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Kenneth G. Hatfield

Kenneth G. Hatfield

'50

Ken received his B.S. in Geological Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1950.

His first position following graduation was with the US Atomic Energy Commission where he was assigned to field camp in the Lukachukai Mountains. Ken dedicated thirty years to the mining industry specializing in mineral exploration. During that time, he also worked a short (two-year) stint in uranium production.

Following retirement from industry, the unexpected invitation to teach at a university allowed him to maintain an active role in the . . .

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Gary D. Aho

Gary D. Aho

'69, '68

In 1979, Gary started his career at Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company in Ishpeming, Michigan. After an increasing number of western assignments, he moved to Colorado where he became CCI's Chief Engineer and soon after, Manager of the Western Division. He is a national authority on oil shale and served as chairman of the National Oil Shale Association.

Gary has had a distinguished career of professional publications, diverse program and venture management for his company and varied public . . .

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Peter J. Van Altena

Peter J. Van Altena

'51, '50

In 1984, Peter retired from Dome Petroleum Limited in Calgary, Alberta. He started at Dome Petroleum as a Senior Staff Geophysicist dealing with seismic data in frontier areas. In 1975, he was promoted to Exploration Manager for the continental U.S., and in 1979, was named Vice President of Exploration. As Vice President, he managed an exploration department of over 300.

Before starting with Dome Petroleum, Peter was employed with United Geophysical Corporation in Pasadena, California. While with United . . .

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Gerald G. Carlson

Dr. Gerald G. Carlson

'74

Gerry received his B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1969. He then moved to the Yukon, working summers in mineral exploration while at the same time working on his M.S. from Michigan Tech (1974) and Ph.D. in Economic Geology from Dartmouth (1978). Following this, he became Exploration Manager for Anaconda in Vancouver until 1984. He then taught at the University of British Columbia for three years before switching to the financial side of mineral . . .

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Gary D. Aho

Gary D. Aho

'69, '68

In 1979, Gary started his career at Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company in Ishpeming, Michigan. After an increasing number of western assignments, he moved to Colorado where he became CCI's Chief Engineer and soon after, Manager of the Western Division. He is a national authority on oil shale and served as chairman of the National Oil Shale Association.

Gary has had a distinguished career of professional publications, diverse program and venture management for his company and varied public . . .