National Science Foundation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wayne State University researchers are helping create the wireless networking future in metropolitan Detroit with the help of national initiatives.
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.
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.
The Sustainable Futures Institute at Michigan Technological University will receive $749,996 from the National Science Foundation to develop a research roadmap on biofuels and bioenergy sustainability in the Pan American region and a graduate course in biofuels and bioenergy sustainability, to be offered over the Internet to partner universities.
The School of Information at the University of Michigan is heading a cooperative effort by four major universities to create better methods for data-sharing among scientists and researchers in the new and growing field of sustainability.