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Taylor, William E.


Biographical Information

William E. Taylor, a Purdue alumnus; Bachelor of Science, Materials Engineering, 1942 and Ph.D. 1950 developed the Bell Solar Energy Experiment Kit.

William E. Taylor was acknowledged as the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus in 1968 for his work in basic inventions in power transistor fabrication techniques. He was then Staff Assistant, New Business Studies, Semiconductor Products Division, Motorola, Incorporated.

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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