Research Awards

NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards for new faculty members. The CAREER program recognizes and supports the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.

Michigan Tech Research Award

The Michigan Tech Research Award offers an opportunity for an individual to be recognized for outstanding achievement in research. For the purpose of the Award, the term 'research' is to be interpreted broadly to mean scholarly endeavor. The Award should not only be an honor to the person so recognized, but also symbolic of Michigan Tech's high standard of research achievement.

Merck’s Future Insight Prize

The Future Insight prize stimulates innovative solutions to solve some of humanities greatest problems and realize the dreams for a better tomorrow.

Stephen Techtmann

Stephen Techtmann

Associate Professor

2021 Recipient

Order of the Hexagenia (Michigan Trout Unlimited)

This is an honorary award recognizing positive contributions to cold water fishes of the State of Michigan. 

Christopher Adams

Christopher Adams

Ph.D. Student

2019 Recipient

Chris was recognized for his research on brook trout in the Pilgrim River

Michigan Tech Century II Campaign Endowed Equipment Fund (C2E2)

The Michigan Tech Century II Campaign Endowed Equipment Fund (C2E2) is a program aimed at providing equipment money to improve the lives of faculty, students, and staff campus-wide. The program is supported by the Michigan Tech Fund, through donations by individuals and organizations to the Fund.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award

The objective of the DARPA Young Faculty Award program is to identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions and introduce them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA's program development process.

Stephen Techtmann

Stephen Techtmann

Assistant Professor

2016 Recipient

International Association for Great Lakes Research Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles Kerfoot

Charles Kerfoot

Research Professor

2015 Recipient


Songer Research Award for Human Health Research

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Award

Health Research Institute (HRI) Fellowship

Manas Warke

Manas Warke 

Ph. D. Student

Spring 2022 Recipient

DeVlieg Foundation Fellowship

The DeVlieg Foundation has generously provided support for graduate students pursuing research in engineering, wildlife, and biology at Michigan Tech. 

NSF Graduate Fellowship Awards

World Water Day Poster Competition Winners (2018-19)