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McMurry Physics Alumni


Note to Alumni: Our students would like to know what they might do with a physics degree from McMurry. Please let us know what types of jobs you have had. You might also consider contributing to the education of current students by giving a talk in our series "What did I do with my physics degree?" and/or via the Science and Math Advisory Board

Note to Others: The graduates with email links have agreed to offer advice and opinions regarding life-after-McMurry.

Please also see our Student Page for the Alumni-to-be.

Sorted alphabetically by year of Graduation

  
          
Name:  Grad
Date
Post-McM Adventures: Latest
Update
 
Benjamin Sherwood   05/13  08/13 
Alistair Adams   12/12US Air Force  02/13 
 Jared Land  12/12    12/12  
Daniel Zipprian   5/12  works with sensors for pipe testing for a pipeline company in Houston area    10/13   
Sheharyar Khan   12/11      5/12   
Jeremiah Land   12/11 Computer Network Specialist, New Mexico     7/12   
Michael Herriage  
5/11 Physics Teacher, Quinlan Independent School District, Quinlan TX    7/12  
Tylar Murray   
5/11 University of South Florida Graduate School in Electrical Engineering    9/11   
Jeanette Schofield  5/11  Administrative Assistant for Lauren Engineers, Abilene TX   9/11  
Aaron Ward   
5/11  South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Graduate School in Atmospheric Science   7/12   
Austin Wegner   
5/11  Math Teacher, Midland Independent School District, Midland TX     10/13   
 Todd Neer  
5/10 Project Coordinator at Whataburger, San Antonio   3/13  
David Upshaw
 12/08 Manufacturing Engineer at Schlumberger
[MS in Mechanical Engineering from
Texas Tech University]
  9/11  
Dustin Brown  
5/08 Electrical Engineer II for CoServ Electric in Corinth, TX   1/11  
Kendra McBride Hanfeld  
5/08 graduated from Texas Tech University, Civil Engineering   3/10  
Tyler McCracken  
5/08
New Mexico Tech University Graduate School in Astrophysics,
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Yale University
** Alumni-Lecture 10/26/2012 **
  05/13  
Aaron Ramos  
5/08 US Army, stationed in Kentucky
  6/10  
Rusty Stogsdill  5/08
  5/08  
Geoff Colburn  12/07 Graduate  School, Texas State University, San Marcos
  2/08  
Karen Brown  5/07
  8/07  
Chris Cumby  
5/07 works for ND White Engineering
[MS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University]
  2/10  
Adam Davidson  
5/07 works for Oil Company in Midland
[MS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University]
  /10  
John Garza  
5/07 Product Development Engineer, AMD, Austin TX   7/12  
Joseph Glover  
5/07 Linux Engineer at RealPage
[MS in Geospacial Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas]
  8/07  
Kirk McGinty  
5/07 works for Pinnacle Inc, Houston TX   9/07  
James Walsh  5/07 Perdue University Graduate school in biophysics   9/07  
Michael Foret  
5/06 works in San Antonio
[MS in Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio]
  7/12  
Chad Mikulec  
5/06 [MS in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University]
  5/06  
Tim Renner  
5/06 [Ph.D in theoretical physics, Baylor University]   5/11  
Bonnie Schneider  
5/06 Science Teacher, Cabrini High School, New Orleans LA   7/12  
Jed Taylor  

5/06 works in Abilene
[MS in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University]
  7/12  
Tony Williams  5/05 Texas Tech Physics Graduate School   5/05  
Ryan Henderson  5/04 Texas Tech Physics Graduate School   5/05  
Steve Slampa  5/03* Process Engineer, Thin Film Metrology Intel Corp., Qiryat Gat, Israel until summer 2010.
[
MS TTU]
  9/9/08  
Carlton Thomas  12/02 works in Dallas   4/06  
Dennis Conner  5/02  Physics Graduate Program at University of Arizona, Tucson   1/04  
Weldon Bailey  5/01  Software Developer for Innovative Signal Analysis
[MS Rice Univ]
** Alumni-Lecture 11/11/05 **
  11/05  
Randall Hollas  5/01  High School Teacher (has done science and math) and Coach   7/5/02  
Jill Bowden  

12/00  Medical Claims Rep Progressive Insurance Co, Abilene, TX
** Alumni-Lecture 11/2/04 **
  11/04  
Jason Mosley  5/99  Intership at AMD through Texas Tech Graduate Program   12/01  
Clayton Stevenson  

5/99  works in the DLP group at Texas Instruments.
[MS in Semiconductor Products Engineering from TTU]
  9/02  
Court Allen Arning  12/98  works for Texas Instruments
[MS in Semiconductor Products Engineering from TTU]
** Alumni-Lecture 12/7/01 **
  12/01  
Brian Lee Maddox  5/98  3/2 program transfer (5/1994)
Graduated via Tex Tech (5/1998)
  3/00  
Mario Pavlovic  

5/97  works for Boeing in the antennae division.
[MS in EE from Kansas]
  3/01  
David Adamson 
 
1989  Retired from high school math and science teaching, Palinview TX    7/12   
Richard Nason 
 
1983
Partner at RSD Solutions, Associate Professor of Finance at Dalhousie University, Halifax Canada
[MS in Physics from University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D in Finance from University of Western Ontario]
**Alumni-Lecture 10/2011**
   7/12  
 Chuck Bell
 
1978  Physics Teacher, Mindland TX    7/12   
 Danny Reynolds
 
1976  Owner of Reynolds Manufacturing Corporation, Abilene TX    7/12   
David Grider
 
1975
works on SiC Power Device technology at Cree, Inc. [Ph.D]
  3/06
 
Tom Helm
 
1973
retired
former Senior Process Engineer for JSI-Microelectronics, a subcontractor to DMEA.
** Alumni-Lecture 10/3/13 **
  10/13
 
Adrian (A.K.) King
 
1972
Passed away

 
Melvin Griffin 
 
1972   visited for 50th Physics Department Anniversary   7/12   
David Hammond
 
1972
Medical Physicist, Edwards Cancer Center
** Alumni-Lecture 2/25/05 **
** Tour Host (Moncrief Cancer Center) 4/05 **
  9/05
 
Glenn Light
 1972
Southwest Research Institute
** Alumni-Lecture 10/2011 **
  7/12
 
Dick Richardson
 
1971
Senior Staff Aeronautical Engineer, F-16 Flight Test Modifications, Flight Test Engineering Operations, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Ft Worth TX
** Tour Host (Lockheed-Martin) **
  7/12
 
Larry Conlee
 
1971
retired
former Chief Operating Officer of Engineering and Manufacturing at Research in Motion
  10/13
 
Flavio Veiga
 

1970
Presidente do Circulo Dos Profissionais De Vandas and Sales and Marketing VP for Profiles Basil, the Portuguese version of Profiles International, Inc. 
  7/12
 
Bill LeBus
 

1967
EBAY Obi-Wan Kenobi
  2004


 
David Miller
 
1967
Supply Officer, USN Retired
Aviation Business
  3/13


 
Roger Ward
 

1967
retired President of Quartzdyne, Inc.
** Alumni-Lecture 10/13/05 **
  10/13
 
 Bob Seago
 
1963 

retired engineer from “Bell Helicopter”

Professional Photography by Bob Seago, Creede CO, visited for 50th Physics Department Anniversary
  10/13 
 
Canon Bradley
 
1962


  semi-      annual       contact
 
Jerald Lee
 
1961
retired from DuPont - Engineering Physics Group
[Ph.D. Ohio University]
passed away 08/16/2013
 
Van E. Neie 
 
 1961 Retired    7/12  
Charles Curb
 
1960
Owner/Operator Paradise Regain'd Antiques; Writer; Speaker
** Alumni-Lecture 03/2012 **
  7/12
 
Girvin Harkins
 
1960
retired from Hewlett-Packard, McMurry Trustee
[Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1964]
McMurry Distiguished Alumnus
  9/07
 
 Gerald Smith
 
1960 
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Richland College, visited for 50th Physics Department Anniversary
  6/13 
 
          
Graduates we haven't heard from...
 
2000
 
Jeniffer  Hebert
 1997
 
William McGinnis 
1995
 
Randall Farmer, John Hurt 
1977
Kerry Hibbits
1974
David Cooke, Robert Polvado
1973
John Cole , James Pinson
1972
Lynn Caton
1971
Rodney Heathcott
1970
Dick Ang, William Goosby, James Stevens
1967
Tommy Cook
1966
Truett Austin
1965
Charles N. Adams, Jerry Ivey, Richard Sherrill
1964
Tom Howle, Gerald Montgomery
1963
Jerry Leach, Kelley Scott
1962
Charles A. Adams
1961
James Dennis, Levere Wilson
1960
Jack Barnes, David Neil Warner Jr.
 
 Recent Graduates with a Minor in Physics
 
 
Mike Luvaul 5/11 Engineering, US Navy 7/12
Grayson Lee 2008
7/12
Dean Webber 5/06 Teaching Music 9/07
Timothy Rackler 5/04 Naval boot camp - technical training on submarines 1/12/05
Thomas Grimstad 5/05 Teaches high school physics at Birdville High School in North Richland Hills, TX 8/06
Jacob Taylor 5/02 Teaching High School Math and Physics in Virginia 7/06
Kirk McVey 5/99 Developmental Math Tutor, College of the Mainland 1/18/05
Sarah (Martin) Meyer 5/98 Works on mathematical modelling of engineering problems at Applied Research Associates 12/18/02
Shelley Wells 5/96 Instructor for Mission Management Operators for the Space Based Infrared Satellite program, a missile defense project at Lockheed Martin 7/25/05
 
 

Please email Dr. Keith with news and updates of your success.  

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