Michigan Tech News


The image on the left shows a high concentration of chlorophyll in southern Lake Michigan. The image on the right, taken 10 years later, illustrates how the concentration of chlorophyll-bearing plankton has dropped.

Michigan Tech Faculty, Students Honored for Great Lakes Research

September 29, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Documenting a crash in phytoplankton populations

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Ralph Hodek

Hodek Named to State Fire Safety Board

September 14, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Board develops fire safety rules governing many public buildings

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Students in Michigan Tech's Aerospace Enterprise building a satellite

Michigan Tech Climbs in US News Rankings

September 13, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Tech listed among the best national universities, best engineering programs

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Princeton Review Best in the Midwest 2012

Michigan Tech Named a “Best in the Midwest” by Princeton Review

August 2, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech is honored again by the Princeton Review as a Best in the Midwest.

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Alumnus Melvin Calvins' postage stamp

US Postage Stamp Recognizes Alumnus Who Won a Nobel Prize

June 9, 2011
By John Gagnon

Michigan Tech alumnus and Nobel laureate Melvin Calvin is featured on new postage stamp. 

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Audrey Mayer studies bioenergy and forest communities.

Audrey Mayer Receives Powe Award

May 31, 2011
By John Gagnon

Audrey Mayer honored with Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to study the impact  of bioenergy on forest communities.

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Sheryl A. Sorby

Sorby Honored for Spatial Visualization Work

May 25, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Receives Orthogonal Award from North Carolina State

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Three Michigan Tech Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards

May 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Michigan Tech faculty members have won CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation.

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FEV CEO Gary Rogers, left, and 2011 SAE President Richard Kleine, right, present the Franz F. Pischinger Powertrain Innovation Award to John Johnson for lifetime achievement in powertrain research.

SAE Honors Johnson for Legacy of Powertrain Engineering Research

May 20, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Receives Pischinger Award for "outstanding innovation and lifetime achievement."

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Pushpalatha Murthy

Murthy Receives Distinguished Service Award

April 27, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

For spearheading maternity leave policy, mentoring female faculty 

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