Distinguished Lecture Series

The Distinguished Lecture Series started in Fall 2016 to honor faculty for their research impact. Department chairs, center/institute directors, deans, and Research Advisory Council members nominate highly engaging presenters with broad topic appeal. Distinguished Lecturers are selected for their ability to increase the knowledge of our community by connecting their research with societal and community concerns. Topics are broad, spanning all colleges and schools at Michigan Tech. Nominees are reviewed by committee twice per year and announced at the beginning of fall and spring semesters.


Memorial Union | Ballroom A


  • 3:45 p.m. Networking
  • 4:00 p.m. Lecture
  • 4:45 Networking

January 30, 2024 

Michigan Tech Research Forum-New Faculty Showcase


Please join us for a time of welcoming and networking with new researchers and scholars that have joined the Michigan Tech community this academic year. New faculty, researchers, and scholars have been invited to offer a brief "Tech Talks" style introductory presentation, with networking time before and after the presentations.

Koloud Alkhamaiseh           Computer Science

Shawn Brueshaber              Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Mazi Erfani                          Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

Allie Glover                         Materials Science and Engineering

Jason Harman                     Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Kaiwu Huang                      Chemical Engineering

Ishi Keenum                        Civil  Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

Timothy Keirnan                 Humanities

Josh Mueller                       Materials Science & Engineering

Jennifer Nish                       Humanities

Anna Stuhlmacher              Electrical and Computer Engineering

Quang Tran                         Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering