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Deconstruction is a Human Activity

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Andrew Brockman, Mechanical Engineering, discusses research related to the manual process of deconstruction at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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MSU Researcher Receives Fulbright Global Flex Award

Thursday, January 21, 2016
MSU College of Engineering

A Michigan State University College of Engineering professor will advance off-grid electric power applications in rural China and Ethiopia after receiving a Fulbright Global Flex Award.Abraham Engeda, a…

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Thermochemical Energy Researcher Klausner Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
James F. Klausner

Michigan State University (MSU) has named James F. Klausner an MSU Foundation Professor. Klausner, who joined MSU on January 1, 2016, as chair of the Department of Mechanical…

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Mechanical Engineers Provide Pedal-Power Threshing for Guatemala

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Pedal-Power Threshing Machine

Beginning with an age-old agricultural practice of threshing, which separates bean seeds from their pods, four mechanical engineering students added a new twist: pedal power. Designed as a…

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Stroke Rehab Study to Use Virtual Reality

Monday, June 15, 2015
students in Moter Learning and Rehabilitation Engineering Lab

Researchers from Michigan State University and Sparrow Health System have been awarded $50,000 by the Center for Innovation and Research to study ways to improve stroke rehabilitation. The…

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MSU to Develop Mobile App for Malaria Diagnosis

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Peter Lillehoj

Researchers at the Michigan State University College of Engineering are getting closer to phoning home a rapid-response diagnostic test for malaria. Peter Lillehoj, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,…

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Using Biomechancial Computation to Study Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Friday, August 1, 2014

Seungik Baek, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) – a  focal enlargement, which when ruptured, is the leading cause of death among the elderly. According…

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Simulating New Engine Designs

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farhad Jaberi, professor in MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies turbulent flows in engines and in other systems, using a technique called computational fluid dynamics. Computers at MSU’s…

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Engineering Approach Offers Hope for Windpipe Swelling

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professor Thomas Pence and Visiting Researcher Kun Gou in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University are using complex mathematical models to study how the human trachea…

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