Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Leading the Way

As stewards of the Earth, you will be leading the way to a better future. Your work in the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences will show you how to balance the safety of our planet and its natural resources with the needs of society. From the field to the lab, measurement and analysis will help drive advancements in areas including water-supply maintenance, natural-resource management, disaster mitigation, and infrastructure design.


 

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Alex S. Mayer

Alex S. Mayer

PhD, University of North Carolina

Contact

906-487-3372
asmayer@mtu.edu

Charles and Patricia Nelson Presidential Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Mayer's teaching interests include groundwater flow and transport and subsurface remediation. Research projects Dr. Mayer is currently involved in include: "Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Contaminant Transport in Groundwater Vadose Zones," "Mathematical Optimization of Groundwater Remediation Systems: Multi-Objective and Uncertainty Problems," "Surfactant-Enhanced Dissolution of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids in

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Chad Deering

Ph.D., Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Christchurch

Contact

906-487-1187
cddeerin@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Chad Deering joins the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences as an assistant professor. Deering comes to Michigan Tech from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He has a PhD in Geological Sciences, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry and Volcanology from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. His master’s in

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Colleen Mouw

Colleen B. Mouw

Ph.D. Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

Contact

(906) 487-2795
cbmouw@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Dr. Mouw's research focuses on understanding physical and chemical drivers of biological variability in aquatic systems.  Her laboratory characterizes optical variability of aquatic water bodies necessary for algorithm development/evaluation and refinement leading to novel satellite products and improvement of product performance in optically complex systems. She works across a

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