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Morgan State University Atmospheric Scientist Wins NASA Award for Outstanding Performance

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Hyokyung Lee, Ph.D., an assistant research scientist at Morgan State University (MSU), received an award for Outstanding Performance – Science Software Development at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s 2017 Earth Sciences Division – Atmospheres Awards Ceremony, on Friday, Sept. 22, in Greenbelt, Md. The award honored Dr. Lee’s work “For GPM/DPR (Global Precipitation Mission/Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar) Software Development.” She was one …

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Morgan State University Assistant Professor Receives a $115,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative Award

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James Hunter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Morgan State University (MSU), recently received a Phase 1 award of $115,000 from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) for his SUMZ™: Stormwater Utility Management System and Solutions project. SUMZ uses a stand-alone software program and data management tool developed by Dr. Hunter and his research team. It is designed to enable …

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Morgan PEARL Hosts National Science Foundation Workshop on Chesapeake Fisheries

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The Morgan State University Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory (MSU PEARL) hosted a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded workshop titled Chesapeake Fisheries: From Oysters to Economics, on Aug. 28–29, 2017. The invitation-only workshop was attended by internationally recognized researchers from leading academic and government institutions, including Morgan State University, Rutgers University, the University of Maryland, the University of Alaska, Australian National University …

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Morgan State University Convenes International Panel on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention

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Morgan State University hosted a lively panel discussion on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention on its campus at the Earl S. Richardson Library on Aug. 17, 2017. Organized by Morgan’s Division of Research and Economic Development (D-RED) with support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Delmock Technologies, Inc., the panel had a goal of increasing the understanding of the …

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership for Collaboration in Education and Sustainable Development at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University was designated an official institutional global research partner for civic engagement, innovation and sustainable development in Africa and the African diaspora at the second, biennial Africa Open Data Conference (#AODC17). The conference was held in Accra, Ghana, July 17–21, 2017. “Open data” is a critical component of “big data,” a term now used to describe very large …

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Morgan Faculty & Students Participate in NSA Cyber and Telecomm Research Program

This summer, as part of a new collaboration with the National Security Agency (NSA), three Morgan State University faculty members, five doctoral students and one undergraduate from the School of Engineering’s Center for Reverse Engineering and Assured Microelectronics (CREAM) will participate in a unique summer research program aimed at studying today’s challenges to IoT (Internet of Things) security and RF …

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forges New Collaborative Partnership with Morgan State University

Focus on Development, Diversity, Outreach, Research and Training The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Morgan State University, a doctoral public urban research university in Baltimore City, signed a new educational agreement today that seeks to promote collaborative research, community outreach, economic development and opportunity, and workforce training. This first-of-its-kind agreement between the two state institutions was signed at the Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic …

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Morgan is Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University

Maryland Enhances University’s Mission to Include Graduate and Research Education Morgan State University (MSU) was today officially designated as Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university. The designation is the result of legislation (SB 1085) sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly and signed into law today by Governor Larry Hogan in Annapolis. “We have …

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Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Awards $420,000 in Research Grants

Funding Will Support Six Health-Related, Community-Based Participatory Research Projects and Six Faculty Pilot Research Projects Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded a combined $420,000 in grants to support 12 research projects. The awards include a total of $300,000 in second round grants ($50,000 each) to six university faculty members for pilot research, and a total of …

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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

While Homecoming events were getting into full swing on their campus, six students from Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) were outcompeting their peers for first or second place honors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC’s) 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. A total of 14 Morgan SCMNS undergraduates …

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