Account Request

The principal investigator (PI) must be a faculty at Michigan Technological University or a research scientist at Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI). To request an account, the PI must send a brief email to

Dr. Warren Perger
Chair, Research Computing Committee
Phone: (906) 487-2855

with the following information about the project:

  1. Title (or course number and name)
  2. Abstract (or course description)
  3. User population, if any
    i.e., list of users, their Michigan Tech username, status and affiliation

Researchers/Educators must note Portage does not support private/sensitive/confidential data with any kind of regulation (ITAR/EAR, HIPAA, FERPA, etc.).