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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William Leder

William Leder

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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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Noel R. Urban

Noel R. Urban

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

Contact

906-487-3640
nurban@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Urban's research interests include the Great Lakes, environmental cycles of major and trace elements, sediment diagenesis and stratigraphy, chemistry of natural organic matter, wetland biogeochemistry, environmental impact and fate of pollutants, influence of organisms on the chemical environment, and the role of chemical environment in controlling populations. Research projects he . . .

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George R. Dewey

George R. Dewey

PhD, University of Kansas, 1990

Contact

906-487-2522
gdewey@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Dewey's teaching interests include civil engineering materials, statics, structural analysis, steel design, and senior design.  His many years of experience advising the Transportation Enterprise has given him a strong appreciation of value of team-based experiential learning.  His current interests in curriculum development include partial "flipping" of the classroom to . . .

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