Month: November 2018

New Course: BE4930/5930 Engineering and Applied Conservation

This is a new course offered Spring 2019 taught by a faculty who is heavily involved to solve engineering problems associated with whale conservation.  For CEE students, this can be used as a professional elective.

BE4930/5930 – Engineering and Applied Conservation: This course will introduce students to current and future conservation practices. Students will learn how to assess and address conservation problems through the development of engineering technology. The hope is to expose students campus wide to the applications and opportunities available to applied engineering in conservation.

Credits: 3.0

Semesters Offered: Spring

Meeting Time: T Th 9:35AM-10:50AM

Restrictions: Must be enrolled as one of the following class(es): Jr, Sr, Grad

Pre-Requisite(s): none

Instructor: Rupak Rajachar

Interested students that would like more information can contact Dr Rajachar ( and Ariana Tyo (, the graduate student helping him with the course, directly. Or stop by Dr Rajachar’s office (MM309).

UG Research: SURF Applications Now Open

Applications for 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term. Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on January 25, 2019.

A workshop on writing effective SURF proposals is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Fisher 132.

For more information and access to the application materials and instructions, visit the webpage or contact Paige Hackney.

Job Posting: USG Corporation

USG has full time opportunities for entry level Project Engineers in the following disciplines: Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil and/or Electrical.  These are available in January, 2019 at the following locations:

Aliquippa, PA; Baltimore, MD; Jacksonville, FL; Norfolk, VA; Oakfield, NY; Phoenix, AZ; Port Reading, NJ; Sigurd, UT; Southard, OK; Sperry, IA; Westlake, OH

We have Project Engineer Co-op opportunities in the following disciplines: Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil and/or Electrical in 40+ locations across the U.S. for the following terms: January, 2019 to August, 2019 and May, 2019 to December, 2019.

Application Instructions:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to: USG Corporation, College Recruiter at:
  • Please visit: and apply online
    • Co-op candidates should apply to Job ID#: UNI10708
    • Full Time candidates should apply to Job ID#: UNI10709

Please let me know if you have any questions.

2019 – USG – PE Co op – Mich Tech

2019 – USG – PE FT – Engineer – Jan. 2019 – Mich Tech

Kathleen Roller

College Recruiter,  US and Canada

USG Corporation

550 W. Adams St.

Chicago, Illinois  60661 
office  312.436.7529



Job Posting: MDOT

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently seeking two Transportation Engineers, located in Lansing, Michigan.

These positions function at the advanced level to provide oversight, maintenance, support, and execution of statewide construction technology.

Possession of a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering or in civil environmental engineering OR will be obtained by December 31, 2018.

You may view the job postings here:

Transportation Engineer – Construction

Transportation Engineer – Materials

Thank you for considering a career with MDOT!

Job Posting: Global Remediation Technologies

Global Remediation Technologies of Traverse City, Michigan is seeking full-time professionals in the engineering and science disciplines to support a range of environmental investigation and remediation projects. Successful candidates shall have a degree in environmental/geological engineering or MS level geology/hydrogeology. Prior field sampling experience is ideal as the successful candidate will support remedial investigations; frequently performing monitor well sampling, soil lithology core classification and sampling, soil gas well installation and indoor air/soil-gas well sampling.  In the office the successful candidate will manage large laboratory analysis sample data sets and compare data to regulatory exposure risk criteria, while supporting remediation feasibility studies, remedial design and implementation under experienced project managers. A team oriented effective communicator with exceptional technical writing skills are among the personal qualities sought. Interested candidates shall send resume to