The application deadline for Industry Scholarships is January 15, 2024
Alan “Mike” Plaisted passed away on April 26, 2019, not long after celebrating his 90th birthday. Mike grew up on the University of Maine campus in Orono, graduating in 1951 with a degree in Engineering. He started his career with GTE Sylvania, specializing in new ventures and left after 20+ years to establish ULVAC North America in Kennebunk, Maine. He later founded his own company, Soleras LTD, in Biddeford, Maine, specializing in the vacuum/thin film industry.
Mike served as President of the SVC and supported the TechCon for many years. We are honored that Mike listed the SVC Foundation for donations in his name, to establish the Mike Plaisted Memorial Scholarship.