- BS Civil Engineering 1938
Mr. Peter G. Perla, a 1938 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is the retired president of Perla and Stout, P.C. Upon graduation, Peter became a village engineer for Kingsford, Michigan. From 1941 to 1957, he was assistant engineer for Traverse City, Michigan, a career that was interrupted by four years of WWII service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
In 1957, he founded his own civil engineering and land surveying consulting firm, which became the firm of Perla and Stout. At the same time, he became the president of three real estate development firms before retiring from consulting in 1975. He is a retired member and past vice president of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers and a retired member of the Michigan Society of Registered Land Surveyors. He has an outstanding record of civic service, being a member of numerous organizations and societies.
From 1993 Induction to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy