In cooperation with a Mayo Clinic scientist, researchers at Michigan Technological University are taking a giant step toward solving the problem of the unnatural gait of artificial legs, making a bionic foot that could make an amputee’s walk in the park feel, well, like a walk in the park.
Michigan Tech scientists are developing smartphone apps for people to help them collect data — turning them into ‘citizen scientists.’
The MTEC Smart Zone’s satellite office program continues to grow in the Houghton-Hancock area, giving employers top-notch technical talent from Michigan Technological University, and giving Michigan Tech students a way to remain in the Upper Peninsula with a viable career option.
Todd Johnson, a Michigan Tech graduate and special projects specialist at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., is one of several scientists turning the patterns of data created by high-energy particle accelerator collisions into art.
In 2006, Michigan Technological University was basking in Guinness glory, having nabbed three wintry world records. But records are made to be broken, and one by one, each toppled in the intervening years, and those radiant moments of victory faded into memory.
When Michigan Technological University launched its Generations of Discovery capital campaign in 2006, announcing a goal of $200 million, there were some doubters. But Michigan Tech did it — and then some.
If you question the need for a feminist publication at Michigan Technological University, where the student body is 83 percent male, Megan Walsh, one of the student editors of a new publication called Beyond the Glass Ceiling, has an answer.
Seasoned overseas travelers know the challenges faced when stepping off the plane in a new country. Signs and conversations are suddenly gibberish. A host of confusing customs redefine your every move. And, how will you even get to town from the airport? These challenges pose almost no problems for Michigan Technological University’s newest international students– all thanks to the efforts of the International Programs and Services’s arrivals program.
A brightly colored innovation to help families and doctors keep track of childhood vaccine records in the developing world has won the 3D Printers for Peace Contest.
Scientists from the Michigan Tech Research Institute are using satellite data to determine where harmful algal blooms are proliferating in the Great Lakes and what threats they may pose to water quality and public health.