LEAP Leaders: The Power of Near-Peer Mentoring

AJ Hamlin and Amber Kemppainen have been recognized for their leadership in designing LEAP, a highly successful, best practice program . . .

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Design Expo 2020 Registration Now Open

Michigan Tech’s 20th annual Design Expo will highlight hands-on, discovery-based learning. More than 1,000 students on Enterprise and Senior Design . . .

What are the social and cultural barriers that are hindering implementation of renewable
      energy technology? Michigan Tech researchers are working with eight communities to
      overcome barriers to renewable energy adoption.

Michigan Communities Flip the Switch Toward Clean Energy

Hypothesis: Understanding transitions to renewable energy systems in eight Michigan communities requires converging expertise and lived experiences.

Students observe an art installation in one of the halls at COP25. Image Credit: Jessica
      Daignault

Reflection and Perspectives from Inside COP25

The third in a series of student blogs by Michigan Tech’s representatives at COP25 in Madrid.

Alumnus David Brule ’72 and wife Thu will fund full scholarships for more than 20
      pre-college students to experience the week-long STEM explorations held on Tech’s
      campus in Houghton.

David Brule’s Legacy of Supporting Students and Community

Michigan Tech alumnus to provide more than 20 pre-college students with full scholarships to the University’s Summer Youth Programs.

New Engineering Faculty Fall 2020

Chemical Engineering Kurt Rickard, PhD Kurt Rickard joins the faculty of Chemical Engineering as an instructor. Rickard earned a PhD . . .

Engineering Alumni Activity Spring 2020

Civil Engineering alumna, Jamie Archambeau ’02, was selected as one of 2020 Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. Archambeau is . . .

Engineers use a single-particle method to determine surface charge on a virus to characterize
      samples.

Engineers Judge a Virus by its Cover

A single-particle technique helps chemical engineers study potential manufacturing methods for vaccines and gene therapy.

Michigan Tech Students Participate in COP25

Seven students from a range of academic disciplines present research, observe negotiations at global conference on climate change.

Five of the eight members of Michigan Tech's COP25 student research team pictured
      from left: Will Lytle, Gabriel Ahrendt, Shardul Tiwari, Alexis Pascaris and Adewale
      Adesanya.

The Road to COP25

The first in a series of student blogs by Michigan Tech’s representatives at COP25 in Madrid.

Engineering Staff Recognized for 2019 Making a Difference Awards

A total of 48 nominations have been submitted for the 2019 Making a Difference Awards. Everyone is invited to a . . .

Shawn vanDoorn graduates in May 2020 with Michigan Tech’s revamped mining engineering
      degree.

How to Reengineer a Mine

In 1885, the Michigan Mining School opened its doors. Copper was booming; housing density in Calumet, Michigan, was as thick . . .

Our Enterprise program heads into its third decade of preparing students for the work
      they’ll do when they graduate.

20 Years of Enterprise

Michigan Tech Enterprise teams partner with industries on real projects, make real product breakthroughs, and run real businesses, workflow to . . .

From left, Heather Knewtson, Mari Buche, and Glen Archer are among faculty who served
      in the military

A New Line of Duty

Veterans of the US military find Michigan Tech a great place to learn—and teach.

Study hard. Ski harder. Students gain a new perspective from the top of Mont Ripley’s
      440′ vertical drop.

1400 Townsend Drive

Get a closer look at Oculus-ASR. Find out why mechatronics engineers are like symphony conductors. Learn more about our new . . .

Engineering Supports SnowBots at Yeti Cup

The SnowBots Middle School Robotics teams competed in Kingsford last weekend for the Yeti Cup U.P. FIRST Tech Challenge robotic . . .

Here is a picture of Echo, after recovering from her poisoning, at the cabin.

Some Attributes of Huskies

At Michigan Tech, our mascot is the Husky. I have a lot of fun with this, because Echo, one of . . .

Matt Friiswall and his children Iziah and Isabel work on designing a scoop to remove trash from the "pond".

Pre-Schoolers Learn to Engineer

85 parents and their PreK children from the Miigiziinsag Little Eagles Pre-School, KBIC pre-primary , KBIC early headstart, and BHK . . .

Romana Carden

Engineering Students Attend WE19

Ten members of the Michigan Tech chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) went to the 2019 national conference, . . .

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 . . .