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Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett featured at 52nd annual Detroit Executive Forum on Oct. 5.
Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett featured at 52nd annual Detroit Executive Forum on Oct. 5.
MSU’s Empower Extraordinary campaign hits $1.5 billion goal early, continues fundraising momentum.
MSU’s Empower Extraordinary campaign hits $1.5 billion goal early, continues fundraising momentum.
Research at Michigan State University is helping hearing aid devices sort through unwelcome noises.
Research at MSU is helping hearing aid devices sort through unwelcome noises.
The Milkman of India, Verghese Kurien (1921-2012), received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from MSU in 1948.
Free lecture on Sept. 13 to honor '48 graduate who revolutionized India's milk industry.
Meredith Detweiler, Emily Dettloff and Hunter Jones are the 2017-18 Von Ehr Scholars.
Meredith Detweiler, Emily Dettloff and Hunter Jones are the 2017-18 Von Ehr Scholars.
Engineers, including Robert Stedtfeld, have joined with scientists in the antibiotic resistance battle.
Engineers are helping study the spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
As 5,660 undergraduates prepare to come to the College of Engineering for 2017-18, groups like Leadership Advantage are kicking off the welcome for entering freshmen - who were fed pizza, of course!
Welcome Spartan Engineers - 5,660 undergraduates and 800 graduate students in 2017-18.
Coffee-ring research by environmental engineer Rebecca Lahr found residue patterns for tap water are like fingerprints to identify what’s in a sample.
Research by environmental engineer Rebecca Lahr found tap water residues are like fingerprints.
Almost half of the 20 newest MSU Alumni Distinguished Scholarship or University Distinguished Scholarship recipients are headed to engineering!
Engineering to welcome nine of MSU's top incoming student scholars.
Shanelle Foster, MSU electrical engineer, named finalist in Naval Research Concept Challenge for research on 3D printing of magnetic cores for electrical motors.
Electrical engineer named finalist in Naval Research Concept Challenge for research on 3D printing.
The College of Engineering celebrated the opening of a new lab space for the Materials Simulation Laboratory in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CHEMS) on Monday, Aug. 7.
New CHEMS lab will advance materials by harnessing the power of computer simulations.
Justin LaBelle, an MSU chemical engineering student, lands one of 21 coveted spots in the national 2017 Composites Institute Internship Class.
MSU student lands coveted spot in 2017 Composites Institute internship class.
 The MSU team of Austin Winarski, Kyle Lammers, Ryan Ashbaugh, and Jason Merlo were among only three teams representing North America during the 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) in Detroit in June.
MSU team is a finalist at international technical conference on enhanced safety of vehicles.
Renowned computer scientist Charles Bachman (’48, ’15) died July 13, 2017. President Obama awarded him a national medal in 2014.
Renowned computer scientist Charles Bachman (’48, ’15) died July 13. He was 92.
Craig Gunn named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Craig Gunn named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Joe ('81) and Laurie ('81) Thorp commit a $1 million charitable bequest from their joint estate.
Thorps support undergraduate experience.
John R. Dorgan, one of the newest endowed chair holders at Michigan State University, is an expert in polymeric materials and a nationally recognized leader in developing composite materials for manufacturing.
One of the newest endowed chair holders at MSU is an expert in polymeric materials.
A Michigan State University team from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) placed fourth during the Environmental Challenge International (ECI) competition at the 110th annual Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Conference and Exhibition in Pittsburgh June 5-8.
Spartan Engineers place fourth at the 2017 Environmental Challenge International.
 Roozbeh Dargazany awarded prestigious American Chemistry Society doctoral new investigator grant.
Roozbeh Dargazany awarded prestigious American Chemistry Society doctoral new investigator grant.
Shanker Balasubramaniam and Venkatesh Kodur receive one of the highest faculty honors at MSU.
Shanker Balasubramaniam and Venkatesh Kodur receive one of the highest faculty honors at MSU.
Xiaobo Tan, an MSU Foundation Professor of electrical and computer engineering, engineer Naomi Leonard and oceanographer John P. Ryan discuss the expansive potential of marine and freshwater robotics at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2017. Photo credit: Stephen Waldron/AAAS.
AAAS interdisciplinary panel dives into underwater robotics.
A one-credit class in the MSU College of Engineering has 75 students exploring, sight seeing and networking in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Jackson, and Lansing with an intent to help these Spartan engineers fall in love with a new hometown.
A one-credit class has 160 students exploring Detroit, Grand Rapids, Jackson, and Lansing.
CMSE chair Andrew Christlieb is one of five who will represent MSU in Academic Leadership Program of the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
CMSE chair Andrew Christlieb to represent MSU in Big Ten Academic Alliance.
MSU researcher Yadu Pokhrel in civil and environmental engineering is helping assess the worldwide impact of human intervention on water scarcity.
Yadu Pokhrel is helping assess the worldwide impact of human intervention on water scarcity.
Participants in the June 5-6 kickoff workshop for the AutoDrive Challenge pose with the competition’s platform vehicle, a Chevrolet Bolt, at SAE World Headquarters near Pittsburgh.
A Chevy Bolt and international student competition is headed to MSU Engineering.

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