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Research Areas

The College of Engineering at Michigan State University has a strategic research plan that is focused on six major cross-cutting research areas. They are: energy, health, materials, mobility, security, and sustainability. All of these areas have the following attributes:

  • It is a problem of great importance to society, both nationally and globally.
  • It is well-funded by external agencies and other sources.
  • It is a deep problem that will remain important for the foreseeable future.
  • We are building on existing MSU and college strengths.
  • It is aligned well with one or more MSU research priorities.
Energy

Energy

Alternative energy sources

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Health

Health

Nanomedicine and telemedicine

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Materials

Materials

Unbounded useful materials

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Mobility

Mobility

Connected vehicles and environment

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Security

Security

Environment and information

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Sustainability

Sustainability

Achieving sustainability

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