. Wei-Che Tai is part of MSU’s Dynamics and Energy Harvesting Laboratory. His research…

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Polymer Science Researcher Joins MSU

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Robert Ferrier

Robert Ferrier joins the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science as an assistant professor in August 2018. Robert Ferrier is an expert in polymer science. He is…

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