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New Technology Breaks Through Sign Language Barriers

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Opportunities once distant to the hard-of-hearing community will become a reality with a breakthrough sign language translator. Engineers from Michigan State University developed and patented a technology that…

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MSU Receives $1.5M to Predict Damage Accumulation in Polymeric Adhesives

Friday, February 8, 2019

Lightweight materials are essential for boosting the fuel economy of modern automobiles while maintaining safety and performance. A 10-percent reduction in vehicle weight can improve fuel economy by…

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MSU Professor Named Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Friday, February 8, 2019

Karim Chatti of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, the country’s oldest national engineering society. Chatti is a…

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Lawrence Drzal Names Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Lawrence Drzal, professor at Michigan State University‘s College of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors class of 2018. Drzal is a University Distinguished…

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India Recognizes MSU Professor for Work in Advancing Fire Safety

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Engineering Building

Venkatesh Kodur, Michigan State University professor in the College of Engineering, was honored for his work in advancing fire safety in concrete materials and structural systems during two…

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Mekong River Dam Proposals May Create Negative Consequences

Friday, December 14, 2018
Pokhrel

Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social and environmental consequences – affecting everything from food security to the environment…

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Anil Jain Earns Distinguished Fellowship

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Anil Jain

Anil Jain, Michigan State University computer science and engineering professor, has been named a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences, or TWAS, for a lifetime of perspectives…

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MSU Engineering Celebrates 25 years of Design Day

Friday, December 7, 2018
Engineering Building

The Michigan State University College of Engineering celebrated a quarter-century of student creativity and innovation on Dec. 7, during 25 Years of Design Day– an event that has become…

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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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