Donald J. Nigg

Retired Director of Engineering for Allied Bendix
1986 DESA Recipient
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Summary

Education

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1943

Donald J. Nigg was honored for his promotion of research and design. He directed the engineering division of Allied Bendix, which produced non-nuclear components for weapons systems. He encouraged his employees to forge new paths into technology and more than 200 patent disclosures were filed under his direction. He was a member of the KU School of Engineering Advisory Board and the Board of Trustees for the KU Center for Research Inc. 


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One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times