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.
MTTI faculty and staff are committed to providing opportunities for students to explore their role in creating the transportation infrastructure of the future. Michigan Tech offers distinctive educational programs and students are encouraged to participate in active research projects at all levels of education.

MTTI Center Staff

Pam Hannon

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Coordinator

Pasi Lautala, PE

Michigan Tech Transportation Institute Director

All Faculty and Staff

Christoper Roussi

Michigan Tech Research Institute Senior Research Scientist/Engineer

Claudio Mazzoleni

Physics Associate Professor

Colin Brooks

Michigan Tech Research Institute Senior Research Scientist I

Dave Nelson, PE

Civil and Environmental Engineering Senior Research Engineer

Dave Watkins

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor

David Hand

Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Chair and Professor
  • Department Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Desheng Meng

Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Adjunct Associate Professor

Donald Lafreniere

Social Sciences Assistant Professor

Eric Seagren

Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor

Gary Schlaff

Center for Technology and Training Senior Project Manager