November 2016 Media Report

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Dec. 1, 2016

IN THE NEWS -- MSU College of Engineering 

November 2016 Media Report

More than 100 media around the country – including some of the largest outlets in the country – picked up a story by Associated Press Technology Writer Brandon Bailey that quoted Anil Jain, University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering. "We may expect too much from biometrics,” he said.More than 100 media around the country quoted University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain in an Associated Press story on whether we are expecting too much from biometrics.

ABC News, 11.21.2016

Associated Press Technology, 11.21.2016

CBS News, 11.21.2016

Detroit News, 11.21.2016

Miami Herald, 11.21.2016

Minneapolis Star Tribune, 11.21.2016

New York Times, 11.21.2016, 11.21.2916

Washington Post, 11.21.2016

• Mastercard is using selfies to prove cardholder identity.  University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain warns that selfie images can invite crime.
Detroit Free Press, 11.6.2017
Security Info Watch, 11.7.2016


Ubiquitous Energy, which was co-founded by Richard Lunt, the Johansen Crosby Endowed associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science, is “Solar Energy with Clear Benefits.”
Industrial Electronics Technology Transfer News, 11.30.2016 

Lawrence Drzal, winner of the 2016 SPE Lifetime Achievement Award, offered an outlook on composites for the automobile industry in this national interview. He is MSU’s University Distinguished Professor of chemical engineering and materials science.
Plastics News, 11.17.2016 

Top Energy Engineering Departments in USA, according to New Engineer: #1 MIT; #2 Penn State; #3 Spartan Engineering., 11.17.2016 

Countdown to 2020 … the college continues to reach for a goal of 25 percent women by the year 2020. In 2016-17, the number of female Spartan Engineering students is 21 percent. See Page 7.
MSU Alumni Magazine, Fall 2016 

Arend Hintze, assistant professor of integrative biology and computer science and engineering, writes on the national news site, The Conversation: We need to do more than teach machines to learn. We need to overcome the boundaries that ... separate machines from us — and us from them.
LiveScience, 11.14.2016
The Conversation, 11.14.2016 

Mark Warden, associate chair of biomedical engineering, is featured in a story on the potential for economic development of biomedical engineering in the West Michigan business publication, MiBiz.
MiBiz, 11.13.2016 

Chemical engineering senior Rebecca Carlson has been nominated by MSU for the prestigious Churchill Scholarship.
MSUToday, 11.11.2016 

The research of Mi Zhang, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, is in the news again.
• AirSense, a new technology created by Mi Zhang’s research team will help monitor the indoor air quality.
ACHR News, 11.30.2016
dBusiness Detroit, 11.8.2016
Futurity, 11.11.2016
Fox 47 Lansing, 11.8.2016
MSUToday, 11.7.2016
State News, 11.14.2016
• iSee is an app option that helps college students with depression at a time when college counseling centers are being overwhelmed.
University Herald, 11.9.2016
Ed Tech Magazine, 11.4.2016 

A new student-designed app by Adi Mathew is making it easier for those with disabilities to navigate MSU’s sprawling campus. It is a partnership between the College of Engineering and the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities. The project began when he was a senior in electrical and computer engineering.
When Adi Mathew (left) was a senior in electrical and computer engineering, he began working on an app that is now The MSU Guide, helping those with disabilities navigate MSU's sprawling campus.

Fox 47 Lansing, 11.7.2016
MSUToday, 11.4.2016
NewsWise, 11.4.2016 

Christopher Contag, a pioneer of molecular imaging and chair of MSU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, will receive the 2017 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Fox 47 Lansing, 11.7.2016
MSUToday, 11.3.2016 

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) said the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is sponsoring Planet M, the state's partnership branding initiative to foster, retain and grow the mobility sector and position Michigan as the global epicenter for future transportation as part of AutoMobili-D – featuring MSU, U-Michigan, and Wayne State from the University Research Corridor.
PR Newswire, 11.3.2016

Engineering Dean Leo Kempel is working to make MSU Engineering the “fastest rising College of Engineering” in the country. Hear him describe recent progress on that goal in this WJR – MSUToday interview, which aired Nov. 3 on WJR (760 AM) and Nov. 12 during the WJR pre-game show for the Rutgers football game.
WJR-MSU Today, 11.2.2016
WKAR, 11.2.2016

Matthew Hirn, assistant professor in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, won a prestigious 2016 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
MSUToday, 11.1.2016

Current Students
Computer science
junior Zachary Richardson mentors MSU’s underwater hockey team.
State News, 11.30.2016

House without Snakes - Ketelelo Moapare may not be totally prepared to be a movie star. The mechanical engineering sophomore MasterCard Scholar from Botswana is the subject of a movie featured at the East Lansing Film Festival.
Lansing State Journal, 11.4.2016

MSU Pride Points
• Nov. 14:
CMSE assistant professor Matthew Hirn has earned a prestigious 2016 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Patricia Mroczek, Communications Manager
MSU College of Engineering, Room 3415

Dec. 1, 2016