David Maness graduated from Tech in 1975 with a BS in applied geophysics. He went to work with Mobil Oil in Dallas, Houston and Calgary offices and became an exploration superintendent responsible for geological and geophysical interpretations of the Gulf of Mexico region. In 1982 he joined L. Texas Petroleum where he became vice president of Exploration. . . .
Donald Wheatley'62, '63
Donald G. Wheatley went to work for General Motors in 1963. He worked on the guidance systems doing vibration and fatigue analysis for the Apollo project. Out of the sixty new hires on the project, he was the only one remaining at the end. He also did some work on the main battle tank. Don then accepted an offer from Ford, where he worked on a small team to define the new Ford . . .
Gordon Frantti'53, '53
Gordon Frantti retired from Michigan Tech in 1991 as Professor of Geophysics and Head of the Department of Geological Engineering, Geology, and Geophysics. While at Michigan Tech, Gordon also held the following titles: Assistant Professor of Geophysics; Associate Professor of Geophysics; Professor of Geophysics; and Acting Head. During that time, he taught various courses . . .
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