GLITR Visits Pearce and Hu

Monday’s Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report (GLITR), published by CBS Detroit, featured two extensive stories about Michigan Tech research and new initiatives, part of GLITR’s annual Tech Tour of state universities.

From Tech Today.

Tech Tour Day Two: Solar Power, Star Trek Replicators, New Drugs At Michigan Tech

The visit started with Joshua Pearce, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, a passionate advocate and researcher in both advanced solar energy and so-called 3D printing.

Read more at CBS Detroit, by Matt Roush.

Tech Tour Day Three: Finnish French Toast, Medical Miracles, Green Racing And A Mineral Wonderland

From Suomi, it was on to Michigan Tech’s Minerals and Materials Engineering building for a visit with Yun Hang Hu, who’s only trying to save the world in several ways — among them, converting greenhouse gases into useful material, and markedly improving the performance of solar photovoltaic panels.

Read more at CBS Detroit, by Matt Roush.