Staff Listing

Jerry Anzalone

Lab Supervisor

Research Scientist I

Research Interests

  • Application of 3-D printing technologies for development of scientific tools and instrumentation and for humanitarian purposes.
  • Portland cement concrete materials characterization / construction materials characterization.

Paul Fraley

Engineer/Scientist

906-281-7720
pdfraley@mtu.edu
M & M Building 522

Research Interests

  • Lightweight/High Strength Structural Materials
  • Metal Matrix Composites
  • Alloy Development
  • Net Shape Processing Methods
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Failure Mechanisms in Materials
Allison Hein

Allison M. Hein

Research Engineer and Scientist I - IMP

906-487-1821
amhein@mtu.edu
M & M Building 509

Research Interests

  • Benificiation of coal, minerals, and solid waste.
  • Plating sludge leaching and pyro processing.
  • Environmental compliance and permits.
  • Technical and financial project planning and reporting.

Xiaodi (Scott) Huang

Project Manager and Research Leader - IMP

906-487-1822
xihuang@mtu.edu
M & M Building 202

Research Interests

  • Consolidation of metal and ceramic powders by CastCon processing.
  • Microwave steel making, agglomeration of ceramics, injection molding, and material characterization.

Edward A Laitila

Engineer and Scientist, X-Ray Diffraction and Spectroscopy

906-369-2041
ealaitil@mtu.edu
M & M Building 628

Teaching Interests

  • Focus on X-ray diffraction techniques

Research Interests

  • X-ray diffraction theory and applications
  • Mechanical alloying
  • Intermetallic materials
  • Physical metallurgy
  • Nanoscale materials
  • Materials characterization
  • Powder metallurgy

Owen P Mills

Senior Research Engineer and Scientist II - ACMAL Engineer

Director, MCFF

Research Interests

  • The use and application of Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Focused Ion Beam System, X-ray Microanalysis and Ultramicrotomy
  • Operation and management of multi-user instrumentation facilities.
Patrick Quimby

Patrick Quimby

Laboratory/Demonstration Coordinator

906-231-1097
pdquimby@mtu.edu
M & M Building 209

Teaching Interests

  • Focus on metal casting and characterization
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Materials Characterization

Research Interests

  • Simulation, production, treatment, and characterization of castings and wrought alloys
  • Microstructural analysis, heat treating, mechanical testing, and physical metallurgy
Margaret P. Rothenberger

Margaret P Rothenberger

Secretary 5

906-487-2630
mproth@mtu.edu
M & M Building 609

Daniel Seguin

Research Engineer, Materials Science and Engineering

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

906-487-3375
djseguin@mtu.edu
M & M Building U101

Advising Contact

Teaching Interests

  • Senior design
  • Corrosion
  • Mechanical behavior of materials
  • Materials characterization

Research Interests

  • Corrosion
  • Environmental effects
  • Deformation processing
  • Light metals
Beth R. Ruohonen

Beth R Sickler

Department Coordinator

906-487-4326
beth@mtu.edu
M & M Building 602
Thomas Wood

Thomas Wood

Engineer/Scientist

906-281-6258
tdwood@mtu.edu
M & M Building 201