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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Veronica L. Webster

Veronica L. Webster

PhD, Civil Engineering, Cornell University

Contact

906-487-1079
vlweb@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Water Resources Engineering

Dr. Veronica Webster is currently an associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her teaching interests include probability and statistics, stochastic hydrology, numerical methods, water resources, and risk analysis and management. Her research interests include flood frequency analysis and the evaluation of other extreme events, uncertainty analysis, and impacts of climate . . .

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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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Stanley J. Vitton

Stanley J. Vitton

PhD, University of Michigan

Contact

906-487-2527
vitton@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Vitton's research focus is applied geomechanics. He has 8 years of industrial experience with the Shell Oil Company, where he worked in Shell's Mining Ventures Group which later became the Shell Mining Company. While with the Shell Mining Company, he was the Engineering Manager of their R & F . . .

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