Areas of Expertise

At Michigan Tech, faculty, students and staff are committed to the development of innovations in engineering and applied science. Our goal is to bring real enhancements to the quality of life throughout the world.

Engineering Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments

Areas of Expertise

Biomedical EngineeringTissue engineeringTissue angiogenesis and neurogenesis
 BiomechanicsBiomaterials
 Physiological measurementBiomedical sensors
 Biomedical optics 
Chemical EngineeringAlternative energySafety and environmental engineering
 Biochemical engineeringPolymers and composites
 Iron and steel makingMineral processing
Civil & Environmental EngineeringInfrastructure systemsSustainability engineering & science
 Air qualityTransportation planning
 Structural engineeringSurface water quality
 Water resources engineeringCivil engineering materials
 Groundwater qualityWater and wastewater treatment
Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical power systemsPower electronics
 Optics and photonicsSensors and sensor systems
 Embedded computing systemsComputer networks
 Computer networksElectronics material and devices
 Communication and information theory 
Engineering FundamentalsEnterprise engineeringEngineering education
 Graphics and visualizationProblem solving methods
 Computer applications 
Geological & Mining Engineering & SciencesVolcanology and hazards from volcanoes and earthquakesRemote sensing
 Geomechanics and geotechnicsClimate meteorology
 Petroleum reservoir evaluation and geophysicsGeomagnetism and tectonics
 Hydrogeology and groundwater engineeringAtmospheric chemistry and land/water/biosphere interactions
 Economic geology and mineralogy 
Materials Science & EngineeringMaterials propertiesElectronic materials
 Materials characterizationMetallurgy
 Nanostructural materialsComposite materials
Mechanical Engineering and Engineering MechanicsRoboticsService systems engineering and lean systems
 Multi-scale sensors & systems, MEMS, and NEMSAdvanced power systems, IC & diesel engines, wind, and biomass engineering education
 Microfluidics, nanomaterials, and multi-scale modelingSpace systems and orbital mechanics
 Biological systems and biomechanicsControls, NVH, and dynamic Systems
 Plasma dynamics