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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Jennifer Becker

Jennifer Becker

PhD, Northwestern University

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906-487-2942
jgbecker@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Jennifer Becker joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty as an Associate Professor in January, 2010.  Her area of research and teaching interests focus on biological treatment processes in environmental engineering.  Specifically, her research interests include: the biodegradation, microbial ecology, and bioremediation of chlorinated organic groundwater contaminants; bioenergy production . . .

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William Leder

William Leder

Contact

906-487-1647
bleder@mtu.edu

Roland A. Mariucci Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

Professor Leder's interests include public transportation planning and engineering, airport planning and design, railroad engineering, design-build contracting for large transportation projects, and project management. His papers have been published by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Transportation Research Board. Professor Leder holds degrees from Michigan Tech and the . . .

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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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