Dr. Nancy Grimm, Professor of Humanities and Director of Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center and Kirsti Arko, Administrative Coordinator of Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center; Title is: “General Presentation about the Multiliteracies Center.” She will cover the services provided by the Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center to faculty and students. Many graduate students have used the services in the past. Dow 642 from 4PM to 5PM
North American rail industry officials discuss career opportunities in the rail industry for Michigan Tech Rail Info Night 2011 sponsored by the Rail Transportation Program and the Railroad Engineering Activities Club.
Civil Engineering Seminar: Dr. Debra D. Charlesworth, Assistant to the Dean of Graduate School. Her title is: “Two keys to effective scholarship: Proper citations and great images.” She will cover a large array of topics such as citations, EndNote, and creating great images for scholarly work. Dow 642 from 4PM to 5PM
“The Role of Satellite Derived Information in the Restoration of the Great Lakes,” Dr. Robert Shuchman, Michigan Tech Research Institute at the EPSSI Seminar
Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Talk About Engineering Careers, presented by two Presidential Council of Alumnae (PCA) members and they will talk about one of their projects:
Kim Nowack, Chief Engineer of the Mackinac Bridge Authority, will give a presentation on an on going project involving in-depth cable inspection of the main cables holding up the bridge.
Michelle Jarvie, Senior Environmental Engineer – Environmental Sustainability & renewaFUEL Operations, Ishpeming, MI, will present an overview of sustainability efforts and programs at Cliffs (and the extractive industry in general).
Dow 642 from 4PM to 5PM, Sept. 15
Kim Nowack: Chief Engineer of the Mackinac Bridge Authority; “Mackinac Bridge in-depth cable inspection”
Kim Nowack is a Michigan Technological University Civil Engineering alumna and member of the Presidential Council of Alumnae; She presented the Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar on Sep 15, 2011
See the Video of Michelle Jarvie, Senior Environmental Engineer – Environmental Sustainability & renewaFUEL Operations, Ishpeming, MI, Cliffs Natural Resources;
Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan
Professor Zhanping You on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, from 4-5P in Dow 642. He will present: “Preliminary Study of Transportation Materials Simulation using Numerical Models: A Ten Year Review”.
Christine Manninen; Communications / GLIN Director, Great Lakes Commission, Ann Arbor, MI.
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the largest federal investment ever to protect and restore the environmental integrity of the Great Lakes, is in its second year and a renewed sense of cooperation and optimism is being felt in the Great Lakes community. This presentation will describe the GLRI’s progress and the continued challenges facing the Great Lakes, including threats from Asian carp, nonpoint source pollution, habitat loss, climate variability and shoreline development. The history and work of the Great Lakes Commission will be highlighted as well as new ways to integrate and interpret Great Lakes data to better understand our changing lakes.
Civil Engineering Seminar: Professor William Sproule, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, from 4-5P in Dow 642. He will present: “Take Me Out to the Ball Game – Transportation Planning for Sports Stadiums”.