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Powering Up Stretchy Technology

Monday, December 21, 2020
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A Spartan-led research team has developed a new “4D printing” approach to help power stretchable devices. A team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Changyong Cao has…

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Cloud Recognized By Society of Experimental Mechanics

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Gary L. Cloud, PE, of Michigan State University has been granted the singular honor of being named an Honorary Member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM). Cloud…

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Professor Emeritus and Former Student Awarded Patent

Monday, September 14, 2020

Patent awarded for new concept in fluid mass flow metering U.S. patent no. 10,753,779 was awarded for a mass flow meter that measures mass fluid flow of liquids…

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Tan Named Hong Endowed Chair In Electrical Engineering

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Xiaobo Tan has been named the Richard M. Hong Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering in the Michigan State University College of Engineering. Tan is an MSU Foundation Professor of Electrical…

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Powerful Human Like Hands Create Safer Human Robotics Interactions

Monday, July 20, 2020
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Need a robot with a soft touch? A team of Michigan State University engineers has designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help….

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Three NatSci Faculty Members Receive NSF Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one of…

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Klausner Honored for Pioneering Thermal Engineering Research

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Advancements in thermal engineering research by James Klausner of Michigan State University have earned him the 2019 Heat Transfer Memorial Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers…

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Mohsen Zayernouri Receives A Second Young Investigator Program Award

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Mohsen Zayernouri of the Michigan State University College of Engineering has received another Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award – his second award since 2017. YIP awards are generally…

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Engineering Professor Joins International Commission Aimed at Helping Aging Population

Monday, July 29, 2019
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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
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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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