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 M. Bulleit

William M. Bulleit

PhD, Engineering Science, Washington State University

Contact

906-487-2853
wmbullei@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Bulleit received a BSCE in 1974 and MSCE in 1975 from Purdue University.  He then worked for Perry Oceanographics, Inc. in Riveria Beach, Florida designing manned and unmanned submersibles before entering Washington State University in September 1977 to work on a Ph.D.  His dissertation involved the reinforcement of particleboard . . .

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Martin T. Auer

Martin T. Auer

PhD, Water Resources Science, University of Michigan

Contact

906-487-2799
mtauer@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Auer teaches in the area of environmental engineering, specializing in surface water quality engineering. He works with students at all levels: coordinating freshman orientation, teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, and offering graduate instruction in surface water quality modeling. Dr. Auer's research involves field and laboratory studies and mathematical . . .

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Zhen (Leo) Liu

Zhen Liu

PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Civil Engineering

Contact

906-487-1826
zhenl@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Liu earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2012. He continued working at Case as a research associate before joining the department. His teaching interests include soil mechanics, foundation engineering, numerical simulations, and other topics in . . .