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Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.09, No.3 (Autumn 1974): Engineering in Developing Nations
Ahimaz, Franklin J.; Slate, Floyd O.; Irwin, Lynne H.; Belcher, Donald; Liang, Ta; Levine, Gilbert; McGuire, William
IN THIS ISSUE: Engineering Education in Developing Nations: A Concern of a Multidisciplinary Cornell Program /2 (Aspects of Cornell's Program on Policies for Science and Technology in Developing Nations are described by Franklin J. Ahimaz, assistant director of the Program and assistant dean of engineering.) ... Low-Cost Housing for Developing Countries /13 (Problems of housing the world's poor and Cornell work in this area are discussed by Floyd O. Slate, professor of structural engineering.) ... Transportation and National Development /20 (How to meet the transportation needs of developing regions is considered by highway engineering specialist Lynne H. Irwin of the agricultural engineering department.) ... Airphoto Interpretation and Remote Sensing: International Aids in Land and Resource Planning /27 (Internationally recognized techniques developed at Cornell are being adopted by developing nations to help assess their resources and plan the development of their lands. Professors Donald J. Belcher and Ta Liang discuss the help that Cornell is providing.) ... Cornell's Activity in Tropical Water Management /35 (A crucial factor in famine prevention is water supply. Cornell activities in helping to develop workable water management systems in the less developed parts of the world are described by agricultural engineering professor Gilbert Levine, a specialist in tropical irrigation.) ... Commentary: American Universities and Developing Countries /41 (William McGuire, professor of structural engineering, considers the development of educational programs in science and technology in less advanced nations.) ... Vantage /46 (The recent dedication of the upgraded radio-radar telescope operated by Cornell at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, recalls the major role of Cornell engineers in the development, operation, and use of the world's largest facility of its kind.) ... Register /50 ... Faculty Publications /53
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Engineering; Cornell University; Developing Nations; Low-Cost Housing; Education; Airphoto Interpretation; Radio-radar telescope