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Fund to cover undergraduates'...

Many qualified undergraduate students are not sufficiently competitive in national applications to medical schools or graduate schools somewhat due to a lack of publication record in addition to research experience. This project will transform the current senior capstone experience courses...

$100 (funded)
$6,000 (goal)
Supermileage Systems - Advanced...

Currently, the two trucks and enclosed trailers have room for improvements in function and safety. After several years of wear and tear, the trailer non-slip floor covering needs replacement. Other identified areas for improvement include corrosion and leak repair on the older pickup truck, trailer...

$1,050 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Formula SAE - Advanced Motorsports...

Currently, the two trucks and enclosed trailers have room for improvements in function and safety. After several years of wear and tear, the trailer non-slip floor covering needs replacement. Other identified areas for improvement include corrosion and leak repair on the older pickup truck, trailer...

$595 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Blizzard Baja - Advanced...

The Michigan Tech Blizzard Baja Enterprise is a student-led organization that designs, builds, and tests a single-seat off-road vehicle to compete in a national competition. Each year, the team designs and builds a completely new vehicle for entrance into one or more of the national SAE Baja...

$440 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Clean Snowmobile Challenge -...

Currently, the two trucks and enclosed trailers have room for improvements in function and safety. After several years of wear and tear, the trailer non-slip floor covering needs replacement. Other identified areas for improvement include corrosion and leak repair on the older pickup truck, trailer...

$720 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Breaking Digital Barriers:...

As the digital revolution continues to transform our society, many older adults and other groups are being left behind. Digital competency for these citizens is a hidden and profound social justice issue. The Breaking Digital Barriers team aims to provide solutions through research and local...

$3,692 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Snowboard Teaching Device with...

Having a proper weight distribution is vital when learning to snowboard. To measure the weight distribution, we are placing load cells in each binding of the snowboard. If the rider has proper weight distribution, a LED in a telescoping arm the rider can hold onto to help keep enough weight in their...

$250 (funded)
$250 (goal)
Targeting COVID-19 Coronavirus RNA...

The Novel Acute Respiratory Syndrome RNA Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing a huge world health problem. New approaches must be developed for a fast control of such virus. RNA interference (RNAi) was a Nobel winning discovery and is powerful in silencing all kinds of viral RNA. This project seeks to...

$2,726 (funded)
$6,000 (goal)
Greener and Cleaner: Building a...

Help tomorrow's engineers design cutting-edge snowmobile technology today. The Clean Snowmobile Challenge pits teams of students from different schools against one another to design the best environmentally friendly snowmobile—presenting concepts for quieter, cleaner, and more efficient vehicles...

$31,410 (funded)
$25,000 (goal)
Easy, Accurate and Quicker Way of...

Healthcare across the globe is dominated by multinational corporations. Hospitals are filled with big machines and numerous other instruments that cost more than they should and there are scopes for improvement. The field of optometry is no exception.

$0 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)

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