Addressing the Challenges and Complexities of the Global Community
The College of Sciences and Arts at Michigan Tech is dedicated to pursuing education and research in all aspects—business, scientific, and technical; human, social, cultural and artistic; structural and organizational—of the technological world we live in. Offering over 50 degrees and certificates for both graduate and undergraduate students, with an emphasis in cross-disciplinary work—students in the College are uniquely prepared to solve some of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century.
Dr. Gary L. Fahnenstiel'80
Gary Fahnenstiel was born in Saginaw, Michigan and has lived in the state his entire life. Gary earned his BS in Biology and Chemistry at Eastern Michigan University in 1978, but his vocation started at Michigan Technological University, where he had the chance to engage in research on Lake Superior as a MS student in Biological Sciences (’80). He pursued a doctorate at the University of Michigan (’86) and worked as a research scientist at the . . .
Dr. Michael F. Fleming'70
Dr. Fleming graduated from Michigan Tech with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences in 1970. Graduate work at the Medical School of Wayne State (M.D. in 1974), at the Medical College of Wisconsin (M.D. in Family Medicine in 1977), and as Clinical Scholar at the University of North Carolina (M.P.H. in Epidemiology, 1986) prepared him for a distinguished career in the field of Family Medicine. He is currently Professor of Family Medicine at the University of . . .
Robert J. Rajewski'81, '81
Robert Rajewski graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science. After graduation, Bob was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force and assigned to NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California. His responsibilities included development of computer control and data acquisition systems.
In 1984, Bob founded Embedded MicroSystems, later called Ascent Technologies. In late 1991, Bob moved the company to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where it experienced a period of . . .
Jim Mitchell has a long history of service to Michigan Tech. As a student he was active with Theta Tau fraternity, served as treasurer of Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, junior class student government representative and senior class president. He served on Michigan Tech's Board of Control from 1993-2001, including three years as its chair.
His service to the university also includes a 1975-1985 stint as a trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund, where he continues to participate actively . . .
Dr. Marek Urban'84
Dr. Urban received his B.S. degree in 1979 in Material Science and Chemistry from the University of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Solid State Chemistry with Professor Bahne Cornilsen in 1984, after joining the Chemistry Department of Michigan Tech with a master's degree in Physical Inorganic Chemistry from Marquette University in 1981.
Since 1986, after spending two years as Research Associate in the Macromolecular Science Department at Case Western Reserve . . .