As alumnus of Michigan Technological University's Graduate School, take pride in being a member of our alumni family! Reconnect with old classmates, stay current on Michigan Tech related news, share your story—where has life's journey taken you since leaving campus? And please, if you can, give back by supporting our hard-working Graduate Students!
Why did you choose Michigan Tech? I was looking for a small school with a great reputation to study electrical engineering and Michigan Tech was the best fit! Tell us about a memorable experience you had with a class or about a favorite professor? Dr. Warren Perger in my Antenna Theory and Design class. We were to design, build, and test an antenna for a specific frequency. Much to our surprise, Dr. Perger announced . . .
W. Robinson'46, '42
Mr. W. Dean Robinson was born in the middle of the Copper Country in Ahmeek, Michigan in 1921. He graduated from Michigan Tech in 1942 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. He served as Captain in the Army Corps of Engineers in overseas airport construction through 1945 when he returned to graduate study at Michigan Tech. He completed his MS in Chemical Engineering in 1946. Later, he completed an MS in engineering administration . . .
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 . . .
Boost the New Graduate Emergency Fund
Our industrious Graduate Student Government has seeded the newly created Graduate Student Emergency Fund with donations raised from a laser tag event. Please help them build this fund to give meaningful help to a graduate student who finds themselves in sudden need of help.