The car of tomorrow

Earlier this week, I attended the networking event at Ricardo in Burr Ridge.  SWE member John Kasab walked us through the research he did on how car companies can meet the EPA’s regulations for passenger cars over the next 13 years.  Now, being a software person, I won’t claim to understand everything I heard, but I did learn things like the fact that my engine is ignited by a spark?!  The most amazing thing though was listening someone talk about their passion.

I also met a woman who was told as a kid that women couldn’t be doctors.  So she became an engineer.  How awesome is that?  And to make the story even better?  Her daughter has just been accepted to med school.

What amazing, passionate, doubt-defying people have you talked to this week?