HOUGHTON - Four technologies from universities across Michigan that demonstrate commercial potential in applied advanced materials earned funding from the Michigan Technological University Translational Research and Commercialization statewide Innovation Hub. The support will help them continue their path toward commercialization. Michigan Tech engineering faculty led two of the projects. The MTRAC program, in partnership
HOUGHTON - StabiLux Biosciences, a company founded by Michigan Technological University physics professor Yoke Khin Yap, has recently been awarded more than $650,000. The funds are from America’s Seed Fund, powered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program, and the Invest Michigan's University Commercialization Fund (UCF). Yap
HOUGHTON - The Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board voted unanimously Monday to recommend Michigan Technological University lead a risk analysis of the 63-year old Enbridge Line 5 pipelines that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac and would pose a significant environmental risk to the Great Lakes if they were to rupture, scientific studies have shown.
HOUGHTON - Two projects involving Michigan Tech researchers and small companies are among 20 that have been funded by the Small Company Innovation Program, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The Petoskey Plastics project involves technology developed by Professor of Chemistry Patricia Heiden, and StabiLux Biosciences is a startup founded by Yoke Khin Yap,
HOUGHTON - The auto industry tends to be fiercely competitive. So what would bring multiple companies together on research projects? How about the chance to direct the nature of the research and having access to the engineers, scientists and students doing it—and the final results? That’s what Michigan Technological University’s new Light Duty Engine Consortium
HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University is one of 85 partners in a US Department of Energy-funded $70 million energy-saving project called the REMADE (Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions) Institute. The project’s goal is to drive down the cost of technologies needed to reuse, recycle and remanufacture materials such as metals, fibers, polymers and electronic waste.
HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University's Summer Youth Programs has announced its 2017 summer courses for middle and high school students, including several new explorations such as Coding for the Internet of Things, the World of Design, Global Discovery 101 and Computing Elements. SYP includes pre-college explorations and competitive scholarship programs featuring hands-on activities, field trips