Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

Michigan Tech's Shiyan Hu, who is designing speedier computer chips by replacing copper wires with graphene and carbon nanotubes. His work is supported by a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.

Michigan Tech’s Shiyan Hu Receives NSF CAREER Award to Design Next-Generation Computer Chips

February 5, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

His strategy: replacing copper wire with carbon nanotubes and graphene

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Nathan Sankary heads for graduate school in Israel.

Michigan Tech Alumnus Tackles Graduate School in Israel

February 5, 2014
By Monica Lester

Nathan Sankary, a Michigan Tech alumnus, is learning more than engineering as he pursues a master's degree in Israel.

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New Sponsor, New Trophy and New Fuel at the 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

February 4, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

This year, the winner will take home the MacLean-Fogg Cup.

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Tolou Shokuhfar discovered how to take images of hydrated samples in an electron microscope by encapsulating them in a graphene sandwich.

It’s the Water: Graphene Balloon Yields Unprecedented Images of Hydrated Protein Molecules

February 4, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

A breakthrough technology allows researchers to image proteins and other biomolecules in electron microscopes without freezing them, paving the way to a deeper understanding of subcellular processes.

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Officer Reid DeVoge

Meet Your New Neighbor: the Michigan Tech Police

February 4, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Police officer Reid DeVoge lives in a campus residence hall to connect one-on-one with students in a casual, meaningful, and novel way.

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Alumnus Digs Deep into St. Thomas’s Past

January 31, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

An industrial archaeologist is uncovering bits and pieces of a lost people and hopes to share his findings in a tropical paradise.

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The 11 Quintessential Sounds of Winter at Michigan Tech

January 29, 2014
By Danny Messinger

It’s a winter wonderland at Michigan Tech—and that’s just the way we like it. Here are the 11 most essential sounds of the season.

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The Michigan Tech Archives in the Van Pelt and Opie Library is now a Keweenaw National HIstorical Park heritage site.

Michigan Tech Archives Recognized as National Heritage Site

January 29, 2014
By Sarah Kelly

Michigan Tech Archives has been recognized as a Keweenaw National Historical Park heritage site.

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Students building statues during the All-Nighter, 2013.

Winter Carnival: It’s All About the Snow

January 28, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The theme: “Nostalgic Films of Childhood Days, Come to Life in Frosty Ways.”

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Jay Meldrum

Jay Meldrum Named to SAE Board

January 27, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The board oversees a global organization with a membership of more than 138,000 engineers and other technical professionals. 

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