2016 Honorees

Ten graduates were honored as Missouri S&T 2016 Alumni of Influence during a special event at Hasselmann Alumni House on Nov. 5 (learn more). Our Alumni of Influence are celebrated for their lasting contributions to our university and the wider world. Congratulations to our 2016 honorees:

Joe Ballard, MS EMgt’72

A retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and CEO of the Ravens Group Inc.

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Bob Brackbill, MinE'42

An oil industry leader recognized for his contributions to offshore exploration, in particular the discovery of gas reserves in Thailand.

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Bob Brinkmann, CE'71

Founder and CEO of Brinkmann Constructors.

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Matt Coco, CE'66

Retired vice president of Alberici Corp.’s building division.

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Roger Dorf, ME'65

Retired general manager and vice president of the Broadband Wireless Group for Cisco Systems.

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Bipin Doshi, ChE'62, MS ChE'63

President and CEO of Schafer Industries.

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Don Gunther, CE'60

Retired vice chairman and director of the Bechtel Group.

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Sandra Magnus, Phys’86, MS EE’90

Executive director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a former NASA astronaut.

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Dick Vitek, MS Chem’58

Founder and retired CEO of Fotodyne Inc.

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Roy Wilkens, EE’66

Retired CEO of WilTel and McLeodUSA, and chairman and co-founder of Adaption Technologies.

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