Welcome Alumni

Here at the College of Engineering, it is our hope that our alumni will form lifelong bonds with faculty and staff in their departments, the University, and each other. We're here to help you make those connections.

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Alumni Links

Alumni Reunion

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What You Can Do

Professional Networking

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Peter Van Altena

'51, '50

In 1984, Peter retired from Dome Petroleum Limited in Calgary, Alberta. He started at Dome Petroleum as a Senior Staff Geophysicist dealing with seismic data in frontier areas. In 1975, he was promoted to Exploration Manager for the continental U.S., and in 1979, was named Vice President of Exploration. As Vice President, he managed an exploration department of over 300. Before starting with Dome Petroleum, Peter was . . .

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William Boggs


Bill graduated from Michigan Tech in 1948 with a B.S. in Geological Engineering. Upon graduation, he began working for The Atlantic Refining Co. on seismic exploration crews. In 1951 Bill switched gears from the oil industry to mining and became a mining engineer with Pickands Mather and Co. working on iron in Minnesota and Michigan. Four years later he moved to Allied Chemical Corp. in Syracuse, New York, where he held . . .

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Donald Truax


Chevron Corporation BS EMY 1965, PhD 1970 Don graduated from Michigan Tech with his BS degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1965, and received a PhD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970. Don then embarked on what turned out to be a lifelong career with Chevron Corporation in Richmond, CA, serving in several capacities until his retirement in 1999. In 2001, Don established the Don Truax Professional Development . . .