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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Kuilin Zhang

Kuilin Zhang

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906-487-1828
klzhang@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University in December 2009.  After working as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Transportation Center at Northwestern, he joined the Energy Systems Division at Argonne National Laboratory as a . . .

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Theresa M. Ahlborn

Theresa M. Ahlborn

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

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906-487-2625
tess@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Ahlborn has an active research program in the area of structural concrete related to concrete buildings and bridges, including the use of ultra-high performance concrete for bridges and remote sensing technologies for bridge condition assessment. She is a respected international scholar with over 110 publications, and has been PI or . . .

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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 . . .