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Morgan Professor Wins Innovator of the Year Award

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  Dr. Lee recognized for a second time this year for his CycloBurn Combustion System ™ Morgan State University professor and lab director Dr. Seong Lee has been named a 2015 Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record. Dr. Lee was recognized for his Cycloburn Combustion System ™. The innovative system produces energy from waste biomass, in particular poultry ...

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STEM Concepts Drive NTC’s Summer Programs

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The engineering ruler fascinated the teachers in the Teacher Transportation Institute, who learned just what that three-sided instrument was for as they created a traffic roundabout to scale. High school students in the Summer Transportation Institute were similarly amazed by the concepts that go into creating a roundabout. Both groups were part of innovative summer programs hosted by the National ...

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

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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 ...

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NEW RESEARCH: Recycled Road Material Provides Support Baby Oysters Need

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– 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, ...

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Morgan Student Named University Innovation Fellow

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Adrien Feudjio, a junior electrical engineering major at Morgan, has been named a University Innovation Fellow. After completing a rigorous 6-week training program and meeting with fellow candidates in Silicon Valley, he is ready to work with fellow Morgan students to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking, and venture creation. Last year, another Morgan student, Jaime Arribas Starkey-El, ...

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Transportation Internship Program Propels Students into the Workforce

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Eight graduate students specializing in transportation at Morgan State University recently completed a yearlong internship program designed to prepare them for successful careers as analysts or planners in their field. The program, a joint initiative of Morgan and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), has been a model of workforce development for more than 30 years. Students in the MDOT-MSU ...

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MSU Researcher Presents at International Transportation Conference

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Although still early in its development, connected vehicle (CV) technology is widely expected to transform the experience of traveling the nation’s streets and highways. By enabling vehicles to communicate with the roadway and with each other, CV would mitigate an estimated 80 percent of all vehicle crashes involving unimpaired drivers. At the Fifth International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation, ...

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Morgan State, Johns Hopkins Launch S.T.E.M. Access Internship Program

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Flanked by students and officials from Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University and the United States Army, Morgan President David Wilson and Johns Hopkins President Ronald Daniels today signed a memorandum of understanding creating the Extreme Science Internship program, a joint effort that will place high-achieving science and engineering students from Morgan in research internships at Johns Hopkins and in similar ...

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