Visual Thinker, Inventor, and Author
Born: August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts
Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her work on equipment design, animal behavior, and animal welfare auditing has greatly improved conditions in the livestock industry. In addition to being a U.S. patent holder, Dr. Grandin is also an acclaimed speaker, a best-selling author, and an advocate for people with autism.