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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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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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New MSU Foundation Professors Announced

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Foundation Professors

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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Pokhrel to Use NSF CAREER Award to Advance Water Resource Sustainability and Food Security

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Pokhrel

Yadu Pokhrel, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan State University, is concerned that with more than seven billion people on the planet, it is time…

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Eleven MSU Researchers Receive CAREER Awards for 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
NSF Career Awardees Headshots

Eleven Michigan State University scientists are the recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Faculty Awards, seven of them women in the College of Natural Science. The…

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USDA Grant to Improve Agricultural Use of Water, Energy

Thursday, January 18, 2018
David Hyndman

Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy. Michigan State University scientists are leading a $2.5 million…

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MSU’s Dargazany Gets American Chemistry Society Grant

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Roozbeh Dargazany

Michigan State University engineering scholar Roozbeh Dargazany has earned an American Chemistry Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator grant for his research into stopping the degradation and…

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Studying Structures to Ensure Fire Safety

Friday, March 10, 2017

Venkatesh Kodur, professor and chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, serves as director of the Center on Structural Fire Safety and Diagnostics at the Michigan State University…

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Michigan Universities Studying Flint Water Filters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water…

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