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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Compiling a High Spatial-Resolution Database of Barriers to Aquatic Organism Passage in the North Branch of the Paint River Watershed

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joseph Wagenbrenner
Co-PI: Casey Huckins
Co-PI: David Watkins
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Characterization of EST-SSRs in the Endangered Tree Quercus Georgiana

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Oliver Gailing
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Life Science and Technology Institute (LSTI)

2016 Transportation Materials Research Center

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Sutter
Co-PI: Zhanping You
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Materials Science & Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Michigan Tech and PHFoundation: A Partnership to Improve Health Education Research Infrastructure and Local Economic Growth

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jason Carter
Co-PI: Guy Hembroff
Co-PI: Jodi Lehman
Co-PI: Adrienne Minerick
Co-PI: Keat Ong
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology
Center/Institute: Life Science and Technology Institute (LSTI)

Cleanup Monitoring and Documentation Quincy Smelting Works Ripley Michigan

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patrick Martin
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Social Sciences

2016 MERL Development & Support

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

Serving the Diverse Needs of International Students: A Guide to Sexual Misconduct Prevention

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jill Hodges
College/School: Administration
Department(s): Institutional Equity

2016 Roadsoft Asset Management System Development & Support

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: Nick Koszykowski
Co-PI: Luke Peterson
Co-PI: Gary Schlaff
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

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
Center/Institute: Agile and Interconnected Microgrids (AIM)

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)

Wolf-Moose Population Monitoring Isle Royale National Park

Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Vucetich
Co-PI: Rolf Peterson
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Update and Modernization of the TRAC Program

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christopher Gilbertson
Co-PI: Andrea Barajas
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering
Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

2016 Transportation Asset Management Council Education Program Work Plan

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

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)

Acetate as an Active Metabolite of Ethanol: Neural and Cardiovascular Implications

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrew Chapp
Co-PI: Qing Hui Chen
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Biological Sciences

A Study on Promoting Reflective and Equitable Practice through Science Induction (PREPScI)

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joshua Ellis
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Cognitive & Learning Sciences

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