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Charles Young

Charles Young

Chuck received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physics from San Diego State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1977. He then spent three years on the faculty in the Department of Physics at New Mexico State University before coming to Michigan Tech in 1980. Chuck retired from active teaching in May 2006.

Chuck’s technical interests lie in electromagnetic geophysical methods, geophysical signal analysis, and designing and constructing geophysical

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Walter S. Bannister

Walter S. Bannister

'47

Retired Executive Vice President, Genstar Limited

Walter Bannister earned a BS in Mining Engineering in 1947 from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology. During World War II, he took three years away from his studies to serve in the Canadian Army Infantry Corps. He also graduated from the Banff School of Advanced Management in 1967.

After working seventeen years in various segments of the Canadian mining industry, he joined Genstar Limited in 1963

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Allan M. Johnson

Allan M. Johnson

'67, '65

Al Johnson received an Associate Engineering Degree from Muskegon Community College before being drafted into the U.S. Army. While in the army, he became a Master rifleman and won two legs towards a Distinguished Riflemans Badge, the highest honor for a rifleman.

After his honorable discharge, he attended Michigan Tech and graduated with a B.S. in Geological Engineering in 1965, an M.S. in Geological Engineering in 1967, and a Ph.D. in Geology in 1971. Beginning

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Doug McDowell

Doug McDowell

Before joining Michigan Tech in 1978 as an Associate Professor in the geology department, Doug obtained a B.S. (Geology & Mineralogy) from Penn State University in 1960, M.S.and Ph.D. degrees from CalTech in 1996 (Geology), held a post-doc position at the University of Chicago (Experimental Petrology), Research Associate positions at CalTech and the University of California at Riverside, and was an Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve. His Ph.D. thesis combined field work in

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Lee E. Blodgett

Lee E. Blodgett

'76

Lee received his BS degree in Geological Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1976. He then spent twelve years working for the Dowell Division of Dow Chemical Company where he was District Manager, first in Michigan and then in Southern Oklahoma. At this time, he also had responsibility for environmental compliance. Lee then left and went to work as Director and Manager for Eastern Reservoir Services as part of a research team studying the