Engineering Speakers

College of Engineering Distinguished Speakers Video Log 


David House Speaks to the Engineering College
 

David House Speaks to the Engineering College at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University College of Engineering, First-Year Engineering Lecture Series:
The new class of engineering students assembled in the Rozsa Center Performance Hall to hear a speech by Michigan Tech alumnus David House on September 4th, first day of classes. He shared his engineering experiences from a 47 year career.

William Colton Speaks to the Engineering College
 

William Colton Speaks at Michigan Tech

How to Move Up in Life - William Colton Presentation at Michigan Technological University on 01/31/14 How to Move Up in Life, what I wish someone had told me when I was 21. Bill Colton, Exxon Mobil VP and MTU alumni shares with Michigan Tech students what he's learned over his lifetime and career. William (Bill) M. Colton, Vice President, Corporate Strategic Planning at Exxon Mobil, gave two presentations at Michigan Tech. Mr. Colton was born in Massachusetts and received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1975.

Clark Speaks to the Engineering College
 
Kathryn Clark: Pushing the Envelope: The Preparation of a Michigan Tech Engineering Degree

First-Year Engineering Lecture Series: Dr. Kathryn I. Clark 
This fall semester the new class of engineering students assembled in the Rozsa Center Performance Hall to hear a speech by Dr. Kathryn I. Clark: “Pushing the Envelope: The Preparation of a Michigan Tech Engineering Degree.” Clark is a former chief scientist with NASA and she is currently president of Docere, a consulting company specializing in science and education. Among its clients are the Jean-Michel Cousteau Society, the Argos Foundation, the National Marine Sanctuaries and the Sea World Hubbs Institute. The lecture took place September 3rd at the Michigan Technological University Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.
 

Colleen L. Jones-Cervantes Speaks to the ME-EM Senior Awards Banquet

Colleen L. Jones-Cervantes Speaks to the ME-EM Senior Awards Banquet

Colleen L. Jones-Cervantes (1983 BSME) was the keynote speaker at the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department Senior Awards Banquet on April 23, 2013.

Ali Catik Seminar

Civil and Environmental Engineering Mega Projects in Big Cities - Video on Vimeo

Ali Catik, president, Civil East Operations, Tutor Perini Corp, NY, and a 1976 Michigan Tech graduate.
He presented the Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar entitled: "Civil and Environmental Engineering Mega Projects in Big Cities"


 

Constructal Law of Design and Evolution in Nature -Video on Vimeo

Adrian Bejan, PhD
J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor
Duke University

The reoccurring patterns of nature have long puzzled even the most devoted proponents of chance and Darwin's theory of evolution. But the Constructal Law changes the terms of this debate, and shows that a single law of physics governs the "design" behind everything that moves, whether animate or inanimate. According to the Constructal law, shapes and structures arise because they facilitate movement, in animal design, river basin design,  traffic patterns, social dynamics, and technology and sports evolution.

www.constructal.org


New Frontiers in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences: Advanced Intelligent Hydrogels for Treatment of Diabetes, Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis - Video on Vimeo

Nicholas A Peppas, Sc.D.

Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy
Chairman, Biomedical Engineering Department
Director of Center on Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Bionanotechnology
The University of Texas at Austin

 

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John Soyring Speaks to the Class of 2012

John Soyring was the keynote speaker at the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department Senior Awards Banquet on April 17, 2012. After graduating from Michigan Tech with a BSEE in 1976, the L'Anse, Michigan native John Soyring joined IBM. During his 36 career with IBM, he has held a variety of technical, professional, managerial and executive positions within the company.

Stephen L. Williams Addresses the Mechanical Engineering Class of 2011

Stephen L. Williams Addresses the Mechanical Engineering Class of 2011 Senior Graduation Banquet at Michigan Technological University. Stephen L. Williams is Vice President, Advance Vehicle Engineering & Vehicle Architecture, Chrysler Corp.

 

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Keynote speaker Dr. Gregg A. Zank, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Executive Director of Science & Technology, Dow Corning Corporation; Keynote speaker at the Department of Chemical Engineering Convocation, April 6, 2011 at the Memorial Union Ballroom;
Michigan Technological University, Department of Chemical Engineering
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Leadership Leadership — Changing the World Through Influence; Dr. Terry Woychowski, October 2009 on Engineering Michigan Channel on Vimeo
"Leadership — Changing the World Through Influence" Dr. Terry Woychowski will discuss the fundamental elements of leadership. Dr. Terry J. Woychowski presented this seminar to the Michigan Technological University Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department in October 2009. Dr. Woychowski is the vice-president of General Motors Global Vehicle Program Management. He is responsible for the flawless execution of every GM product line globally.
Entrepreneurship: What It Is, What It Entrepreneurship: What It Is, What It
Takes, What It Returns
by John Drake: on Engineering Michigan Channel on Vimeo
John Drake, a Michigan Tech Mechanical Engineering 1964 alumnus and founder of Drake Manufacturing Services which makes precision industrial machinery for worldwide markets: His presentation: "Entrepreneurship: What It Is, What It Takes, What It Returns"; John Drake attributes his success in large part to "the training and rigor of a Michigan Tech education with its insistence on understanding."
Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts Speaks to the Class of 2012

Eric Roberts (1993 BSME) was the keynote speaker at the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department Senior Awards Banquet on December 11, 2012.
Eric graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1993.

 

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