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Morgan Professor Produces Energy from Waste and Receives $100,000 Maryland Innovation Award

Dr. Seong W. Lee

CycloBurn Combustion System™ Provides Relief to Poultry Farmers and Protects Environment Morgan State University professor and lab director for the School of Engineering’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department, Dr. Seong W. Lee, and his research team are the recipients of a $100,000 Phase 1 award from the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) to transition his CycloBurn Combustion System™ from prototype to commercialization. The innovative new system ... Read More »

Morgan Cybersecurity Team Receives National Science Foundation Award

Morgan State Newsroom

Nearly One Million Dollar Award to Support New Data Security Project Morgan State University announced today a $999,450 research grant awarded to a research team led by Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) award will be used to fund the Morgan team’s “Embedded System Security via Reverse Engineering ... Read More »

NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need


- Research Could Help Improve Oyster Populations and Benefit Watermen - For Immediate Release: APRIL 21, 2015 Contact:  Clinton R. Coleman, 443-885-3022 Nancy Jackson, 443-885-3666 Research conducted at Morgan State University’s Patuxent Environmental Aquatic and Research Lab (PEARL) shows that recycled concrete from road projects can be used to create habitat for oysters without harming the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. The study, ... Read More »

Morgan State University Researchers Receive NASA Awards

Morgan State Newsroom

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recognized two Morgan State University (MSU) research scientists for their technical efforts. The two researchers are part of a team of Morgan State University scientists who work on the Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research (GESTAR) Program, a NASA cooperative agreement managed by Universities Space Research Association (USRA). Dr. Min-Jeong Kim received ... Read More »

Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

Morgan State Newsroom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 CONTACT: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP, Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The Morgan Community Mile (MCM), an initiative conceived by Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson, begins to celebrate its two-year anniversary as an innovative model for the engagement of anchor institutions with neighboring communities in the City of Baltimore.  The MCM initiative ... Read More »

Morgan Entrepreneurship Society Hosts Be Your Own Boss Summit


On December 7, the Sunday before the start of finals week, Morgan State University students gathered for the first ever Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Summit. The four-hour event was planned and facilitated by the Morgan Entrepreneurship Society Executive Board and their faculty advisor.  In order to create buzz for the event, large neon brainstorming posters were strategically placed around ... Read More »

Morgan Couple Documents Benjamin Banneker’s Scientific Study of the Cicada

Morgan State Newsroom

Benjamin Banneker — scientist, mathematician and one of the most widely known figures of African-American history — was born on Nov. 9, 1731 in Baltimore County, Md. Many have heard of Banneker’s wooden clock, his mathematical puzzles, his land surveying work in what is now the District of Columbia, and his letter to Thomas Jefferson on the topic of human ... Read More »

Watch news coverage of MSU NIH Award


A record setting biomedical research grant is awarded to Morgan State University. Tracey Leong explains how the school plans to use these funds. With the grant, Morgan State University is looking forward to expanding and diversifying the next generation of scientific researchers. Read More »

Morgan Wins Prestigious $23.3 Million Biomedical Research and Training Award

Morgan State Newsroom

For immediate release: October 22, 2014 CONTACT: Clinton R. Coleman 443-885-3022 Morgan State University (MSU) received a $23.3-million award, the second largest competitive award in its history and the highest from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Morgan’s award is one of 12 announced today by the NIH totaling $31-million in fiscal year 2014 to develop new approaches that engage ... Read More »

Morgan Launches New Campus Weather Station

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:  Dr. Victor R. McCrary, VP for Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 Morgan State University installs WeatherBug Weather Station In spring 2014, Dr. Richard Damoah formerly Universities Space Research Association scientist on the GESTSAR program at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD, joined the physics department at Morgan State University (MSU) as a part-time faculty ... Read More »