Faculty and Staff Directory

Rail Transporation Program - Faculty and Staff

Director of Rail Transportation, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Lautala is the Director of Rail Transportation Program (RTP), and since 2012, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 
Email:
ptlautal@mtu.edu
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Office:
Dillman Hall 318
Phone:
(906) 487-3547
Senior Research Engineer
Dave's 20+ years of engineering and management experience with the US Air Force, including an AF tour teaching at the US Air Force Academy, and his time with the Maine Department of Transportation bring a unique set of skills and experiences to our program.
Email:
dannelso@mtu.edu
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Office:
Dillman Hall 301K
Phone:
(906) 487 1734
RTP Support
Pam Hannon is the Coordinator of the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI), and supports the Rail Transportation Program through project management and accounting.
Email:
prhannon@mtu.edu
Office:
Dillman Hall 318
Phone:
(906) 487-3065
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hyungchul Yoon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech.His research interests include developing smart sensing technologies including smartphones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for managing and monitoring civil infrastructure systems. 
Email:
hyung@mtu.edu
Faculty Page
Office:
Dillman Hall 201B
Phone:
(906) 487-1032
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kuilin Zhang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech, and is a member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing committees of Transportation Network Modeling (ADB30) and Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics (AT015).
Email:
klzhang@mtu.edu
Faculty Page
Office:
Dillman Hall 301I
Phone:
(906) 487-1828
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bill Sproule has over 35 years experience in government, consulting, and university teaching and research in Canada and the United States. He joined the faculty at Michigan Tech in 1996 and is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Email:
wsproule@mtu.edu
Faculty Page
Office:
Dillman Hall 301C
Phone:
(906) 487-2568

Faculty involved in National University Rail Center (NURail) and other rail research

Assistant Professor, Department of Electical and Computer Engineering
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Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences
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Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Engineering
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Assistant Professor, Department of Material Science and Engineering
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Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
 
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943
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