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David Pruett

David Pruett

'75, '74

David J Pruett, from Pontiac, Michigan, earned a BS (1974) and MS (1975) in Chemistry at Michigan Technological University and a PhD (1978) at Michigan State University. While at Michigan Tech, Dave studied experimental anti-malarial drugs, lanthanide complexation chemistry and a non-sulfur wood pulping process. He also took "Chem Magic" shows to Keweenaw high schools. . . .

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Faith Binns

Faith Binns


After graduating from Michigan Tech in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Faith began her professional career as a research chemist in the Physical Chemistry Lab at Dow Corning Corporation in Midland, Michigan. She left this profession after three years to raise a family. During her hiatus from the chemistry industry, she co-owned and co-operated . . .

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Sarah Carlson

Sarah Carlson


Sarah Carlson came to Michigan Tech as an aspiring physician and scientist. "I knew I would get excellent training in chemistry and use that as the foundation for my future academic goals," she says. The 2003 graduate says Michigan Tech gave her the tools to learn to think analytically and solve problems pragmatically. Those skills were essential . . .


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