The HEV mobile laboratory was on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. On the labs first trip outside the state, United States Senator Carl Levin stopped by to give the students and their work a stamp of approval. “It may be located the Upper Peninsula, but all of Michigan has been impacted by it. Tens of thousands of engineers have come out of Michigan Tech,” said Sen. Levin. Michigan Tech Staff and faculty from four programs participated in the National Transportation Workforce Summit in Washington, DC, April 24 to 26.
Associate Professor Reza Shahbazian Yassar (ME-EM) provided expert commentary for an ABC Science story, “Cotton T-shirt to Charge Mobile Phones?” on a University of South Carolina scientist’s effort to convert a T-shirt into a supercapacitor. Read more