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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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Jiliang Tang Receives an NSF CAREER Award to Improve the Analytics of Social Networks

Friday, April 5, 2019
Tang, NSF Career Award

When users “like” favorite followers or “block” unwanted messages on today’s social media networks, the magnitude of those positive and negative clicks are creating significant challenges to traditional…

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$2.9M Grant to Help Extract Clean Irrigation Water from Fracking Wastewater

Friday, March 29, 2019
Extract Clean Irrigation Water, Freshwater recovery system

Michigan State University will share almost $3 million to develop a freshwater recovery system to extract clean irrigation water from hydraulic fracturing wastewater. The reclaimed water could help…

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Slowing Down the Heart Aging Process to Increase the Human Lifespan

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Human Heart Tissue

In a new paper published in EMBO Reports this month, an international team of scientists, including Dr. Aitor Aguirre at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering,…

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MSU Lands $1.8M NIH Grant to Improve Brain Implants

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Brain Scan

Michigan State University has landed a $1.8 million National Institutes for Health R01 grant to improve brain implants – “electroceuticals” used to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and traumatic…

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Engineering Gives Nick Ward a Hand (Brace)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

When Michigan State University’s Nick Ward fractured his left hand in February, the basketball team’s title hopes faded slightly. The 6’8”, 245-pound center has been a key player…

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Thomas Bieler Elected a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Engineering Building

Thomas Bieler, a professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University, has been named a fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, or TMS….

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Aktulga to Tackle Extreme-Scale Scientific Computing Using NSF CAREER Award

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
College of Engineering Building

An assistant professor at Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to develop novel algorithms and software to help computational…

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Bieler Elected a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Engineering Building

Thomas Bieler, a professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University, has been named a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Bieler…

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Scaling Up Innovative Sensor Installation on the Mighty Mac

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Mackinac Bridge in Michigan

The first 20 prototype infrastructure sensors installed in 2016 on the Mackinac Bridge, powered solely by vibrations from traffic, have proven their durability and performed as intended. Now…

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