Current Projects

Research is taking place all across Michigan Tech. Below, you will find a sample listing of some of our publically funded research projects. Use our search box or advanced filtering options to search our research projects by keyword, by department, or even by investigator.

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Oculus - ASR Nanosatellite Flight Integration

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lyon King
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

HOLODEC Participation in the ARM Campaign Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA)

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Raymond Shaw
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Physics

Center/Institute: Earth Planetary and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI)

Collaborative Research: On Making Wave Energy an Economical and Reliable Power Source for Ocean Measurement Applications

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Umesh Korde
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Center/Institute: Agile and Interconnected Microgrids (AIM)

2017 MERL Development and Support

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: Nick Koszykowski
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

2017 Roadsoft Asset Management System Development and Support

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: Nick Koszykowski
Co-PI: Luke Peterson
Co-PI: Gary Schlaff
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Cooperative Agreement for Work with Pullman National Monument

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Scarlett
Co-PI: Melissa Baird
Co-PI: Donald Lafreniere
Co-PI: Laura Rouleau
Co-PI: Sarah Scarlett
Co-PI: Samuel Sweitz
Co-PI: Steven Walton
Co-PI: LouAnn Wurst
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Social Sciences

Hydrodynamic Control Using X-Band Radar for Wave Energy Converter Technology

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Umesh Korde
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Center/Institute: Agile and Interconnected Microgrids (AIM)

Great Lakes Northern Forest CESU: Beech Reintroduction at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yvette Dickinson
Co-PI: Andrew Storer
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

2017 Transportation Asset Managment Council Education Program Work Plan

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Timothy Colling
Co-PI: Christopher Gilbertson
Co-PI: John Kiefer
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Identify Best Practices in Pavement Design Materials Construction and Maintenance in Wet Freeze Climates Similar to Michigan

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Zhanping You
Co-PI: Christopher Gilbertson
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Climate Change Resource Center: Responding to Forest Threats and Climate Change

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kristen Schmitt
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Can Reductions in Great Lakes Fish PCB Concentrations be Achieved by Management of PCBs in Atmospheric Deposition?

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Judith Perlinger
Co-PI: Noel Urban
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Ottawa NF-wide Monitoring for Invasive Earthworms and Forest Soils to Inform Landscape-scale Management and Restoration

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Blair Orr
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

CAREER: Engineering Bimetallic Nanostructures as Peroxidase Mimics for Diagnostic Applications

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Xiaohu Xia
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Chemistry

Driver Behavior at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings Using NDS Data and Driving Simulators

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pasi Lautala
Co-PI: Myounghoon Jeon
Co-PI: David N. Nelson
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI)

Radiocarbon Collaborative and Graphite Lab Operation

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Paula Zermeno
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Support of the USDA Northern Forest Climate Hub

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kristen Schmitt
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Web Development for Climate Change Science Delivery

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kristen Schmitt
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Collaborative Research: The Role of Citizen Science in Watershed Hydrology Research: Relationships Between Volunteer Motivations Data Quantity and Quality and Decision-Making

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Alex Mayer
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pushpalatha Murthy
College/School: Administration
Department(s): Provost Office

Center/Institute: Sustainable Futures Institute (SFI)

Measurement and Simulation of Carbon Stocks in African Mangroves

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrew Burton
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

National Woodland Owner Survey (NWOS) Analytical and Outreach Support

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Robert Froese
College/School: School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Department(s): School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Center/Institute: Ecosystem Science Center (ESC)

Resilient Coastal Community Strategy FY17

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Guy Meadows
College/School: Great Lakes Research Center
Department(s): Great Lakes Research Center

Center/Institute: Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

An Investigation of Optical Radiative Transfer through Turbulent Clouds Using a Laboratory Cloud Chamber

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Raymond Shaw
Co-PI: Will Cantrell
Co-PI: Claudio Mazzoleni
College/School: College of Sciences & Arts
Department(s): Physics

Center/Institute: Earth Planetary and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI)

Michigan Tech Archives Map and Blue Print Assessment 2016

Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lindsay Hiltunen
Co-PI: Annelise Doll
Co-PI: Laurie Stark
College/School: Administration
Department(s): Library