- BS Electrical Engineering 1950
- BS 1950
After receiving his electrical engineering degree in 1950, Donald Green stayed on at Michigan Tech, earning a degree in engineering administration and receiving an Air Force commission through the AFROTC program in 1951. Following service in the Korean War as a radar officer in Japan, he was employed by Ferson Optics, rising to the position of president in 1962. In 1968, Ferson Optics was sold to Bausch & Lomb. Donald remained with Bausch & Lomb as a division president until 1976, when he became one of the co-founders of PFG Precision Optics, manufacturers of high performance optics, coatings, and assemblies used in industrial and scientific systems. The Green family later became the sole owners of PFG. Mr. Green retired in 1995; his children continue to operate the business.