Alumni

Gordon L. Carpenter

Posted by on September 13, 2010

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force, retired.

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The Riess Family: Building a pipeline to S&T

Posted by on June 10, 2010

College wasn’t on Rob Riess Sr.’s radar after high school, not until his older brother challenged him to give it a try. He attended community college for two years, did well, and decided to complete his degree at Rolla – a decision that led to an outstanding career in the energy transportation field.

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Dean Lindstrom: He’ll turn the lights off for ya

Posted by on March 9, 2010

Dean Lindstrom, EE’79, has seen the world and is ready to help cut its energy bills.

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Kent Lynn: international service learning

Posted by on March 9, 2010

A good salesman knows that the keys to a successful sale are trust and responsiveness. Kent Lynn, CE’85, is one of those salesmen.

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Matt Coco: friends, family, food

Posted by on November 23, 2009

Matt Coco, CE’66, knows a lot about transformations. It’s something that he learned as a young child in his grandmother’s kitchen by watching his diminutive grandmother take four simple ingredients (flour, yeast, water and salt), knead them together and transform the dough into a delicious bread.

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Jerry Bayless: A Miner through and through

Posted by on September 16, 2009

Jerry Bayless, CE’59, MS CE’62, will probably never know just how much of an impact he has made on the lives of his students. It is not because of his administrative duties as department chair; it is not the numerous awards he has received from professional societies; it is not the many department committees he […]

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Class of 1942

Posted by on September 15, 2009

Six years before their Golden Alumni Reunion, a dozen members of the Class of 1942 started kicking around the idea about doing “something big” for their upcoming 50th anniversary in 1992.

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Young Liu: Learning from Leu

Posted by on June 9, 2009

In 1988, Young Liu came to the United States with $89 in his pocket and met the man who would change the course of his life: Ming Leu.

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Ted Waldbart: A HERO for Haitians

Posted by on June 9, 2009

Ted Waldbart’s background isn’t in nonprofits. It’s in solving problems and managing projects for large American corporations like Coca Cola and Phillips Petroleum.

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Patrick Owen: Engineering adventure

Posted by on March 12, 2009

Patrick Owen, CE’77, has spent the better part of the last 15 years in a theme park. It sounds like he’s competing for an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, but he’s not. It’s all part of his job. Owen is vice president of design and engineering at SeaWorld in San Diego.

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