In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
In his engineering career, Robert Higgs has earned patents for the processes used to make everything from the heat shields on the Space Shuttle to the impact-resistant plastic covering car headlights to the Fig Newton.
Vasiliki ‘Vicki’ Keramida isn’t big on multitasking. A nationally recognized environmental engineering expert, she believes the only way to find innovative solutions to a Big Problem is to give it your undivided attention.