Communications

Cin/Optic Communication and Media

Industry Partner: BHK Child Development, Engineers Without Borders, Michigan Tech Annual Giving, Michigan Tech Keweenaw Research Center
Faculty Advisor: 
Erin Smith
Course Number:  ENT1960 / 2950 / 2960 / 3950 / 3960 / 3980 / 4900 / 4910 / 4950 / 4960 / 4961 - Section 27

Don’t wait until graduation to get the professional media and communications experience you’re after—check out the Cin/Optic Enterprise. Operating as a full-scale consulting and development firm, undergraduate students work to provide audio, video, writing, web design, technical documentation, and other communication support services to a variety of real-world clients—from local nonprofit organizations to a regional medical center.

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Husky Game Development

Industry Partners: Autodesk, Chrysler, Michigan Tech ROTC, Michigan Tech Women in Computing Sciences
Faculty Advisor:
 Scott Kuhl
Course Number:  ENT1960 / 2950 / 2960 / 3950 / 3960 / 3980 / 4900 / 4910 / 4950 / 4960 / 4961 - Section 18
Disciplines Needed: Scientific & Technical Communication, Education, Computer Science, Business, Arts & Design; all are welcome

Work hard, play harder. Students involved with the Husky Game Development Enterprise design, develop, build, and market games for the video game industry, educational use, and—of course—for fun. The team competes in a local 24-hour game development challenge, the Houghton Game Jam, and recently co-hosted BonzAI Brawl, an AI coding competition. One of the group’s games, Arcane Brawlers, was recently released on Xbox Marketplace. Game on!

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Wireless Communication

Industry Partner: Boston Scientific, Chrysler LLC, ElectroDynamic Applications Inc., Fulton Innovation
Faculty Advisor: Chris (Kit) Cischke
Course Number:
 ENT2950 / 2960 / 3950 / 3960 / 3980 / 4900 / 4910 / 4950 / 4960 / 4961 - Section 3
Disciplines Needed: All majors!! EE CE ME BA Bio STC CPE, you name it we need it

Whether you’re into vehicle information and controls, robotics, or medical information solutions, the Wireless Communication Enterprise (WCE) has a project for you. The group specializes in a variety of wireless, optical, renewable-energy, and biomedical technologies—from embedding pacemaker data onto Smartphones to designing an autonomous robot utilizing GPS technology. WCE works as an entrepreneurial think tank, generating ideas that yield useful results for industry and consumers alike; new challenges from are always welcome!

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