27 Notable alumni of
Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University is 1689th in the world, 589th in North America, and 554th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 27 notable alumni from Michigan Technological University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Roxane Gay

    Roxane Gay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    writeressayistjournalistnovelistScrabble player
    Biography

    Roxane Gay is an American writer, professor, editor, and social commentator. Gay is the author of The New York Times best-selling essay collection Bad Feminist (2014), as well as the short story collection Ayiti (2011), the novel An Untamed State (2014), the short story collection Difficult Women (2017), and the memoir Hunger (2017).

  2. John Scott

    John Scott
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    John Howard Scott is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman/winger. A professional player for nearly 10 seasons, Scott saw National Hockey League action with the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Montreal Canadiens. Scott was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. He graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2006.

  3. Tony Esposito

    Tony Esposito
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1943-2021 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playerdesigner
    Biography

    Anthony James "Tony O" Esposito was a Canadian-American professional ice hockey goaltender, who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), 15 of those for the Chicago Black Hawks. He was one of the pioneers of the now popular butterfly style. Tony was the younger brother of Phil Esposito, a centre. Both brothers had notable careers and are enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Esposito's jersey number 35 was retired by the Blackhawks in 1988.

  4. Melvin Calvin

    Melvin Calvin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1911-1997 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    chemistbiochemistuniversity teacherbiologistengineer
    Biography

    Melvin Ellis Calvin was an American biochemist known for discovering the Calvin cycle along with Andrew Benson and James Bassham, for which he was awarded the 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He spent most of his five-decade career at the University of California, Berkeley.

  5. Jujhar Khaira

    Jujhar Khaira
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jujhar Khaira is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  6. Baijayant Panda

    Baijayant Panda
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Baijayant "Jay" Panda is an Indian politician. He is the national vice president and spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was a Member of Parliament in the 15th and 16th Lok Sabha from Kendrapara. He was also a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha for two terms from 2000 to 2009.

  7. Jarkko Ruutu

    Jarkko Ruutu
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jarkko Samuli Ruutu; born August 23, 1975) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Ducks. He is currently serving as a European development coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

  8. Kanwal Rekhi

    Kanwal Rekhi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Kanwal Singh Rekhi is an Indian-American businessperson. He is credited as the first Indian-American Founder and CEO to take a venture-backed company public on the NASDAQ.

  9. Chris Conner

    Chris Conner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Christopher Ryan Conner is an American professional ice hockey winger. He is currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL).

  10. Tanner Kero

    Tanner Kero
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Tanner James Kero is an American professional ice hockey player for the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  11. Andy Sutton

    Andy Sutton
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Andrew Cameron Sutton is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He has previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild, Atlanta Thrashers, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Ducks in a 14-year career.

  12. Donald Shell

    Donald Shell
    Years
    1924-2015 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Donald L. Shell was an American computer scientist who designed the Shellsort sorting algorithm. He acquired his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Cincinnati in 1959, and published the Shellsort algorithm in the Communications of the ACM in July that same year.

  13. David Edwards

    David Edwards
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    biomedical engineerchemist
    Biography

    David A. Edwards is an American biomedical engineer, and the founder of Sensory Cloud. He was the Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering at Harvard University.

  14. Alexander King Sample

    Alexander King Sample
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Alexander King Sample is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He has been serving as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon since 2013. Sample previously served as bishop of the Diocese of Marquette in Michigan from 2005 to 2013.

  15. Steve Jensen

    Steve Jensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Steven Allan Jensen is a former professional ice hockey player and owner and director of Heartland Hockey Camps. Jensen was an offensive player who appeared in 438 games in the National Hockey League from 1976–82. For the past 27 years, Jensen has served as founding owner and director of the Heartland Hockey Camp located in Deerwood, Minnesota and is now a full-time teaching professional with more than 30 years of instruction experience, including 12 years of experience playing International and NHL hockey, five U.S. National Teams, and the 1976 Canada Cup.

  16. Howard Burnham

    Howard Burnham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1870-1917 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    explorerengineermining engineerspy
    Biography

    Mather Howard Burnham, was an American who went by the name of Howard; his brother was the celebrated scout Frederick Russell Burnham. He traveled the world, frequently worked as a mining engineer and, during World War I, he became an intelligence officer and spy for the government of France. He had a wooden leg which he used to conceal tools for spying when he was behind enemy lines.

  17. Jack Real

    Jack Real
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-2005 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineer
    Biography

    Jack G. Real was an aerospace pioneer and Howard Hughes confidant.

  18. Joel L'Esperance

    Joel L'Esperance
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Joel David L'Esperance is an American professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing for the Texas Stars in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  19. Jet Lowe

    Jet Lowe
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in Michigan Technological University
    1997-2001 graduated with Master of Science in archaeology
    Occupations
    photographerarchitectural photographer
    Biography

    John T. "Jet" Lowe is an American photographer. He is one of the photographers employed by the U.S. National Park Service on the Historic American Buildings Survey and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) projects, and was the supervisor of engineering photography for HAER until his retirement in July 2013. His book, Industrial Eye: Photographs by Jet Lowe from the Historic American Engineering Record was published in 1986 by the Preservation Press.

  20. Teo A. Babun

    Teo A. Babun
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    military historian
    Biography

    Teo A. Babun is a Cuban-American businessman and evangelical philanthropist. He is the founder of BG Consultants and Cuba-Caribbean Development Co. and also the head of Outreach Aid to the Americas and AmericasRelief.

  21. Leonard C. Ward

    Leonard C. Ward
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2001 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Brigadier General Leonard C. Ward was a United States Army officer who served as Chief of the Army Division (now Director of the Army National Guard) at the National Guard Bureau.

  22. R. E. Robertson

    R. E. Robertson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1885-1961 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Ralph Elliott Robertson, more commonly known as R. E. "Bob" Robertson, was an American lawyer and politician from the territory and state of Alaska. He was a member of the Republican Party.

  23. Harry Marshall Erskine Evans

    Harry Marshall Erskine Evans
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1876-1973 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    explorer
    Biography

    Henry Marshall Erskine Evans was a politician in Alberta, Canada, and a mayor of Edmonton.

  24. Heather Lewandowski

    Heather Lewandowski
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Heather Lewandowski is a Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder. She looks to understand the quantum mechanical processes in making chemical bonds. She uses time-varying inhomogeneous electric fields to achieve supersonic cooling. She also studies how students learn experimental skills in instructional physics labs and help to improve student learning in these environments. She is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

  25. Karl James Jalkanen

    Karl James Jalkanen
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    chemistbiologist
    Biography

    Karl James Jalkanen, FRSC,, is a Research Scientist in Molecular Biophysics. He is currently a Research Scientist at the Gilead Sciences new La Verne, California manufacturing facility in the Department of Technical Services.

  26. Paul D. Rogers

    Paul D. Rogers
    Enrolled in Michigan Technological University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in mechanical engineering
    Occupations
    mechanical engineermilitary officer
    Biography

    Paul D. Rogers Jr. is a major general in the Michigan Army National Guard. He is currently serving as the 34th adjutant general of the Michigan National Guard. He has been in this role since January of 2019.

  27. George H. Garrey

    George H. Garrey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1875-1957 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    mining engineergeological engineer
    Biography

    George Henry Garrey was an American mining geologist and engineer.