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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Brian D. Barkdoll

Brian D. Barkdoll

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Iowa

Contact

906-487-1981
barkdoll@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Barkdoll has degrees from the Universities, of Akron, Cincinnati and Iowa. He has spent 4 years as an engineer for the U.S. Peace Corps in Nepal. Dr. Barkdoll's teaching interests include fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, sediment transport, contaminant transport, and water collection and distribution. His research interests are in . . .

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Yue Li

Yue Li

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

Contact

906-487-1485
yueli@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Yue Li joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as the Donald and Rose Ann Tomasini Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering in 2005. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Engineering, from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2005. He was . . .