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    Outside the Classroom

    What do graduates say helped them the most in their education? Sometimes it’s a single project. Often it’s real-world research. Many students learn through Senior Design, Enterprise, and co-op experiences. The Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) offers students the chance to see research in action and learn from some of the University’s top scientists and project managers. Here are a few highlights of student research at MTRI.

2021 Michigan Tech Magazine cover image

On the cover: Underground robots. Wildfire tech. Drones for archaeology. At the Michigan Tech Research Institute, students opt outside for real-world research experience, learning from some of the University’s top scientists and project managers in the process.

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