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EcoCAR 3 Team Receives Competition Car

January 21, 2016 - When members of the Mississippi State EcoCAR 3 team first laid eyes on their 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, it was easy for them to see it for the sleek sports car it was. However, they were far more concerned about turning ...
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Mississippi State Computer Simulations May Help States Predict Flooding

January 20, 2016 - As southern states experience record rainfall during the winter season, spillways and levee systems in southern Mississippi and Louisiana are acting as defense systems to prevent the Mississippi river ...
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Nominations Wanted for Powe, Research Awards

January 11, 2016 - The nomination period is now open for Mississippi State University's 2016 Research Awards and the Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit nominations ...
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Mississippi State’s Walters and Dennis named associate directors of CAVS and CAVS-E

December 7, 2015 - Two recognized leaders in engineering, research, service, and education are filling the associate director positions for the Center for Advanced Vehicle Systems located at Mississippi State University and for CAVS-Extension in Canton, Mississippi. Keith Walters, a professor of Mechanical Engineering and a faculty researcher at CAVS, spent seven years at Clemson University earning his Bachelor of Science, master's and doctorate degrees. He joined the Bagley ...
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State Spotlight- A Head of the Game

October 28, 2015 - Mechanical engineering professor Mark Horstemeyer speaks to participants in the Jack Hatcher Entrepreneurship Seminar, part of the engineering entrepreneurship certificate offered as a collaboration between ...
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Using Ground Robots for a Tactical Advantage

September 22, 2015 - While many law enforcement agencies are turning to UAS, unmanned ground systems can also provide many benefits. For the last four years, Cindy Bethel, director of the Social, Therapeutic, and Robotic Systems ...
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MSU/CAVS Faculty Research Featured in Science Magazine

August 25, 2015 - A Mississippi State University assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and CAVS faculty member is the lead author on a letter published on August 21st in Science magazine. Farshid Vahedifard, ...
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MSU's CAVS Develops Fuel-saving System for Armored Vehicles

August 13, 2015 - A North Mississippi-based armored vehicle company will soon manufacture a more fuel-efficient product because of improvements developed by a major Mississippi State research organization. At the university's ...
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We Ring True: Concussion Research

July 7, 2015 - This Southeastern Conference Network, :60-second-video highlights the research MSU scientists are conducting to develop lightweight, super-strength materials to build sports helmets that help prevent head ...
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We Ring True: Car of the Future

July 7, 2015 - This SEC Network, :60-second-video highlights the research MSU engineers are completing to create "Smart Car" technology for powertrains of the future. The CAVS' researchers use HPC2 supercomputers ...