Women of Mechanical Engineering

Presidential Council of Alumnae (PCA)

ME-EM Members

The PCA recognizes successful Michigan Tech women graduates for their educational excellence, past student service, professional accomplishments, and community contri- butions.

Featured Alumnae

Margaret Cobb (Pennock)


Margaret graduated from Michigan Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1983.  As the thirteenth child of fourteen and one of ten daughters, she is the first in her family to receive a degree in engineering.

During a summer internship at Scott Paper in Marinette, Wisconsin, Margaret was given the opportunity to program code used for monitoring paper machines. This internship was pivotal in setting up her career path in the high tech computer industry. . . .

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