David Hand

David Hand began his professional affiliation with Michigan Tech in 1982 as an assistant research engineer at the Environmental Engineering Center for Water and Waste Management. In 1984 he became a research engineer, and in 1987 a senior research engineer. In 1992 Hand became an assistant professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and was promoted to associate professor in 1996. He served as program manager for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Center for Clean and Industrial Technologies from 1997-2001. In 2003 he was promoted to professor, and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering. He became chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2011.



Department Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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