Partnering Centers and Institutes

Advanced Power Sports Research Center

Advanced Power Sports Research Center

Advanced Power Sports Research Center

Advanced Power Sports Research Center

Advanced Power System Research Center is a multidisciplinary organization that will foster large, collaborative, research efforts in the areas of clean, efficient, and sustainable Power Systems technologies. This Center will develop both fundamental and applied knowledge that is required for the next generation of low-emission, high-efficiency vehicles.

Center for Rural and Tribal Community Resilience

Center for Rural and Tribal Community Resilience

Center for Rural and Tribal Community Resilience

Center for Rural and Tribal Community Resilience

The Center for Rural and Tribal Community Resilience undertakes research, education, and outreach in local and tribal communities to explore and evaluate current and emerging anthropogenic and natural threats, and develop and deploy best practices for all-hazard preparation and mitigation. As a center based in the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI) and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE), the center focuses on built infrastructure and human organizations that support civil society, government, economic stability, self-reliance, and self-determination. The multi-disciplinary center also engages social and human arts and sciences, healthcare, emergency response, enforcement, policy, government, and other disciplines.

Areas of Research:
Transportation Technology Transfer

906-487-2804
301G Dillman Hall
CSEO

CSEO

Center for Science and Environmental Outreach

CSEO

CSEO

Center for Science and Environmental Outreach

The GEM Center for Science and Environmental Outreach is a nonprofit team of professionals and volunteers who provide educational programs, technical expertise, and information to schools, organizations, governments, and individuals to promote awareness and informed personal actions and public policy concerning regional environmental issues.

Areas of Research:
Transportation and the Environment

906-487-3341
GLRC 115
CTT

CTT

Center for Technology & Training

CTT

CTT

Center for Technology & Training

The Center for Technology & Training (CTT) provides technology transfer, software development and research services to support agencies that manage public infrastructure. With annual funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Michigan Technological University (MTU), the CTT administers Michigan's Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and manages the development and support of software for roadway asset management, project estimating, and project management. The CTT also works under contract with other agencies to complete discrete research and service projects

Areas of Research:
Transportation Technology Transfer

906-487-2102
309 Dillman Hall
GLRC

GLRC

Great Lakes Research Center

GLRC

GLRC

Great Lakes Research Center

The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) offers a unique set of marine assets with direct access to Lake Superior.  Both surface and sub-surface assets are available for  use by faculty, staff and students, as well as collaborative partners.  With specialized equipment and trained operators, the marine assets facility provides an ideal base of operations for research, winter or summer.

 

 

906-487-3165
Michigan Tech
KRC

KRC

Keweenaw Research Center

KRC

KRC

Keweenaw Research Center

The Keweenaw Research Center (KRC) combines science and engineering to develop new technologies and solve real world problems.

KRC provides applied research solutions through Laboratory Based Evaluation, Computer Based Modeling and Analysis, Vehicle Testing and Evaluation and Snow Research.

906-487-2750
23620 Airpark Blvd., Calumet MI 49913
MTRI

MTRI

Michigan Tech Research Institute

MTRI

MTRI

Michigan Tech Research Institute

MTRI, a research center of Michigan Technological University, is a recognized leader in the research, development and practical application of sensor and information technology to solve critical problems in national security, protecting and evaluating critical infrastructure, bioinformatics, earth sciences and environmental processes.

734-913-6840
3600 Green Ct., Ste. 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

National University Rail Center (NURail)

National University Rail Center (NURail)

National University Rail Center (NURail)

National University Rail Center (NURail)

Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program is one of seven members of a research university consortium that focuses on rail transportation. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) leads the consortium. Michigan Tech and UIUC are partnered with MIT, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. These seven form the National University Rail Center (NURail) which aims to develop rail related research, education, and technology transfer.

906-487-3547
318 Dillman Hall
SFI

SFI

Sustainable Futures Institute

SFI

SFI

Sustainable Futures Institute

Sustainability is a core value at Michigan Tech—the Sustainable Futures Institute supports this value and meets sustainability challenges at a local and global level through outreach, research, education, and multidisciplinary collaboration.

TMRC

TMRC

Transportation Materials Research Center

TMRC

TMRC

Transportation Materials Research Center

The Transportation Materials Research Center (TMRC) provides technical expertise and state-of-the-art laboratories to support the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) transportation materials research and investigation by maintaining highly qualified technical staff and certified facilities. Specific areas of research include the behavior and performance of materials including asphalt, concrete, unbound aggregate, and soils.

Areas of Research:
Transportation Materials

906-487-2520