Michigan Tech News

May 2011

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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Getting a charge out of a Van de Graaff generator.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Take Science Fun to Knoxville

May 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take science fun on the road to Knoxville, Tenn.

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A fibrin-coated wire in a well plate, covered with pink cell culture medium.

A Stent Event: Michigan Tech Students Mimic Blood Flow in the Lab

May 24, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Discovering new ways to test what happens to stents inside arteries

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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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Bob Mark, professor of practice, School of Business and Economics

Campus Mourns Business Professor Bob Mark

May 23, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Bob Mark, professor of practice  in the School of Business and Economics, died on May 23, 2011 after a stroke.

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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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Mel Pearson named Michigan Tech hockey coach.

Mel Pearson Named Michigan Tech Hockey Coach

May 6, 2011
By Wes Frahm

Michigan Tech has hired Mel Pearson as its head hockey coach.

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Shawn Bretting, a Senior Capstone Design team member, explains his team's Fernstrum keel cooler dynamic fatigue resistance project.

Students' Creative Problem Solving Helps Tech Alumni Tackle Engineering Issues

May 5, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Menominee engineering company run by alumni and Senior Capstone Design students at Michigan Tech team up.

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