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Engineering Professor Joins International Commission Aimed at Helping Aging Population

Monday, July 29, 2019
The college of engineering at Michigan State University. A light orange brick building with while flowering bushes infront. Blue sky, and green grass.

Michele Grimm, a Wielenga Creative Engineering Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University, has been named by the National Academy of Medicine, or…

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$2.3M Grant to Advance High-efficiency Power Generation

Thursday, May 23, 2019
3D Printing

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E, awarded Michigan State University a $2.3 million grant to deepen its growing expertise in additive manufacturing, known…

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Stretchable Skin to Power Wearable Tech

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Self-powered wearable tech

For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Now researchers from Michigan State University have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or…

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Klausner Named a Fellow of the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers

Thursday, April 25, 2019
James Klausner named a Fellow of the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers

The College of Engineering’s James Klausner has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers, a premier international society for professionals in the…

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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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