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 J. Sproule

William J. Sproule

PhD, Michigan State University

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906-487-2568
wsproule@mtu.edu

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bill Sproule has over 35 years experience in government, consulting, and university teaching and research in Canada and the United States. He joined the faculty at Michigan Tech in 1996 and is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He received a BSCE from Michigan Tech, a . . .

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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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Pengfei Xue

PhD University of Massachusetts Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Program

Contact

906-487-1837
pexue@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dr. Xue's research focuses on the development and application of numerical models to problems in the coastal ocean and the Great Lakes. His modeling-based research interests include estuarine and coastal ocean dynamics, observing system simulation experiments for optimal data sampling strategies, water quality and NPZD modeling, and ocean-atmosphere interaction and its . . .

Michigan Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering