Dr. Lautala was appointed in August, 2012 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is also the Director of Rail Transportation Program (RTP), position that he has held since October, 2007.
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Rail Transporation Program - Faculty and Staff
Director of Rail Transportation, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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.
301 K Dillman
(906) 487 1734
Pam Hannon is the Coordinator of the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute (MTTI) and supports the Rail Transportation Program through project management and accounting.
Roland A. Mariucci Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
Bill Leder has forty years experience in government, consulting, university teaching, and research, and is an Adjunct Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Michigan Tech.
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.
301C Dillman Hall
Faculty involved in National University Rail Center (NURail) and other rail research
Assistant Professor, Department of Electical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences