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Summer 2011 - Engineering Impact

Alumnus celebrated for contributions to engineering and diversity
Arthur J. Bond (BSEE ’66, MSEE ’68 and PhD ’74) has never let what is unpopular or inconvenient stop him. And today, a building named for him stands as a testament to all he has achieved.
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Developing globally competent engineering researchers
Spurred by President Obama’s “100,000 Strong” initiative, an engineering education professor researches how best to engage American students in research activities of their own, in China.
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A transportation engineer’s quest to improve global planning
Some years ago, Kumares Sinha found himself in a remote corner of Bangladesh contemplating the challenge of building roads in areas with alluvial soils and abundant rivers prone to frequent flooding.
ChangeTheWorld @PurdueEngineering
Rocket man: One man’s passion for propulsion
For David Reese it is rocket science. And it’s really not that hard — relatively speaking. Now a master’s student in aeronautics and astronautics, he built his first rocket at science camp when he was only 7.
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