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Taillight lens material by 3M

Enterprise Students Help 3M Build a Better Taillight

December 12, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

Michigan Tech Enterprise students worked with 3M to test how one of their new materials handled the process of thermoforming, leading to a redesigned taillight on several 2013 model-year cars.

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Dennis Wiitanen, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering

Endowed Professorship to Honor Longtime Michigan Tech Faculty Member

December 4, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

A $1 million endowment funds the Dennis Wiitanen Professorship in Electric Power Systems

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The Keweenaw Kruiser, a second cycle designed and built by Michigan Tech engineering students for wounded veterans who ride with the Achilles Freedom Team.

Student-designed Hand-cranked Cycles Unveiled at Army-Navy Game

December 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Football fans across the nation will meet some of the Michigan Tech engineering students and the hand-cranked cycles they designed and built for wounded veterans. The cycles will be unveiled during the 2012 Army-Navy game. 

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Advanced Motorsports Enterprise students join other engineering students from across the country to test-drive the some of the next generation of automotive technologies at Continental Tire's Brimley Development Center.

The Drive to Learn

November 20, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

Students from Michigan Tech's Advanced Motorsports Enterprise joined engineering students from around the country to test-drive some of the latest developments in automotive technology developed by Continental Tire.  

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Yoke Khin Yap

Adventures in Entrepreneurship, Courtesy of the National Science Foundation

November 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Moving discoveries from the lab to the marketplace

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Michigan Tech's Chee-Wooi Ten aims to ratchet up cyber security for electrical substations to help protect the nation's power grid.

Beyond Firewalls: Protecting the Grid from Cyber Attacks

November 9, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech's Chee-Wooi Ten aims to ratchet up cyber security for electrical substations to help protect the nation’s power grid.

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Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition:That's Entertainment (and Ingenuity)

November 8, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Students from many different disciplines pitched their best business ideas for judges and potential sponsors. 

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Superior Ideas highlights Michigan Tech research projects.

Superior Ideas: A New Funding Tool for Michigan Tech Research

October 11, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Superiorideas.org launches a crowdfunding web site for research at Michigan Tech Board of Control meeting.

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Employers and students jam the SDC gym during the fall Career Fair.

Employers Are Hungry for Michigan Tech Students

October 10, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Employers flock to 2012 Fall Career Fair, seeking Michigan Tech students.

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Salt Power: Watt's Next in Rechargeable Batteries?

October 5, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Sodium could be an effective, inexpensive substitute for lithium, but it has a drawback that Michigan Tech's Reza Shahbazian-Yassar hopes to address.

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