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Jesse Thornburg learned early in life how to fix things

Jesse Thornburg says he grew-up moving around the east coast before the family settled in Asheville, NC for his high school years. His…

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Hicham Ghossein reutilizing scrap and recycled chopped fibers for non-woven mats

Reutilizing scrap and recycled chopped fibers and turning them into long fiber non-woven mats is the focus of Hicham Ghossein,…

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Jesse Claypoole focused on developing a camera to make smart machines even smarter

Jesse Claypoole is focused on developing a camera that does not exist in the market now so that smart machines can become even smarter.…

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