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May/June 2013 Vol. 20 No. 3 Magazine Staff: Donna Hull, Publisher,; Sue Mitrovich, Managing Editor,; Glenn Laing, Contributing Editor,; Melissa Miller, Professional Opportunities and Production Editor,; Sandy Rutter, Professional Listings,; Darrin Drollinger, ASABE Executive Director, Editorial Board: Chair Brian Steward, Iowa State University; Secretary/Vice Chair, Tony Grift, University of Illinois; Past Chair Rafael Garcia, USDA-ARS; Thomas Brumm, Iowa State University; Victor Duraj, University of California, Davis; William Reck, USDA-NRCS; Shane Williams, Kuhn North America; Chad Yagow, John Deere Harvester Works; Jeong Yeol Yoon, University of Arizona. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World (ISSN 1076-3333) (USPS 009-560) is published six times per year— January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December—by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Resource, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. Periodical postage is paid at St. Joseph, MI, USA, and additional post offices. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Contact ASABE order department, 269-932-7004. COPYRIGHT 2013 by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Permission to reprint articles available on request. Reprints can be ordered in large quantities for a fee. Contact Donna Hull, 269-932-7026. Statements in this publication represent individual opinions. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World and ASABE assume no responsibility for statements and opinions expressed by contributors. Views advanced in the editorials are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of ASABE. engineering and technology for a sustainable world May/June 2013 FEATURES 4 Building Hope Nicole Poock Based on a grain bin, the Safe T Home ® provides shelter for disaster victims or impoverished people. 6 Renewable Energy and Simple Solutions in Honduras 6 Pratap C. Pullammanappallil Generating clean, renewable energy improves living conditions of Honduras’s rural population. 8 Bridging the Gap Michael Sama, P.E. The overlap can assist in teaching any dynamic system and building a 1/4-scale tractor. 10 Little People + Simple Machines = Future Engineers + Big Jobs 8 Andrew W. Wedel, P.E. The kids really get it, says the author, and that’s just what the future of engineering needs. 12 Bringing Protected Ag to Undeveloped Regions Brian Boman, P.E. The Father of the Greenhouse Revolution reports on hoop houses and more in Haiti. 15 Out of Africa, and Back: An Engineer without Borders Walter Eshenaur, P.E. A lifetime of worthy causes in many countries prove the demand for an engineer’s perspective. 12 18 Showing Students the World Clyde Munster, P.E., and Cady Engler, P.E. Study-abroad experience has the advantage for post-graduation employment. 20 The World Energy Project Ashley Schmidt A student with a global idea: sustainable development through design and installation of renewable energy systems will change the world. 21 Reflections on E-Week 2013 John Andruch III A popping report! 20 UPDATE 22 Texas A&M food engineers make advances in food safety 24 First-of-a-kind wastewater treatment system saves turkey ON THE COVER Helping Hands © Cienpies Design/ Illustrations | Folio image: Up Your Hand © Cienpies Design/Illustrations | processor millions, protects environment 26 New tool gets to the root of the matter 26 DEPARTMENTS 2 From the President/Events Calendar 26 Professional Opportunities 27 Professional Listings 29 Bioenergy Day 30 Visual Challenge III 31 Last Word The Membership Has Spoken Mark Crossley American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2950 Niles Road St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA 269.429.0300, fax 269.429.3852,

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