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Susan Trahan

'87

Susan graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1987. In 1994 she received a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Susan began her career as a Quality Engineer in Precision Weapons Development at Alliance Techsystems/Honeywell. In 1991 she began working for SCIMED, which later became . . .

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Sheryl Sorby

'91, '85

Sheryl came to MTU in the late 1970’s and decided to make the Copper Country her home. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from MTU in 1982. She remained at Tech, earning her Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics in 1985 and her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering- Engineering Mechanics in 1991. Sheryl has been teaching at MTU since 1984, and in 1996 she became a associate professor in civil . . .

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Elzbieta Berak

'81, '85

In 1978 Elzbieta graduated from Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering. While at Michigan Tech, she earned two degrees – a master’s in Civil Engineering in 1981 and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics in 1985. Elzbieta is the first woman in Michigan Tech’s history who has obtained a PhD in Engineering. After graduation from . . .

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Anthony Raimondo

'62

Anthony F. Raimondo (Tony) earned his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1962 and an MBA from the University of Rochester in 1972.   Tony originally started in civil engineering but after noticing that mechanical engineering had more companies interviewing on campus, he switched to mechanical engineering

Daniel Rivard

'59

One of the most recognizable mottos in the world was coined not by a copywriter but by an engineer. Ford Motor Company's "Quality Is Job One" was a slogan and a corporate touchstone for seventeen years, practically forever in the short-attention-span world of marketing. It originated with one man's obsession with making everything better.

James Stone

'40

Jim Stone earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, with honor, from Michigan Tech in 1940 and made his career with the General Foods Corporation. He later attended the Advanced Management Training Program of the Harvard Graduate Business School. He started as a student engineer in the Post Division, Battle Creek. In 1960, he began work in Jell-O operations and in the Post division where he rose through various positions . . .

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