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David J. Brule, Sr.

David J. Brule

'72

Service is in the nature of David J. Brule, Sr, president and CEO of Northern Star Industries in Iron Mountain. He has served with Friends of Handicapped People, the Interlochen Arts Academy Presidents Council, the Dickinson-Area Catholic School Board, and the Iron Mountain- Kingsford Rotary Club. Additionally, he has served on the board of directors of the First National Bank of Iron Mountain and as director of the UP Construction Labor- Management Council.

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James R. Hull

James R. Hull

'63

Following graduation from Michigan Tech in 1963, James Hull started his career at Control Data in Minneapolis working as a Computer Test Engineer. He remained with Control Data for eleven years, serving as General Manager, European Systems Division in France for two years and then as General Manager of Corporate Planning and Analysis. In the next ten years, Jim served as Vice President of Operations for the Parker Pen Company. In 1984, he ventured

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Thomas C. Simonen

Thomas C. Simonen

'60,

Following graduation Tom Simonen went on to receive a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. After appointments at Hughes Aircraft, Max Planck Institute in Munich, and Princeton University, he joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 18 years as a physicist and became program leader for magnetic fusion experiments. For the past 12 years he has been Director of the DIII-D National Fusion Program, the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest fusion facility with

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Teo A. Babun

Teo A. Babun

'72

Teo A. Babun Jr. graduated from Michigan Tech in 1972 with bachelor’s degrees in both electrical engineering and business engineering administration. He later received a PhD from Vision International University.

In 1980, Babun, with two partners, started General Eletro-Components, and he was named

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Robert Sherman

'44

Michigan Tech alumnus Robert Sherman joined the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos. He designed and built equipment used during the test of "the gadget" - the plutonium bomb detonated in 1945 over the New Mexico desert. "One day, I was at the movies, and a sign appeared on the screen with my name, along with the names of a few other people, saying to report to the commanding officer."

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Paul Goethe

'49

Paul K. Goethe received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan Tech in 1949. He continued his education through Westinghouse’s advanced degree programs conducted by the University of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania State University.

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Christopher Cooper

'09

Former Air Force ROTC Cadet Shines One of Tech's elite, second lieutenant Christopher Cooper, ‘09, was honored as one of the air force's brightest technical stars. Cooper, along with two young engineers from other institutions devised a program to identify the physical location from which a computer is connecting to the Internet based on its Internet Protocol (IP) address. The three did the work, called . . .

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