Keyword: People and personalities

130
1109
0
0
30
News: Energy

At the Battery Show North America, a panel of leaders addressed North America’s lithium supply challenges, and talked about signs that aggressive movement from...

Feature Image
Articles: Manned Systems
A longstanding partnership between Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and Pratt & Whitney has resulted in a new laser-optical technology that aims to revolutionize in-flight thrust measurement.
Feature Image
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A research team has made new discoveries that can expand additive manufacturing in industries that rely on strong metal parts, including aerospace.
Feature Image
Briefs: Lighting
A research team has developed a 3D imaging sensor that has an extremely high angular resolution — it can distinguish points of an object separated by an angular distance, of as little as 0.0018°. The sensor operates on a unique angle-to-color conversion principle.
Feature Image
Briefs: Energy
A team has designed a new blueprint for solid-state batteries that are less dependent on specific chemical elements, particularly critical metals that are challenging to source due to supply chain issues. Their work could advance solid-state batteries that are efficient and affordable.
Feature Image
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Taking inspiration from nature, a team of researchers at Queen Mary’s School of Engineering and Materials Science has successfully created an artificial muscle that seamlessly transitions between soft and hard states while also possessing the remarkable ability to sense forces and deformations.
Feature Image
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A Penn State-led team of researchers have created a new process to fabricate large perovskite devices that is more cost- and time-effective than previously possible — and may accelerate future materials discovery.
Feature Image
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have created a new technology to assemble matter in 3D. Their concept uses multiple acoustic holograms to generate pressure fields with which solid particles, gel beads, and even biological cells can be printed.
Feature Image
Briefs: Medical
The next generation of wearable computing technology will be even closer to the wearer than a watch or glasses: It will be affixed to the skin.
Feature Image
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The work shows the real-world viability of their easy-to-use and inexpensive methods of testing.
Feature Image
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technology will pave the way for new applications of integrated semiconductor lasers in LiDAR.
Feature Image
Briefs: Energy
The work could lead to improvements in the energy density of lithium batteries that power electric vehicles.
Feature Image
Facility Focus: Research Lab
The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign was established in 1868.
Feature Image
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A team has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size so that they can walk autonomously.
Feature Image
Facility Focus: Materials
The Florida Institute of Technology is a private research university in Melbourne, FL. The university was founded in 1958 as Brevard Engineering College to support NASA in providing advanced education for professionals working in the space program.
Feature Image
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.
Feature Image
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Robots have been widely used in industry for many years, but cobots, or collaborative robots, are a more recent arrival to the market.
Feature Image
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An open-access study in Advanced Science outlines the process by which Preston and lead author Faye Yap harnessed a spider’s physiology in a first step toward a novel area of research they call “necrobotics.”
Feature Image
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.
Feature Image
Briefs: Medical
Study confirms that hydrogels work in a similar way to how humans detect pressure, paving the way for more ionic devices.
Feature Image
Briefs: Materials
Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.
Feature Image
Facility Focus: Design
From artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and manufacturing to health sciences, robotics, and more, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering offers an advanced engineering curriculum.
Feature Image
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Existing infrastructure still relies on many electrical signal processing components embedded inside fiber optic networks.
Feature Image
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers formulated and synthesized the bio-inks, with the goal of creating create an ultra-soft, thin, and stretchable material for biosensors that is capable of seamlessly interfacing with the surface of organs.
Feature Image
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
For drones to autonomously perform necessary but quotidian tasks, they must be able to adapt to wind conditions in real time.
Feature Image
Briefs: Power
The work could lead to improvements in the energy density of lithium batteries that power electric vehicles.
Feature Image
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Over the course of their research, the team discovered that these anthraquinones decompose slowly over time, regardless of how many times the battery has been used.
Feature Image
Briefs: Medical
MediSCAPE is a highspeed 3D microscope capable of capturing images of tissue structures that could guide surgeons to navigate tumors and their boundaries without needing to remove tissues and wait for pathology results.
Feature Image
Articles: Energy
A solar thermal device mimics photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide emissions into a clean energy resource.
Feature Image

Videos