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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Simon Carn

Simon Carn

PhD, Volcanology, Cambridge University

Contact

906-487-1756
scarn@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

My current research focus is the application of remote sensing data to studies of volcanic degassing, volcanic eruption clouds, and anthropogenic pollution. Space-borne sensors such as the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on NASA’s Aura satellite now allow us to probe the chemistry of the lower troposphere and measure the abundance of . . .

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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 Subsurface Systems," "Groundwater Flow in a Fault Zone in the Vicinity of Desert Hot Springs, California," and "Simulation of Saltwater Intrusion in the Guaymas . . .

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Bo Zhang

Bo Zhang

PhD, Geophysics, Conocophillips School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma

Contact

bzhang9@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Geophysics

I began my geophysical career in 2002 as a Bachelor at China University of Petroleum (Huadong). In 2006, I started my Master degree in Geophysics at Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 2009 I joined an industry supported consortium (AASPI) at the University of Oklahoma as a PhD. . . .

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