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Tesla Vs. Musk: Cullen College’s Faghih Weighs In

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Rose Faghih in U.S. News and World Report
Rose Faghih in U.S. News and World Report

The similarities between engineering pioneers Elon Musk and Nikola Tesla, who Musk named his electric car after, are being debated on the national stage.

U.S. News & World Report offers that Tesla went broke pushing his obsession with wireless communication and power transmission on a world that wasn’t yet ready in 1900, and poses the question whether the same could happen to Musk as he relentlessly pursues technology.

For expert input they came to Rose Faghih, UH assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering.

Read her thoughts and the entire article here.



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