Walter Anderson

Walter  Anderson
  • BS Electrical Engineering 1943
  • MS Electrical Engineering 0

Mr. Anderson began his career in 1944 working on the Manhattan Project as a Process Engineer with Tennessee Eastman Corporation. In 1954 he returned to Michigan Tech rising to the rank of Professor, Assistant head of Electrical Engineering in 1970 and Acting Head in 1972 and 1979-80. In 1984, he was appointed to the position of Director of the School of Technology. He retired from Michigan Tech in 1988 after forty years service. He has received several gubernatorial appointments to state licensing boards. In 1957, he received the Michigan Tech Distinguished Teacher Award.

Mr. Anderson was featured in an article in the Spring 2007 Michigan Tech Magazine, entitled "Michigan Tech and the Manhattan Project."

From 1996 Induction to the Department of Electrical Engineering Academy