People

MTTI’s strength is its people. Researchers are recognized for their expertise in transportation research and education and are invited to represent MTTI at national and international events.

Tess Ahlborn

Theresa (Tess) Ahlborn

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tess Ahlborn
Theresa (Tess) Ahlborn

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2625
Dillman 108
Russ Alger

Russ Alger

Project Manager, KRC
Russ Alger
Russ Alger

Project Manager, KRC

Project Manager/Research Leader, Keweenaw Research Center

Jerry Anzalone

Jerry Anzalone

Research Scientist I, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jerry Anzalone
Jerry Anzalone

Research Scientist I, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lab Supervisor & Research Scientist I, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2423
M & M Building 716
Brian D. Barkdoll

Brian Barkdoll

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brian D. Barkdoll
Brian Barkdoll

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-1981
Dow 807
Jennifer Becker

Jennifer Becker

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jennifer Becker
Jennifer Becker

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-2942
Dow 864
Scott Bershing

Scott Bershing

Staff, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Scott Bershing
Scott Bershing

Staff, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Technical Writer, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-3475
301F Dillman Hall
Ann Brady

Ann Brady

Professor of Scientific and Technical Communication, Humanities
Ann Brady
Ann Brady

Professor of Scientific and Technical Communication, Humanities

Director of Scientific & Technical Communication, Humanities

(906) 487-2066
Walker 329A
Colin N. Brooks

Colin Brooks

Michigan Tech Research Institute Senior Research Scientist I
Colin N. Brooks
Colin Brooks

Michigan Tech Research Institute Senior Research Scientist I

Senior Research Scientist I, Michigan Tech Research Institute

734-913-6858
MTRI: Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor)
Laura E. Brown

Laura Brown

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Laura E. Brown
Laura Brown

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Associate Professor, Computer Science

906-487-3472
307 Rekhi Hall
William M. Bulleit

Bill Bulleit

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
William M. Bulleit
Bill Bulleit

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2853
Dillman 201C
Joan Chadde

Joan Chadde-Schumaker

Director, Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
Joan Chadde
Joan Chadde-Schumaker

Director, Center for Science & Environmental Outreach

  • Director, Center for Science and Environmental Outreach
  • Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-3341
GLRC 115

Snehamoy Chatterjee

Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences
Snehamoy Chatterjee

Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences

Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences

Chris Codere

Chris Codere

Staff, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chris Codere
Chris Codere

Staff, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Project Manager, Training & Operations, Center for Training & Technology

906-487-2981
309 Dillman Hall
Tim Colling

Tim Colling

Director, Center for Training & Technology
Tim Colling
Tim Colling

Director, Center for Training & Technology

Director, Center for Technology & Training

906-487-3354
309 Dillman Hall
Qingli Dai

Qingli (Barbara) Dai

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Qingli Dai
Qingli (Barbara) Dai

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-2620
Dow 805

Jianping Dong

Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Jianping Dong

Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Professor, Mathematical Sciences

906-487-2928
308 Fisher
Pasi Lautala

Pasi Lautala

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Director
Pasi Lautala
Pasi Lautala

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Director

  • Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Director,  Rail Transportation Program
  • Director, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
906-487-3547
Dillman 318
Patricia Helsel

Patricia Helsel

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
Patricia Helsel
Patricia Helsel

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

906-487-3283
Walker 209E
Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Shiyan Hu
Shiyan Hu

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

906-487-2941
518 EERC
Shiyue Fang

Shiyue Fang

Professor, Chemistry
Shiyue Fang
Shiyue Fang

Professor, Chemistry

Professor, Chemistry

906-487-2023
Chem Sci 620C
Zhuo Feng

Zhuo Feng

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Zhuo Feng
Zhuo Feng

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-3116
EERC 513
John S. Gierke

John S. Gierke

Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
John S. Gierke
John S. Gierke

Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Chair, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
Affiliated Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2535
Dow 405
Chris Gilbertson

Chris Gilbertson

Associate Director, Center for Technology and Training
Chris Gilbertson
Chris Gilbertson

Associate Director, Center for Technology and Training

Associate Director, Center for Technology & Training

906-487-2102
305 Dillman Hall
Gowtham

Gowtham

Director of Research Computing, Information Technology
Gowtham
Gowtham

Director of Research Computing, Information Technology

Director of Research Computing, Information Technology

906-487-3593
B39 EERC
David Hand

David Hand

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
David Hand
David Hand

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2777
Dow 871
Robert M. Handler

Robert Handler

Staff, Chemical Engineering
Robert M. Handler
Robert Handler

Staff, Chemical Engineering

Operations Manager/Senior Research Engineer, Chemical Engineering

(906) 487-1092
840 Dow Bldg
Pam Hannon

Pam Hannon

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Coordinator
Pam Hannon
Pam Hannon

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Coordinator

906-487-3065
Timothy Havens

Timothy Havens

William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor
Timothy Havens
Timothy Havens

William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor, Computer Science

906-487-3115
EERC 504
Jacob Hiller

Jacob Hiller

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jacob Hiller
Jacob Hiller

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-3053
Dillman 301H
Ralph J. Hodek

Ralph Hodek

Associate Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ralph J. Hodek
Ralph Hodek

Associate Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2797
Dillman 201E
Kedmon N. Hungwe

Kedmon Hungwe

Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Kedmon N. Hungwe
Kedmon Hungwe

Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Associate Professor, Cognitive & Learning Sciences

906-487-1966
Meese Center 210
Liza Jenkins

Liza Jenkins

Research Scientist II, Michigan Tech Research Institute
Liza Jenkins
Liza Jenkins

Research Scientist II, Michigan Tech Research Institute

Research Scientist II, Michigan Tech Research Institute

734-913-6869
Michigan Tech Research Institute, Ann Arbor
Myounghoon Jeon

Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon

Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing
Myounghoon Jeon
Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon

Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing

Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Associate Professor, Computer Science

906-487-3273
Meese Center 205, Rekhi Hall 202
Karla Saari Kitalong

Karla Saari Kitalong

Professor, Humanities
Karla Saari Kitalong
Karla Saari Kitalong

Professor, Humanities

Professor, Humanities

906-487-3254
Walker 103
Nick Koszykowski

Nick Koszykowski

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology
Nick Koszykowski
Nick Koszykowski

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology

906-487-2102
305 Dillman Hall
Don Lafreniere

Don Lafreniere

Assistant Professor of Geography and GIS, Social Sciences
Don Lafreniere
Don Lafreniere

Assistant Professor of Geography and GIS, Social Sciences

Director, Historical Environments Spatial Analytics Lab
Director, Geospatial Research Core Facility

906-487-2189
AOB 200A, GLRC 208
Jonathan Leinonen

Jon Leinonen

Lecturer in Management, School of Business and Economics
Jonathan Leinonen
Jon Leinonen

Lecturer in Management, School of Business and Economics

Lecturer in Management, School of Business and Economics

906-487-2598
G002 Academic Office Building
Zhen Liu

Zhen (Leo) Liu

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Zhen Liu
Zhen (Leo) Liu

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-1826
Dillman 201F

Jay Meldrum

Director, Keweenaw Research Center
Jay Meldrum

Director, Keweenaw Research Center

Director, Keweenaw Research Center

Amlan Mukherjee

Amlan Mukherjee

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Amlan Mukherjee
Amlan Mukherjee

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-1952
Dillman 201J
David Nelson

David Nelson

Senior Research Engineer I, Rail Transportation Program
David Nelson
David Nelson

Senior Research Engineer I, Rail Transportation Program

Senior Research Engineer, Rail Transportation Program

906-487-1734
301 K Dillman
Nilufer Onder

Nilufer Onder

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Nilufer Onder
Nilufer Onder

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Associate Professor, Computer Science

906-487-1641
309 Rekhi Hall
Thomas Oommen

Thomas Oommen

Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
Thomas Oommen
Thomas Oommen

Associate Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Associate Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences

906-487-2045
Dow 401
Joshua M. Pearce

Joshua Pearce

Faculty Advisor, Open Source Hardware Enterprise
Joshua M. Pearce
Joshua Pearce

Faculty Advisor, Open Source Hardware Enterprise

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-1466
M & M Building 504
Luke Peterson

Luke Peterson

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology
Luke Peterson
Luke Peterson

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology

Principal Programmer/Analyst, Center for Training & Technology

906-487-2102
305 Dillman
Paul G. Sanders

Paul Sanders

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Paul G. Sanders
Paul Sanders

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

906-487-2339
M & M Building 603
Reid Sawtell

Reid Sawtell

Research Scientist I, Michigan Tech Research Institute
Reid Sawtell
Reid Sawtell

Research Scientist I, Michigan Tech Research Institute

Research Scientist I

734-994-7226
Michigan Tech Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI
Gary Schlaff

Gary Schlaff

Senior Project Manager, Software & Information Systems, Center for Training & Technology
Gary Schlaff
Gary Schlaff

Senior Project Manager, Software & Information Systems, Center for Training & Technology

Senior Project Manager, Software & Information Systems, Center for Technology & Training

906-487-2102
304 Dillman Hall
Eric Seagren

Eric Seagren

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Eric Seagren
Eric Seagren

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-2614
Dow 859
Erin Smith

Erin Smith

Principal Lecturer in Digital Media and Cinema, Humanities
Erin Smith
Erin Smith

Principal Lecturer in Digital Media and Cinema, Humanities

Director, Humanities Digital Media Zone
Faculty Advisor, Cin/Optic Communication and Media Enterprise

906-487-3263
Walker 120E
William J. Sproule

Bill Sproule

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
William J. Sproule
Bill Sproule

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2568
Dillman 301C
Kelly S. Steelman

Kelly Steelman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Kelly S. Steelman
Kelly Steelman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Assistant Professor, Cognitive & Learning Sciences

906-487-2792
Meese Center 102
Ye Sun

Ye (Sarah) Sun

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
Ye Sun
Ye (Sarah) Sun

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

906-487-2249
MEEM 926
Lawrence Sutter

Lawrence Sutter

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Lawrence Sutter
Lawrence Sutter

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Director, MDOT Transportation Materials Research Center

906-487-2268
M & M Building 716
R. Andrew Swartz

Andrew Swartz

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
R. Andrew Swartz
Andrew Swartz

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2439
Dillman 201I
Pete Torola

Peter Torola

Research Engineer II, Center for Training & Technology
Pete Torola
Peter Torola

Research Engineer II, Center for Training & Technology

Research Engineer II, Center for Training & Technology

906-487-3146
http://www.mtu.edu/cee/people/ctt-directory/torola.html
John Velat

John Velat

Director, Tribal Technical Assistance Program
John Velat
John Velat

Director, Tribal Technical Assistance Program

Staff, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-3475
301G Dillman Hall
Stanley J. Vitton

Stanley Vitton

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stanley J. Vitton
Stanley Vitton

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-2527
Dillman 201G
Min Wang

Min Wang

Research Associate Professor
Min Wang
Min Wang

Research Associate Professor

Research Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

David Watkins

David Watkins

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
David Watkins
David Watkins

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-1640
Dow 806
Veronica L. Webster

Veronica Webster

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Veronica L. Webster
Veronica Webster

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-1079
Dillman 201D
Rudiger Escobar Wolf

Rudiger Escobar Wolf

Research Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences
Rudiger Escobar Wolf
Rudiger Escobar Wolf

Research Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences

Research Assistant Professor, Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2128
Dow 204
Pengfei Xue

Pengfei Xue

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Pengfei Xue
Pengfei Xue

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-1837
GLRC 317
Zhanping You

Zhanping You

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Zhanping You
Zhanping You

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

906-487-1059
Dillman 301A
Kuilin Zhang

Kuilin Zhang

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kuilin Zhang
Kuilin Zhang

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

906-487-1828
Dillman 301i