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Taylor, William E.


Biographical Information

William E. Taylor received his Bachelor’s of Science in Materials Engineering (B.S. Met.E.) from Purdue in 1942, and his PhD. in 1950. He was named a Distinguished Engineering Alumni in 1968 for his inventions in power transistor fabrication techniques. In 1968 he was a Staff Assistant in the New Business Studies, Semiconductor Products Division of Motorola, Inc.


Retrieved August 1, 2011.

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Bell Solar Energy Experiment kit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 86
Scope and Contents The Bell Solar Energy Experiment Kit developed by Purdue alumnus, William E. Taylor, was one of the kits designed for classroom use by students who had demonstrated high scientific aptitudes. Program materials were distributed to high schools by the local Bell System telephone companies. The pamphlets, books and manuals that came with the kits were written by Bell Telephone employees who had Ph.Ds.  The pamphlet in this kit was written by D.M. Chaplin. 
Dates: 1962