National Science Foundation

Michigan Technological University photo

Michigan Tech Leads International Study of Social, Environmental Impacts of Biofuel Production

Is it possible to develop and produce biofuels in a sustainable way, without harming people or the environment? What policies need to be put in place to help that happen?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

Origami cranes. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Nano-Origami Project Combines Art, Engineering

Engineers and artists at the University of Michigan will receive nearly $2 million from the National Science Foundation for a four-year research campaign to find out whether the ancient art of origami could bring nanotechnology into the third dimension.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM To Play Leading Role In NSF Innovation Corps

In a move designed to fast-track more research from the lab to the real world, the University of Michigan was named one of two new nodes of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, NSF officials announced today at an I-Corps anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Wins Grant For Interdisciplinary Computer Center

Lawrence Technological University has won a $72,414 grant from the National Science Foundation for a new computing center for undergraduate interdisciplinary computer science research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012


Michigan Tech Solves Mystery Of Missing Isle Royale Wolves

During their 2012 Winter Study, Michigan Technological University population biologist John Vucetich and wildlife ecologist Rolf Peterson started wondering where the wolves of Isle Royale National Park had gone. Now they know — for at least three of them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

WMU Professor John Patten and postdoctoral fellow Deepak Ravindra with the advanced cutting technology they created.

New WMU Device A Cut Above For Hard, Brittle Materials

A new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and heat to cut hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. They say it could soon have a huge commercial impact on the machining of difficult-to-machine engineered components.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM Researcher Involved In $10M Project To Advance Computer Programming

Making computer programming faster, easier and more intuitive is the goal of a new $10 million National Science Foundation project that involves a University of Michigan researcher and is based at the University of Pennsylvania.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

WSU Researchers: Federal Grants Will Enable Wireless Innovation

Wayne State University researchers are helping create the wireless networking future in metropolitan Detroit with the help of national initiatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

WSU Campus

NSF Grant To Help Wayne State Predict Fatty Liver Problems

Predicting problems in one of the body’s most complex organs soon may become easier because of work being done by Wayne State University researchers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

The Oakland University campus.

Oakland U Gets Grant For Engineering Scholarships

Four professors in Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science have been awarded a $598,980 National Science Foundation grant to support OU’s Product Lifecycle Management Scholarship Program that will increase the number of underrepresented students studying industrial and systems engineering, and mechanical engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011