Michael D. Rudisill

Michael D. RudisillDepartment Head and Associate Professor of Engineering Technology

Office: 101-D Jacobetti Complex
Phone: 906-227-2190
E-mail: mrudisil@nmu.edu

Biographical Profile

Michael Rudisill has been with Northern Michigan University since 1995.  He currently teaches in the School of Technology and Applied Sciences’ Engineering Technology Department.

He has a long history of working with the Air Force in several capacities prior to coming to NMU, most recently as an instructor aircraft commander for K.I. Air Force Base. 

Professor Rudisill believes that what makes Northern Michigan University’s program in engineering competitive and attractive is the hands-on curriculum.  Students will appreciate the small class sizes, most of which have a lab focus.  In addition, there is excellent (virtually 100 percent) placement in good-paying jobs with advancement potential for graduates of this program. 

Courses taught

ET 100: Introduction to Electricity
ET 101: Principles of Electrical Wiring
ET 110: Fundamentals of Electricity
ET 112: DC Circuit Analysis
ET 113: AC Circuit Analysis
ET 210: Discrete Semiconductors
ET 211: Digital Electronics
ET 212: Advanced Linear Circuits
ET 311: Programmable Controllers
ET 360: Process Control Systems
ET 495: Feedback Control Systems


  • B.S.E.E., University of Illinois
  • M.S.E.E., Air Force Institute of Technology