Michigan Tech News

2010 Archive

David Shonnard

Michigan Tech a Partner in Three Major Biofuel Projects

January 13, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

The DOE has initiated a $564 million research effort to boost America's biofuel industry, and David Shonnard will be participating in three of the agency's 19 funded projects.

[ read more ]
Teaching assistant Abhishek Manekar (right) and student Gerald Putz (left) use a high-speed National Instruments Data Acquisition system to measure and assess battery performance during a real-world drive cycle.

Michigan Tech Showcases New Professional Master of Engineering Program

January 10, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Automotive engineering is entering a new era of hybrid electric-drive vehicles that demand a special set of skills most automotive engineers didn’t study when they went to college. To prepare engineers to thrive in this hybrid/electric world, Michigan Technological University is developing an interdisciplinary professional Master of Engineering program with graduate and undergraduate certification in propulsion technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles.

[ read more ]
Davis Payne, interim head coach, St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues Name Former Michigan Tech Hockey Player Interim Head Coach

January 8, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The St. Louis Blues hockey club has named former Michigan Tech player Davis Payne as interim head coach.

[ read more ]