Gierke Serves as Interim Chair

Dr. John Gierke was named Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year in 2007
Presidents Council of the State Universities Article

The College of Engineering has announced that Professor John Gierke has accepted a one-year appointment as interim chair of the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences.

Gierke takes on the duty while Chair Wayne Pennington serves as a Jefferson Science Fellow with the US Department of State.

Gierke received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering and his doctorate in environmental engineering from Michigan Tech.

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