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Paul Swift


Paul Swift earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1933 and attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business & Engineering. After nine years of working as a corporate industrial engineer for Carnegie Steel and F.V. Gardner, he returned home to Houghton to join the family hardware business. He worked as a partner in the I.E. Swift Company, with his father and uncle, and then became sole . . .

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Karl Burgher

'80, '82

Karl obtained a BS in 1980 and an MS in 1982 in Mining Engineering from Michigan Tech. From here he went on to Missouri-Rolla and earned another BS in Economics as well as a PhD in Mining Engineering specializing in pricing and econometric modeling. Karl is currently the special assistant to the President for Strategic Planning at Indiana State University. He also has another primary affiliation as a management consultant . . .

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Pasi Lautala

'97, '07

Pasi Lautala ’97 ’07 knows about cold climates. He’s from Finland, where it snows much the way it does in Houghton. He knows what arctic temperatures and freezing or thawing ground can do to railroad tracks and ties: heaving them, twisting them, turning them dysfunctional in a dozen different ways.

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2012 MTU Accomplishments

From 1 ounce of liquid, a foam gnome grows.

Mind Trekkers, Dow Chemical Bring Science Magic to Washington, DC

Can you walk on water?  Stick a skewer through a balloon without popping it?  Make delicious ice cream in 60 seconds?It sounds like magic.  But . . . [read more]
Leland D. Melvin

Former Astronaut and NASA Official to Speak at Michigan Tech Commencement May 3

Leland D. Melvin, former astronaut and associate administrator for education at NASA, will be the featured speaker at Michigan Technological University’s Spring Commencement on Saturday, . . . [read more]
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Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers, Dow Chemical Bring the Wonders of Science to Middle, High Schoolers at Michigan Community Colleges

Can you walk on water? Make ice cream in 60 seconds? Float a magnet in mid-air with no strings attached?Thanks to AT&T Michigan and the . . . [read more]