Michigan Tech News


Touching a Van de Graaff generator literally makes your hair stand on end.

Dow Chemical Sponsors Great Lakes Bay Science & Engineering Festival

August 9, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

The Dow Chemical Company has becoming the naming sponsor of a Great Lakes Bay Science and Engineering Festival co-hosted by Michigan Tech and Delta College in October.

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GM, Square One Sponsor 3D Printer Workshop for Teachers

July 29, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

High school teachers are learning to build open-source RepRap 3D printers at Michigan Tech.

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Maria Stull, Haley Le and Christina Li (left to right) developed mobile apps as part of their week-long scholarship program for Women in Computer Science at Michigan Tech.

Young Women Explore Computing Careers

July 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Computer science is a wide open field for women, as 19 high school girls learned during a week-long scholarship program at Michigan Tech.

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GLRC scientists will do cutting-edge research with this new generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.

Great Lakes Research Center: One Year Old and Growing

June 4, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

As the GLRC approaches its first anniversary, the research center is humming.

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The non-aligned manganese dioxide nanorods on the left were made using conventional methods. The aligned nanorods on the right were grown in Dennis Desheng Meng's lab using electrophoretic deposition. Photos by Sunand Santhanagopalan

Michigan Tech Scientist's Discovery Could Lead to a Better Capacitor

April 16, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

The key lies in growing nanorods with all the right stuff

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Undergraduate Expo Showcases Student Ingenuity

April 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

More than 60 Student Design and Enterprise teams solve problems for industry and other organizations at the Undergraduate Expo.

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I-Corps helps researchers learn to be entrepreneurs.

Researchers Invited to Learn Essentials of Entrepreneurship

March 20, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

To help researchers fast-track their technologies to the marketplace, Michigan is launching a new entrepreneurial training program called Michigan Innovation Corps (I-Corps).

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The fibroblasts (cells involved in scar tissue formation) had adhered to a magnetoelastic coating. The top cell was subjected to vibration and became rounder and less sticky than the elongated cell, which was not vibrated.

On the Horizon: Implants with Built-in Sensors that Can Shake off Infection?

March 12, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Special coatings could fight bacteria and discourage the growth of scar tissue on medical implants

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Michigan Tech Receives $100,000 from General Motors

March 1, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech receives $100,000 from long-time supporter General Motors. 

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Company reps discuss job opportunities at Kohler with a Tech student.

Employers, Students Brave Blizzard to Build Their Futures

February 21, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

At Michigan Tech's largest Spring Career Fair ever, nearly 230 employers met and interviewed thousands of students, despite the blizzard raging outside.

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