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There’s no place like home

“It’s very rich, from an engineering perspective,” Thiagarajan says of his home town, Kansas City, Missouri, where he participates in professional organizations such as the Structural Engineering Association. He also works with the North Kansas City School District to bring high school students into research labs. "I think I'm very fortunate to be in a place like this," he observes.

A Bump in the Road

Ganesh Thiagarajan
Assistant Professor, Civil and Mechanical Engineering
UM Kansas City

By Tanya Sneddon