Materials and Manufacturing

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Researchers at Michigan Technological University conduct innovative materials and manufacturing research that enables every economic sector to solve key societal problems and meet consumer demand for safer and more effective and sustainable products. Our researchers produce work across wide-ranging fields that include the material processing, advanced power systems, mechatronics, space systems, renewable energy technologies, signals and systems, machine learning, machine learning, advanced biomaterials, applied thermodynamics, and tissue engineering fields critical to the future of manufacturing.

At Tech, researchers from the Colleges of Business, Computing, and Forest Resources and Environmental Science, as well as nearly every department in the Colleges of Engineering and Arts and Sciences, work across disciplines to create ground-breaking solutions to global problems through new materials and manufacturing processes and technologies. From advances in space system materials to advances in solar panel design, our materials and manufacturing researchers are leading the world forward.

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