University of Nebraska College of Engineering & Technology Alumni Magazine
Fall 2001

Features
In a State of Flux
Dave Billesbach’s portable instrumentation may lead to improvements in the general circulation models used for global climate research and prediction.
Model Behavior
Modeling work by NU engineers may help solve problems of adequate dissolved oxygen levels in Lake Ogallala that threaten the lake’s rainbow trout population.
Going the Distance
From Oxford to the University of Wollongong, students are adding a global perspective to their engineering program.
Top 20 Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
A remarkable century of technological progress has revolutionized the way people live, work, play and travel. This is the third in our series of articles on the National Academy of Engineering’s “Top 20” list of greatest engineering achievements.

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Contributing Writers: David Fitzgibbon, Gail Ogden, Steve Ress

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