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Alumni Profiles - Engineering Physics - Don Daavettila

Ramakrishnan Bashyam

Ph.D. Michigan Technological University, 1996
Applied Physics
"Growth and Characterization of Diamond Films Fabricated Using Hot Filament Chemical Vapor Deposition"
Sr. Process Engineer, MEMC SW

Brent R. Boyce

Ph.D. The Ohio State University, 2000
"Carrier Doping Studies of Pure and Ni Substituted YBCO Thin Films"
B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1992
Lucent Labs, Allentown PA

David Delene

Ph.D. University of Wyoming, 1998
"Vertical Profiles of Cloud Condensation Nuclei at Midcontinental Sites Through the Development and Use of a Balloon-borne Instrument"
M.S. Michigan Technological University, 1995
B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1993
Department of Atmospheric Science
University of North Dakota

Ned M. Endres

M.S. Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University 1983
B.S. Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University 1980
Northern Region Machinery Diagnostics Services Technical Leader
GE Infrastructure / GE Energy - Bently Nevada LLC
64 Circle Freeway Drive Springdale OH, 45246
I have been active in the field of vibration and rotordynamics for over 22 years.

Robert A. Farsky

B.S. Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1965

Fred Floodstrand

B.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1962
Ph.D., WNSU, 1972
Emeritus Professor
Became a Baha'i in 1976

Thomas J. Freeman

Current position: retired
B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1966
Address: 1322 Tanglewood Drive, North Wales, PA 19454

Anthony Hegg

Physics and Math BS 2008
Current Position/ Employer: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Physics PhD Student
Address: 1903 Melrose Dr, Apt C Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 218-370-9173

Xiaoyue (Phillip) Huang

R&D Staff Engineer, Seagate Technology (Bloomington, MN)
Ph.D. Engineering Physics, Michigan Technological University, 2007
"Dimensional effects on the magnetic domains in planar magnetophotonic crystal waveguides"
xiahuang 'at'

Joe Jenney

B.S. Engineering Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1960
P.O. Box 351, Harrisville, MI 48740
Author of a self-training manual for those aspiring to senior management positions—"The Manager's Guide for Effective Leadership"

Walter (and Margaret) Kauppila

Professor of Physics, Wayne State University
My research activity at Wayne State involves experimental investigations of positron scattering by atoms and molecules, and positronium formation and destruction.
B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1964

Manish D. Kulkarni

Sr. Scientist, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc
Dublin, CA
Interests: signal & image processing, medical imaging, optics, remote sensing, meteorology, theoretical physics, applied mathematics
M.S. Michigan Technological University, 1995
"Signal Processing of Random Phasors: Remote Sensing Applications"
2748 Moet Lane
San Ramon, CA 94582
Phone: 925-833-9790

Mike Larsen

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Physical Science
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Ph.D. Physics, Michigan Tech 2006
B.Sc. Physics, Michigan Tech 2001

Heather J. Lewandowski

Ph.D. Physics, University of Colorado, 2002
M.S. Physics, University of Colorado, 2001
B.S. Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1997
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado
Associate Fellow, JILA

David J. Lucas

Ph.D. Michigan Technological University, 1986
Metallurgical Engineering - Physics Option
Advisor: Don Beck
"The Electronic Structure of Nitromethane (CH3NO2)"
M.S. Michigan Technological University, 1978
Professor of Physics/Dept. Head
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855
Also run the premedical/predental program at NMU, a well-structured, highly respected program which provides excellent medically related opportunities for our students through close interactions with Marquette General Hospital and the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. In addition, we have close ties to the Wayne State University School of Medicine as well as Central Michigan University's Physician Assistant Program.

Robert C. Mania Jr.

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1974
M.S. 1976
Professor of Physics
Kentucky State University
1108 Ravencrest
Frankfurt, KY 40601

Wilfred (Bill) Mead

Staff Engineer
Ethicon Endo-Surgery
4545 Creek Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Applied Physics, Michigan Tech 1979
Phone: 513-337-8625

Matt Merlo

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 2006
161 Cypress Brook Circle
Apt # 1206
Melbourne, FL 32901
Grad Student - Florida Tech

Daniel Nezich

B.S. Michigan Technological University, 2003
Graduate Student, MIT, Studying for PhD Physics

David Wymer O'Neill P.E., P.C.

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1958
Engineering Physics
745 Pointe Drive
Port Huron, MI 48060-4465, USA

James C. Pulsipher

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1974
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Retiring Aug. 2007!

Mary Repar

B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1975
Applied Physics
2003 - Retired as major from U. S. Air Force Reserves; putting together a project to export silos/dryer to Croatia and setting up a business there to help independent farmers with storage & drying facilities. I am also involved in local politics and environmental issues. I'm a tree hugger! Go GAIA!!

Ankita Roy

Associate, Goldman Sachs, New York City, 2007
Ph.D: Physics, Clemson University, 2007
(Thesis: Detection & Estimation Techniques in Hyperspectral Imaging with applications in Ophthalmologic Imaging)
M.S: Physics, Michigan Tech 2006

Mike Ten Eyck

M.S. Nuclear Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1966
B.S. Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1964
1271 Londonderry Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
H (208) 529-0221 Cell (208) 589-4660

Les Tolkkinen

Software Engineer ADI
Physics '95, Computer Science '99, WSU
1724 Hillrose Pl., Fairborn, OH 45324

Steve Tomsovic

Ph.D. Physics, University of Rochester, 1987
B.S. Michigan Technological University, 1980
Professor and Chair, Physics
Washington State University

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