Michigan Technological University is participating in the state’s University Center for Regional Economic Innovation, with a project designed to inform entrepreneurs of opportunities in the Upper Peninsula while identifying gaps in resources and possible ways to bridge those gaps.
Some of the most remote places in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula now have Internet access that can be measured in gigabits per second.
Michigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.
Hiking to waterfalls, enjoying the beaches of Lake Superior, getting ahead of schedule with summer classes — all things that a summer at Michigan Technological University has to offer. As it turns out, developing a new autonomous underwater glider is also on the list.
Bill Sproule’s expertise in transportation — and a love of history and rail transportation — has led to a book on streetcars that once carried passengers up and down Michigan’s remote Keweenaw Peninsula.
Dow Chemical Co. has taken the lead as naming sponsor of the Great Lakes Bay Science and Engineering Festival at Delta College Oct. 4-5.
The Portage Health Board of Directors has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with LifePoint Hospitals (Nasdaq:LPNT), a for-profit hospital company based in Brentwood, Tenn.
His cell phone area code is still 906, reflecting his Upper Peninsula roots, but Rob Waara’s role as chief engine engineer with the SRT Viper racing team has taken him far afield, including to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Nine thousand miles is a long way to go from Michigan Technological University for research. But, if you are studying volcanoes, Indonesia is the place to be.
The Houghton-based MTEC SmartZone was recently awarded a $36,000 grant from the Business Accelerator Fund to assist a tenant company, Endres Machining Innovations, which develops innovative tooling products for the metal cutting industry.