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Greg Evans (BS '69)

Fifty years. Wow. Looking in my life’s rear view mirror, among the numbers that determined its course since 1969 — the number of my wives (1), the number of my full-time employers (2), and the number of my children (3) — none looms larger than my draft lottery number (44). Like others in our class, my response to an unwelcome invitation from our government to serve in Vietnam set my life on a different course from the one I had in mind upon graduation.

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John Cummings (BS '69)

Dr. John Cummings received his BS (1969), MS (1970), and PhD (1973) degrees from Caltech. His PhD research involved the development of a cryogenic shock tube and the study of strong shock waves in gaseous and liquid helium. His advisor was Prof. Hans W. Liepmann – who became his life-long friend. Dr. Cummings married Ellen Curtin in 1968.  John and Ellen have two grown sons and eight grandchildren.  They split their time between Colorado and Washington where they are involved in church and volunteer activities.

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