PerspectiveRetrospective

George Bugliarello (1927–2011)

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Science  01 Apr 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6025, pp. 50
DOI: 10.1126/science.1205706

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George Bugliarello, a creative engineer, outstanding researcher, and dedicated educator, died on 18 February at age 83, in New York. His range of interests and expertise transcended many disciplines, including civil engineering, biomedical engineering, urban development, science policy, water resources, and environmental science. His vision of the role of science, innovation, and education, coupled with a passion for turning his vision into reality, is reflected in today's urban communities, forged through academic and industry interactions in ways that spur economic growth and societal well-being, while respecting the quality of human life and the environment.