TECH SCEnE, Research Experience for Undergraduates

Bio-inspired, Community-centric Research Experience

TECH SCEnE – Technology, Science, and Community Engagement in Engineering is a unique undergraduate research program. The features of the program are

  • The program combines engineering research with direct community involvement and impact.
  • Each project will team the students with mentors at Michigan Tech and the Natural Resources Department at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.
  • Projects include water quality testing for heavy metal contamination, smart adhesives for underwater applications, underwater sensor networks for long-term monitoring, simulating daylight for hatcheries and nanofiber manufacturing for personal protective equipment and filters.
  • Hands-on laboratory experience and field visits to the beautiful lake shores of the Keweenaw Bay and Lake Superior.

The projects directly impact the community and apply engineering solutions to address specific needs.

For more information on how to apply, see the website.


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