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Teo A. Babun

Teo A. Babun

'72

Teo A. Babun Jr. graduated from Michigan Tech in 1972 with bachelor’s degrees in both electrical engineering and business engineering administration. He later received a PhD from Vision International University.

In 1980, Babun, with two partners, started General Eletro-Components, and he was named the president and CEO. He subsequently started several other enterprises, including the Babun Group Consulting Company, Cuba-Caribbean Development, Line Electric Co., Babun Shipping and New Cuba Investment Fund, Ltd. He is currently president of Babun Consulting, president and CEO of Cuba-Caribbean Development and national executive director of the Evangelical Christian Humanitarian Outreach for Cuba (ECHO-Cuba). 

Babun is the author of more than 100 . . .

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Howard A. Zollinger

Howard A. Zollinger

'51,

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 . . .

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Kanwalnain S. Rekhi

Dr. Kanwal Rekhi

'69,

Maybe he should have been a professor instead of a successful entrepreneur who was part of the first Indian-owned company to go public in the US and the visionary who has helped numerous start-ups succeed around the globe.

Kanwal Rekhi '69 was comfortable and engaging as he spoke to a packed ATDC Wednesday as student, faculty and community members learned about entrepreneurship and more.

Rekhi speaks from what he knows. He was brave enough to quit a safe, corporate job (after . . .

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Thomas C. Simonen

Thomas C. Simonen

'60,

Following graduation Tom Simonen went on to receive a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. After appointments at Hughes Aircraft, Max Planck Institute in Munich, and Princeton University, he joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 18 years as a physicist and became program leader for magnetic fusion experiments. For the past 12 years he has been Director of the DIII-D National Fusion Program, the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest fusion facility with over 50 . . .

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Tim Williams

'76, '82

Dr. Tim A. Williams (MTU Class of 1976) is the CEO of Beach Technologies, LLC, a consulting company that provides intellectual property assessments and investment due diligence studies for large multinational companies and venture funds. He is also the chairman of Docco Tech, Inc., a company that trains engineers in wireless standards, VoIP, and RFID. Additionally, Dr. Williams holds the position of CEO at BEEcube, Inc., . . .

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Chuck Hand

'62

"Although not exactly dirt-poor, I needed part-time work to pay expenses while at Tech," Chuck Hand '62 remembers. "Earning a degree in electrical engineering with a power emphasis has provided me a stimulating and satisfying career. Much of my life's work has involved gigantic gas-insulated substations (GIS). Currently, I am working on a nine-figure GIS project, part of an electrical network that . . .

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Robert Rajewski

'81, '81

Robert Rajewski graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science. After graduation, Bob was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force and assigned to NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California. His responsibilities included development of computer control and data acquisition systems.

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