Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Contact Us

For information regarding any MTRI activity, please contact Michelle Wienert at 734-913-6870 or email mwienert@mtu.edu.

Co-Directors

Robert Shuchman

Co-Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Nikola Subotic

Co-Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Business and Operations Director

Greg Leonard

Business and Operations Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Office Manager

Lisa Phillips

Office Manager, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Deputy Director

Joseph Burns

Deputy Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

 Group Leaders

Information Sciences

Joel LeBlanc

Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Computation Sciences

Susan Janiszewski

Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Physical Sciences

Nancy French

Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Practice Area Leaders

 AI/Robotics

Sarah Kitchen

  • Research Engineer/Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Mathematics
snkitche@mtu.edu
734-994-7236
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Erick Vega

  • Research Engineer/Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
efvega@mtu.edu
734-994-7239
Ann Arbor, Michigan

 Transportation

Colin Brooks

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Biological Sciences
cnbrooks@mtu.edu
734-913-6858
Ann Arbor, Michigan

William Buller

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
wtbuller@mtu.edu
734-913-6867
Ann Arbor, Michigan

 Sensing of the Natural Environment

Laura Bourgeau-Chavez

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (SFRES)
lchavez@mtu.edu
734-913-6873
Ann Arbor, Michigan

 Sensing of the Human Environment

Nikola Subotic

  • Co-Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
nsubotic@mtu.edu
734-913-6859
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fellows

 

Brian Thelen

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
bthelen@mtu.edu
734-913-6845
Ann Arbor, Michigan
 

Gary Fahnenstiel

  • Senior Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
glfahnen@mtu.edu
Ann Arbor, Michigan

MTRI Organizational Matrix

 MTRI Organizational Matrix - Listing MTRI's Practice/Business Area Groups: AI/Robotics, Transportation, Sensing of the Natural Environment, and Sensing of the Human Environment.  Technical Groups: Information Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Computation Sciences.  Fellows to inspire research.

Website Support

Michelle Wienert

Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)