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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
College of Natural Science

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
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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