10-Questions With ...

10-Questions is a feature initiated by Dean Shekhar Garde to highlight the accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni. 10-Questions focuses on academic and professional accomplishments as well as some personal perspectives and experiences.


On Career Paths, the RPI Ratio, and Having Fun


On challenging the convention, lighting the flame, and opening the doors of opportunity…

On Problem Solving, Making the World Better, and Supporting Diversity and Women in Engineering.


From the Machine Shop to Saving Lives

Meet RPI’s AI pioneer, cyclist, furniture maker, and bird photographer

On empathy, creativity, and leadership

Critical Thinking, Technological Education, a Global View, and Leadership Foundational to National Security

From NROTC and steam turbines to botany – a story of life-long learning!

On manufacturing, art, and travelling the globe!