Current Projects

Research is taking place all across Michigan Tech. Below, you will find a sample listing of some of our publically funded research projects. Use our search box or advanced filtering options to search our research projects by keyword, by department, or even by investigator.

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EPA Exemplary Projects

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joan Schumaker Chadde
Co-PI: Lloyd Wescoat
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

2015 Minnesota Tribes and Transportation Conference

Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Velat
Co-PI: Amanda Kerttu
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Lake Superior Initiative

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joan Schumaker Chadde
Co-PI: Lloyd Wescoat
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Unstable and Pulse Load Control Designs for Naval Electrical Systems

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wayne Weaver
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Electrical and Computer Engineering

Northeast Minnesota White Cedar Plant Community Restoration Project - Phase 2

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rodney Chimner
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Enhancing Middle School Mathematics Achievement Through Spatial Skills Instruction

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Norma Veurink
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Engineering Fundamentals

Next-Generation Bioinformatics for Next-Generation Sequencing

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kui Zhang
Co-PI: Qiuying Sha
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Mathematical Sciences
Center/Institute: Life Science and Technology Institute (LSTI)

Mechanical Properties at the Protected Lithium Interface

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Erik Herbert
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Materials Science & Engineering
Center/Institute: Institute of Materials Processing (IMP)

2016 Transportation Asset Management Council Technical Assistance Activities

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: John Kiefer
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Graduate Research Fellowship

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ellen Beller
Co-PI: Joseph Bump
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

EAGER: NeTS: Under-Ice Mobile Networking: Exploratory Study of Network Cognition and Mobility Control

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Min Song
Co-PI: Zhaohui Wang
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Computer Science
Center/Institute: Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC)

Literature Review of Nondestructive Testing Techniques for Use in Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Program

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mark Rudnicki
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

2016 Michigan Local Technical Assistance Program

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: Christine Codere
Co-PI: John Kiefer
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Michigan Tech Labor-Management Staff Mentoring Programming Committee

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ann Kitalong-Will
College/School: Administration
Department(s): Vice President for Administration

EAGER: Therapeutic Protein Separations via Surface Isoelectric Focusing (sIEF)

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Adrienne Minerick
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Chemical Engineering
Center/Institute: Life Science and Technology Institute (LSTI)

EAGER: Dynamic Characteristics of Electrically Pumped PT Symmetric Lasers

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ramy El-Ganainy
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Physics

EAGER: Vertebrate Food Web Structure and Complexity at Predator-Derived Versus Human-Derived Resource Hotspots

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joseph Bump
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Proposal to Enhance Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at Michigan Tech

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mary Raber
College/School: Pavlis Honors College
Department(s): Pavlis Honors College
Center/Institute: Center for Leadership and Innovation for Transformation (LIFT)

Forest Adaptation to Climate Change: Science Planning and Implementation

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patricia Butler
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Longitudinal Analysis of Population Redistribution by County Type and in Relation to National Forest and Public Lands

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Richelle Winkler
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Social Sciences
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Developing a Talent Pipeline: Inspiring Future Naval Engineers and Scientists Using Real-World Project Based Instruction

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrew Barnard
Co-PI: Nina Mahmoudian
Co-PI: Guy Meadows
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Isle Royale Institute Support

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Vrana
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Climate Change Science Assessment Synthesis and Science Delivery

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patricia Butler
Co-PI: Robert Froese
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Workshop on Challenges for Space Solar Power

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Seyed Zekavat
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Electrical and Computer Engineering

National Historic Landmark Nomination Minong Mine Isle Royale National Park (20.IR.0024) Keweenaw County Michigan

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patrick Martin
Co-PI: Daniel Trepal
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Social Sciences