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Liu develops innovative, efficient way to harness wind power

Dr. Tianshu Liu, professor in WMU’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, recently received a patent on a non-conventional wind power converter. Called a “wind oscillator,” the system uses a pair of oscillating wings or an oscillating-wing unit to generate power.

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Mechanical engineers take a spin in Kalamazoo's Holiday Parade

Graduate students Aaron Dean and Brent Kostich got into the holiday spirit early this year as they accompanied WMU’s float in Kalamazoo’s Holiday Parade, which is held each year in downtown Kalamazoo. 

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New mobile app tracks road hazards for runners, walkers and cyclists

BikeableRoute is a new mobile app that allows users to inform local authorities about hazards on the road and at the same time, keep track of their daily exercise. It was developed as part of research grant from the Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities led by Professors Ala Al-Fuqaha (Computer Science, PI), Jun Oh (Civil and Construction Engineering, Co-PI) and Valerian Kwigizile (Civil and Construction Engineering, Co-PI).

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Klass named to Paper Industry International Hall of Fame

Charles (Chuck) Klass, a 1962 graduate of WMU’s paper engineering program, recently was named to the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame.

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Kwayu recognized with scholarship from transportation group
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