Professor James L. Adams Creativity Award
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The Professor James L. Adams Creativity Award is given annually to a graduating student who has done inspirational, creative work in the Stanford Product Realization Laboratory (PRL). Nominations and selection are made by the community of currently appointed PRL Course Assistants. James "Jim" Adams was a prolific thinker and writer whose teaching combined scholarship in creativity, engineering prowess, and aesthetic sensitivity; enlightening thousands of students to both technical and human issues in engineering design. His leadership transformed our student shops into today’s world-class PRL.