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Machine Learning Helps Hunt For COVID-19 Therapies

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Michigan State University Foundation Professor Guowei Wei wasn’t preparing machine learning techniques for a global health crisis. Still, when one broke out, he and his team were ready…

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Two NatSci Faculty Members Named MSU Foundation Professors

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Two Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) professors, Piotr Piecuch and Guowei Wei were recently named 2020 MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research. The MSU…

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Machine Learning Model Finds SARS CoV-2 Growing More Infectious

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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A novel machine learning model developed by researchers at Michigan State University suggests that mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 genome have made the virus more infectious. The model, developed…

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Schenker Named American Mathematical Society Fellow

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Jeffrey Schenker, professor of mathematics in Michigan State University’s College of Natural Science, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2020 for his research into…

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Six NatSci Researchers Receive NSF Early CAREER Awards

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Six Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2019 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one…

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MSU Mathematician Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Monday, March 18, 2019
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Kristen Hendricks, a Michigan State University assistant professor of mathematics in the College of Natural Science, is one of 20 researchers who received a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Research…

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STEM Students Nominated for National Scholarships

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Michigan State University has nominated four outstanding undergraduate STEM students for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Each year, the Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars committed to a career…

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MSU Professor Honored for Advances in Math, Mentoring Students

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Efstratia, or Effie, Kalfagianni, Michigan State University professor of mathematics, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, or AMS, for 2019. Established in 1888, the AMS…

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Matthew Hirn Awarded DARPA Director’s Fellowship

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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Matthew Hirn, MSU assistant professor in the mathematics and computational mathematics, science and engineering departments, was awarded the Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In 2016, Hirn won the DARPA…

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MSU Math Researcher Awarded Simons Fellowship

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Yingda Cheng

Michigan State University researcher Yingda Cheng is among 40 standout mathematics leaders across the United States this year to be awarded a 2018 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics, giving her time…

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