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Donald W. Autio

Donald W. Autio

'57

Don Autio began his career with Hanna Mining Co. in Iron River as an electrical engineer. After five years, as the mines were closing, Don moved to E. I. DuPont in their construction division as an instrument engineer. After two years in construction, he accepted a job in Midland, Michigan with Dow Corning Corporation. Don spent the next 30 years with Dow Corning in various engineering and management positions. During this time, he completed

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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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Donald W. Autio

Donald W. Autio

'57

Don Autio began his career with Hanna Mining Co. in Iron River as an electrical engineer. After five years, as the mines were closing, Don moved to E. I. DuPont in their construction division as an instrument engineer. After two years in construction, he accepted a job in Midland, Michigan with Dow Corning Corporation. Don spent the next 30 years with Dow Corning in various engineering and management positions. During this time, he completed

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Robert M. Anderson

Robert M. Anderson

'43

Upon graduation, Robert Anderson went directly into the U.S. Army WWII serving three years as Infantry Sgt. In Europe and received the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantry Badge. Upon leaving military service, Robert spent 35 years with the General Electrical Co. He holds 31 Patents and was awarded the GE Gold Medallion, the 100th Anniversary Edison Plate Plaque, and the GE Distinguished Inventors Award. He started with GE in the Engineer

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Scott Pattullo

'81

Scott received his BS degree in electrical engineering from Michigan Tech in 1981 and then attended the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and received his MBA degree in 1983. He started his career with Cadillac Motor Division in Detroit, where he held several positions before moving to the Chicago area in 1987 where he joined the A. T. Kearney Company as a management consultant. Scott later was employed in management positions . . .

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Timothy Havens

'99, '00

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, commonly called drones) are all over the news, from conflict overseas to future plans for delivering parcels. ECE’s Intelligent Robotics Laboratory—directed by Tim Havens—is aiming high in this field by giving a bird’s-eye view to bridge inspectors and keeping soldiers safe from the threat of explosive hazards. Havens joined Michigan Tech in Fall 2012 as the William . . .

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Harry Ruotsala

'59

Following graduation Harry Routsala continued at Michigan Tech receiving an MSEE degree in 1963. He then spent 19 years at Hughes Aircraft Co. in various technical and management positions working on research and development in the Radar Group and Missile System Group. Harry went with Statham Instruments for a short time developing Medial Electronics associated with patient monitoring systems. During his career with Hughes, . . .

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