November, 2022 - MSU Innovation Center

$450,000 NSF grant to track and detect motion in people

MSU researchers to study movement disorders and falls in the elderly   Two researchers from Michigan State University are working on designing and implementing scalable wireless systems that will assist caregivers with real-time patient motion tracking to detect and prevent falls. g caregivers of elderly falls in real-time. Huacheng Zeng, an assistant professor in the … Continued


Anand Nair on Rethinking Medical ‘Waste’

Every year, due to overtreatment, poor coordination, and other failures, $760 to $935 billion is wasted in healthcare. This is why Anand Nair, an Eli Broad Endowed Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has decided to rethink the way healthcare organizations and hospitals approach supply-related waste.  Nair has been exploring new methods of … Continued


Expert in Polymers and Materials Research to Join MSU

An award-winning expert in polymeric materials has been appointed to the Craig A. Rogerson Endowed Professorship in Chemical Engineering at Michigan State University. Michael Hickner is currently a professor of materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, and chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University. He joins MSU in January 2023. Christina Chan, interim chair and a … Continued


MSU Helms $15M Project to Help Make Fusion Energy a Reality

For decades, scientists have pursued the challenge of replicating nuclear fusion to meet the planet’s growing energy needs. However, generating a stable and self-sustaining fusion reaction has thus far eluded the brightest minds in the field. Still, the White House has indicated an interest in the continued pursuit of fusion technology and is focused on … Continued


Leon Ma Takes on New Position as Assistant Director of Corporate Relations

This October, Leon Ma was appointed to the role of Assistant Director of Corporate Relations. His new position holds responsibility for business intelligence research. With Ma’s background in industry analytics, he will be a crucial asset to the growth of the Innovation Center’s Corporate Relations team. Before joining the Corporate Relations team, Ma worked as … Continued


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