Keyword: People and personalities

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.
Articles: Energy
A solar thermal device mimics photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide emissions into a clean energy resource.
Facility Focus: Information Technology

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia, is the...

Briefs: Materials
A simple change to the surface of perovskite removes a barrier to its functionality.
Briefs: Energy
Additional applications include defogging/defrosting, wearable devices, industrial heat systems, sensors, thermochromic displays, and microfluidic chips.
Briefs: AR/AI
The piezoelectric “meta-bot” is capable of propulsion, movement, sensing, and decision-making.
Briefs: Energy
The device uses a thermoelectric module to generate voltage and current from the temperature gradient between the cell and the air.
Application Briefs: Design
The moving assembly line remains an integral piece of most automobile manufacturing.
Q&A: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow led by Professor Ravinder Dahiya developed an artificial skin with a new type of processing system based on...

Facility Focus: Materials

The University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, more commonly known as Penn Engineering or SEAS, offers programs that emphasize hands-on study of engineering...

Briefs: Software

With a training technique commonly used to teach dogs to sit and stay, computer scientists showed a robot how to teach itself several new tricks including stacking blocks. With the...

Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Professor Robert MacCurdy and his team at the University of Colorado at Boulder have developed and characterized a method to print 3D structures with the simultaneous use of...

Briefs: AR/AI

High-fidelity touch has the potential to significantly expand the scope of what we expect from computing devices, making new remote sensory experiences possible. The...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists develop a new approach for miniaturization of soft ultra-compact and highly integrated sensor units for directional tactile sensitivity in e-skin systems.
Articles: Communications

Hypersonic weapons, unlike ballistic missiles, take unpredictable paths and can evade missile defense systems. To counter hypersonic technologies, radar engineers must build systems that have no...

Facility Focus: Materials

Founded in 1876, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Bolder) is a public research university in Boulder, CO. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder was founded in 1893. With an...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, have achieved efficient quantum coupling between two distant magnetic devices, which can host a...

Briefs: Materials

A Penn State-led team of interdisciplinary researchers developed a polymer with robust piezoelectric effectiveness, resulting in 60 percent more efficient electricity...

Briefs: Materials

A research team developed a thread made of conductive cellulose that offers practical possibilities for electronic textiles. Sewing the electrically conductive cellulose threads into...

Articles: AR/AI
Increasingly powerful integrated circuit and system-on-chip devices are growing in importance to vehicle design.
Facility Focus: Energy
Established in 1961, PPPL's primary mission is research into and development of fusion as an energy source.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Briefs: Materials
Surgeons can use the heart model as a tool for planning and practice.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new imaging technique measures temperature in 2D.
Briefs: Medical
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
How CSEM and its partners are using magnetic levitation to counter unwanted vibrations from components aboard satellites.
5 Ws: Medical
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Michigan engineers and collaborators are improving smart infrastructure, autonomous transportation, weather prediction, nuclear non-proliferation, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The material could potentially provide a platform for error-free quantum computing.