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ME alum named to Board of Directors for Leggett & Platt

A mechanical engineering alum has been named to the governing board for a Missouri-based manufacturing company. Srikanth Padmanabhan (PhDME’91) has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Leggett & Platt, “a 135-year-old diversified manufacturer that designs and produces engineered products found in most homes and automobiles.” The company consists of “14 business units, 22,000 employee-partners, and …Continue reading “ME alum named to Board of Directors for Leggett & Platt”

Q&A with ME alum Srikanth Padmanabhan

  Srikanth Padmanabhan (PhDME ’91) – President of Engine Business at Cummins Inc. – visited campus earlier this semester and sat down with ME Communications Specialist Nick Fetty to discuss his upbringing in India, his experiences as a student at Iowa State, his memories of Iowa, Cyclone basketball during the Fred Hoiberg-Jeff Grayer playing days, …Continue reading “Q&A with ME alum Srikanth Padmanabhan”