These awards support research and scholarly endeavors of Michigan Tech faculty and students.
The Bhakta Rath Research Award, established in 2010 by an endowment from Dr. Bhakta B. Rath and his wife, Sushama Rath, offers an opportunity to promote and reward excellence in scientific and engineering research in the field of physical and natural sciences and engineering.
The Michigan Tech Century II Campaign Endowed Equipment Fund (C2E2) provides funding to invest in equipment related to research and to improve the lives of faculty, students, and staff campus-wide.
The Michigan Tech Research Award, presented annually, recognizes sustained productive scholarly endeavor or a single noteworthy breakthrough in research results. Nominations should consider the impact the nominee has made toward advancement of knowledge or scholarship.
The Research Excellence Fund (REF) program awards grants in five categories:
- infrastructure enhancement grants,
- research seed grants,
- scholarship and creativity grants,
- mentoring grants, and
- technology commercialization grants.
This program provides funding for undergraduate students interested in spending seven to 14 weeks developing an individual research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor.