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!
Robert Thresher'67, '62
Bob Thresher earned a B.S. Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1962. He returned to Michigan Tech after working for the Boeing Company to receive a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1967, followed by a Ph.D. from Colorado State University in 1970. After completing his doctorate, he worked as a Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington D.C. . . .
Mr. Kenneth A. Brunk a resident of Centennial, Colorado and 1969 graduate of Michigan Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Kenneth A. Brunk began his career in 1969 in the Research and Development Center at Owens-Illinois in Toledo, Ohio. As Superintendent /Engineer of a silica and milling operation in Illinois, Ken was instrumental in developing . . .
Alex Kowalski is CEO and owner of Performance Welding. Performance is an OEM contract manufacturer of metal assemblies based in Little Chute, WI. He acquired the distressed company in September of 2012 and brought in professional management for the turnaround. The company was profitable the very first year and has grown revenue organically 341% since he acquired it. . . .
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.