Calling All Massachusetts Schools: Join the STEM Week Challenge Today!

| September 3, 2019

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Project Lead The Way and Mass STEM Hub have partnered with the Commonwealth to present the STEM Week Challenge, open to all K-12 schools in Massachusetts. The STEM Week Challenge will immerse students in hands-on learning experiences; empower them to imagine and design solutions to real-world challenges; and help them see themselves in STEM.

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Managing BIM in Architecture

Article | April 5, 2020

Managing BIM in one of Norway’s leading architectural offices is no easy task. This week’s interview is with Margarida Barbosa, BIM Manager at A-lab Architects in Oslo, Norway. Margarida has a PhD from the Technical University of Lisbon which focussed on As-Built Building Information Modelling workflows and, since completing her PhD, Margarida has worked mainly in Oslo, but also Dallas Texas with Beck Group – an experience which we talk about in the show.

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The Efficiency of BIM for Bridges

Article | April 5, 2020

When the Tamina Bridge in the Swiss Alps was first proposed, the engineers were uncertain how they would create a bridge that spanned two different heights at each end of the valley, at a height of 220m (772 feet) above ground. Yet despite these challenges, the bridge was completed a year ahead of schedule in just four years – mainly due to the efficiencies that Building Information Modelling (BIM) provided. While the name may inadvertently imply that only buildings can benefit, BIM offers a host of advantages when designing and building bridges as well.

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Futuristic learning modules that need to be part of engineering education

Article | April 5, 2020

Engineering technology is evolving at a rapid pace across the world. Companies are depending on newer technologies like artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, and automation. The new-age curriculum has transformed the way engineering education is delivered in the classroom. Here are futuristic modules that engineering education needs to include in the curriculum. The manufacturing facilities available today have formed a fully integrated production system powered by digital technologies.

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Bidding & Jobsite Activity

Article | April 5, 2020

It’s been 12 23 days since the World Health Organization proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the U.S., as of March 23 April 3, there have been approximately 38,500 245,000 cases and over 400 6,000 deaths due to the virus. The situation is really starting to worsen as we’re seeing more states, counties, and cities choose to close nonessential businesses or issue some sort of stay at home or shelter in place orders. These include states like California, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania.

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Interface Engineering is a progressive multidiscipline mechanical and electrical consulting firm known for sensitive resource use and advanced building science tools. We focus on innovative engineering solutions for high-performance projects, and provide technical expertise through design, construction, and operations.

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