Events

March 24 - 30, 2017

Friday, March 24

ChickenBus: A U.S. - Guatemalan Experience

Rozsa Gallery A-Space Presents ChickenBus: A U.S. - Guatemalan Experience What is a ChickenBus? A chicken bus is a bright, loud, jostling work of public...

PhD Defense: Sachin Bhosle

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Advisor: Craig Friedrich Nanotextured Titanium Orthopedic Surfaces: Manufacturing and Packaging Aspects

(Men's Tennis) Michigan Tech at Findlay

Men's Tennis: Michigan Tech at Findlay

Masters Defense: Paul Roehm

Mechanical Engineering Advisor: Gregory Odegard Minimizing Run Time of Finite Element Analyses: Applications in Conformable CNG Tank Dynamic Impact

OPT/CPT 101

Information session held three days per week, giving you all the necessary information on how and when to apply for OPT or CPT. Also see the website here:...

Graduating Senior Series - Handling Student Loan Payoff

Graduation is almost here...and so are your student loan payments. Find the best way to handle your student loan pay-offs in this small group conversation....

Social Sciences Brown Bag

Taking Paris Seriously: Measuring Renewable Energy Policy Output in the Americas -- Erin Pischke (with Barry Solomon & ADam Wellstead) While some countries...

PhD Defense: Yu Wang

Biomedical Engineering Advisor: Jingfeng Jiang Computational Ultrasound Elastography: A Feasibility Study

PhD Defense: Yunana Ahmed

Rhetoric, Theory and Culture Advisor: Victoria Bergvall Language, Rhetoric, and Politics in a Global Context: A Decolonial Critical Discourse Perspective...

James Walker's PhD Dissertation Defense

James Walker will be discussing "Improving everyday computing tasks with head-mounted displays" on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in Rekhi 214. ...

PhD Defense: James Walker

Computer Science Advisor: Scott Kuhl Improving Everyday Computing Tasks With Head-Mounted Displays

Masters Defense: Timucin Cakir

Geophysics Advisor: Wayne Pennington Detecting Overpressure Zones by Using Model Based Inversion in Kupe Field, New Zealand

Biological Sciences seminar

Rupsa Basu PhD Candidate, Biomolecular Microbiology Department of Biological Sciences Immunogenicity of in silico-Predicted Zika virus B cell Epitopes...

Biological Sciences seminar

Lukai Zhai, Ph.D. candidate Department of Biological Sciences A Hybrid HPV L2 Epitope Displayed on Phage Virus-Like Particles is Protective against Six...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Bowling Night Social

Are you tired of the iffy weather and bored of spending the weekend wondering what to do? Worry no more, GSG and I-Club are organizing the perfect event for...

Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet

Our third annual banquet organized by the Ducks Unlimited Chapter at Michigan Tech will be held at the Sheldon Grill on March 24th 2017 with doors opening at...

Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team

Join us in the SDC Wood Gym for an amazing acrobatics show put on by the Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team, a gymnastics troupe made up of talented young men and...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Saturday, March 25

(Men's Tennis) Michigan Tech at Hillsdale

Men's Tennis: Michigan Tech at Hillsdale

NCAA Hockey Pregame Social - Cincinnati, OH

Join alumni & friends for a pregame social at the Holy Grail. Grab a drink, snack or lunch and pick up a free pom pom (while supplies last). You can park in...

Film Board Presents the NCAA Hockey Tournament

Michigan Tech Hockey won the WCHA Championships, and is now on to the NCAA Bracket. Tune in on Saturday, March 25 @ 1:00 pm as we take on Denver, in...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

LISTEN LIVE: Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert: 50 years of Great Jazz at Michigan Tech

Music will highlight the great repertoire from the last 50 years of Jazz at Michigan Tech.

Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert: Celebrating 50 Years of Great Jazz at Michigan Tech

This concert will feature the resident Research & Development Big Band, the Jazz Lab Band, and the fantastic, audience favorite the MTU Alumni Jazz Lab Band....

Extra Life Gaming Marathon

Join MUB Board and Triangle Fraternity as we host the Extra Life Gaming Tournament! We'll have four different tournaments running for Minecraft, League of...

Film Board Presents La  la land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La  la land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Film Board Presents La La Land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Sunday, March 26

(Nordic Skiing) at UP College Spring Series

Nordic Skiing: at UP College Spring Series

Film Board Presents La  la land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Alumni Dinner - Buffalo Grove, IL

Join the Chicago Chapter for dinner at the Buffalo Restaurant. Share your Michigan Tech memories and catch up with what is happening on campus with President...

Film Board Presents La  la land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Extra Life Gaming Marathon

Join MUB Board and Triangle Fraternity as we host the Extra Life Gaming Tournament! We'll have four different tournaments running for Minecraft, League of...

Film Board Presents La  la land

Film Board Presents La La Land.A musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. Both struggling to make ends meet, they fall for each other in Los...

Monday, March 27

Masters Defense: Shan Zhong

Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Joshua Pearce Tightening the Loop on the Circular Economy: Distributed Plastic Recycling with Open Source...

OPT/CPT 101

Information session held three days per week, giving you all the necessary information on how and when to apply for OPT or CPT. Also see the website here:...

Masters Defense: Salil Sidharthan Karipott

Biomedical Engineering Advisor: Keat Ong Wireless, Passive and implantable Sensor for Detecting Temperature at the Site of Infection in an Orthopedic Implant

Lifting Objects: Distinct Memory Systems for Weight Perception and Action

Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors Forum Kevin Trewartha Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and...

Multiscale Modeling of Biological Macromolecules: Bridging the Gap between Atomistic Structure and Cellular Function

Dr. Shayantani Mukherjee University of Southern California, Department of Chemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar ABSTRACT Cellular macromolecules are...

Predicting RO Removal of Toxicologically Relevant Unique Organics

Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar Muxue Zhang1, Mary Kate Mitchell2 and Dr. Daisuke Minakata1 1. Civil and Environmental Engineering 2. Chemical...

GSG Meeting

Graduate Student Government meetings are held bi-weekly during the academic year and once a month during the summer. All of our general meetings are open and...

LeaderShape Institute Day 7 Reunion

When? Monday, March 27th from 8 pm - 9:30 pm Where? MUB Ballroom A2 What to wear? Your LeaderShape Institute t-shirt, of course!RSVP HERE!!All graduated...

Tuesday, March 28

Masters Defense: Ashlee Baker Lehner

Forestry Advisor: Robert Froese Assessing Growth, Yield, and Carbon Dynamics in Upper Great Lakes Jack Pine and Hybrid Poplar Managed for Biomass Production

Masters Defense: Erdem Cetin

Geophysics Advisor: Wayne Pennington Comparison of Stacking Results Using Conventional and Weighted Techniques, and Their Affect on Coherence Attribute for...

Masters Defense: Siddharth Yogesh Parmar

Mechanical Engineering Co-advisors: Craig Friedrich and Aleksandr Sergeyev Research and Development of Industrial Integrated Robotic Workcell and Robotrun...

Financial Wellness Lunch and Learn: Bring Balance to Your Budget

Do you need help starting a budget? Join us to learn how to sharpen your spending strategy, hear about the importance of credit and debt, and more!

Masters Defense: Noah Goyke

Forestry Advisor: Blair Orr Traditional Medicine Use in Chamorro Cue, Gral. E. Aquino, San Pedro, Paraguay

ICC Distinguished Lecturer Series: Matt Mutka

Matt Mutka, PhD Professor and Chairperson Computer Science and Engineering Michigan State University Seminar Talk: Indoor Positioning via Mobile...

Masters Defense: Priyanka Dipak Kadav

Forest Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology Advisor: Oliver Gailing Characterization of Genic Microsatellite Markers (EST-SSRS) in the Endangered Oak Species...

Multiscale Modeling of Biological Macromolecules: Bridging the Gap between Atomistic Structure and Cellular Function

Dr. Shayantani Mukherjee University of Southern California, Department of Chemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar ABSTRACT Cellular macromolecules are...

Wednesday, March 29

Masters Defense: Micaela Thiery

Mechanical Engineering Advisor: Andrew Barnard Construction of a Spherical Sound Source from CNT Thin-Film and Use of CNT Thin-Film Assemblies as...

Masters Defense: Divya Kamath

Environmental Engineering Advisor: Daisuke Minakata Experimental and Theoretical Investigations to Understand the Fate of Organic Compounds in Aqueous Phase...

Masters Defense: Joshua Davies

Mathematical Sciences Advisor: William Keith Distribution of Permutation Statistics Across Pattern Avoidance Classes, and the Search for a...

Masters Defense: Matthew Custer

Applied Ecology Advisor: Ann Maclean Guidelines for Accessing and Utilizing the SFRES Database

Masters Defense: Praharsh Madappaly Veetil

Biomedical Engineering Advisor: Keat Ong Miniaturized Implantable Temperature Sensor for In-Vivo Monitoring of Infections

PhD Defense: Sudhir Khodwekar

Forest Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology Advisor: Oliver Gailing Neutral and Adaptive Genetic Variation in North American Hardwood Tree Species

Masters Defense: Dafu Wang

Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Yun Hang Hu Food Dyes Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Masters Defense: FNU Ankith Ullal

Mechanical Engineering Co-advisors: Ezra Bar Ziv and Jordan Klinger Heat Transfer Analysis in a Paddle Reactor for Biomass Fast Pyrolysis

Masters Defense: Matthew Gage

Kinesiology Advisor: Tejin Yoon The Effect of Myosync Supplementation on Physical Performance in Division 2 College Football Players

PhD Defense: Bishnu Tiwari

Applied Physics Co-advisors: Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang CVD Synthesis, Processing, Quantification, and Applications of Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Masters Defense: Suryanshu Walvekar

Mechanical Engineering Advisor: Gopal Jayaraman A 3 D- FEM Study on the Stress Distributions in the Skull of Pediatric Head Due to Impact from Free Fall

OPT/CPT 101

Information session held three days per week, giving you all the necessary information on how and when to apply for OPT or CPT. Also see the website here:...

Masters Defense: Qianli Ma

Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Yun Hang Hu Ball-Milling Tuned Band Structures of ZnO Nanoparticles

IFC Financial Presentation

Professor Bryan Lagalo will be presenting on fringe benefits, investments and taxes to fraternity men.

Thursday, March 30

Masters Defense: Syed Ahmed Fuad

Electrical Engineering Co-advisors: Sumit Paudyal and Seyyedmohsen Azizi Consensus Based Distributed Control in Micro-Grid Clusters

Introduction to Lean Workshop for Tech Employees

In "Introduction to Lean Workshop for Tech Employees" you'll learn basic Lean concepts and methods you might encounter on the job. You'll learn about Lean...

Masters Defense: Teresa Woods

Mathematical Sciences Co-advisors: Shari Stockero and Yeonwoo Rho Analysis of Aleks Mathematics Placement Test Data

Masters Defense: Chao Lu

Civil Engineering Advisor: Qingli Dai Design of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuator

Masters Defense: Ta-Wei Chiu

Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Yun Hang Hu In-Situ Synthesis of NiMoO4 on Ni Foam as a Binder Free Electrode for Supercapacitor

Fixed-b Asymptotics for the Dependent Wild Bootstrap

Speaker: Prof. Yeonwoo Rho, MTU; Abstract: In the first half of the talk, the usual statistical inference for time series in the simple mean setting will...

Masters Defense: Amey Sanjay Badhe

Mechanical Engineering Advisor: Gopal Jayaraman A 3D FEM Comparative Study on the Impact Response Between Human Head and Hybrid III Head Due to Free Fall

Masters Defense: Xuechen Wu

Materials Science and Engineering Advisor: Yun Hang Hu Beta-Cobalt Sulfide Flower-Like Microspheres Decorated Activated Carbon Composites for Capacitive...

Masters Defense: Eric Macleod

Geology Advisor: James Wood A Comparative Analysis Using Different High Resolution Digital Elevation Models to Delineate Alluvium Fans Morphology in the...

PhD Defense: Anthony Pinar

Electrical Engineering Advisor: Timothy Havens Feature and Decision Level Fusion Using Multiple Kernel Learning and Fuzzy Integrals

Why Tourism Matters

Presentation by Dr. Sarah Nicholls, Author of The 2012-17 Michigan Tourism Strategic Plan. Event is for all interested businesses! R.S.V.P. by March 27th to...

PhD Defense: Yuchen Zhou

Computer Engineering Advisor: Shiyan Hu Strategic Energy Theft Detection in Smart Home Cyber-Physical Systems and Multi-Tenant Data Centers

Husky Happy Hour - Jackson, MI

Join the Jackson Chapter for a Husky Happy Hour at 127 Brewing. Meet and catch up with fellow alumni from the Jackson area while enjoying local craft beers.

5 pm
Saara Raappana: Poetry Reading

Poetry Reading and Reception Thursday, March 30 5:00–7:00pm Walker 134 Saara Raappana will read new and selected poems, share anecdotes about ice...

March 24 - 30, 2017