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Michael Whitens

'85

An automotive industry veteran with over 29 years of experience Mike has spent the majority of his career at Ford Motor Company in various Body Engineering disciplines. On July 1, 2014, Mike was named Global Director for Ford’s Vehicle and Enterprise Sciences, Ford’s Research and Innovation Center.  Previously, Mike served as Engineering Director responsible for leading Global Ford Body Interior Engineering.  . . .

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James Klungness

'49

James Klungness created Klungness Electronic Supply in 1954. In 1955 he entered another partnership to form Northern Electronics to develop a cable television system in Iron Mountain and Kingsford. This enterprise eventually expanded into six states serving almost 200,000 homes. He then founded American Microwave & Communications in 1960 to deliver broadcast signals to remote area cable systems nationwide. Jim serves . . .

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Charles Rogers

'78

Charles W. Rogers grew up on his family’s farm near Lowell, Michigan. Graduating from Lowell High School in 1974, he went on to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1978, where he especially enjoyed playing tenor sax in Tech’s Jazz, Pep and Concert Bands. Charles began his career at Consumers Power Company, now Consumers Energy, as an engineer in their System . . .

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Robert 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.

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James Klungness

'49

James Klungness created Klungness Electronic Supply in 1954. In 1955 he entered another partnership to form Northern Electronics to develop a cable television system in Iron Mountain and Kingsford. This enterprise eventually expanded into six states serving almost 200,000 homes. He then founded American Microwave & Communications in 1960 to deliver broadcast signals to remote area cable systems nationwide. Jim serves . . .

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Mitchell Schuh

'09

Alumnus Mitchell Schuh is on the sunny side of the street these days--a street that has taken him afar. A native of Kingsford, Schuh works in the construction industry in the city of Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. He has traded Portage Lake for the Persian Gulf, the north woods for the desert, and the Rozsa Center for the Ferrari World Theme Park, which will be the world’s largest and will . . .

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