Alumni & Friends News

Academy Fellow Peter Lillehoj
Early results from Academy of Global Engagement fellows: $2.8 million in grants.
Brittney Heatherington AES '14
MSU Engineering says good-bye to 251 Saturday: 166 undergrads, 38 master’s and 47 PhD students.
Mike Sadler (AES '13) and Coach Mark Dantonio
Mike Sadler (AES ’13) is MSU’s first four-time Academic All-American.
Insulin pump for the blind created for Design Day.
Insulin pump for the blind among the innovative projects at Design Day.
Jack and Dottie Withrow
Jack and Dottie Withrow establish graduate fellowship in biomedical engineering.
FAA conference room honors Philip Akers '65
A conference room at FAA headquarters is a tribute to the career of the late Philip Akers (ME ’65).
Alex Von Mach
Mach Hockey neck guard places third in Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.
Charles Bachman and President Obama
Charles Bachman ’48 receives the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama.
MSU Bio Engineering Facility receives award.
New building earns Celebration of Regional Growth Award for economic development potential.
Tim Whitehead
Tim Whitehead joins Roozbeh Dargazany, Sara Roccabianca, Nelson Sepulveda and Yanni Sun as fellows.
Richard Lunt and Yimu Zhao work on solar cell.
Richard Lunt awarded the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Award in Environmental Chemistry.
Rwandan women learning robotics
CSE’s Laura Dillon helps bring technology skills to young Rwandan women.
David Zoltowski is Rhodes finalist
Electrical engineering major David Zoltowski advances for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
Harvesting pigeon peas
Four ME seniors have completed a humanitarian engineering project to help harvest pigeon peas.
Mike Sadler
Mike Sadler (AES ’13) nominated for top scholar-athlete award in college football.
Ranjan Mukherjee
ASME honors Ranjan Mukherjee with the 2014 Charles Stark Draper Innovative Practice Award.
Braze arc melter
Jason Nicholas, Yue Qi, and Thomas Bieler to use $694,000 to advance solid oxide fuel cells.
New Bio Engineering Facility
MSU Board of Trustees create new academic department.
Benefactors Plaza
MSU launches capital campaign with extraordinary event Oct. 24.
Grandparents University scholarships
Apply for scholarship support for 2015 Grandparents University by Nov. 21.
Tippy taps in Tanzania
Spartans Without Borders give the gift of clean water in Tanzania.
Mario Gutierrez and David Zoltowski
Mario Gutierrez and David Zoltowski nominated for prestigious international scholarships.
Laura Genik and Carl Lira
Laura Genik and Carl Lira among only 77 in nation selected for NAE symposium.
MasterCard Foundation Scholars 2014
Fourteen African scholars are preparing to be change makers as Spartan Engineers.
Dennis P. Nyquist
Retired professor Dennis Nyquist to benefit college with a professorship in electromagnetics.

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