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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Roohollah (Radwin) Askari

PhD, Geophysics, University of Calgary

Contact

906-487-2029
raskari@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Dr. Askari joined Michigan Tech’s Department of Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Petroleum Geophysics in August 2015. Dr. Askari is interested in both experimental and numerical analyses of petrophysical and geophysical data. Prior to his appointment in Michigan Tech, Dr. Askari was a

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Wayne D. Pennington

Wayne D. Pennington

PhD, Geophysics and Geology, University of Wisconsin

Contact

906-487-2005
wayne@mtu.edu

Dean, College of Engineering

A geophysicist, Pennington’s research is centered on the response of Earth materials to changes in physical conditions, such as stress, saturation, and temperature. The applications of this work are found in induced seismicity, deep earthquakes, as well as oil and gas exploration and development. He has worked in both

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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, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

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

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