2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal Winner: Richard Robbins

  by Emily V. Driscoll  |  May 18th, 2009  |  Published in All, Featured

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The 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Engineering is presented to Richard Robbins for his imagination and skill in developing a hard-rock tunnel boring machine and its associated systems, resulting in a safe, economical, and efficient method for constructing tunnels.

[If you cannot see the flash video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.]

Interviewee:Richard Robbins, President
The Robbins Group, LLC
Seattle, Washington

Subject: Engineering
Award: Benjamin Franklin Medal

To learn more about the Franklin Awards and the other 2009 medalists visit the Franklin Institute Awards home page.

Check back next Monday for another Franklin Medal winner’s video profile.

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