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 using fiberglass reinforced plastic lamina on the board surfaces.  He finished his Ph.D. in June of 1980 and went to HNTB in Bellevue, Washington where he designed . . .

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Zhanping You

Zhanping You

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact

906-487-1059
zyou@mtu.edu

Donald and Rose Ann Tomasini Associate Professor of Transportation Engineering

Dr. Zhanping You received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently an Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Technological University.   He served as an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University – Kingsville and later at Michigan Technological University.

Professor You has an active research program in the areas of transportation materials. He has published over 100 papers in journals and conference proceedings. Professor You has published papers in . . .

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Pengfei Xue

PhD University of Massachusetts

Contact

906-487-1837
pexue@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dr. Xue's research is focused 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 impact on the . . .

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