Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

A satellite image of the Great Lakes.

One-Celled Plants Key to Understanding Changes in the Great Lakes

February 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

GLRC researcher tells American Association for the Advancement of Science how satellite images can be used to understand changes in the Great Lakes.

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Scents that are Sent: oPhone Delivers Aromas

February 11, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus heads a team that is developing the oPhone, capable of sending scents around the world.

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Phi Taus Capture Seventh Straight Statue Crown

February 6, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech's famous Winter Carnival snow statues have been completed, and they are a winter marvel.

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One Small Piece of Carnival 2014

We Are Carnival

February 6, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Glimpses of Winter Carnival 2014. 

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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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