- BS Electrical Engineering 1951
Howard Zollinger is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After receiving his BSEE from Michigan Tech in 1951, Howard joined Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh. While working he attended the University of Pittsburgh and received his MSEE in 1958 and a Business Management Certificate in 1961. Mr. Zollinger’s career has been in the field of bulk material handling. He started, grew, and managed the Computer and Controls division of Rapistan Incorporated in Grand Rapids, MI. His work at Rapistan led to his joining of Mannesmann Demag Corporation, the largest materials handling company in the world, as a Vice President. Howard continues to be very active in the affairs of Michigan Tech. He and his wife have established the Howard and Wilma Zollinger Endowed Basketball Fund.