Jill Recla, who graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s in bioinformatics, has had an abiding dream since high school, when she told her best friend, who was suffering from chronic pain, “Don’t worry. I’ll save you.” Looking back, she sums up her goal simply and ambitiously: “I decided I was going to cure fibromyalgia syndrome.
Merle Potter'58, '61
Merle Potter '58 was awarded the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2008 James Harry Potter (no relation) Gold Medal. Potter received the award "for making a renowned impact on thermodynamics through forty-two years of outstanding teaching and through published textbooks on thermal sciences and applied mathematics, and for research on energy consumption in dwellings and industrial plants."
After completing her B.S. in Applied Geophysics at Michigan Tech in 1977, Patricia joined Mobil Oil Corporation and performed exploration in offshore Louisiana, Florida, and the Norwegian North Sea. In 1980 she began working for Exxon Corporation in Esso, Norway where she interpreted the first 3-D seismic data in the Norwegian Sector of the North Sea. In 1983, Patricia started her own consulting company, Consultants of . . .
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