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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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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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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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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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The Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Flows with Particles

Saturday, August 4, 2018
ICer, Student Research

Sina Jahangiri is currently a fifth-year Ph.D. student studying Mechanical Engineering (link is external) at Michigan State University (link is external). He received his BSc and MSc of…

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MSU’s Reid Bush Named Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Monday, December 4, 2017
Tamara Reid Bush

Tamara Reid Bush, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). She is one of a select number of…

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Additive Manufacturing Expert Joins MSU

Friday, November 17, 2017
Haesung Chung

Haesung Chung recently joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor. Chung’s research focuses on advanced manufacturing including additive manufacturing and dissimilar material joining, laser material processing,…

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Autonomous Vehicle Expert Joins MSU

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Li, Zhaojian

Zhaojian Li joins the Department of Mechanical Engineering as assistant professor. His research interests are in intelligent systems, connected and autonomous vehicles, and learning-based control and estimation. EDUCATION: PhD,…

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MSU’s Gunn Named Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education

Friday, July 14, 2017
Craig Gunn

Craig Gunn, senior academic specialist in the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. ASEE is…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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