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Darel Hodgson

Darel Hodgson

'63

Darel Hodgson is a recognized authority and innovator in the materials science of shape memory alloys for medical devices. He is currently President of Nitinol Technology Inc. (Mountain View, CA), and former President and Chief Technical Officer for Shape Memory Applications (SMA) of Santa Clara, CA prior to its sale to and acquisition by Johnson Matthey. Prior to SMA, Darel . . .

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James Graham

James Graham

'70

Jim Graham, a resident of Centennial, Colorado, is a 1970 graduate of Michigan Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Jim began his career as process engineer for Texas Gulf in Moab, Utah. In 1973, he moved to the coal fields of West Virginia for Zapata Corporation and through a series of promotions moved to Lexington, Kentucky as Vice President . . .

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James Graham

James Graham

'70

Jim Graham, a resident of Centennial, Colorado, is a 1970 graduate of Michigan Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Jim began his career as process engineer for Texas Gulf in Moab, Utah. In 1973, he moved to the coal fields of West Virginia for Zapata Corporation and through a series of promotions moved to Lexington, Kentucky as Vice President . . .