Frank Agosti joined Detroit Edison as a student engineer in 1957, earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1958, and returned to the company full-time. Agosti progressed upward through a number of engineering and management posts at Edison's coal-fired power plants and was responsible for the start-up of the Monroe power plant. He later served as vice president for nuclear operations (1982-1987) during the start-up of the Fermi 2 plant.
After more than 30 years experience at Detroit Edison's coal-fired power plants, he was elected senior vice president for power supply in 1990. Agosti has been awarded the Board of Trustees Silver Medal in 1990, is a member of the Michigan Tech National Advisory Board and the College of Engineering Industrial Advisory Board, and serves on the board of trustees of Lawrence Technological University.
From 1995 Induction to the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Academy