Former ASCE president signs on to make Hyperloop a reality

09/27/2013 | Forbes · CNET

Patricia Galloway, who once served as president of ASCE, will be joining Marco Villa, former SpaceX director of mission operations, to work on developing the Hyperloop project -- conceived as a tube-based, high-speed train that could go from Los Angeles to San Francisco in half an hour -- through the crowd-sourced platform JumpStartFund. "We are honored to have Dr. Villa and Dr. Galloway on board to lead our community, and their involvement goes a long way to proving that our platform’s processes, along with our community, can actually bring mega projects to life, such as Hyperloop, said Dirk Ahlborn, JumpStartFund CEO and co-founder.

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