Biological sciences graduate student Chris Adams works in the GLRC  fisheries lab with STEM intern Riley Stoppa.

New High School STEM Internship Program at Michigan Tech

A total of 13 high school students from throughout Michigan are participating in a 5-day internship at Michigan Tech July . . .

Caledonia Mine

Mining Engineering Returns to Michigan Tech

Starting this summer, Michigan Technological University offers a new, multidisciplinary Mining Engineering degree program for graduate and undergraduate students. Administered . . .

James Bialas does an aerial drone demonstration for students attending the Surveying
      Summer Youth Program exploration at Michigan Technological University. Drones are
      one tool in the remote sensing arsenal. Image Credit: Peter Zhu

Found in Translation

Michigan Technological University researchers refine remotely sensed imagery processing framework to aid disaster relief.

Remember these? Typewriter, pen or pencil, or some newer device—it's all good! Photo by Bernard Hermant.

You’re invited: Write a Guest Blog for the Michigan Tech College of Engineering News

Michigan Tech electrical engineering alumnus Charles L. Hand ’62 recently authored a guest blog, Circumnavigating Lake Superior, featured on the College . . .

Sirak Seyoum

Michigan Tech Alum Sirak Seyoum Attempts Mount Everest

This past spring Michigan Tech ECE alumnus Sirak Seyoum, an electrical engineer living in San Francisco, took time off his . . .

Using computer simulation to design new materials and guide new processing methods.

Expanded Online Engineering Programs, Certificates, and Course Offerings

Michigan Tech’s College of Engineering is expanding undergraduate and graduate online course offerings. This will enhance learning opportunities for undergraduate . . .

Karl and Christine LaPeer

Karl (’85 BSME) and Christine LaPeer (’85 BSMT) to Receive Humanitarian Award

Karl and Christine (Blood) LaPeer practice their humanitarian efforts at Michigan Tech, funding seven, four-year scholarships—and also around the world. The . . .

Imaging at an atomic resolution is delicate work – the scanning transmission electron
      microscope (STEM) at Michigan Tech may help researchers develop new and exciting nanomaterials.

AI Searches for New Nanomaterials

There’s a method to my development of new nanomaterials.

The Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology maintains a machine shop with comprehensive facilities available to Michigan Tech students. The shop also offers machining and fabrication services for the university research community.

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Staff, Students, and Alumni

As of July 1, the College of Engineering welcomes the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and advisory board members associated with . . .

Outstanding Alumni and Friends to be Recognized at Alumni Reunion Dinner August 2019

Engineering alumni will be among those recognized at the Alumni Reunion Awards Dinner on campus August 2, 2019. Outstanding Young . . .

Life is full of data, but what happens when data takes on a life of its own?

Bias in the Algorithm

Algorithms are more than equations. They redefine us.

Student-athletes at Michigan Tech need to be smart in the game and competitive in
      the classroom.

A Day in the Life of a Student-Athlete

They’re more than athletes and students—they’re both.

At Michigan Tech, Curtis Fortier earned a BS and MS in mechanical engineering. But
      it was involvement with the improvisational comedy team The Troupe that set him on
      his eventual career path. Today, Fortier is working steadily as an entertainer, actor
      and stand-up comic in Los Angeles.

Q&A: Curtis Fortier

Curtis Fortier ’91 ’94 made the most of his time at Michigan Tech. While earning a BS and MS in . . .

Participants in a 2018 Women in Engineering Program work on a team project. Thanks
      to a $40,000 gift from ITC Holdings Corp., 40 middle-school girls will attend Junior
      Women in Engineering.

Inspiring Tomorrow's Engineers

Middle school girls from around the country will attend a high-level summer engineering program at Michigan Technological University, thanks to . . .

The monumental Portage Lake Lift Bridge is a double-deck, vertical lift bridge, the only one of its type in Michigan.

Lift Bridge Wins Award, Snags Trailer⁠—Built to Last 

The Portage Lake Bridge, or more commonly known as the Lift Bridge, was designated in May, 2019 as an American . . .

Julie (Varichak) Marinucci earned her Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering at Michigan Tech in 2002. She is now Mineral Development Specialist
at St. Louis County Land and Minerals Department in Hibbing, Minnesota.

Mining Engineering: The Best of Both Worlds

After a 15-year break, Mining Engineering officially returns to Michigan Tech, with BS, MS, and PhD degree programs and cutting-edge . . .

Liftoff at Cape Canaveral. Michigan Tech's Oculus-ASR nanosatellite was the first
      deployed of the 24-satellite payload. (Photo credit: NASA/Cory Huston)

Countdown. Ignition. Liftoff. Huskies in Space!

Mission accomplished. Michigan Technological University's student-built nanosatellite Oculus-ASR now orbits Earth.

Students are spending the summer in Singapore to study nanotechnology and bioengineering.
      Credit: McKenzy Rehfus

IRES Singapore Brings Students Abroad for Health Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) created the International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program to foster global collaboration in science . . .

The pouring basin is kept full so that the molten metal quickly fills the mold cavity.

Guest Blog: Keys to a Unique Nameplate

In her guest blog, Dean of the College of Engineering Janet Callahan explains the story of her new nameplate.

The Minerals and Materials Engineering Building houses Michigan Technological University's
      College of Engineering. CoE Dean Janet Callahan has announced that Lawrence Sutter
      has been appointed assistant dean of research and external relations for the College.

Lawrence Sutter Named Assistant Dean of Research and External Relations

A Michigan Technological University faculty member with more than 30 years’ experience in materials characterization, concrete-making materials and concrete durability . . .

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 . . .

Natural Resource and Engineering for Genesee County Students

High School Students Can Win A FREE 6-Day Trip to: Explore Natural Resources & Engineering at Michigan Technological University (Michigan . . .