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Randy Cortright

Randy Cortright

'77, '86

A Farm Boy Grows Up to Grow Biofuels Randy Cortright pursues a prospect that is both well-grounded and lofty: clean, carbon-neutral energy to supplant fossil fuels that are expensive, not easily available anymore, and dirty. Cortright founded and leads Virent Energy Systems, of Madison, Wisconsin. The firm is on the cusp of new technology . . .

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Christopher Gosling

Christopher Gosling

'79, '80

Chris Gosling is the Director of UOP’s Refining Technology Development group that is responsible for the development of new Hydroprocessing, FCC, Gasoline, Heavy Oil, and Renewable Energy technologies. Chris joined UOP in 1980 after graduating from Michigan Technological University with BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering. He has held various positions . . .

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Ray Plewa

Ray Plewa

'87

Ray Plewa '87, BS, chemical engineering, of Westerville, Ohio, came to Michigan Tech because of its reputation and because it was affordable. The latter was key because he had to pay his own way through school. "I was poor," he said. "I watched every penny." He paid for his first year by selling a 1966 Chevelle that he had lovingly restored. He paid . . .