by Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs After a University-wide search, Audrey Mayer (SFRES) was selected for and has accepted the position as assistant to the Provost for Academic Equity and Inclusion. Mayer’s role in this position began Monday. While serving as assistant to the provost, she will continue in her . . .
Michigan Tech announces that Adrienne Minerick (ChE) has been hired to serve as dean for the School of Technology. She will begin serving on July 1 and replaces retiring dean, Jim Frendewey. Minerick is currently associate dean for research and innovation in the College of Engineering, assistant to the provost for faculty development, and a . . .
By Stefanie Sidortsova, published May 14, 2018 in Tech Today Janet Callahan will become dean of Michigan Technological University’s College of Engineering on July 1, 2018. Callahan comes to Michigan Tech from Boise State University, where she is chair and professor of the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering. Callahan replaces retiring dean Wayne . . .
Caryn Heldt (ChE) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $300,000 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is titled “Driving Forces in Aqueous Two-Phase Systems for Vaccine Development.” This is a three-year project totaling $300,000.
by Allison Mills, Tech Today, April 10, 2018 Michigan Tech’s thought leaders glimpse into the University’s future. Nina Mahmoudian, Lou and Herbert Wacker associate professor in mobile systems of mechanical engineering, reflects on where the field is heading over the next decade. Q: What is happening today that will change mechanical engineering education and research . . .
by Associate Vice President for Administration Theresa Coleman-Kaiser, senior associate vice president for administration, traveled to Grand Rapids March 16 for a quarterly meeting of the board of directors of the Michigan Lean Consortium (MLC). In her role as board vice president, Coleman-Kaiser coordinated a presentation by Cheryl Ronk, president of the Michigan Society of . . .
by Social Sciences On March 17, Nancy Langston (SS) was awarded the American Society of Environmental Historian’s (ASEH) highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award for 2018. President Graeme Wynn recognized her service to the profession at the annual awards ceremony. In presenting the award, Wynn cited Langston’s long, varied and vital service to the organization. “Nancy . . .
Gretchen Hein (EF), was honored at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference for her advising of the 2017 eigth-grade eCYBERMISSION National Winning Team. eCYBERMISSION is a “is a web-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition for students in grades six through nine that promotes self-discovery and enables all students to recognize the real-life . . .
Nina Mahmoudian, an associate professor in Michigan Technological University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics has been named the first Lou and Herbert Wacker Associate Professor in Autonomous Mobile Systems. The selection was made by Michigan Tech and donors, who wish to remain anonymous. One of the donors is a Michigan Tech mechanical engineering alumni and . . .
CEE 5992 Seminar Date: January 22, Monday Time: 3:05 pm – 3:55 pm Location: GLRC 0202 Presenter and Affiliation: Prof. Eric Seagren, Michigan Technological University Presentation Title: “A Pilot Program for Female Ph.D. and Postdoc Mentoring Teams at TUM and Michigan Tech” Abstract: The overall goal of this co-operative work between Prof. Eric . . .