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Catherine Aimone-Martin

Catherine Aimone-Martin

'71

Cathy received her BS degree in Geological Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1971. She then spent seven years in industry: four years with mining companies in Canada (Ontario and BC) and then three as Geological Engineer and Geotechnical Engineer with consulting companies in Washington State and Illinois.

In 1979 she returned to academia and a doctoral program at Northwestern University where she received her Ph.D. in Mineral Resources Engineering and Management. Since 1981 she has been at New Mexico . . .

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James S. Magoffin

James S. Magoffin

'41

Founder, President, and Chairman Emeritus, Markair, Inc.

James Magoffin received a BS in Mining Engineering in 1941 from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology. He also graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute in 1939.

He began his career as a flying instructor after graduation and went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. In 1946, he founded an airline company in Fairbanks, AK, now named Markair, which provided bush pilot . . .

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William Barkhouse

William Barkhouse

'76

Bill Barkhouse earned a BS degree in applied geophysics from Michigan Tech in 1976.

He started his geoscience career in airborne/ground electromagnetics and potential methods for mineral exploration and then joined Mobil where he has held positions as planning consultant in Mobil's corporate headquarters, as geophysical manager for West Coast and Alaska operations as exploration superintendent in New Orleans and a special assignment as a computer consultant with Mobil R&D.

Bill worked his way to his present job as Manager of . . .

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Don J. Gendzwill

Dr. Don J. Gendzwill

'58, '57

During the 1950's, Don worked with the U.S. Bureau of Mines on a program of mine burst detection in the Copper Country. He then attended Michigan Tech where he was an early experimenter with the induced polorization method to detect disseminated metal ore deposits, earning his MS under Lloyal Bacon in 1958. After graduating, he went to work for Cominco Exploration. In the late 1960's, he attended the University of Saskatchewan where he received his Ph.D. . . .

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Robert C. Weed

Robert C. Weed

'42

Retired President, Natural Resources Group
Senior Corporate Vice President, Anaconda Company

Robert Weed received a BS in Mining Engineering from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1942. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1942-46, rising to the rank of Captain. He was awarded the Silver Star by General Patton in 1943 for gallantry in action at the Battle of Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, North Africa.

He joined the Anaconda Company in 1946, where he worked as a . . .