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Former Ruston resident introduces 'Tweel' invention

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Neither was it enormously shocking for Professor Emeritus and retired Louisiana Tech University Chemical Engineering professor Ron Thompson to discover his son, a Ruston High and 1983 Tech mechanical engineering graduate, was the lead engineer in designing the "Tweel."
Bart Thompson, employed with Michelin America's Research and Development Center, has appeared recently on The Discovery Channel from The Detroit Auto Show to discuss the practical applications of the Tweel, a tire and wheel combination.

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