National Science Foundation
A Western Michigan University professor has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study ethical issues associated with cyberwarfare.
Michigan State University has received two National Science Foundation grants totaling $5.7 million, funds that will be used to look for ways to use computer software to analyze student writing in science and engineering classes.
Jason D. Nicholas, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award.
With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.
Michigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.
Wayne State University has received a $200,000 Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education Grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an undergraduate certificate program geared toward training the next generation of nanoengineers.
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Lawrence Technological University is offering $10,000 scholarships for two years to community college graduates to complete a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a power engineering concentration.
Western Michigan University is one of 13 research universities from around the nation tapped to conduct a multiyear $4.3 million research effort aimed at determining the impact of organic aerosol materials on climate and air quality.
The Ann Arbor entrepreneurial training business BBC etc is offering a wide variety of training both online and in person in May.
In an effort to help researchers fast-track their technologies to the marketplace, Michigan is launching a new entrepreneurial training program called Michigan I-Corps. Applications for the program, administered by the University of Michigan, opened last week. Michigan I-Corps is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps (Innovation Corps) program. Two teams from Michigan Technological University have participated in the national I-Corps.