At current rates of progress, it will take more than 150 years before a baby born in Africa has the same chance of survival as one born in the United States, but an international team of global health experts has mapped out a plan to do it in 10 years.
Mark D. Dankberg, a Rice University graduate and co-founder, chairman and CEO of ViaSat Inc., a leading satellite communications firm, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his “contributions to broadband Internet communications via satellite.”
Donaldo Almazan and Isaac Phillips are the winners of this year’s Phil Layton Scholarships, given annually to engineering students who have made significant contributions to their engineering studies and to the visual or performing arts.
When Michael Devine spent a day at St. Arnold Brewing Company in Houston, he knew the experience would be useful. What he didn’t know was how his experience would contribute to his perspective on his engineering studies.