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Slideshow: Meet 11 Finalists in Our Rising Engineering Stars Contest

Assistant professor, Arizona State University
Kevin Bair, an ASU graduate student, was working with Santos developing multiple anthropomorphic robotic hands in early 2011. Things were progressing on this sophisticated project when Bair died in a kaya

Design News -- in partnership with Mouser Electronics -- set out to find the most innovative and influential design engineers. The response was overwhelming. Readers sent us lots of stories of engineers who are creating new trends, making significant impacts on the industry, and creating products that are improving and changing lives.

Click on the image below to read about 11 of our finalists.

Read about our winner, TI engineer Punya Prakash, here. And be sure to check back tomorrow, when we will profile the remaining finalists in our Rising Engineering Stars Contest.

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