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Michigan Tech Hires 7 Multi-disciplinary Computational Innovators

August 18, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has hired seven new faculty members in six different departments to conduct research in computational discovery and innovation. It is the University's second Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative.

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Michigan Tech is training automotive engineers in hybrid electric vehicle technology.

GM Gives Michigan Tech 3 Hybrid Vehicles for Research and Education

August 12, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

GM has given three hybrid vehicles to Michigan Tech for research and education.

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Molecular transistor

Michigan Tech Team Models Molecular Transistor

August 12, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Research team led by physics chair Ravindra Pandey models the ultimate tiny transistor

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Rolf Peterson and Wolves

Tech Talks: Of Wolves and Moose on Isle Royale

August 10, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

In a special Tech Talk during Alumni Reunion 2009, Research Professor Rolf Peterson shared tales and videos of 50 years of wolf-moose research at Isle Royale National Park. 

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Victor Busov

From the Roots Up, Developing Trees for Sustainable Biofuel

July 29, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

With $900,000 from the USDA and the DOE, Victor Busov hopes to develop varieties of poplar trees that will thrive in dry, nitrogen-poor soils. Ultimately, they could be grown sustainably as a biofuel crop on lands that aren't suitable for food production.

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SafeLane Returns to its Roots: Campus Walkways Get a Makeover

July 21, 2009
By Karina Jousma

Anti-icing material developed at Michigan Tech applied on campus walkways.

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Open water on the Great Lakes

Michigan Tech Partners with Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Lab

July 8, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has signed an educational and research partnership agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss.

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Michigan Tech Researcher Gets Stimulus Money for Blood Pressure Research

June 18, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Exercise Science researcher receives federal stimulus funding from the National Institutes of Health(NIH).

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Michigan Tech Physicists Make a Splash with Rain Discovery

Michigan Tech Physicists Make a Splash with Rain Discovery

June 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Physicists challenge conventional wisdom about the size and speed of raindrops.

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Midwest Climate Change Research Center Awards $1.5 Million in Federal Grants

May 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The Midwest Center of the National Institute for Climate Change Research, based at Michigan Tech, has awarded $1.5 million in research grants.

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