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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Thomas Oommen

Thomas Oommen

PhD, Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Tufts University

Contact

906-487-2045
toommen@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Dr. Oommen’s research efforts focus on developing improved susceptibility characterization and documentation of geo-hazards (e.g. earthquakes, landslides) and spatial modeling of georesource (e.g. mineral deposits) over a range of spatial scales and data types. To achieve his research interests, he has adopted an inter-disciplinary research approach from two main areas, . . .

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Greg Waite

Greg Waite

PhD, Geophysics, University of Utah

Contact

906-487-3554
gpwaite@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Dr. Waite uses seismology to study the Earth over a range of scales from the crust to the upper mantle. His research integrates seismology with other geophysical and geological techniques to develop models for active processes in the crust and upper

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Ebrahim Tarshizi

Ebrahim Karimi Tarshizi

Ph.D. in Geo-Engineering, Mining & Metallurgical Engineering Department, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Contact

906-487-2582
tarshizi@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor

Ebrahim Karimi-Tarshizi is an assistant professor of mining engineering at Michigan Technological University's Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences. Ebrahim received a Ph.D. degree in Geo-Engineering/Mining Engineering from the Mackay School of Earth Sciences & Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). He also received an MSc in . . .

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