Pasi Lautala

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Pasi Lautala

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Director, Rail Transportation Program

Director, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute

Expert in: Rail Transportation

Pasi Lautala brought his love of railroads from his native Finland to Michigan Tech, where he established the University’s remarkable Rail Transportation Program. Supported by major rail companies such as CN, the Rail Transportation Program develops leaders and technologies for 21st century rail transportation. The program hosts a multidisciplinary group of faculty who have consulted worldwide on rail engineering issues. Each summer, Lautala brings high school students from across the country to Michigan Tech to explore railroad careers.