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Terry Ishihara ’49—“You can’t be happy and bitter”
Spring 2015

Terry Ishihara went from a teen in a WWII internment camp to a mechanical engineering degree at Washington State College and a successful career.

Categories: Alumni, Engineering
Tags: Japanese-Americans, Internment camps, World War II, Mechanical engineering

Dan Rottler ’92—Atop towers of power
Winter 2013

Plant manager Dan Rottler wrangles windmills more than 200 feet high with 20-ton boxes of gears in his work for Puget Sound Energy.

Categories: Alumni, Engineering
Tags: Wind, Windmills, Mechanical engineering

Fall 2004
Military adopts ISR technology in aircraft, ground vehiclesFor reliability, advanced electronics need to be maintained at a stable temperature. This isn't always possible in extreme military conditions. Isothermal Systems Research (ISR) has found o...
Categories: Engineering, Alumni
Tags: Mechanical engineering

Tiny Motors
Summer 2003
The Palouse Piezoelectric Power (P3) engine is three millimeters wide, three millimeters long, and 100 microns thick, making it the world's smallest engine. Just over 6,447 engines placed side by side would cover a page of this magazine, and each ...
Categories: Engineering
Tags: Energy, Mechanical engineering