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Elton Cairns

Elton Cairns

'55, '55

Dr. Cairns graduated from Michigan Tech in 1955 with a double major in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. After receiving a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley he pursued an illustrious career at the research laboratories of General Electric, Argonne National Lab, General Motors, and, since 1978, at the Lawrence Berkeley National . . .

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Susan Lewis

Susan Lewis


Susan received a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1987. She has also participated in executive education at The University of California, Berkeley. After graduation, Susan joined Dow AgroSciences (DAS) manufacturing and has held a diverse range of manufacturing roles in her twenty-three . . .

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Christine Cowell

Christine Cowell


Christine earned her BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 2000. She is Research and Engineering Director, NA Baby and Child Care and Global Baby Wipes Product Development at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Neenah, Wisconsin. At Kimberly-Clark, Christine leads teams in the end-to-end project management and product development for the HUGGIES®, . . .