Tag Archives: Engineering

Deputy Director Charles Ofria Receives College of Engineering Withrow Distinguished Scholar Senior Award

BEACON is very excited to congratulate our Deputy Director Charles Ofria on his selection for the College of Engineering Withrow Distinguished Scholar Senior Award. This is the MSU College of Engineering’s highest award for research and a significant achievement. The … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Soft robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Thassyo Pinto.  During my childhood, my favorite toys were the ones that I could create using scrap parts. When that was not fun enough, I used to … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: BEACON on the Beach

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Washington graduate student Bryan Bartley. Like some kind of planktonic larva, I drifted through my formative years, until I finally settled in Seattle 14 years ago. Seattle belongs to … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Bio-Inspired Robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by Michigan State University graduate student Jared Moore(@j_redmmoore). If you had asked me during my undergrad years what a computer scientist did, I’m not sure I would’ve been able to give you … Continue reading

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Kalyanmoy Deb receives the World Academy of Sciences Prize in Engineering Sciences

Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb, a Beacon researcher and Koenig Endowed Chair Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, received the TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences from The World Academy of Sciences in a meeting held in Buenos Aires, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Finding hidden flaws and features in evolutionary computing

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Brian Goldman. For me, some of the most enjoyable moments in research are when I’m outsmarted by my own creation.  Anyone who’s spent enough time with Evolutionary … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Preventing accidents with evolutionary computation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Andres Ramirez. Recently, I found myself driving on the wrong side of the road. No, I did not fall asleep. I drove through some parts of New Zealand, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Using evolutionary computation to enhance breast tumor recognition in microwave images

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Blair D. Fleet. In 2010, I received my B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University. During a college visit for graduate school, I became introduced to … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Engineering solutions inspired by fish schooling

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T graduate student Patrick Wanko. Consider today’s car, with its extensive sensors, diagnostics, processing and data storage, and communication capabilities. A far cry from the highly mechanized vehicles of … Continue reading

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