Leon Brown, an engineer by trade, started his career as a manufacturing engineer in the automobile industry in Detroit. After earning his master in business administration, and with the decline of jobs in the automobile industry, he decided to take a part-time contracting business and go fulltime toward a new industry he felt had great potential in the metro Detroit area: weatherization.
Brown now owns and operates Catalyst Management Group, a small, all-minority firm based in Pontiac, Mich.
With Fermilab's Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider, we have the possibility for discoveries such as extra dimensions and supersymmetry that could fundamentally change our perspective on the universe.
With better forecasting, utilities can more reliably connect variable power sources such as wind energy with electricity grids, and can decrease their need for back-up energy sources such as natural gas and hydropower.
The Parks and Recreation Department of North Lauderdale, Fla., is saving money and reducing its carbon footprint, thanks to the recent addition of two energy efficient “Smart Cars” to the city’s fleet.
Wallie Shaw remembers where he got the idea to do a hands-on solar panel project for his Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) students, a school-to-work transition program focused on helping at-risk youth graduate from high school.
Missouri's Lee's Summit R-7 school district's distribution fleet was tired. Many of the vehicles had racked up more than 300,000 miles and made frequent trips to the shop to repair the 20 plus-year-old parts.