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Howard A. Zollinger

Howard A. Zollinger

'51,

Howard Zollinger is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After receiving his BSEE from Michigan Tech in 1951, Howard joined Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh. While working he attended the University of Pittsburgh and received his MSEE in 1958 and a Business Management Certificate in 1961. Mr. Zollinger’s career has been in the field of bulk material handling. He started, grew, and managed the Computer and Controls division of Rapistan Incorporated in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Donald R. Green

Donald R. Green

'50, '50

After receiving his electrical engineering degree in 1950, Donald Green stayed on at Michigan Tech, earning a degree in engineering administration and receiving an Air Force commission through the AFROTC program in 1951. Following service in the Korean War as a radar officer in Japan, he was employed by Ferson Optics, rising to the position of president in 1962. In 1968, Ferson Optics was sold to Bausch & Lomb. Donald remained with Bausch &

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Howard A. Zollinger

Howard A. Zollinger

'51,

Howard Zollinger is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After receiving his BSEE from Michigan Tech in 1951, Howard joined Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh. While working he attended the University of Pittsburgh and received his MSEE in 1958 and a Business Management Certificate in 1961. Mr. Zollinger’s career has been in the field of bulk material handling. He started, grew, and managed the Computer and Controls division of Rapistan Incorporated in Grand Rapids, MI.

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David C. Tarsi

David C. Tarsi

'59,

David Tarsi began his career with Consumers Power Company (now Consumers Energy). He worked for Consumers for five years and was chosen to participate in a power system research project at Purdue University. While at Purdue, Dave earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. Returning to Jackson, Michigan, he continued to work for Consumers, rising to Manager of Transmission and Distribution Engineering. After his early retirement from Consumers, David formed his own engineering corporation,

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Edmund Miller

'57

Dr. Miller earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan and joined their High Altitude Engineering Laboratory. He subsequently worked as a Senior Scientist at MB Associates, as Manager of Electromagnetics at the Rockwell International Science Center, and as Director of the Electromagnetics Research Operation at General Research Corporation. He held teaching position as Regents-Distinguished Professor at the University . . .

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David Vesely

'65

Lieutenant General David Vesely began his Air Force career in 1965 upon graduation from Michigan Tech’s ROTC program. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in Vietnam. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1995, when he took command of 14th Air Force – the historic Flying Tigers. Early in 1997, President Clinton nominated him to be Assistant to the Vice Chief . . .

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Donald Green

'50, '50

After receiving his electrical engineering degree in 1950, Donald Green stayed on at Michigan Tech, earning a degree in engineering administration and receiving an Air Force commission through the AFROTC program in 1951. Following service in the Korean War as a radar officer in Japan, he was employed by Ferson Optics, rising to the position of president in 1962. In 1968, Ferson Optics was sold to Bausch & Lomb. Donald . . .

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