Originally posted by the College of Engineering in Tech Today on July 14. Janet Callahan, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of materials science and engineering at Michigan Tech, was initiated on June 24, as a Fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). A global society founded in 1893, ASEE is . . .
Originally Posted by Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics in Tech Today on May 28, 2020 Bo Chen (ME-EM) has received the designation of Fellow from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements. Nominated by ASME Members . . .
The short article below originally appeared in Tech Today on May 14. ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend our congratulations to Melissa Baird, a member of our Internal Evaluation and Advisory Board, for this accomplishment. Melissa Baird (SS) was elected to the editorial board of the International Journal of Heritage Studies (IJHS). Board members include . . .
by Kelley Christensen, University Marketing and Communications Erika Hersch-Green (BioSci) has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to investigate how increased nitrogen and phosphorus availability across different temperature and water regimes alters the primary productivity of some plants, while reducing the growth of others. Hersch-Green will examine how nutrient availability selects for plants with . . .
Tech Today, April 29, 2020 Michigan Tech alumna Auriel (Van Der Laar) Fournier (Wildlife Ecology and Management ’11) is one of the winners of the 2020 BioOne Ambassador Award. The award honors early career authors who best communicate the importance and impact of their specialized research to the public. Six individuals from five publications were selected from . . .
Congratulations to Momoko Taijiri, Valoree Gagnon, and Gord Patterson on new funding! The story below was originally published in Tech Today on April 29, 2020. Momoko Tajiri (Chemistry/MuSTI) is the prinicpal investigator on a project that has received a $33,597 research and development grant from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development-Michigan Craft Beer . . .
Joan Chadde, director of the Michigan Tech Center for Science and Environmental Outreach, has received a prestigious award from the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA). Chadde accepted the 2020 Informal Science Teacher of the Year Award at the MSTA’s annual conference held March 6-7 in Lansing. The Board of the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) . . .
Caryn Heldt’s research on vaccines receives new coverage on Michigan Tech’s Unscripted Blog AND new funding from the National Institutes of Health. Congrats Caryn! See Tech Today for coverage of both stories.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Michigan Tech including Melissa Baird (Social Sciences), Trista Vick-Majors (Biological Sciences), and Guy Meadows (Director, Marine Engineering Laboratory) have recently received funding from The Cooperative Institute of Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) to study oil spills in icy conditions. The team will be working with researchers from Michigan State University, . . .
Originally posted in Tech Today. In the midst of all of the challenges we’re facing, it’s important to continue to recognize the dedication of so many excellent instructors on Tech’s campus. That’s why Janet Callahan, dean of the College of Engineering, has selected our ninth Deans’ Teaching Showcase member: Jennifer Becker, an associate professor in . . .