Category Archives: Presentations

CEE Senior Design Colloquium – May 4th

Civil and Environmental Engineering Senior Design Colloquium

May 4, 2018

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is pleased to invite the University community to attend the spring 2018 senior design team presentations.  This semester students have undertaken a wide range of interesting projects to fulfill the Department’s design project requirement.  Refreshments will be served.  (Senior Design Colloquium Poster)

Dow 641

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM:   Proposed Utility Tunnel Beneath the Straits of Mackinac, MI

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Lake State Railroad Gaylord Development Plan

Dow 642

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM:  Challenge Manufacturing Environmental Audit, Walker, MI

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Design of the Copperwood Mine Surface Processing Facilities


Green Campus Enterprise – Final Project Presentations

Join Green Campus Enterprise for our end of the semester final presentations to see what we’ve all been working on! This is a great opportunity to learn more about Enterprise!

THURSDAY APRIL 12th, DOW 875, 5-6pm

GLRC Retrofit– exploring the feasibility of using the water of Portage Lake as a heat sink for the GLRC year round with the greatest application in the warmer months

Solar Thermal– evaluating the feasibility of installing a solar thermal collector at Michigan Tech. The solar collector would be used to preheat water for hot water usage on campus.

Building Efficiency– investigating how energy is used throughout the DOW and M & M buildings


THURSDAY APRIL 19th, DOW 875, 5-6pm

Tiny House Community– assessing the feasibility of a tiny house community on Michigan Tech property

Campus Culture-overall goal of the Campus Culture Team is to move the culture of Michigan Tech’s campus in the direction of increased sustainability

Wind Power– research the feasibility of wind power at Michigan Tech. The current proposal is to install a wind turbine on top of Mont Ripley to reduce or eliminate electricity costs of the ski hill

Clean Air-Cool Planet- gathers and analyzes data in order to calculate the greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory of Michigan Technological University

Green Campus Enterprise is an organization of students working to make the Michigan Tech campus more sustainable through both low and high profile projects. We are collaborating with University personnel on many of our projects and gaining professional experience and leadership skills.