Women of Mechanical Engineering

Presidential Council of Alumnae (PCA)

ME-EM Members

The PCA recognizes successful Michigan Tech women graduates for their educational excellence, past student service, professional accomplishments, and community contributions.

Featured Alumnae

Kathleen Grisdela

Kathleen Grisdela '84

Kathy received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Tech in 1984. After graduation she went to work for General Motors Corporation as a Reliability Engineer at the Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant. Four years after leaving GM and accepting a Quality Engineer position with Kelsey-Hayes- a Tier 1 supplier of anti lock braking systems. During her years with Kelsey-Hayes she was promoted to Area Manager and Operations Manager, and then to Plant Manager at their plant in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kathy . . .