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Kevin Kern is pursuing his passion for math and computer science, thanks to a Petersen Scholarship.
Kevin Kern is pursuing his interest in math and computer science, thanks to a Petersen Scholarship.
MSU student team ended 14 of 24 at international competition.
MSU student team did well for first-time team, ended 14 of 24 at international competition.
The Engineering Building will house MSU's newest supercomputing resource - three hybrid clusters.
The Engineering Building will house MSU's newest supercomputing resource - three hybrid clusters.
Pang-Ning Tan and Sparrow Health System working on a new mobile app, mHeart, to help heart patients.
Pang-Ning Tan and Sparrow Health System working on a new mobile app, mHeart, to help heart patients.
Congratulations to University Distinguished Professor Lawrence Drzal for two national awards -- SPE Lifetime Achievement and Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials.
Larry Drzal to receive SPE Lifetime Achievement Award, Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials.
 A team from Michigan State University will return to Rwanda this summer for TechKobwa 2016, a project to inspire Rwandan women to pursue careers in the information and communications technology (ICT) sectors.
An MSU team returns to Rwanda this summer for TechKobwa 2016 to inspire girls and women into ICT.
Of the 23 UDS and ADS scholars entering MSU this fall, 25 percent are headed to MSU Engineering.
Of the 23 UDS and ADS scholars entering MSU this fall, 25 percent are headed to MSU Engineering.
Anand Saripalli (’16) will utilize a year of NIH funding to inspire his passion in biomedical research at MSU.
Anand Saripalli (’16) will use a year of NIH funding to inspire his passion in biomedical research.
 Peter Lillehoj will develop a low-cost skin patch that can rapidly and safely detect malaria as a Grand Challenges Explorations winner.
Peter Lillehoj will develop a low-cost skin patch to rapidly and safely detect malaria.
MSU’s Formula SAE Racing Team ranked #5 out of 120 international teams at the 2016 Formula SAE competition at MIS Speedway in May.
MSU’s Formula SAE Racing Team ranked #5 out of 120 international teams at 2016 Formula SAE at MIS.
Mi Zhang leads research on wearable technology that could detect health risks, depression.
Mi Zhang leads research on wearable technology that could detect health risks and depression.
Researcher Erin Purcell is working to improve the devices that interface with the brain.
Researcher Erin Purcell is working to improve the neural devices that interface with the brain.
Venkatesh Kodur named chair of civil and environmental engineering department.
Venkatesh Kodur named chair of MSU civil and environmental engineering department.
Awards honor eight Spartan Engineering alumni for their significant accomplishments.
Martin Hawley and seven Spartan Engineering alumni honored for significant accomplishments.
MSU Engineering says good-bye to 600 undergrads, 68 master’s, and 52 PhD students this weekend.
MSU Engineering says good-bye to 600 undergrads, 68 master’s, and 52 PhD students in Spring 2016.
Sensor research by Phanikumar Mantha uses beach buoys as a water quality warning system.
Sensor research by Phanikumar Mantha uses beach buoys as a water quality warning system.
Spring Design Day is 20 percent bigger, featuring innovations of 276 teams and 1,138 students.
Spring Design Day is 20 percent bigger, featuring innovations of 276 teams and 1,138 students.
Bosch and the Bosch Community Fund renew $200,000 in support for the CoRe Experience.
Bosch and the Bosch Community Fund renew $200,000 in support for the CoRe Experience.
 Spartan Engineers from ME285 presented their vending design to the stars of Shark Tank.
Spartan Engineers from ME285 presented their vending design to the stars of Shark Tank.
Jes Asmussen presented with the 2016 MSU Technology Transfer Achievement Award.
Jes Asmussen presented with the 2016 MSU Technology Transfer Achievement Award.
Wei Lai receives a $500,000 NSF CAREER Award for bi-functional battery research.
Wei Lai receives a $500,000 NSF CAREER Award for bi-functional battery research.
Evangelyn Alocilja, of biosystems and ag engineering, is undergrad research faculty mentor of year, representing science and engineering at MSU.
Professor Evangelyn Alocilja is named the MSU undergrad research faculty mentor of the year.
A 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship will advance student Maria Castano’s work in autonomous robotic fish.
2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship will advance Maria Castano’s work in autonomous robotic fish.
Katy Luchini Colbry and Associate Dean Manooch Koochesfahani will host the 2016 Graduate Research Symposium.
More than 300 presented innovative research at 2016 Grad Research Symposium.
Steel bridge and concrete canoe regional competitions come to MSU April 7-9.
MSU hosted steel bridge and concrete canoe regional competitions April 7-9.

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