Alumni & Friends News

Mike Sadler
Mike Sadler (AES ’13) nominated for nation’s 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
New faculty members bring wide range of skills and talents to MSU Engineering.
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.
Arun Ross
Computer scientist honored for advancing pattern recognition and data privacy.
ICT1010
Pilot program with two of India’s premier institutions seeks more research and doctoral students.
Hong Kong Disney
The Center for Spartan Engineering expands international outreach.
Computer science graphic
Doug Zongker ’96 commits $2 million for endowed chair in computer science.
Kempel
Kempel to continue to lead the college he has served for 16 years.
CarFox
Spartan Engineering among the leading automotive colleges in the nation.
David Kircos 2014
Computer science senior David Kircos wins #hackDPL to aid Detroit Public Library.

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