Vice President for Research: David D. Reed, PhD
Research at Michigan Tech spans a wide range of expertise: sustainable engineering, the Lake Superior ecosystem, the emerald ash borer invasion, transportation, ecosystem science—the list goes on and on. The University's Keweenaw Research Center provides applied research solutions through laboratory based evaluation, computer based modeling and analysis, vehicle testing and evaluation and snow research.
The VP for Research offers faculty researchers help in identifying potential funding sources, proposal writing, and submission. The office also provides support for developing budgets and complying with federal and state regulations.
The vice president’s office particularly supports efforts to tie together research programs with undergraduate and graduate education and with community, government, and industrial partners.