Emeriti Faculty Directory

Lloyd A. Heldt

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2636
laheldt@mtu.edu
M&M 508

Teaching Interests

  • Materials science
  • Corrosion
  • Electronic materials
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Environmental effects on mechanical properties
  • Corrosion
  • Machinability of alloys

Jong K. Lee

Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2266
jkl103@mtu.edu
M & M Building 203

Teaching Interests

  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetics
  • Phase transformations
  • Computational materials science

Research Interests

  • Computational materials science (especially in solid-state phase transformations)
  • Theoretical and simulation studies of crystalline defects
  • Structural changes, and kinetics

Donald E. Mikkola

Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2636
demikkol@mtu.edu
M & M Building 508

Teaching Interests

  • Materials science
  • Materials characterization
  • X-ray diffraction
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Structure-property-processing relationships
  • Deformation and strengthening mechanisms
  • Intermetallics
  • Shape memory alloys
  • Composites
  • Materials characterization with diffraction and microscopy

Karl B. Rundman

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2636
krundman@mtu.edu
M&M 508

Teaching Interests

  • Metal casting and solidification
  • Materials selection
  • Materials science
  • Material and energy utilization in industrial societies
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Austempering and ausforming of cast irons
  • Structure-property relations in cast and heat treated alloys
  • Environmental concerns in the metal casting industry

Darrell W. Smith

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2636
Cell: 906-487-2934
dwsmith@chartermi.net
M&M 508

Research Interests

  • Powder metallurgy processing
  • Influence of porosity on mechanical and physical properties of crystalline solids
Duane M. Thayer

Duane M. Thayer

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering


M&M 435

Calvin L. White

Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering

Research Professor

906-487-3519
cwhite@mtu.edu
M & M Building 501

Teaching Interests

  • Accreditation issues
  • Corrosion and environmental effects
  • Mechanical behavior of materials
  • Senior design

Research Interests

  • Auger electron spectroscopy/microscopy
  • Corrosion and environmental effects
  • Fracture and failure of materials
  • Interfacial segregation and fracture
  • Intermetallic compounds
  • Materials joining
  • Process and synthesis of alloys