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16 - Engineering with a Mission: The first 100 years. 2012 marks the School of Engineering's centennial. Now look forward-at how the work of some engineers at Santa Clara illuminates what's ahead. 18 - We, robots By John Deever. Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit. 20 - Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla By Jeff Gire. Tackling big problems- like attracting more women to engineering and transferring mountains of data through the air. 22 - Deluge and drought By Erica Klarreich. Lessons in how to wedge more data into less space-and build a smarter energy grid. 24 - Building biomedical tests By Melissae Fellet. Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain. 26 - The long view By Justin Gerdes. Construction and design: Make it safer, stronger, and do it all sustainably. 28 - Drago's gold By Sam Scott '96. From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon. 30 - Wings By Paul Totah '79. For a century, John J. Montgomery has been given short shrift when it comes to his role as an aviation pioneer. It's time to set things right. 32 - Can you stand the heat? By Steven Boyd Saum. To design a heat shield that could get the Curiosity rover through the atmosphere of Mars, NASA turned to a team headed by Robin Beck '77. 34 - The million-dollar Leavey Challenge By Jeff Gire. SCU can receive a major grant- but needs gifts from 9,000 undergraduate alumni to make it happen.

Publication Date

Fall 2012

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Santa Clara University,

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Santa Clara University, Periodicals. Universities and colleges, California, Santa Clara, Periodicals.

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Business | Education | Engineering | Law | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

 
 

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