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Morgan Taps Cornell University Professor as Next Dean of Engineering

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Spencer to our family,” said President Wilson. …

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Indranil Goswami, Ph.D. Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

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This past June, at the National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference, in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Indranil Goswami, a lecturer and graduate coordinator in Morgan’s Department of Civil Engineering, was presented with the 2016 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award. The national award recognizes university faculty who have demonstrated the ability to connect engineering education with professional practice in addition …

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MSU Civil Engineering Students Win ‘University Cup’ in ACI Concrete Competition

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Congratulations to Morgan’s winning participants in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Maryland Chapter’s Concrete Competition. This past March, 10 MSU civil engineering students on two teams, Morgan Nation and The Morgan Bears, competed against other area university teams in a concrete-mixing design and testing contest. Morgan Nation took the competition’s top spot, earning ACI’s University Cup, while The Morgan Bears …

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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 Student Chosen as One of the ‘New Faces of Civil Engineering’

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Congratulations to Morgan junior Gary Wallace, who recently was selected from an array of worthy nominees as one of this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering (Collegiate Edition) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Wallace, a student in the University’s civil engineering program, was among 10 collegiate honorees from across the country selected by ASCE. The collegiate honorees were …

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Morgan Students Selected To Represent The University As Innovation Fellows

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Congratulations to Morgan sophomore Maliik Nelson (Business Administration) and juniors Destiny Bond (Electrical Engineering), Chanell Mosley (Accounting), Mikhal Wyatt (Management), and Monique Ndagha (Services and Supply Chain Management), for being named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Epicenter. This national program trains student leaders to create new opportunities for their peers to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking …

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Top Teams Announced in Future of Transportation Student Competition

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​ALEXANDRIA, VA – Duke University, Morgan State University and the University of California, Berkeley, have been chosen as finalists to compete in the Fuels Institute’s 2016 Future of Transportation Case Competition, taking place April 27–29 in San Francisco at the Institute’s annual meeting. In its second year, the Fuels Institute’s Case Competition, sponsored by Gilbarco Veeder Root North America, provides …

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Morgan Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

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– Private and State Grants Fund Research on Internet of Things Security – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the establishment of the University’s first endowed professorship, Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay, the Endowed Chair in Internet of Things (IoT) Security. The endowed chair is established with a $1-million grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce through the …

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MSU’s Yacob Astatke Wins Coveted BEYA Award

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Yacob Astatke, D.Eng., interim associate dean for Undergraduate Studies at Morgan State University’s School of Engineering, has been selected for the 2016 College-Level Promotion of Education Award by Career Communications Group. The award will be presented at the Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Global Competitiveness Conference in Philadelphia. Dr. Astatke was selected for this national recognition because of …

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Five Morgan Students Designated As University Innovation Fellows

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After completing a rigorous six-week training, five Morgan State University students were named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The five students, Morgan’s “Leadership Circle,” are among 150 select students from 52 institutions of higher education nationwide. Morgan was one of only two Maryland universities to have students named as Fellows for …

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