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  • Ghana eyes world record in medical drone service

    Ghana launched a fleet of drones Wednesday to carry medical supplies to remote areas, with President Nana Akufo-Addo declaring it would become the world's largest drone delivery service. The craft...


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    https://phys.org/news/2019-04-ghana-eyes-world-medical-drone.html3347
  • Robotic End Effectors Simplify Pneumatic Gripping and Robotic Sanding Applications

    Canadian robot accessories company Robotiq began with a three-fingered gripper, then expanded their product line with other rigid gripper products as well as wrist accessories such as a camera and for...


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    https://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/18979/Robotic-End-Effectors-Simplify-Pneumatic-Gripping-and-Robotic-Sanding-Applications.aspx3348
  • This Mobile Robot Lifts a Metric Ton Payload

    At Automate 2019, one of the trends occurring across multiple robot manufacturers was the penetration of the robotics market into small job shops and medium-size, medium-budget operations. The increas...


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    https://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/18987/This-Mobile-Robot-Lifts-a-Metric-Ton-Payload.aspx3349
  • Robots Don’t Kill Jobs, They Automate Tasks

    Will a robot take my job? Take a look at the comments section of any Boston Dynamics YouTube announcement, and you’ll find plenty of people wondering this very thing. However, the truth may be a...


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    https://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/18980/Robots-Dont-Kill-Jobs-They-Automate-Tasks.aspx3350
  • A robotic microscope brings pathology up to speed

    Cody Daniel 11 was a high school student looking for intricate pranks to play on his friends when he stumbled upon the history of hacks at MIT. I found the subversive culture of MIT very exciting, and...


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    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613375/a-robotic-microscope-brings-pathology-up-to-speed/3351
  • Rubber Digital-Logic Technology To Create Soft Robot

    Scientists have already invented soft robots as safer and more agile counterparts to robots with rigid parts. However, even robots made of soft materials usually have some hard electronic parts includ...


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    https://www.designnews.com/materials-assembly/rubber-digital-logic-technology-create-soft-robot/417234856606403337
  • Engineering and R&D workers hit hardest by cyberattacks

    Cybercriminals are launching more targeted phishing attacks than before, with specific job roles being targeted, new research has found. Phishing refers to the tactic of hackers targeting specific peo...


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    https://www.itproportal.com/news/engineering-and-randd-workers-hit-hardest-by-cyberattacks/3338
  • Nightmare numbers: The maths mistakes that have led to engineering errors

    Modern engineering requires an incredible amount of mathematics – and when we are pushing the limits of what can be calculated, things occasionally go wrong. The theory is that we learn from tho...


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    https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/maths-mistakes-engineering-errors-matt-parker-humble-pi/3339
  • Engineers Create New Material that Behaves Like a Life-form

    A group of scientists at Cornell University has created lifelike material powered by artificial metabolism. Make no mistake, we are speaking about machines, not living organisms, as one of the researc...


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    https://interestingengineering.com/engineers-create-new-material-that-behaves-like-a-lifeform3340

EVENTS

Conferences

International Conference on Innovative Engineering Materials

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING MATERIALS

April 25-27, 2019
Innovative material is the foundation of strategic emerging industries. It plays an important role in the high-tech industry and it is the impetus of promoting technological progress. Every major technology development and successful development of new products is inseparable from the discovery and ...

Systems Engineering Test and Evaluation Conference

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TEST AND EVALUATION CONFERENCE

April 29-01, 2019
SETE 2019 will once again host a paper INCOSE knowledge exam for SESA and EA members desiring to become certified systems engineering professional by INCOSE and to become chartered in the Systems Engineering area of practice under the CASE program agreed between Engineers Australia and INCOSE.

European Congress & Business Expo on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

EUROPEAN CONGRESS & BUSINESS EXPO ON MECHANICAL & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

May 06-07, 2019
EuroSciCon invites all the participants across the globe to attend 7th European Congress & Business Expo on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering during May 06-07, 2019 at London, UK, with the theme of to inculcate learning, knowledge, wisdom, and intelligence in our outgoing engineers by provi...

International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

May 07-08, 2019
The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry. This conference provides opportuni...

Vancouver Island Construction Conference

VANCOUVER ISLAND CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

April 24-24, 2019
The Vancouver Island Construction Association will be hosting the second annual Vancouver Island Construction Conference on Wednesday April 24, 2019. This one-of-a-kind conference - and flagship event - will bring together participants from all walks of the construction industry from contractors, ma...

International Conference on Mining, Material, and Metallurgical Engineering

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MINING, MATERIAL, AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

April 19-20, 2019
The Academics World 522nd International Conference on Mining, Material, and Metallurgical Engineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Mining, Material, and Metallur...

IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics

IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOFT ROBOTICS

April 14-18, 2019
The 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2019) will be held in Seoul Korea, 14-18 April 2019. The venue for RoboSoft 2019 is the COEX that is a Korea’s most fabulous world-class convention center. Over 200 exhibitions, conventions, and special events are held at the CO...

International Conference on Mechanical, Civil, Industrial and Production Engineering

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHANICAL, CIVIL, INDUSTRIAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

April 18-18, 2019
The key intention of ICMCIPE 2019 is to provide opportunity for the global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers expected to join from different parts on the world. In addition this gathering will help the delegates to establish research or business relations as...

 

Webinars

APR 25, 2019 | 12:00 PM
ROBOTICS NEXT FRONTIER: FOOD
The automation of human labor has been happening since the industrial revolution. While robotics has been traditionally used to replace labor-intensive work in industries such as automotive and electronics, new developments are bringing it into a perhaps unexpected environment: the office....
APR 25, 2019 | 2PM
MERGERS & ACQUISITION TRENDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING INDUSTRY
Varying strategic trends and market conditions affect M&A activity for engineering and construction firms, which can have a dramatic impact on the competitive landscape of the industry. In this webinar, we’ll look at what factors are currently impacting M&A activity in the E&...
APR 25, 2019 | 12:00 pm
INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION SITE TURBIDITY MONITORING
Learn the hows, whys, wheres and whens of turbidity monitoring on construction projects during this webinar, which will outline new turbidity targets and requirements based on the Canadian Standards Association Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection and Monitoring Standard and new ESC gui...
APR 25, 2019 | 1:00 PM
SLASHING PROJECT COSTS BY 30% USING AUTOMATION AND THE BEST VALUE APPROACH
The world is fast-changing. Information systems, automation, and robotics are infiltrating every sector of the supply chain in our information world. There is a movement to increase the value of services by increasing their efficiency and effectiveness. Construction managers must adapt to ...
APR 25, 2019 | 12:30 PM
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS: WATER IN SOILS
The flow of water in soil may cause instability and failure of many geotechnical structures e.g., excavation, embankments, dams, roads and bridges. This lecture focuses on 1-dimensional and 2-dimensional flow of water in soil. All key concepts including the mechanism of flow, rate of flow,...
APR 25, 2019 | 2:30pm
HOW TO AUTOMATE YOUR MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS WITH ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION
Whether it’s catching up on emails in Microsoft Outlook to compiling data in Excel, you spend a lot of time in Microsoft applications. Many businesses rely on Office 365 software to generate, process, manage or deliver spreadsheets, correspondence, and other business-related document...

ALLPLAN ENGINEERING 2017 WEBINAR
Webinar (ENG) for Allplan Engineering 2017. General description and possible applications. Live demonstration of the main features and functionalities for reinforcement design.
PURE ENGINEERING ETHICS
Competitiveness, ambition and innovation which will always be important to success but they must be regulated by core ethical principles.Today’s Professional Engineers have massive ambition coupled with intelligence and require a sound moral compass.  In today’s ultra-comp...
ENGINEERING LESSONS LEARNED
Engineers can be good managers, if they think about managing their management performance in a similar way to doing engineering: identifying how to manage staff, effectively address the details, and a willingness to observe your own work.
ENGINEERING DISASTERS
Mankind, for all its genius and amazing achievements, is still far from infallible. Buildings still have to be built, and that takes the collective know-how of hundreds of people, and anywhere along this chain of human assistance could easily appear a weakest link.  Shortcuts in engin...
DESIGN AND ENGINEERING CHALLENGES
Many coastal problems result from incorrect previous engineering “solutions”.  The sea is powerful and “cheap” solutions rarely work well. Coastal Engineering is focused on the shoreline, where water meets the land. The effect of tides, waves, and currents in s...
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESOLUTIONS
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, plan and test production method...

RESOURCES

When implemented effectively, DCIM can deliver value—and deliver it quickly. As IDC cites: “DCIM not only enables improved operations, greater agility, and lower risk but also can rapidly ...

TenLinks founder Roopinder Tara will continue issuing TenLinks Daily, managing the TenLinks websites, and in addition, become Director of Content of CAD, CAM and CAE subjects for ENGINEERING.com.

Like it or not, the Internet of Things (IoT) will change your organization unlike anything before. It will change your organization more than business process reengineering (BPR), Six Sigma, lean manu...

KARACHI: The K-Electric has established an electric engineering lab. An official of the utility said on Wednesday that in order to further strengthen the knowledge platform for future engineers, K-Ele...

Tesla is reportedly building its own System on Chip (SoC) for its autonomous driving system. Tesla recently ditched MobilEye's EyeQ3 chip in favor of Nvidia's DrivePX2, but has been rumored to...

The takeover —expected to close by early 2017 —will rechristen Grohmann as Tesla's Advanced Automation facility in Germany, dedicated to further automating and streamlining manufacturi...

Hop inside a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu 2.0T equipped with GM’s brand-new 9-speed automatic transmission and it becomes instantly apparent why General Motors has labeled the gearbox a “premium&...

An all-new, transverse Hydra-Matic planetary automatic transmission dubbed “9T50,” based on GM’s existing 6-speed transverse automatic transmission. The unit’s design and engin...

Consider this: In a nation that will need 1.7 million more engineering and computing professionals in less than a decade, U.S. universities and colleges this year awarded less than 20 percent of engin...