Areas of Expertise

At Michigan Tech, faculty, students and staff are committed to the development of innovations in engineering and applied science. Our goal is to bring real enhancements to the quality of life throughout the world.


General Research Areas

Engineering Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments

Areas of Expertise

Biomedical Engineering Tissue engineering Tissue angiogenesis and neurogenesis
  Biomechanics Biomaterials
  Physiological measurement Biomedical sensors
  Biomedical optics  
Chemical Engineering Alternative energy Safety and environmental engineering
  Biochemical engineering Polymers and composites
  Iron and steel making Mineral processing
Civil & Environmental Engineering Infrastructure systems Sustainability engineering & science
  Air quality Transportation planning
  Structural engineering Surface water quality
  Water resources engineering Civil engineering materials
  Groundwater quality Water and wastewater treatment
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical power systems Power electronics
  Optics and photonics Sensors and sensor systems
  Embedded computing systems Computer networks
  Computer networks Electronics material and devices
  Communication and information theory  
Engineering Fundamentals Enterprise engineering Engineering education
  Graphics and visualization Problem solving methods
  Computer applications  
Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences Volcanology and hazards from volcanoes and earthquakes Remote sensing
  Geomechanics and geotechnics Climate meteorology
  Petroleum reservoir evaluation and geophysics Geomagnetism and tectonics
  Hydrogeology and groundwater engineering Atmospheric chemistry and land/water/biosphere interactions
  Economic geology and mineralogy  
Materials Science & Engineering Materials properties Electronic materials
  Materials characterization Metallurgy
  Nanostructural materials Composite materials
Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Robotics Service systems engineering and lean systems
  Multi-scale sensors & systems, MEMS, and NEMS Advanced power systems, IC & diesel engines, wind, and biomass engineering education
  Microfluidics, nanomaterials, and multi-scale modeling Space systems and orbital mechanics
  Biological systems and biomechanics Controls, NVH, and dynamic Systems
  Plasma dynamics