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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Ebrahim Karimi Tarshizi

PhD in Geo-Engineering, University of Nevada



Assistant Professor

Ebrahim Karimi-Tarshizi is an assistant professor of Mining Engineering at Michigan Technological University Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences. Ebrahim received a Ph.D. degree in Geo-Engineering/Mining Engineering at the Mackay School of Earth Sciences & Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) in 2014. He also received an . . .

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Bo Zhang

Bo Zhang

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



Visiting 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 . . .

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Chad Deering

Ph.D., Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Christchurch



Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Chad Deering joins the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences as an assistant professor. Deering comes to Michigan Tech from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He has a PhD in Geological Sciences, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry and Volcanology from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. His master’s in geological sciences, . . .

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