From the depths of the world's largest freshwater lake by surface to 271,962 square feet of research space. From the first ideas scrawled on a whiteboard to licensed life-changing technologies. Clouds made to order, cold-weather performance testing, detecting vitamins in human tears—our proving grounds provide results. Research at Michigan’s flagship university for technological advancement brings faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, community, government, and industrial partners together to create the future.
Researchers at Michigan Tech have incredible regional assets.
From leading the electric vehicle revolution to exploring how to repurpose old mines for new use in the sustainable energy transition, the Copper Country continues to power the future.
The Changing Dynamics of the Isle Royale Wolves and Moose
When the wolf population rebounds, what happens to moose? MTU researchers have been studying the changing dynamics of Isle Royale wolves and moose for 62 years.
Superior Ideas: Bringing University Research and Public Service Projects to Life
Have a lot great ideas but no funding? Looking for a great small project to fund? Crowdfunding makes great ideas reality and is ideal for small projects that are not independently suitable for grant funding or other traditional scholarly support methods. Superior Ideas gets projects out there and the funding coming in.
Bringing Computer Science to K-12
Michigan Tech Great Lakes Buoy Network
Meet a Center: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)