Jane F. Laird
In 1968, Jane became the second woman to graduate from Michigan Tech in Electrical Engineering. She worked for a variety of employers including Amoco Chemicals Corporation, McNamee, Porter & Seely, and as a civilian with the U.S. Air Force. In 1972, Jane joined Ford Motor Company and has worked in various engine-related areas including alternators, regulators, batteries, ignition systems, powertrain planning, and powertrain technical education. She is currently the Best Practices Team Leader for Core and Advanced Powertrain Engineering. She is a Life Trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund, Charter Member of the Michigan Tech Council of Alumnae, President’s Club Member, and Second Century Member.
From 1997 Induction to the Department of Electrical Engineering Academy