2015 Michigan Tech Magazine: Issue 2

The Student Innovators

It's a smart new world, and Michigan Tech students have the life-saving, game-changing, technology-shaping ideas to propel us forward. Viva la research revolution.

What can be done about climate change? How do we improve aging infrastructure? What are the best strategies for tackling complex healthcare challenges? These are the questions our students are confronted with every day. They’re working with Michigan Tech faculty across disciplines to tackle some of the toughest environmental, medical, engineering, and social challenges on the planet—and they’re finding answers. Our students are, quite literally, making tomorrow’s world a brighter, safer place.

Here’s how they’re doing it.


Breaking Down Alcohol and Race

Ida Fonkoue started her medical career in Cameroon, where she grew up, and practiced briefly as a physician. Now a doctoral student at Michigan Tech, Fonkoue swapped the clinic for the research lab.


Research Revolution

It's a smart new world, and Michigan Tech students have the life saving, game-changing technology-shaping ideas to propel us forward. Viva la research revolution.