Alumni & Friends News

David Zoltowski is ESD Student of the Year.
Add another honor for David Zoltowski ’15 – the ESD Outstanding Student Engineer of the Year.
Mayim Bialik with MSU Engineering at NCWIT.
Multiple national recognitions helped MSU Engineering make a big noise at summit on women and IT.
Tom Wolff
After 17 years, Tom Wolff steps down as associate dean for undergraduate studies and into new role.
Wolfgang Banzhaf coming to MSU in 2016.
MSU hires the nation’s first endowed chair in genetic programming. He joins CSE and BEACON in 2016.
Daina Briedis named ASEE fellow.
Daina Briedis named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Dan King wins national advising award.
Dan King wins National Academic Advising Commission and Interest Service Award.
College of Engineering building view
New associate deans Neeraj Buch, John Verboncoeur, and Thomas Voice appointed.
Kora Nixon in New Zealand
AES student Kora Nixon is exploring indigenous cultures at the University of Waikato.
College of Engineering Fire 1916
The art, science, and practice of structural engineering presented at conference, June 29-30.
Anil K. Jain
$400,000 from a grateful former student launches the Anil K. Jain Endowed Graduate Fellowship.
Spartan Spanners 2015
Spartan Spanners finish in top 5 percent in nation in 2015 Student Steel Bridge Competition.
Bili Jean helped students learn about infant jaundice.
MSU’s newest startup originated as a 2014 Design Day project by biosystems engineering students.
Academy for Global Engagement hosts seminar June 3-4.
Academy for Global Engagement hosts top government agencies June 3-4 to attract research resources.
Angela Sun wins NCWIT national honor
Angela Sun receives inaugural National Center for Women & Information Technology Award.
Kempel and Granger, 2015
Eight distinguished alumni honored for bringing pride to Michigan State University.
Craig Somerton
Memorial service this fall will honor mechanical engineering’s Craig Somerton, who died May 9.
Driscoll named Outstanding Alumnus by RCPD
Driscoll '97 named 2015 Outstanding Alumnus by MSU Resource Center for Persons With Disabilities.
Graduation 2015
MSU Engineering says good-bye to 471 undergrads, 54 master’s, and 61 PhD students at Breslin.
Zane Crawford awarded CSGF.
Zane Crawford awarded national Computational Science Graduate Fellowship from U.S. Dept. of Energy.
College of Engineering building
$5 million bequest from 1974 Spartan Engineer will coach and support next generation of innovators.
Detroit Semester
A one-credit co-op course this summer will showcase trendy "New Detroit" to students.
Yimu Zhao and Richard Lunt
MSU Innovation Celebration honors Richard Lunt for his development of transparent photovoltaics.
Design Day 2015 is largest ever.
College's largest ever Design Day to showcase the innovation of 198 teams and 882 students.
Plug ins
Professor Linos Jacovides part of key international panel that examines plug-in electric vehicles.
Featherstone Endowed Prize
Mario Gutierrez and Kwasi Adu-Berchie honored for creative approach to education and intellect.

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