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Ruts like these pose a serious threat to motorists. Zhanping You and his team have discovered that adding nanoclay to the asphalt pavement mix may help roads resist rutting.

Michigan Tech Researcher Using Nanoclays to Build Better Asphalt

May 3, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

His paper on the subject made ScienceDirect’s Top 25 Hottest Articles list for the journal Construction and Building Materials.

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2011 Fall Career Fair at Michigan Technological University

Education in Tune with Industry Raises Michigan Tech's Job Placement Rate to Nearly 95 Percent

November 30, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

An education tuned to meet industry's needs raises Michigan Tech job placement rate to 94.6 percent.

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Aerial view of Michigan Tech.

Michigan Tech Among Universities Receiving $6.63 Million in State Economic Development Funding

November 10, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech shares in a $6.63 million dollar state economic development initiative to improve university-industry relationships and expand tech-transfer capabilities.  

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Chemical engineering grad student Brett Spigarelli and the CO2 scrubber he helped to design.

Michigan Tech Students Build a CO2 Scrubber

March 1, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Process captures carbon and makes a construction material.

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Terry Woychowski, at right, a Tech alumnus and vice president of General Motors, presents President Glenn Mroz with a contribution from the GM Foundation.

General Motors Gives More Support to Michigan Tech

September 29, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

General Motors has donated more to Michigan Tech, raising its total support over more than three decades to $8.3 million.

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Teaching assistant Abhishek Manekar (left) points out some of the differences under the hood of a hybrid.

Michigan Tech Trains Automotive Engineers for Hybrid Technologies

December 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Using vehicles donated by General Motors, Michigan Tech has teamed up with the Engineering Society of Detroit and industry leaders to train automotive engineers in the new skills they will need to work on advanced hybrid propulsion systems and high-tech batteries. 

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Michigan Tech Teams With Wolverine Power Cooperative on Biomass Energy Research

October 17, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech helps Wolverine Power examine potential of woody biomass to help generate clean electricity.

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Governor Lauds New Michigan Tech-Michigan State Biofuels Partnership

November 19, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Technological University and Michigan State University are teaming up to support the developing renewable biofuels industry in Michigan.

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