Faculty Advisors

Glen E. Archer

Principal Lecturer and Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Blue Marble Security Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Image processing
  • Undergraduate EE labs
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Electronic warfare
  • Information operations

Lynn A. Artman

Lecturer, School of Technology

Faculty Advisor, Efficiency through Engineering and Construction (ETEC)

906-487-3484
laartman@mtu.edu
EERC 213A

Research Interests

  • Green building design—LEED green building process
  • Lean construction
  • Energy efficiency

Teaching Interests

  • Construction contracts
  • Construction finance and accounting
  • Construction project management
  • Design-build project delivery
  • Enterprise (Efficiency through Engineering and Construction—ETEC)
  • Planning and scheduling
Richard J. Berkey

Richard J. Berkey

Industry Projects Manager, Institute for Leadership & Innovation

Faculty Advisor, Supermileage Systems Enterprise

906-487-4309
rjberkey@mtu.edu
M&M 722

Jason R. Blough

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Director, Design Dynamic Systems Area

Clean Snowmobile Team Faculty Advisor, SAE Faculty Advisor

906-487-1020
jrblough@mtu.edu
MEEM 1020A

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Vibrations
  • Unique Instrumentation/Data Acquisition
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Noise Control

Research Interests

  • Dynamic Measurement Problems
  • Developing new digital signal processing algorithms to understand NVH type problems
  • Ways to improve the NVH characteristics of virtually any machine

Christopher (Kit) Cischke

Senior Lecturer

Faculty Advisor, Wireless Communication Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Parallel computing and UPC
  • Engineering education

Sean Clancey

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

Faculty Co-Advisor, Consumer Product Manufacturing Enterprise

906-487-3338
msclance@mtu.edu
Chem Sci 202E

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Technical communication
  • Program assessment, including means of incorporating assessment of writing and speaking in engineering curricula

James DeClerck

Professor of Practice, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE Enterprise

906-487-2246
jdeclerck@mtu.edu
MEEM 927

Office Hours

Areas of Expertise

  • Noise and Vibration
  • Model Validation
  • Modal Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics

George R. Dewey

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Transportation Enterprise

906-487-2522
gdewey@mtu.edu
Dillman 301B

Teaching Interests

  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Statics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Senior Design

Research Interests

  • Pavement Friction and Aggregate Polishing
  • Blended Learning - Strategy and Technology
  • Project-Based and Discovery-Based Learning

John K. Gershenson

Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Peace Corps Master's International Coordinator

906-487-2047
jkgershe@mtu.edu
MEEM 1022

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Life-Cycle Engineering
  • Modular Product Architecture
  • Lean Engineering
  • Sustainable Product Design

Research Interests

  • Life-cycle design
  • Modular product and process architectures
  • Sustainable product/process design
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Lean engineering
  • Design for post-manufacturing issues
  • Mechanisms of innovation

Brett Hamlin

Senior Lecturer, Engineering Fundamentals

Faculty Advisor, Blizzard Baja SAE

906-487-1965
bhhamlin@mtu.edu
Dillman 104C

Research Interests

  • Educational methods
  • Spatial visualization
  • Heat transfer
  • Biomechanics

John A. Jaszczak

Professor, Physics
Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education (College of Sciences and Arts)

Adjunct Curator, A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

Research Interests

  • Theoretical condensed matter physics
  • Theory and modeling of single-electron transport devices
  • Modeling and simulation of properties of interfaces and interface materials
  • Atomistic computational physics of surface phases and surface dynamics
  • Crystal growth
  • Mineralogy of natural graphite

L. Brad King

Ron & Elaine Starr Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Director, Space Systems Research Group

Faculty Advisor, Aerospace Enterprise

906-487-2683
lbking@mtu.edu
MEEM 1014

Areas of Expertise

  • Space Propulsion
  • Plasma Physics
  • Optical Fluid Diagnostics

Research Interests

  • Design of in-situ electrostatic probes
  • Ion-energy analysis and time-of-flight mass spectrometry
  • Doppler laser cooling of trapped ions
  • Optical flow diagnostics
  • Antimatter confinement

Scott A. Kuhl

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Faculty Advisor, Husky Game Development Enterprise

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Graphics
  • Virtual Environments
  • Human Perception

Eugene Levin

Associate Professor, School of Technology and Program Chair, Surveying Engineering

Director, Integrated Geospatial Technology Graduate Program

Faculty Advisor, Digital Mapping Enterprise

906-487-2446
elevin@mtu.edu
EERC 220

Research Interests

  • Integrated geospatial technologies for sustainable development
  • Mobile mapping platforms for geographical and environmental studies
  • SAR- and LIDAR-based remote sensing and GIS
  • Geosensorics, real-time networks of geosensors
  • Human-computer symbiosis for knowledge extraction and expertise transfer
  • Visual perception in remote sensing and GIS
  • 3-D geospatial visualization and augmented reality
  • Visual and automated feature extraction in multispectral and hyperspectral image interpretation
  • Geospatial-sensor modeling and calibration
  • Image processing and automated feature extraction from aerial and satellite imagery
  • Automated systems for vision-based autonomous navigation and control of manned/unmanned robotic platforms
  • Image fusion and analysis
  • Photogrammetry of aerial and high-resolution satellite imagery

Teaching Interests

  • Earth observation systems
  • Geodesy
  • Photogrammetry
  • Geospatial technologies, data, and systems
  • Global positioning systems
  • Remote sensing
  • LIDAR-, SAR-/InSAR-based remote sensing
  • Geospatial 3-D visualization
  • Geospatial imaging: perception and interpretation
  • Introductory and advanced GIS
  • Spatial analysis and modeling
  • Spatial decision support
  • Cartography and cybercartography

Russ Louks

Professor of Practice, School of Business and Economics

Faculty Advisor, ITOxygen Enterprise

487-2677
rwlouks@mtu.edu
G015 Academic Office Building

Teaching Interests

  • Software Testing
  • Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Software Usability
  • IT/IS Management
  • Business Programming

Research Interests

  • Information Security
  • Biometrics
  • Voice Recognition

John T. Lukowski

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Automotive Computing Enterprise

Co-Coordinator, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Enterprise

906-487-2545
jtlukows@mtu.edu
EERC 233

Areas of Interest

  • Power
  • Energy
  • Factory automation
  • Robotics

Ibrahim Miskioglu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Faculty Advisor, BoardSport Technologies Enterprise

Solid Mechanics (SM) Area Director and Faculty Advisor, SEM

906-487-2752
imiski@mtu.edu
MEEM 821

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Composite Materials

Research Interests

  • Use of severe plastic deformation to alter properties of materials
  • Failure studies of random fiber composites with applications to structural problems
  • Failure of sandwich panels with applications to structural problems
  • Nanoscale properties of interphase in polymer matrix composites
  • Photomechanics integrated with digital image processing for thermomechanical stress analysis

Michael R. Neuman

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Co-Advisor, International Business Ventures Enterprise

906-487-1949
mneuman@mtu.edu
M & M Building 401

Research Interests

  • Biomedical sensors and instrumentation
  • Physiological measurements and perinatal medicine
  • Clinical applications of biomedical instrumentation.
  • Microfabrication technology
Robert W. Page

Robert W. Page

Laboratory Facilities Manager, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Advisor, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Enterprise

906-487-2577
rwpage@mtu.edu
MEEM 604

Robert Pastel

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Adjunct Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Faculty Advisor, Humane Interface Design Enterprise

906-487-1639
rpastel@mtu.edu
204 Rekhi Hall

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Device Application Design and Evaluation
  • Usability Modeling and Evaluation
  • Usability Modeling and Evaluation
  • Computer Science Education
James C. Rivard
"The promotion of conifers and mid-tolerant hardwoods in our northern hardwood forests is one way to mitigate future invasive species."

James C. Rivard

Forester/Instructor, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Faculty Advisor, FERM Enterprise

Areas of Expertise

  • Forest Inventory
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Maple syrup production
  • Using technology to assist in forest management
  • Web Applications

Tony N. Rogers

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Co-Advisor, Consumer Product Manufacturing Enterprise

906-487-2210
Cell: 906-231-3328
tnrogers@mtu.edu
Chem-Sci 305C

Research Interests

  • Process simulation and improvement
  • Physical property prediction and measurement
  • Electrical energy storage

Paul G. Sanders

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Advanced Metalworks Enterprise

906-487-2339
sanders@mtu.edu
M & M Building 603

Teaching Interests

  • Metals casting
  • Design of experiments
  • Enterprise
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Casting
  • Solidification
  • Material design
  • Joining
  • Surface coating
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation

Aleksandr V. Sergeyev

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Faculty Advisor, Robotics Systems

906-487-2258
avsergue@mtu.edu
EERC 413

Research Interests

  • Optics
  • Signal processing
  • Image reconstruction and processing
  • Adaptive and atmospheric optics
  • Holography and laser spectroscopy

Teaching Interests

  • Optics
  • Electrical machinery
  • Power systems
  • Electronic devices and circuits
  • Real-time robotics systems
Erin Smith
"Also, you'll find a pair of safety glasses and some earplugs under your seats. Please feel free to use them."
—Max Fischer, Rushmore

Erin Smith

Director, Humanities Digital Media Zone

Principal Lecturer in Digital Media and Cinema, Humanities

Faculty Advisor, Cin/Optic Communication and Media Enterprise

(906) 487-3263
ersmith@mtu.edu
Walker 138

Links of Interest

Specialties

  • Digital Media Production and Theory
  • Documentary
  • Film Production, Theory and Criticism
  • Academic Technology Administration
  • Literature and Creative Writing

Anne Warrington

Senior Lecturer in Accounting, School of Business and Economics

Faculty Co-Advisor, International Business Ventures Enterprise

906-487-1733
acwarrin@mtu.edu
G020 Academic Office Building

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial/Cost Accounting
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Business Plans

Research Interests

  • Service learning and industry projects for undergraduate students
  • Personal financial planning projects
  • Enterprise research projects

Robert Warrington

Co-Director, Institute for Leadership and Innovation

Faculty Co-Advisor, International Business Ventures Enterprise

906-487-4371
row@mtu.edu
M&M 720
Christopher Wojick

Christopher Wojick

Senior Research Engineer, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Green Campus Enterprise

906-487-1623
clwojick@mtu.edu
Dow 814