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.

Biomedical Engineering

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical optics
  • Biomedical sensors
  • Physiological measurement 
  • Tissue engineering 
  • Tissue angiogenesis and neurogenesis
  • BME current projects

Chemical Engineering

  • Alternative energy
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Iron and steel making
  • Mineral processing
  • Polymers and composites
  • Safety and environmental engineering
  • ChE current projects

Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

  • Air quality
  • Civil engineering materials
  • Groundwater quality
  • Infrastructure systems
  • Structural engineering
  • Surface water quality
  • Sustainability engineering and science
  • Transportation planning
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Water resources engineering
  • CEGE current projects

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Communication and information theory
  • Computer networks
  • Electrical power systems
  • Electronics material and devices
  • Embedded computing systems
  • Optics and photonics
  • Power electronics
  • Robotics
  • Sensors and sensor systems
  • ECE current projects

Engineering Fundamentals

  • Enterprise engineering
  • Engineering education
  • Graphics and visualization
  • Problem solving methods
  • Computer applications
  • EF current projects

Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

  • Atmospheric chemistry and land/water/biosphere interactions
  • Climate meteorology
  • Economic geology and mineralogy
  • Geomagnetism and tectonics
  • Geomechanics and geotechnics
  • Hydrogeology and groundwater engineering
  • Petroleum reservoir evaluation and geophysics
  • Remote sensing
  • Volcanology and hazards from volcanoes and earthquakes
  • GMES current projects

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Additive manufacturing methods
  • Engineering education
  • Fluid power systems hydraulic and pneumatic
  • Hybrid manufacturing methods
  • Industrial system simulation
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Motion control systems
  • Subtractive traditional manufacturing methods
  • MMET current projects

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Composite materials
  • Electronic materials
  • Materials characterization
  • Materials properties
  • Metallurgy
  • Nanostructural materials
  • MSE current projects

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

  • Advanced power systems, IC and diesel engines, wind, and biomass engineering education
  • Biological systems and biomechanics
  • Controls, NVH, and dynamic Systems
  • Microfluidics, nanomaterials, and multi-scale modeling
  • Multi-scale sensors and systems, MEMS, and NEMS
  • Plasma dynamics
  • Robotics
  • Service systems engineering and lean systems
  • Space systems and orbital mechanics
  • MEEM current projects