Alumni & Friends News

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.
Joe Sopko (’80, ’83, ’90) is helping with containment at Fukushima, Japan, nuclear plant.
College of Engineering Building
MSU Engineering's reach is enhanced as new skills and talents join the college.
Volodymyr Tarabara
Volodymyr Tarabara to conduct water quality research in Republic of Georgia as Fulbright Scholar.
Markus Downey
Markus Downey's research on fiber-reinforced polymer composites earns award.
Ajith Chakkedath
Ajith Chakkedath advances magnesium alloy research while learning study abroad skills.
Peter Faricy of Amazon Marketplace
Peter Faricy of Amazon Marketplace is keynote speaker Oct. 23 at Executive Forum in Detroit.
260 women in entering freshman class 2014
Largest freshman class in 28 years includes significant rise in women students.

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