12/5/2012 10:14 PM EST
Stanford University has made this year's selection of who it deems the most worthy of being recognized as an engineering hero, from a long list of ex graduates.
12/4/2012 8:29 PM EST
Scientists have found ways to generate tiny twisters on a chip for more precise measurement.
post comment 3 comments last comment Sparky_Watt
I haven't seen any of the publications, but I note that in several cases in the above article they ...
11/12/2012 8:04 PM EST
Finding ways to help young future engineers work with all of this new, inexpensive, very cool technology has become a full time job and not always an easy one.
post comment 4 comments last comment David Peins
Thanks for your comments and encouragement. I do believe that there is a need for programs outside ...
11/1/2012 3:28 PM EDT
If you were in charge of elections, what changes would you make?
post comment 12 comments last comment Duane Benson
Personally, I've always thought that a little incompetence in government is a good thing. Too much ...
11/1/2012 11:47 AM EDT
The deadline for paper submissions for Design West 2013 is almost upon us.
9/21/2012 8:53 AM EDT
Teaching technology to young learners is essential for increasing the number of productive scientists and engineers.
post comment 7 comments last comment ksanger
I've been mentoring students on inner-city USFirst robotics teams for the past four years. These ...
9/17/2012 9:00 AM EDT
In last week’s Careers newsletter, I asked whether readers thought engineers should bolster their technical education with a more business orientated degree, like an MBA. The responses (flooding my inbox all week) have been quite staggering and run the gamut from strong agreement to vehement rejection of the notion.
post comment 53 comments last comment Jose_engineer
As I understant it, you are saying that an MBA 'is' useful, but you can learn the material on your ...
7/16/2012 10:53 AM EDT
You just know that someone is going to push the big red button to see what happens… it's only a matter of when…
post comment 10 comments last comment Max the Magnificent
Thanks for the kind words
11/1/2011 2:56 PM EDT
A University of Minnesota ham radio operator discovers that his ham use has some scary side effects.
post comment 7 comments last comment ReneCardenas
Funny, and cruel at the same time. Fluorescent light bulbs lighing up is a good method to ...
10/17/2011 8:56 AM EDT
An atomic force microscope, a few dedicated students, an admiral and two generals combined to make one incredibly embarrassed lab director...
post comment 6 comments last comment ReneCardenas
It looks to me that is simply a case of museum-glamor power over function. It is niece to show-off ...