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Department List

Faculty and Staff

Montana Tech Colleges and Departments


College Deans

College of Letters, Sciences and Professional Studies
Ms. Karen VanDaveer, Interim Dean, 406-496-4392

Highlands College
Dr. Dave Gurchiek, Dean, 406-496-3714

School of Mines and Engineering
Dr. Dan Trudnowski, Dean, 406-496-4681


Department Heads

Biological Sciences
Dr. Amy Kuenzi, 406-496-4793

Business Information & Technology
Dr. Tim Kober, 406-496-4457

Highlands College - Business Technology
Ms. Linda Granger, 406-496-3724

Chemistry & Geochemistry
Dr. Katie Hailer, 406-496-4117

Civil Engineering
Dr. Brian Kukay, 406-496-4517

Computer Science
Dr. Michele Van Dyne, 406-496-4855

Data Science
Rick Rossi, 406-496-4356
Michele Van Dyne, 406-496-4855

Electrical Engineering
Dr. Matt Donnelly, 406-496-4846

Environmental Engineering
Dr. Kumar Ganesan, 406-496-4239

Freshman Engineering
Dr. Akua Oppong-Anane, 406-496-4612

General Engineering
Dr. Jack Skinner, 406-496-4460

General Studies
Denise Elakovich, 406-496-3731

Geological Engineering
Dr. Larry Smith, 406-496-4859

Geophysical Engineering
Dr. Marvin Speece, 406-496-4188

Health Programs, Highlands College
Ms. Laura Young, 406-496-3759

Health Care Informatics Program Manager
Dr. Charie Faught, 406-496-4884

Information Technology and Information Technology & Design
Mr. Ed Metesh, 406-496-3735

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Dr. Scott Risser, 406-496-4845

Material Science Ph.D. Program
Dr. Dario Prieto

Mathematical Studies
Dr. Hilary Risser, 406-496-4581

Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Jack Skinner, 406-496-4460

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Dr. Jerry Downey, 406-496-4578

Mining Engineering
Mr. Scott Rosenthal, 406-496-4867

Network Technology, Highlands
Ed Metesh, 406-496-3735

Nursing
Ms. Karen VanDaveer, 406-496- 3726

Petroleum Engineering
Dr. Burt Todd, 406-496-4834

Pre-Professional Health
Dr. Katie Hailer, Department Head, 406-496-4117
Dr. Amy Kuenzi, 406-496-4793

Safety, Health & Industrial Hygiene
Dr. Julie Hart, 406-496-4792

Secondary Education
Kathy Shipman
kathy.shipman@umwestern.edu
406-925-0225, 406-496-4852, 406-683-7016

Software Engineering
Dr. Michelle Van Dyne, 406-496-4855

Statistics
Dr. Rick Rossi, 406-496-4356

Trades & Technical
Mr. Tony Patrick, 406-496-3789

Writing Program
Dr. Dawn Atkinson, 406-496-4728