Innovative thinkers ///

Growing up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, Brian Skeels had the genetic makeup of an engineer from the start. His father was a chemical engineer, and his grandfathers were civil and mining engineers. “My parents tell me that from as early as age two, when I was asked what I wanted to be when I grow up, my answer was always, ‘I want to be scientific.’ I’m not sure what that means, but I think I got close,” Skeels said with a laugh.

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