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Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

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Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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Morgan Students Shine in the ASCEND Summer Research Institute

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What do prenatal sleep deprivation in rats, anti-cancer drugs, stimulant use, algaecides, and divorce all have in common? They are the research topics that were selected by participants in Morgan State University’s 2016 Summer Research Institute (SRI). The institute is part of “A Student-Centered Entrepreneurship Development (ASCEND) Training Model,” a program designed to increase diversity in the biomedical workforce and …

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U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research

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Morgan State University has been awarded a $339,365 research grant from the U.S. Army for the purchase of instrumentation tosupport the measurement, evaluation and development of Gallium nitride (GaN)-based electronics. Michel Reece, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Center for Microwave, Satellite, and RF Engineering (COMSARE), will serve as principal …

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Morgan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Partner in Education

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At Morgan State University’s annual open house for the Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL), this past June 17, MSU President David Wilson joined Lt. Col. Michael S. Ruppert, deputy district commander for the Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in signing a new Education Partnership Agreement (EPA). The agreement, which was formed to spotlight the importance of science, …

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U.S. Navy Awards Morgan $450,000 for Battery Energy Research

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Morgan State University has received a three-year $450,000 award from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research study on the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries. Dr. Kadir Aslan, an assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies and professor at Morgan, will serve as principal investigator for the research and will manage a team of undergraduate and graduate students providing assistance …

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Morgan State Showcases Breakthrough Research, Inventions, and Initiatives at Sixth Annual ‘Innovation Day’

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Innovation on Display, Innovators Celebrated in Maryland’s Capital City As part of a sustained commitment to pioneering breakthrough advancements offering an economic benefit to the State of Maryland, Morgan State University (MSU) today celebrated its 6th Annual ‘Innovation Day’ in Annapolis, Md. at the Miller Senate Office Building. Morgan Innovation Day (MID), which serves in part as an annual progress report …

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Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Awards $300,000 in Grants for Six Faculty Pilot Research Projects

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Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded six university faculty members with a total of $300,000 in grant awards ($50,000 each) for pilot research. The grants, which are awarded annually pending a review process, are made available to tenured or tenure-track faculty members at Morgan conducting a health-related research pilot project. This year’s grantees and research projects include: Dr. …

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Morgan State University Receives First-Ever Full Patent for New Technology

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Professor’s ‘Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization’ Device Will Advance Precision Medical Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Subsequent to the groundbreaking research of Kadir Aslan, Ph.D., in the area of technology-assisted treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Morgan State University was awarded its first-ever U.S. patent, on Jan. 26, 2016. The patent (U.S. Patent No: 9,243,017) was received for Dr. Aslan’s invention of an …

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MSU-Maryland Partner to Grow State’s Oyster Aquaculture Industry

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Department of Commerce Grant Supports Oyster Hatchery at Morgan’s PEARL Morgan State University has received a $150,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce to produce oyster larvae and spat for Maryland oyster farmers at a hatchery operated by Morgan’s Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL). The grant will be used to restart production at the hatchery to support …

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Three Morgan State University Students Recognized as Extreme Science Scholars

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September 10, 2015 – Today, Oreoluwa Adesina, Hashmath Fathima and Dennis Aryee were recognized in a ceremony as Extreme Science Scholars (ESS). The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Alvin Kennedy, Interim Dean of School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS), with special guests, Dr. Lori Graham-Brady, Associate Director of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and …

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