Brie Van Dam:
Deep in Alaska, she endures – and even relishes – harsh conditions to research global warming
Virginia Smart Road:
In the countryside near Virginia Tech, a cutting-edge highway serves as a testing ground for vehicle technology.
First, he makes his mark developing high-speed electronic connectors, then he becomes a sustainable developer. Oh, and he also started a company to commercialize thin-film solar photovoltaics. He's busy.
Published by Tom Gibson, P.E. Green Building Engineer and Technology Writer, Progressive Engineer is an online magazine and information source covering all disciplines of engineering in the continental United States. Our in-depth profiles and features portray engineers in an easy-to-read, personal editorial style and promote sustainability in the profession. We show the fun in engineering and the cool jobs engineers have, all while saving trees!