Girl Scouts will gather at Michigan Tech this week, to learn about electrical engineering from members of Michigan Tech's student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.

Girls Scouts All Charged Up for an Electrical Engineering Journey Day at Michigan Tech

This Saturday, more than 80 Girl Scouts, from kindergartners through 10th grade, will come to Michigan Tech from across the . . .

Bridges like those in the Keweenaw will be less impacted by sea level rise than others.

Decisions Made for Water Under the Bridge

In two new papers, civil engineers explore how to make decisions using quantifiable social, economic and environmental guidelines.

Shawn vanDoorn grew up in the Midwest and starts her career in mining out West next
      summer.

Q&A with Shawn vanDoorn, Future Mining Engineer

Shawn vanDoorn graduates in May 2020 with Michigan Tech’s renewed mining engineering degree. She talks about her Robo-One internship, career . . .

Five on a Treasure Island, by English author Enid Blyton, the first book in The Famous Five series.

Integrity Matters.

Integrity matters.  I learned about integrity from my parents, and from my teachers. I do remember a young-age incident, around . . .

A sunlight simulator is now available to researchers at Michigan Technological University
      through the Research Excellence Fund – Infrastructure Enhancement (REF-IE) grant.

Engineers Capture the Sun in a Box

There’s a method to my aquatic photochemistry.

Koami Hayibo, MS, a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Michigan Tech, from Energy Generation Academy in Lomé, Togo.

Michigan Tech ECE welcomes Fulbright Scholar Koami Hayibo

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University welcomes Fulbright Scholar Koami Hayibo, from Togo, West Africa, . . .

The publicly owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, is named the Gordie Howe International Bridge in recognition of the legendary hockey player, a Canadian who led the Detroit Red Wings to four Stanley Cup victories. Construction began in 2018 and is expected to be completed in 2024.

Seismic Reflections: Siting the Gordie Howe Bridge

The construction of any large infrastructure project requires a strong foundation, especially one with the longest main span of any . . .

The Yooper Lights eCybermission team, L to R: Olivia Shank, Rebecca Lyons, Chloe Daniels, and Jenna Beaudoin

Yooper Lights: Blue Marble Security Enterprise mentors 7th graders on an eCYBERMISSION

Students attending Lake Linden-Hubbell schools who live within one mile of their school are not eligible to take the school . . .

Engineering Students Comment on Volunteer Work

Instead of sleeping in on a rainy Saturday, more than 500 Michigan Technological University students planted flowers, helped out at . . .

L to R: Michigan Tech seniors Emily Tom, Katie Kiser, Oliver Schihl, Brendan Treanore, and Josh Jay.

Michigan Tech Students Bring Home the Material Advantage Excellence Award

Michigan Tech students received a Material Advantage Chapter of Excellence Award at the recent Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) 2019 conference . . .

Michigan Tech Accepted for Membership in UCAR

Michigan Tech has been approved for membership in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). At its meeting at its . . .

Roads are the lifeblood of modern society and upkeep is no easy feat.

X Marks the Road Infrastructure

There’s a method to my road infrastructure management.

Snehamoy Chatterjee

Eisele, Chaterjee Appointed to State Mining Council

Two Michigan Tech faculty members have been appointed to a state panel on mining. On Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced . . .

NSF Funds Collaborative Study on Energy System Transitions

Kathleen Halvorsen (SS) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $1,012,875 research and development grant from . . .

There are tradeoffs between biomass production and water flow and quality impacts.

Necessary Negotiations of Bioenergy Development

When it comes to planting trees for bioenergy feedstocks, there are tradeoffs to be made.

Michigan Tech will host Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA and FIRST Robotics, for this year's
      first-year engineering lecture.

Creativity and Cool Gizmos: Dean Kamen at Michigan Tech Thursday

Holder of 440 patents and inventor of the Segway and the first-ever wearable drug infusion pump will deliver this year’s . . .

Researchers in the field have found in experiments that adding small defects to glass
      can increase the strength of the material 200 times over. Credit: Jilbert Ebrahimi
      via Unsplash

The Secret Strength of Gnashing Teeth

There’s a method to modeling cracking in brittle materials.

View of the three open shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam in the background. Evidently,
      the Cheruthoni Bridge has been destroyed due to flood waters. Image Credit: I&PRD

Geohazards on the Horizon

There's a method to my disaster management.

Andrew Barnard is the new director of the Great Lakes Research Center. His research
      in acoustics and noise control tailors well with the mission of the Great Lakes Research
      Center (GLRC), which seeks to educate the scientists, engineers, technologists, policymakers,
      and stakeholders of tomorrow about the Great Lakes basin.

Q&A with Great Lakes Research Center's Andrew Barnard

Andrew Barnard is the new director of the Great Lakes Research Center.

In a signing ceremony held August 7, Michigan Technological University and Northwestern
      Michigan College (NMC) formalized a new partnership designed to expedite degree completion
      for engineering students transferring to Michigan Tech from NMC.

Michigan Tech and Northwestern Michigan College to Create Engineering Pipeline

A signing ceremony held Wednesday, Aug. 7 represents the latest step in the University’s commitment to northern Michigan’s Grand Traverse . . .

Outreach in Natural Resources and Engineering

Eighteen high school students from Detroit and across the Lower Peninsula are spending six days at Michigan Tech from July . . .

Lake Superior Water Festival Wednesday

More than 700 elementary, middle and high-school students from 10 Western Upper Peninsula schools will gather at Michigan Technological University’s . . .

Fall 2018 After School Science and Engineering Classes

Starting Oct. 1 through Nov. 6, there will be six hands-on explorations taught by Michigan Tech science and engineering students and staff from . . .

Letter of Intent Deadline for NSF’s PREEVENTS is July 27, 2018.

The deadline for submitting a letter of intent to NSF’s ongoing Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events Program (PREEVENTS) is . . .

NIH RFPs

Requests for Applications High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-AG-19-015) National Institute on Aging Application . . .

NSF RFPs

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)  Full Proposal Deadline Date: July 19, 2018 — for ENG Program Guidelines: NSF 17-537 . . .

DOE Releases Report on Basic Research: Key to Modern Technologies

Summary from Federal Science Partners — Basic research and scientific facilities sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) have played . . .

NIH RFPs

Requests for Applications Sustained Release Innovation for HIV (SRI) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-AI-18-006) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious . . .

Engineering Directorate at NSF: Engineering Corner newsletter

Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the new Engineering Corner newsletter, an occasional note to the community about happenings within the Engineering . . .

VentureWell Opportunities

E-Team Grant Program Receive an E-Team grant and get training through our early-stage innovator training program. The training provides peer . . .

Postdoctoral positions at the NREL

Gregg Beckham, a group leader at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has openings for multiple postdoctoral positions in his research . . .

Americorps VISTA Opportunity at WPI

Do you care about K-12 education and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)? Want to make a difference in Worcester? . . .

NSF RFPs

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) Full Proposal Deadline Date: July 10, 2018 Program Guidelines: NSF 18-550 Introduction to the Program:The . . .

Everything from Algae to Zooplankton

Young scientists sample the freshwater food chain through GM’s Ride the Waves at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. Whitefish . . .

Teacher Professional Development at Belle Isle Aquarium

Joan Chadde is in Detroit this week conducting a four-day teacher institute at the Belle Isle Aquarium as part of . . .

Agassiz at Strawberry Festival 2017

There were free scientific excursions aboard Michigan Tech’s research vessel Agassiz from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, . . .

Engineering, Computer Summer Camps for KBIC Middle Schoolers

Middle school students from Baraga and L’Anse will be attending an Engineering Exploration summer camp at Michigan Tech this week. . . .

Detroit Area Engineering Students Participate in Summer Youth Programs

The Michigan Chronicle published a story about the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), mentioning that Michigan Tech is one . . .

Summer Elementary School Science Camp 2017

Michigan Technological University is reaching out again to keep local elementary and middle school students engaged this summer. Today’s first . . .

Showcase of LSSI Projects at Upcoming Community Events

Summer 2017 Find out what Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) teams are doing. Many are partnered with Michigan Tech faculty . . .