Contact Us

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

Director

Nikola Subotic

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)

Deputy Director

Susan Janiszewski

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

Deputy Director, 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

Erick Vega

  • Research Engineer/Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Transportation

Colin Brooks

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Biological Sciences

William Buller

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

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)

Sensing of the Human Environment

Jeremy Stringer

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Water Science

Michael Sayers

  • Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Fellows

 

Brian Thelen

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Technical Fellow, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
 

Gary Fahnenstiel

  • Senior Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

 

Robert Shuchman

  • Founding Institute Co-Director (retired)
  • Senior Fellow, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Research Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences & Adjunct Research Professor, Biological Sciences

MTRI Organizational Matrix

 MTRI Matrix with Practice and group areas listed

Website Support

Michelle Wienert

Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)