22 June, 2021
When a drill on the Mars Curiosity rover broke, it was up to mechanical engineer Megan Richardson and her team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab to fix it from 33.9 million miles away. It can take nearly an hour for the rover to receive Richardson’s commands and respond back, so… Read more >
3 June, 2021
On April 10, 2019, astronomers published a photograph of a black hole, giving humans their first ever peek at one of the universe’s most mysterious and fascinating phenomena. A worldwide team of researchers was involved in the project, but one important contributor was a postdoctoral fellow named Katie Bouman. Drawing… Read more >
24 May, 2021
The future of transportation promises amazing possibilities, like highways equipped with integrated systems that warn connected and autonomous vehicles about hazardous conditions in real time. But realizing those possibilities as well as ensuring safer, more efficient and more sustainable transportation requires the contributions of experts in infrastructure design and development…. Read more >
9 May, 2021
Electrical engineering and computer engineering are two of the most wide-ranging career fields of the digital era, with job opportunities in a number of industries. Finance, health care and energy are just a few of the large-scale industries that hire engineers regularly. Even socially oriented fields like politics and education… Read more >
1 May, 2021
Engineers have a particular set of skills that often put them in the lead of new technology initiatives and discoveries. For example, M.Emin Kutay, an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University is researching ways to enhance pavement technology to improve Michigan’s roads…. Read more >
25 April, 2021
The renewable energy industry has seen impressive, global growth over the last decade, and mechanical engineers have played a key role in enabling the world’s transition to clean energy and more sustainable practices. In 2018, for example, mechanical engineers looked at ways of improving the design of wind turbines, and… Read more >
25 March, 2021
Research in electrical and computer engineering contributes to life-changing new technologies across countless disciplines and industries, like therapeutic ultrasound algorithms that could enable noninvasive disease treatments or a smartphone app that monitors blood pressure. Progress in other areas—such as robotics, autonomous vehicles, and communications networks—has the potential to revolutionize entire… Read more >
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