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Gregory Matiuk

Gregory Matiuk

'67

Greg has dedicated his career to Chevron, now ChevronTexaco ,where he is corporate officer and Executive Vice President for Administrative and Corporate Services, ChevronTexaco Corporation and reports to the Office of the Chairman.

Some of the duties and titles he has held are: production and reservoir engineer for USA's Western Operations; coordinator of Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Australia and Africa; Superintendent for Chevron USA; Manager of Drilling and Production, Western Australia Petroleum Pty. Ltd. based in Perth, . . .

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Charles Bufe

Charles Bufe

'60, '62

Chuck earned an MS in Geophysical Engineering in 1960 and an MS in Geophysics in 1962, both from Michigan Tech.  After leaving Michigan Tech, he became a Lieutenant in the NOAA Officer Corps before obtaining his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1969, where he also worked at Willow Run Labs.  Throughout his career, Chuck has worked for NOAA in San Francisco, CA and as a Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin – . . .

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John R. Sturgul

John R. Sturgul

'61

Dr. John Sturgul graduated from Michigan Tech with a B.S. in Mining Engineering in 1961. He also received an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona followed by a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering from the University of Illinois.

John has held faculty appointments at the University of Arizona, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology where he was Head of the Mining Engineering Department, and the University of South Australia in Adelaide where he was Head of the . . .

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Michael J. Whims

Michael J. Whims

'74

Mike has just begun his own consulting company after retiring from ANR Storage, an affiliate of ANR Pipeline Company, as Vice President of Storage. As VP of Storage, Mike was responsible for managing an essential public service with twenty-one operating plants, developing, approving, and monitoring a $26 million operating and capital budget, as well as managing a staff of 270 hourly and professional employees. Before holding this position, he held technical and operational positions with ANR . . .

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William F. Richards

William F. Richards

'42

Retired President, Davy Inc.
Retired Director, Davy Corporation, Ltd.

William Richards received a BS in Mining Engineering from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1942. He is a registered professional engineer in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

After graduation, he worked as a mining engineer for Pickands Mather and Company in Ely, MN before serving in the Civil Engineering Corps of the U.S. Navy Seabees, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. In 1946, he shifted his career toward construction, building power plants . . .