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Rising Star Award Winner Feng Zhao 1

Feng Zhao Wins Rising Star Award for Her Biomedical Engineering Research

January 15, 2016
By Allison Mills

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has recognized Zhao, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, with a Rising Star Award. She is one of six researchers in the nation to receive the honor.

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Sunlight Through the Leaves in Fall

Forest Stewards Guild Names Michigan Tech Lands a Model Forest

January 12, 2016
By Allison Mills

The Forest Stewards Guild has recognized Michigan Tech lands as a Model Forest. Comes down to excellent forestry, skiing, classes and research.

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Adrienne Minerick, professor of chemical engineering, adjunct professor of biomedical engineering and associate dean for research and innovation has received the Distinguished Service Award of the AES Electrophoresis Soceity.

Adrienne Minerick Honored by AES Electrophoresis Society

December 16, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

 Adrienne Minerick, professor of chemical engineering, adjunct professor of biomedical engineering and associate dean for research and innovation in the College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University, received the Distinguished Service Award of the AES Electrophoresis Society at the society’s annual meeting held this fall in Salt Lake City.

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Michigan Tech student chapter won the national 2015 SAF QuizBowl.

Forestry Students Win SAF QuizBowl

November 19, 2015
By Allison Mills

A team of forestry students won this year’s national Society of American Foresters QuizBowl. The winning word: shelterwood.

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Greg McKennon, past president of the Society of Rheology, presents Michigan Technological University Chemical Engineering Professor Faith Morrison with the Distinguished Service Award. The presentation was made last month in Baltimore.

Faith Morrison Receives Rare Honor from Society of Rheology

November 17, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Chemical Engineering Professor Faith Morrison received a rare honor from the Society of Rheology, the professional organization's Distinguished Service Award. 

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Les Cook with student orientation leaders.

VP Les Cook Honored as a Pillar of his Profession

November 5, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Les Cook, vice president for student affairs and advancement, has been named one of the 2016 Pillars of the Profession by NASPA, the leading professional organization for student affairs in higher education. 

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AIChE Fellow Yun Hang Hu

Yun Hang Hu Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

October 23, 2015
By Allison Mills

Yun Hang Hu, the Charles and Carroll McArthur Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), as approved by the AIChE Board of Directors.

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Michigan Tech is 7th in the nation for ROTC participation.

Michigan Tech Gets High Marks from Washington Monthly College Guide

August 25, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Washington Monthly ranks Michigan Tech high in service, research and social mobility evaluations.

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Daisuke Minakata, (CEE) has been named a winner of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Daisuke Minakata Wins Powe Award from ORAU

June 25, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

For the third time in five years, a faculty member from Michigan Technological University has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Daisuke Minakata, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized in the discipline of engineering and applied science for his work developing innovative physical-chemical water treatment technologies and predictive tools using novel computational techniques.

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Bill Kennedy

William Kennedy Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

May 29, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

After nearly four decades in education, Michigan Technological University associate professor William Kennedy, (CLS) has received the University's highest teaching honor.

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