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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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 . . .

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Jennifer Becker

Jennifer Becker

PhD, Northwestern University

Contact

906-487-2942
jgbecker@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Jennifer Becker joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty as an Associate Professor in January, 2010.  Her area of research and teaching interests focus on biological treatment processes in environmental engineering.  Specifically, her research interests include: the biodegradation, microbial ecology, and bioremediation of chlorinated organic groundwater contaminants; bioenergy production . . .

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Zhanping You

Zhanping You

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact

906-487-1059
zyou@mtu.edu

Professor, Transportation Engineering

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