Mining Faculty

Lead Faculty

Snehamoy Chatterjee

  • Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
906-487-2516
schatte1@mtu.edu
Dow 601

James Murray Gillis

  • Instructor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Director, Mine Safety and Health Training Program
906-487-1820
jmgillis@mtu.edu

Paul van Susante

  • Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Mining Innovation Enterprise (MINE) Faculty Advisor
906-487-3253
pjvansus@mtu.edu
MEEM 925

Participating Faculty

John S. Gierke

  • Chair, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Affiliated Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
906-487-2535
jsgierke@mtu.edu
Dow 631

Thomas Oommen

  • Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
906-487-2045
toommen@mtu.edu
Dow 401

Shiliang Wu

  • Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
906-487-2590
slwu@mtu.edu
Dow 429

Stanley J. Vitton

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
906-487-2527
vitton@mtu.edu
Dillman 201G

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of seismic signals generated from hydrodynamic phenomena such as the interaction of tornadoes with the ground

Timothy C. Eisele

  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering Endowed Faculty Fellow
906-487-2017
tceisele@mtu.edu
202K Chemical Sciences Building