Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

a) shadow behind metal cylinder under plane wave illumination; b) front reconstruction after passing cylinder cloaked by thin multilayer dielectric; c) total scattering cross width for cloaked & bare cylinders. (b) & (c) demonstrate the cloaking effect.

Invisibility Cloak Research Moves Forward at Michigan Tech

March 22, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

A new design produces the simplest and most effective invisibility cloak yet. 

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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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Nearly all fresh fruit and vegetables are safe and nutritious. Michigan Tech researcher Jaroslaw Drelich has developed a new antimicrobial compound that could make our food supply even safer.

Michigan Tech Scientist Honored for Food Safety Innovation

March 18, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

New material could have dozens of uses

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Colors Fly for Annual Pride Week Events

March 15, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech has numerous events scheduled for Pride Week, March 18-23, 2013.

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Will Cantrell, Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year

Will Cantrell Named Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year

March 13, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech physics faculty member Will Cantrell has been named a 2013 Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year.  

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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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Several of Michigan Tech's engineering graduate programs rose in the US News rankings this year.

Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Programs Climb in US News Rankings

March 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Four Michigan Tech graduate engineering programs rise in US News rankings.

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Ahlborn Named Woman of the Year by Transportation Group

March 11, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

WTS also to honor Transportation Enterprise with Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

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Wisconsin-Madison, McGill Claim Snowmobile Crowns

March 11, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

The University of Wisconsin-Madison won the Internal Combustion category and McGill University won the Zero Emissions division in the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge at Michigan Tech's Keweenaw Research Center.

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Michigan Tech Moves to Plateau Tuition

March 7, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech moves to plateau tuition for undergraduates, charging a flat rate for 12 to 18 credit hours. 

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