Core facilities provide the University with critical resources. They support interdisciplinary and guest research by providing access to shared equopment and tools. University facilities are able to apply for funds to cover costs associated with research facilities, such as replacing and maintaining equipment. Core facilities may charge use fees related to a specific piece of equipment in accordance with University policy 2.01 Special Fees and Use Charges.
Our Current Core Facilities
Michigan Technological University’s core facilities are an invaluable asset, and the list of recognized facilities will continue to grow.
Read more about each of our current core facilities below.
Home to internal combustion engine test beds and dynamometers for powertrain research and educational purposes.
Houses an extensive array of electron microanalytical and X-ray instruments.
A resource for advanced GIS research and tools—and a repository of geospatial data for the Michigan Tech community.
A resource for micro- and nano-scaled research and development of solid state electronics, micro electro mechanical systems, and microsystems materials and devices.
A hub of marine resources, including a fleet of research vessels, subsurface vehicles, buoys, and other marine technology.
The MAF Laboratories provide molecular analyses for environmental, biomedical, health, and materials research and hands-on training in trace analytic chemistry.
A resource for high throughput and high performance research and education computing needs within the Michigan Tech community.
Advanced Power Systems Research Center
Jeffrey Naber, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory
Owen Mills, email@example.com
Geographical Information Systems
Donald Lafreniere, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Bergstrom, email@example.com
Marine Research Assets
Guy Meadows, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Doskey, email@example.com
High Performance Computing Facility
Warren Perger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Core Facilities Application Process
Authorization and recognition as a core facility is required in order to access core facility support funds. To learn how to earn core facility status, read about the core facilities application process.