Engineering a Better World

Working as an engineer in the upcoming decades, you will have the chance to play a critical role in making the world a better place. In fact, students at Michigan Tech are getting a head start—by helping to facilitate sustainable development, appropriate technology, beneficial infrastructure, and social change—while they are still in school.

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Judith A. Perlinger

Judith A. Perlinger

PhD, Natural Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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906-487-3641
jperl@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Perlinger teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of environmental engineering including courses such as Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Chemical Processes, and Pollution Prevention and Environmental Regulations. Her research interests are in the area of air and water quality, and in technologies for treatment of environmental media. Current research involves measurement and modeling of contaminant concentrations and fluxes in the Great Lakes region in order to estimate impacts on human and ecosystem health.

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Yue Li

Yue Li

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

Contact

906-487-1485
yueli@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Yue Li joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as the Donald and Rose Ann Tomasini Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering in 2005. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Engineering, from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2005. He was . . .

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Theresa M. Ahlborn

Theresa M. Ahlborn

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

Contact

906-487-2625
tess@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Ahlborn has an active research program in the area of concrete materials related to prestressed concrete bridges, including high performance and ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) applications. She has published 30 papers in various journals and conference proceedings. She is director of the Center for Structural Durability with the Michigan . . .

Michigan Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering