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MSU to celebrate National Engineers Week with 'Invent Amazing' from Feb. 16-24.
MSU to celebrate National Engineers Week with 'Invent Amazing' from Feb. 16-24.
MSU will welcome 500 young robotic minds to the 2019 Michigan VEX Robotics state championship games on Feb. 24.
MSU welcomes Michigan VEX Robotics State Championships for high school students on Sunday, Feb. 24.
Remembering Bob Hubbard -- Memorial services are Feb. 24 for the Spartan inventor credited with making auto racing safer.
Memorial services are Feb. 24 for the Spartan inventor credited with making auto racing safer.
MSU Provost June Pierce Youatt and Acting President Satish Udpa present a 2019 Beal Outstanding Faculty Member Award to Evangelyn Alocilja on Feb. 5.
Professor Evangelyn Alocilja presented MSU's 2019 Beal Outstanding Faculty Award.
Roozbeh Dargazany, an assistant professor of civil engineering at Michigan State University, will use $1.5 million to help in the lightweighting effort by building a one-of-a-kind database to better understand one of the challenges -- the corrosion of polymeric adhesives.
MSU receives $1.5 million to predict damage accumulation in polymeric adhesives.
Karim Chatti of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the country’s oldest national engineering society.
Professor Karim Chatti named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
A celebration of the life and legacy of Kris Arvid Berglund of Michigan State University and Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden, is planned for Sunday, Feb. 3, at 4 p.m. in the MSU Student Union Ballroom.
Memorial set for Feb. 3 for MSU scientist, engineer, educator, entrepreneur & friend Kris Berglund.
Satish Udpa, executive vice president for administrative services, has been named acting president of Michigan State University. Udpa is the former dean of the College of Engineering.
Former Engineering Dean Satish Udpa named acting president of MSU.
Michigan State University will highlight how it is transforming its 5,200-acre campus into a connected ecosystem for new mobility solutions during AutoMobili-D at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit’s Cobo Center, Jan. 14-17.
MSU will highlight its 5,200-acre connected ecosystem at NAIAS in Detroit, Jan. 14-17.
 India recognizes University Distinguished Professor Venkatesh Kodur, MSU’s chair of civil and environmental engineering for significant contributions to fire safety in concrete.
India recognizes Venkatesh Kodur for significant contributions to fire safety in concrete.
Associate Professor Joydeep Mitra elected a 2019 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Joydeep Mitra elected a 2019 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Jeffrey Nanzer of Michigan State University will receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) in summer 2019 in Boston.
Nanzer to receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Microwave Society.
Lawrence Drzal of Michigan State University has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Class of 2018.
Lawrence Drzal named a 2018 NAI fellow for his leadership in innovation and invention.
College of Engineering New Year Card 2019
Happy Holidays and thank you for your dedication and support - from Dean Kempel.
Five graduating Spartan Engineers received Board of Trustees Award Dec. 14 as they graduate from MSU.
Five graduating Spartan Engineers receive Board of Trustees awards for high academic achievement.
Civil and environmental engineer Yadu Pokhrel studies the downside of damming the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia.
Yadu Pokhrel studies the downside of damming the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia.
MSU Engineering graduates 327 undergrads, 24 master’s, and 32 PhD students Dec. 14-15.
MSU Engineering graduates 327 undergrads, 24 master’s, and 32 PhD students Dec. 14-15.
During the holidays, it’s not just Santa who’s watching you. Hackers are lurking, so be equally mindful of your phone as you are your cash and credit cards.
Protect your phone and data from grinches this holiday season.
The Michigan State University College of Engineering will celebrate a quarter-century of student creativity and innovation on Friday, Dec. 7, during 25 Years of Design Day.
MSU Engineering will celebrate a quarter-century of student innovation on Friday, Dec. 7.
University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain named Fellow by The World Academy of Sciences.
University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain named Fellow by The World Academy of Sciences.
Arun Ross, Michigan State University professor of computer science and engineering, and NYU colleagues coined the term “MasterPrint” to describe how partial fingerprint-based systems can be compromised by using strategically created fake prints.
Research by CSE Professor Arun Ross found that smartphones can be fooled by fake prints.
Professor Percy Pierre will retire at the end of 2018 among the most celebrated members of the MSU College of Engineering – or any engineering college in America.
The man "who changed the face of engineering" says good bye to MSU.
The College of Engineering received $23,055 to support Spartan Engineering students and programs on Give Green Day on Nov. 27, 2018, including $3,680 for the Diversity Programs Endowed Discretionary Fund.
2018 Give Green Day brings in $23,055 for Spartan Engineering students and programs.
MSU’s Engineering and Science Success Academy (ESSA) – a seven-week summer residential program for high school students from underrepresented populations -- help acclimate incoming freshmen to the academic and environmental aspects of college life.
ESSA helps MSU convert high-risk math students into STEM graduates.
Ana Starks is among the Spartans helping MSU exceed the national average for study abroad in the STEM fields. Ana is a freshman in computer science and went to Germany to study in a first-year seminar abroad.
MSU in top 10 in nation for international learning participation - 275 programs in 60 countries.

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