Two ME-EM alumni received Michigan Tech alumni awards during the August 2009 reunion. John Calder (BSME ’67) received the 2009 Outstanding Service Alumni Award and Michelle Boven (BSME ’99) received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.
PARTsolution was featured in the article “Find a Part” in the August 24th edition of Aviation Week.com in respect to PARTsolution’s multiyear agreement with Boeing for software and services for their 3D catalog management. Timothy Thomas (BSME ’81) is CEO of PARTsolution.
Donald Boldt (BSME ’58) has been named to the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2009. Don played football at Tech from 1954-57, having been named both a most valuable player and the top defensive player during his playing time. He stayed on for one year as assistant coach after graduation.
Michigan Tech, AVL and ESD to Provide Free Training for MI’s Auto Engineers
Classes Start September 3 -December 10, 2009
ESD Headquarters, Southfield
Thursdays, 5 – 8 p.m.
Michigan Technological University, AVL and The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) are reaching out to help Michigan’s automotive engineers prepare for the industry’s movement into sustainable hybrid vehicle technology. A semester-long course, Advanced Propulsion for Hybrid Vehicles with Concentration in Battery Engineering , will be offered tuition-free to 100 students this fall.
Chris Klaes (BSME ’91) has been named to the 2009 class of the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame. He participated in track and cross country from 1987 to 1990 and is one of the most decorated runners in Michigan Tech history. He still holds the university record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and was named the GLIAC outdoor track MVP in 1990. He was also a GLIAC indoor champion.