Alan ’72 and Joan Henricks


“MIT was a really humbling expertise for me,” says Alan Henricks, one of many first era in his Midwestern household to attend faculty. “However on the finish of 4 years, it additionally gave me self-confidence to go ahead on this planet.”

Doc Edgerton’s legacy. Alan, who went on to a profitable profession of management roles at a number of know-how firms, and his spouse, Joan, enthusiastically help the MIT Edgerton Heart, based in 1992 to honor the late Harold “Doc” Edgerton, SM ’27, ScD ’31, the inventor, entrepreneur, and beloved MIT professor. When Alan was an undergraduate campus tour information, his favourite cease was Edgerton’s Strobe Lab, the place he typically encountered the supposedly retired professor helping undergraduates with initiatives. The Edgerton Heart, Alan says, combines mens and manus, offering a invaluable maker area for college students. 


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