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    WHY EFFORTS TO GET KIDS INTO STEM COULD BE MAKING EDUCATION INEQUALITY WORSE

    Sep 16, 2019

    Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to carry ...

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    IS THE WORLD'S BEST NEW ENGINEERING PROJECT HERE IN LONDON?

    Sep 13, 2019

    A global competition to crown the world's best recent civil engineering project has kicked off - and you get to decide who wins. The London HQ of the Institution of Civil Engineers is hoping that a shortlisted entry from our own fair city will earn your vote in the ICE Global People's Choice...

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    SPECIALIZED TRAINING BENEFITS YOUNG STEM RESEARCHERS

    Sep 12, 2019

    The First-year Research Immersion program at Binghamton University, State University of New York has proven that young college students are capable of leading real research. And according to a new study, students in FRI do better when the instructors who oversee their projects are provided extra tra...

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    IRVINE SCHOOL PROVIDES A STEM EDUCATION TO CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    Sep 11, 2019

    With three campuses in Southern California, including a new facility in Irvine, STEM3 Academy is the only school in the country to provide STEM-based learning to children with disabilities from kindergarten through high school. Through tailoring teaching methods to individual students, the academy i...

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    MODULAR HOME AIMS TO BE FIRST TO MEET UK OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION STANDARD

    Sep 05, 2019

    Project Etopia has kicked-off the construction of a landmark demonstration home at the Building Research Establishment with the hopes of being the first to meet a new UK offsite construction standard. The weather and fire resilient home being constructed at BRE’s Watford Innovation Park is int...

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    SUMMER CONSTRUCTION IMPACTING LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS

    Sep 05, 2019

    It’s common for people across Wisconsin to describe two seasons across the Badger State: winter and road construction. Spectrum News 1 checked in with several local business owners across the state who are dealing with construction headaches and it is hurting business. We checked in on three p...

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    BIGTINCAN TAKES AIM AT REVENUE ENABLEMENT WITH ASDEQLABS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer ...

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    SBCC, GIRLS INC. OPEN YOUNG EYES TO STEM CAREERS

    Sep 03, 2019

    It is not always easy for adolescent girls to feel strong, smart and bold, as Girls Inc. inspires them to be, but administrators at Santa Barbara City College and local chapters of Girls Inc. joined forces this summer to convince them that they are just that. For the third consecutive year, SBCC par...

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    OPPORTUNITY IS KNOCKING FOR WOMEN IN STEM

    Sep 03, 2019

    According to a recent article in Utah Business Magazine, Utah had the strongest job growth in the nation in 2018, with many of those jobs based in the STEM science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. In fact, Utah contains three of the top 100 best cities for STEM jobs in the United Sta...

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    BOEING AIMS TO STRENGTHEN ENGINEERING OVERSIGHT AFTER PANEL REVIEW

    Aug 30, 2019

    Boeing Co needs to reorganize its engineering reporting lines company-wide and ensure higher ranking officials, including its CEO, get faster feedback about potential safety concerns from lower levels of the company, according to an internal review at the U.S. planemaker following two recent fatal c...

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    CHANGING CULTURE THROUGH INTERDISCIPLINARY STEM LEARNING

    Aug 28, 2019

    As content-driven curricula are rapidly giving way to programming aimed at developing core competencies, educators are incorporating standards–such as those developed by ISTE–to reframe their programs to emphasize digital citizenship, innovative design, computational thinking and global ...

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    INNOVATING VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY POSSIBLE WITH NEW MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY

    Aug 28, 2019

    Herschel Pangborn, a State College native, is returning to Penn State in January 2020 as an assistant professor of mechanical engineering. Through his research in dynamic systems and control, Pangborn strives to understand and innovate energy systems through a birds-eye view, with a focus on the alg...

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    BIGTINCAN NAMED IN GARTNER’S MARKET GUIDE FOR SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MEETING ALL IDENTIFIED CAPABILITIES

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor of Sales Engagement Platforms in all of the capabilities defined by Gartner as part of the August 2019 Market Guide for Sales Enablement Platform...

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    ROBOTS AND RECESS: ALABAMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ARE CRACKING THE CODE ON STEM

    Aug 27, 2019

    Kitty Stone Elementary School is preparing its students for the future, one robot at a time. The Jacksonville school provides a unique learning experience to its students thanks to the Alabama Power Foundation. Years of support from the foundation and others has enabled Kitty Stone to provide unique...

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    HOW LOGI.CALS REINVENTS THE WORLD OF PLC PROGRAMMING AND ENGINEERING

    Aug 26, 2019

    Never Touch a Running System is still a central unwritten law in machine and plant engineering. Once an application operates, function and programming are changed as little as possible. This is however no longer up-to-date, as companies with this approach in the automation and engineering process ar...

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    STOUGHTON CONSTRUCTION LIMITS ACCESS TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

    Aug 23, 2019

    Local businesses are facing limited access to their shops due to a construction project along Main Street in Stoughton. The street and nearby streets are closed to through traffic and some parts of the sidewalk are torn up, making the stores mainly accessible on foot. Originally, we were told that c...

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    SLASHING WEEKS OFF REVERSE-ENGINEERING FARM EQUIPMENT

    Aug 22, 2019

    Taylor Attachments, based in the United Kingdom, custom designs and produces tractor headstock conversion brackets. These are attachments for farm handlers and loaders, for mounting everything from buckets to forks, grapples, saws, carriers, bale stabbers, grabbers, hitches, backhoes, tillers, yard ...

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    ROCKWALL HIGH ROBOTICS ADVOCATES FOR STEM FUNDING IN WASHINGTON DC

    Aug 21, 2019

    Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding. The conference was attended by over 65 teams from 22 states, and 4 of those teams were from Texas. The team was acc...

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    UK’S FIRST NEW TRAINING STANDARD FOR DRONE OPERATORS WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION LAUNCHED

    Aug 20, 2019

    The UK’s first training course for industrial drone operators has been launched by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board. The ECITB-approved Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed by industrial training and competency assurance specialist Texo Compliance to en...

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    MARKETERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO BE DATA SCIENTISTS

    Aug 20, 2019

    Over the past decade, the rise of Data-Driven Marketing and Account-Based Marketing (ABM) have both followed steep trajectories, and that’s no coincidence. After all, the best ABM programs are the ones built on rich data and insights. However, the meteoric rise of data-fueled ABM has had an un...

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    NEW SITE ASSESSMENT SERVICE LAUNCHED BY CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING FIRM

    Aug 14, 2019

    Leeds-based civil and structural engineering consultancy JPG has launched a dedicated division in Strategic Land Engineering. The service has been set up to link geospatial analysis with the company’s existing engineering consultancy to provide full, early stage, site viability assessments for...

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    SCION OF CONSTRUCTION BEHEMOTH BECHTEL LAUNCHES $100M CONSTRUCTION TECH FUND

    Aug 13, 2019

    A venture capital firm led by a scion of one of the world’s largest construction companies has launched a $100 million fund to invest in construction tech. The fund, launched by San Francisco-based Brick & Mortar Ventures, is the largest to focus exclusively on construction-technology star...

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    BIGTINCAN RECOGNIZED BY KEY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS AS LEADER IN SALES ENABLEMENT

    Aug 13, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, was presented with the MarTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Sales Enablement Software for SMBs” for the second year in a row. Additionally Bigtincan was recently named a “Sales Automation Solution&rd...

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    WOMEN MAKING INROADS IN SARASOTA-MANATEE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    Aug 12, 2019

    Teresa Mast was surprised when 50 women showed up at the first Professional Women in Building meeting about a year ago. Mast, who is president of the Sarasota custom building and remodeling company The Davin Group, has been blazing her own path in the industry for 26 years. Her focus as president of...

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    SQUIRE MECH PUSHES ENGINEERING BOUNDARIES TO CREATE SMART BUILDINGS

    Aug 09, 2019

    When Squire Mech designed the mechanical and electrical M&E services for Republic Plaza in the early 1990s, the intelligent building at Raffles Place was so advanced it won an award for sustainability when Singapore’s green building scheme was introduced in 2005. Such ability to forecast m...

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    MICHAEL BAKER WINS US NAVY CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES CONTRACT

    Aug 08, 2019

    Michael Baker International has secured a five-year contract worth up to $99m from the US Navy to provide civil engineering services to help improve the readiness of Navy and Marine Corps. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity IDIQ contract will support projects at various government installat...

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    FEDERAL COUNCIL TAPS ST. PETE EXPERTISE TO BOOST WOMEN IN STEM FIELDS

    Aug 07, 2019

    Education and mentoring are top priorities for women who want to start and grow technology companies, a panel of local leaders told a federal advisory council meeting in St. Petersburg. About a dozen Tampa-St. Pete business persons, nearly all of them women, took part in the National Women’s B...

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    MADISON LOGIC ANNOUNCES ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION

    Aug 07, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced bi-directional integration with market-leading marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua. This cutting-edge integration allows B2B marketers to combine best-in-class campaign management tools with Madison Log...

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    NORTHVILLE'S STEMVILLE GETS KIDS INVOLVED IN STEM-LEARNING

    Aug 06, 2019

    A new play area for children centered around the idea of STEM-learning has just opened its doors in downtown Northville. Stemville is now open in the Old Church Square inside a second level space filled with toys geared towards STEM-learning. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math...

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    YOUGHAL NATIVE TO OPEN LEGO-DRIVEN STEM EDUCATION CENTRE IN HOME TOWN

    Aug 02, 2019

    A returned east Cork emigrant is to open an innovative Lego-driven STEM education centre in his home town. Youghal native Maurice Healy, a former maths teacher who has worked in the US, Australia, South Africa, Wales and London, will initially create three full-time jobs at the designed-for-purpose ...

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    QEPRIZE LAUNCHES PODCAST TO EXPLORE ENGINEERING AND ITS IMPACT

    Aug 01, 2019

    THE Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering QEPrize has launched a new podcast series, Create the Future, which explores the skill, creativity, and innovation that comprises engineering, and highlights how engineers impact everyday lives. Engineering is everywhere, said the QEPrize press release about...

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    SEPURA ENGINEERING TEAM SUPPORTS STEM STUDENTS

    Aug 01, 2019

    Andrea is one of Sepura’s STEM Ambassadors, playing an active role in developing and supporting STEM students to enhance the UK’s future engineering potential. Engineering Lecturer Habib Rahman at the College completed a period of work experience at Sepura seven years ago, and when he wa...

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    STEM CAMP PREPARES YOUNG WOMEN FOR CAREERS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS WITH FOCUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    Aug 01, 2019

    Groups of teenage girls recently ventured around Drexel University, generating ideas that could germinate well beyond the campus – or even their generation. Approaching different buildings, the budding researchers spent the last week of July accessing ways the college’s facilities could ...

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    ABERDEEN STAGES WOMEN IN ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

    Jul 31, 2019

    The second Women in Engineering Conference is being staged at Aberdeen Universitys School of Engineering with the fully-funded residential course running until today. The event is giving 45 girls, aged 15 to 17, an opportunity to explore engineering in both a university and workplace environment. Ye...

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    ELKHART'S NEW E3 ROBOTICS CENTER FOCUSES ON CHILDREN'S STEM SKILLS

    Jul 30, 2019

    Exploration, education and engagement are the main focus points at the new E3 Robotics Center in Elkhart.The center is a nonprofit organization that focuses on teaching students in kindergarten through 12th grade robotics programming. Back in May, the center separated from the ETHOS Innovation Cente...

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    UNIVERSITY OF REGINA: PREPARING YOU FOR THE HOTTEST STEM JOBS IN LATIN AMERICA

    Jul 30, 2019

    Latin America is a region brimming with opportunities for STEM graduates. In Brazil, the local technology jobs market is booming, with roles related to data science, analytics, product ownership and management, DevOps and development were the most requested by employers last year, according to recru...

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    SIXGILL AND HASKELL PARTNER ON DISRUPTIVE CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

    Jul 30, 2019

    Sixgill, LLC, the leader in sensor data automation and authenticity, and Haskell, a leading global architecture, engineering and construction firm, have partnered to develop new technology solutions for the AEC marketplace. The two firms recently completed an innovative trial to develop and deploy n...

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    TEXAS A&M AT QATAR FUTURE ENGINEERS STEM CAMP FOCUSES ON ROBOTICS, ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY

    Jul 30, 2019

    Texas A & M University at Qatar hosted 35 high school students from around Qatar for the 10-day Future Engineers STEM programme designed to foster and encourage students passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This year's Future Engineers programme, RoboChallenge: Engin...

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    GCU RESEARCHERS DEVELOP APP TO SAVE LIVES IN CONSTRUCTION

    Jul 29, 2019

    An app which aims to reduce injuries and save lives on construction projects has been developed by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University. It will allow architects and designers to access the app to help them improve health and safety for construction workers, as well as for building users and...

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    SMALLPEICE TRUST STARTS 100 STEM CLUBS FOR GIRLS

    Jul 29, 2019

    The Smallpeice Trust has donated 100 Think Kits to schools around the UK to start new STEM clubs encouraging girls into engineering. The charity is enabling 100 female leaders in schools to run STEM clubs for their fellow students through their kits, which include resources such as structured sessio...

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    WARWICK UNIVERSITY HOSTS FUTURE FEMALE ENGINEERS

    Jul 26, 2019

    Warwick University hosted the Girls into Engineering residential course this month, where almost 100 Year 9 girls learned about engineering through presentations and practical workshops.The course was organised by engineering charity Smallpeice Trust, and supported by a number of national companies ...

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    HERE’S ONE SIMPLE WAY TO GET MORE WOMEN INTO HIGHER-PAYING STEM JOBS

    Jul 26, 2019

    One way to bring more women to the STEM table: Have fewer students in a classroom. Expanding class size in science, technology, engineering and mathematics classrooms has the greatest negative effect on female class participation, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal BioSc...

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    A9 DUALLING HELPS CONSTRUCTION GROUP TO 18% RISE IN REVENUE

    Jul 25, 2019

    Breedon , the construction materials and quarrying group involved in dualling the A9, reports a 18% rise in revenue for the half year to £447.4 million. The company said: Our operations in Scotland faced subdued market conditions, coupled with the completion of several large publicly funded pr...

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    ON-SITE SAFETY TIPS FOR BUILDING CONTRACTORS

    Jul 25, 2019

    Modern construction sites are nowhere near as dangerous as they once were, assuming that everyone is doing their job correctly, of course. There is now a whole raft of legislation and regulations that apply to construction sites in the UK and which ensure that construction sites are as safe as possi...

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    BIGTINCAN EXPANDS TECH MARKET PRESENCES WITH ACQUISITION OF VEELO INC.

    Jul 25, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced the acquisition of Veelo Inc., a pioneer in sales enablement, to expand Bigtincan’s presence and offerings in the technology market vertical. The combination of Bigtincan’s solution, designed with the ...

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    ROWAN-CABARRUS LOOKS TO DRAW MORE WOMEN TO ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES

    Jul 24, 2019

    Thanks to a $224,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has rolled out a new Women in Engineering and Industrial Technologies initiative to promote the enrollment of women in fields related to science, technology, engineering and math. In partnership with th...

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    2019 CONTENT MARKETING AWARD WINNERS & TOP FINALISTS REVEALED

    Jul 24, 2019

    The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced the 85 category winners as well as the finalists for the top seven prizes in the prestigious 2019 Content Marketing Awards. The Content Marketing Awards, produced by the Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international...

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    FIVE NONPROFITS DRIVING A REVOLUTION IN STEM EDUCATION

    Jul 23, 2019

    The internet has changed more than just the way we interact with each other. It has started a revolution in education, especially when it comes to STEM. STEM stands for the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and before the rise of the internet, one of the few paths...

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    MAZDA DRIVES ENGINEERING CREATIVITY USING SIEMENS MODEL-BASED GENERATIVE ENGINEERING TOOLS

    Jul 23, 2019

    Siemens today announced that Mazda Motor Corporation has adopted the Capital electrical design software suite from Mentor, a Siemens business, to help maximize innovation in the design of next-generation automotive electrical systems. Recognized worldwide for its successful launch of innumerable inn...

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    TAMU-KINGSVILLE WINS $2.4 MILLION GRANT TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING

    Jul 23, 2019

    The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of almost $2.4 million to Texas A&M University-Kingsville to promote diversity in the engineering field. The funding comes from the foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions program. Data from the foun...

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    XTREEE BEGINS DEPLOYMENT OF CONNECTED CONSTRUCTION PRINTERS WITH PRODUCTION SITE IN DUBAI

    Jul 22, 2019

    French start-up XtreeE has announced the deployment of its connected construction 3D printers has commenced. The company is working to set up production units around the world with the aim to have a network of more than 50 connected printers established by 2025. Having already set up a pilot product...

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    FEDS GIVE MORGAN STATE U. $1.5M GRANT FOR STEM PROGRAMS

    Jul 22, 2019

    Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced Friday more than $1.5 million in federal grant funding for Morgan State University to foster its STEM-related programs. The grant, to be administered over a three-year period through the National Science Foundation, will fund innovative ways to train M...

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    MICROSOFT PARTNERS WITH INDIAN STATE OF TELANGANA TO IMPROVE STEM LEARNING ADOPTION IN WOMEN

    Jul 19, 2019

    In a bid to increase participation of women in STEM learning and employment, Microsoft has announced a new partnership with the Government of Indian state of Telangana. The Redmond-giant has partnered with the Government of Telangana’s Women Entrepreneurs Hub (WE Hub). This partnership will fo...

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    TURKEY’S FIRST-EVER AI ENGINEERING COURSE AT HACETTEPE TO ADMIT ITS FIRST STUDENTS THIS YEAR

    Jul 19, 2019

    Turkey's first artificial intelligence engineering department established at Hacettepe University in capital Ankara will admit applicants for the first time this year, starting with 30 students. A total of 23 faculty members will give lectures at the department, while students will also be able ...

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    CAMP CODE TEACHES VITAL, FUN STEM SKILLS

    Jul 18, 2019

    Coding and its applications just got a lot more interesting, thanks to Code Camp sessions at the Bevill Environmental and Technology Center at Northwest-Shoals Community College. The camps, sponsored by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce Foundation, introduced students in fourth through eighth grades to...

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    BOEING ENGINEER ENCOURAGES INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO ENTER STEM CAREERS

    Jul 18, 2019

    When Boeing systems engineer Taylah Griffin isn’t working to keep the Royal Australian Air Force’s early warning aircraft flying, she’s working to inspire more Indigenous people to consider a career in science or engineering. The future job market will be led by STEM and currently,...

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    VIRGINIA FORMS STEM EDUCATION COMMISSION TO TACKLE WORKFORCE ISSUES

    Jul 17, 2019

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order Wednesday creating an advisory group that will design the future of STEM education in the commonwealth. The commission, which the governor and First Lady Pamela Northam announced at the Forge Makerspace at the Science Museum of Virginia, is taske...

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    COMED ICEBOX DERBY TEACHES YOUNG WOMEN VALUE OF STEM SKILLS

    Jul 17, 2019

    Whats more fun than recycling old fridges by transforming them into solar-powered racecars and helping young women gain experience in science, technology, engineering and math skills? Long question, but the answer is short: Nothing. Which is why ComEd’s annual Icebox Derby is such a popular ev...

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    TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE TO HARNESS AI ON MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    Jul 17, 2019

    Mott MacDonald, Endeavour Programme and WT Partnership have formed a global technology alliance to harness artificial intelligence technology to prevent potential time and cost overruns on major construction projects. The AI alliance aims to bring a new paradigm of data-driven project management to ...

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    ENGINEERING VERSUS BEAN-COUNTING AT BOEING

    Jul 16, 2019

    Boeing has lost a colossal $36 billion in market value since the onset of the 737 MAX debacle-far more than it is likely to spend in compensation, fixes and fines. One explanation is that investors are questioning the shareholder-friendly approach adopted by the plane maker over the past couple of d...

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    UCI ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TEAM DEVELOPS BEYOND 5G WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER

    Jul 16, 2019

    A new wireless transceiver invented by electrical engineers at the University of California, Irvine boosts radio frequencies into 100-gigahertz territory, quadruple the speed of the upcoming 5G, or fifth-generation, wireless communications standard. Labeled an end-to-end transmitter-receiver by its ...

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    CORNELL LAUNCHES ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM

    Jul 15, 2019

    Cornell is launching the Engineering Management Distance Learning Program, which will allow working professionals to earn Master of Engineering degrees while remaining on the job. The Master of Engineering degree in engineering management can be earned in two years through course videos, online grou...

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    PORTSMOUTH STUDENT INVITED TO STEM CAMP AFTER WRITING LETTER TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

    Jul 15, 2019

    More opportunities are in store for local elementary school student Alicia Samuels. You may remember the 9-year-old wrote a passionate letter asking to be part of the Portsmouth public schools STEM Starbase program. At the time, Alicia was in third grade. The program is for fourth, fifth and sixth g...

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    ENGINEERING CAMP ATTRACTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY

    Jul 11, 2019

    The College of Science and Engineering at Southern Arkansas University hosted the 2019 Engineering Summer Camp, June 10-13. Dr. Abdel Bachri, dean of the college, said students took home incredible knowledge from the camp, which may inspire students to develop a love for STEM Science, Technology, En...

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    WHY AUTODESK IS INVESTING IN AN URBAN PREFAB CONSTRUCTION STARTUP

    Jul 11, 2019

    Two years ago, prefab construction firm Factory OS - which leans heavily on software to build homes quickly while minimizing waste - got its first big order from one very big name in tech. That high-profile customer was Google, which spent a reported $25 million to $30 million to build short-term ho...

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    SAU’S ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMP GIVES STUDENTS HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH STEM DISCIPLINES

    Jul 10, 2019

    The College of Science and Engineering at Southern Arkansas University proudly hosted the 2019 Engineering Summer Camp, June 10-13. Dr. Abdel Bachri, dean of the COSE, said students took home incredible knowledge from the camp, which hopefully will inspire students to develop a love for STEM Science...

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    CSU RECEIVES $1.8 MILLION GRANT TO TRAIN STEM TEACHERS

    Jul 10, 2019

    Columbus State University’s UTeach program has received a $1.18 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide support for 48 scholarships to secondary STEM teachers. The one-year scholarships each total $15,000 and will be available beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year fo...

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    LIONBRIDGE WINS EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AWARD FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD

    Jul 10, 2019

    Lionbridge, the world's most trusted global communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has won the Technology division award for Employee Engagement in the Conference Board's Excellence in Marketing & Communications Awards Program. This prestigious program honors organizatio...

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    INTRODUCING TEXAS A&M’S ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING MAJOR

    Jul 09, 2019

    From integrating innovative technologies in structures to designing more resilient and environmentally friendly buildings, architectural engineers tackle challenges and technological innovations in the planning, designing, constructing and operation of buildings. To help cultivate leaders of tomorro...

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    WVU HOSTS ENGINEERING CAMP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

    Jul 08, 2019

    West Virginia University began a new engineering camp for high school students on Monday. Engineering Challenge Camps are held on WVUs engineering campus throughout June and July, with each having a different theme. This weeks camp is Coding in Action, where students learn about computer science and...

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    VOLKSWAGEN ESTABLISHES INNOVATION AND ENGINEERING CENTER CALIFORNIA; DEBUTS 3D PRINTED CONCEPT CAR

    Jul 08, 2019

    Volkswagen Group of America has announced the expansion and rebranding of its California-based Electronics Research Laboratory with a unique concept vehicle integrating additive manufacturing. The electric Type 20 concept car is built from a 1962 Type 2 11-window Microbus and showcases a variety of ...

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    GIRLS STEM INSTITUTE ENCOURAGES EDUCATION, AUTHENTIC SELVES

    Jul 08, 2019

    For the past six years, Adeola Yusuf has carved out almost four weeks of her summer vacation to attend the Girls STEM Institute. The Pike High School junior was among the first class: 15 Indianapolis-area girls who learned much more than science, technology, engineering and math on the IUPUI campus....

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    COBOD SUPPLIES TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF DENMARK WITH CONSTRUCTION 3D PRINTER

    Jul 05, 2019

    The Technical University of Denmark has purchased a BOD2 concrete 3D printer from COBOD International to research and develop new manufacturing processes for the construction industry. Malene Kirstine Holst, Laboratory Manager at DTU, explained, We are very excited about this next chapter and lookin...

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    GANNON GROUP TAKES S.T.E.M. ON THE ROAD

    Jul 05, 2019

    How cool would it be to get an RV to do outreach to schools and to be able to bring all of our equipment with us? Maybe you spotted them on an especially cold and snowy day in February, crawling beneath a 24-year-old RV parked on West 12th Street. The 33-foot motorhome might have looked familiar. It...

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    $100M PROJECT AIMS TO MAKE UI LEADER IN QUANTUM ENGINEERING

    Jul 04, 2019

    A 100 million dollar investment in a quantum engineering project designed to make Illinois a world leader in that emerging technology is among 3 billion dollars in higher education allocations in the new Rebuild Illinois infrastructure plan. Gov. J.B. Pritzker, key legislators and state university p...

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    NEW ENGINEERING DEGREE PROGRAMS SEEK TO DEVELOP THE NEXT GENERATION OF DIVERSE STEM LEADERS

    Jul 03, 2019

    Two new degree programs at FIU aim to develop students as leaders in engineering, computing and education, by preparing them to tackle local, national and global challenges. FIU’s School of Universal Computing, Construction, and Engineering Education SUCCEED, in collaboration with the STEM Tra...

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    UAH SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING STUDENTS TO STUDY GAMMA RAYS IN THUNDERSTORMS

    Jul 03, 2019

    In an exciting collaboration, UAH students in both science and engineering programs are preparing to go into the storm. The High Energy Lightning Emission Network will measure intense bursts of gamma rays made in the atmosphere during thunderstorms. Until now, they say satellites have been the only ...

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    CAMMELL LAIRD, ENGINEERING COLLEGE SHOWCASE CAREERS FOR WOMEN

    Jul 02, 2019

    Birkenhead shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird gave young women a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in engineering as part of International Women in Engineering Day 2019. 10 girls from schools and colleges in Birkenhead and surrounding areas met female engineers and saw sh...

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    UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS HOPING TO INSPIRE YOUNGER GENERATION TO BECOME DOCTORS THROUGH STEM EDUCATION

    Jul 02, 2019

    A study from the Association of American Medical Colleges ranks Iowa one of the five worst states as far as the number of physicians compared to patients. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is trying to combat that shortage by inspiring a new, younger generation of doctors with a hands-on ...

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    VIRTUAL CODING APP ADDRESSES DIVERSITY IN STEM

    Jul 01, 2019

    To address gaps in women and minorities entering STEM careers, Pitsco Education and SmartGurlz are debuting Smart Buddies, a new solution that focuses on third to fifth grade students. The app guides students through a virtual experience in which buddies lead them through a series of coding exercise...

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    TARA.AI, WHICH USES MACHINE LEARNING TO SPEC OUT AND MANAGE ENGINEERING PROJECTS, NABS $10M

    Jul 01, 2019

    Artificial intelligence has become an increasingly important component of how a lot of technology works; now it’s also being applied to how technologists themselves work. Today, one of the startups building such a tool has raised some capital, Tara.ai, a platform that uses machine learning to ...

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    DENSO FOUNDATION AWARDS MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN STEM GRANTS

    Jul 01, 2019

    DENSO, the worlds second largest mobility supplier, announced that it awarded more than $1 million in science, technology, engineering, and math education grants to 26 colleges and universities across North America. The grants are made possible by DENSO’s philanthropic division, DENSO North Am...

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    REINHARDT RECEIVES NEARLY $1 MILLION GRANT FOR STEM EDUCATION

    Jul 01, 2019

    A nearly $1 million grant will provide enhanced science and math education at Reinhardt University to students seeking to be high school teachers. The National Science Foundation awarded Reinhardt University the five-year Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant to create the STEM Teacher Educ...

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    UNH MANCHESTER TO LAUNCH MASTER’S IN CYBERSECURITY ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    Jun 28, 2019

    In response to growing market demand to protect against cyber threats and data breaches, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester will launch a master of science degree program in cybersecurity engineering this fall. Mihaela Sabin, associate professor of computer science and chair of the Applie...

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    SWITCH TO MODULAR CUTS CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN HALF AT $10B EXXONMOBIL-SABIC PLANT

    Jun 28, 2019

    Modular construction is known for shaving time from construction schedules and reducing project budgets. But in the case of the $10 billion ExxonMobil-SABIC ethane steam cracker and plastics plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, it looks like it is also going to do away with some jobs as well. After the t...

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    #AMRCTRIBE CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN INTO ENGINEERING

    Jun 27, 2019

    As a STEM science, technology, engineering, maths ambassador, Rahul said he was honoured to help kick start the campaign, which has been developed by the University of Sheffield AMRC to tackle one of the serious challenges facing engineering – attracting more women into the industry. The #AMRC...

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    INFINITI, RENAULT TEAM ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO PURSUE CAREERS IN ENGINEERING

    Jun 27, 2019

    The Renault F1 Team and Technical Partner Infiniti continue to support and promote gender diversity in the automotive and motorsport industries on the occasion of International Women in Engineering Day 2019. Both Infniti and Renault F1 Team firmly believe in the significant advantages of gender dive...

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    UTEP AND EPISD TO RECEIVE $1.2M GRANT TO IMPULSE STEM EDUCATORS

    Jun 26, 2019

    The National Science Foundation will grant $1.2 million to the partnership between The University of Texas at El Paso and the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) to contribute to the formation of future STEM teachers through a teaching preparation program, according to a UTEP news release. T...

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    BUXTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS INSPIRED BY ENGINEERING TOUR

    Jun 26, 2019

    Members of Buxton Community Schools Lego and Robotics Club toured Tarmacs Tunstead Cement Plant as part of International Women in Engineering Day. During the outing they were put through their paces in two 30-minute exercises and challenged with two practical engineering projects. They were tasked w...

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    UNL RESEARCH SHOWS MILITARY SERVICE AN IMPORTANT PATHWAY TO STEM CAREERS FOR WOMEN

    Jun 26, 2019

    New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows military service could have a significant impact on whether women end up in science, technology, engineering and math careers. The study is called Collaborative Research: Soldiers to Citizens to Scientists? How Military Service and GI Bills ...

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    AMAZON FUNDS STEM PROGRAMS IN SEATTLE SCHOOLS

    Jun 25, 2019

    Perhaps with an eye on the next generation of engineers that might be interested in working on its delivery robots or in coding, Amazon is funding computer science and robotics programs at up to 30 public schools in its Seattle home base. From this fall, the Future Engineer Robotics grants will prov...

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    INSPIRING BEDFORDSHIRE STUDENTS AT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY CELEBRATION

    Jun 25, 2019

    Students from Bedfordshire got an insight into the world of engineering at an International Women in Engineering Day celebration on Thursday, June 20. Over 250 girls from 24 schools across East Anglia took part in the annual event, which is part of a global campaign to inspire talented women into ca...

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    BLISS MOBIL AND ACELA PUT FIERCELY METICULOUS ENGINEERING INTO EXTREME-DUTY EXPEDITION MOTORHOME

    Jun 25, 2019

    Among the many big trucks of Overland Expo, one particular green machine stood out. A collaboration between American truck manufacturer Acela and Dutch camper module maker Bliss Mobil, this particular expedition motorhome features exacting state-of-the-art engineering from bumper to bumper, roof to ...

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    JOIN RAISES $4M SEED ROUND TO BUILD A BETTER CONSTRUCTION PLANNING PLATFORM

    Jun 25, 2019

    Startup Join wants to modernize the back office for an industry that’s everywhere, but maybe not top of mind, especially when it comes to project management software: Commercial construction. The company has raised a $4 million seed round, co-led by Signalfire and Building Ventures and includi...

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    JLR RELEASES VIDEO FOR NEW WOMEN IN ENGINEERING CAMPAIGN

    Jun 24, 2019

    Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled its new campaign to encourage schoolgirls to remain in STEM education and pursue a career in the engineering industry. This includes a video showing 27-year-old engineer Charlotte Cooper speaking to schoolchildren about her leading role in the new L494 SVR Range Rover ...

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    100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN ENGINEERING, AND TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE TOO

    Jun 24, 2019

    One hundred years on from the birth of the Women in Engineering Society, members of the rail and wider engineering industry gathered today at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. A lot has changed since those days of World War One, but today’s Women in Engineering event also points o...

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    EUROPEAN PHABLABS TO TACKLE UNDERREPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN PHOTONICS THROUGH STEM

    Jun 23, 2019

    According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, less than 30% of the world's researchers are women. However, a new outreach project has been tackling this underrepresentation by engaging young female minds with STEM, in the hope that they will pursue a career within the photonics, science or e...

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    AFRL GAMING RESEARCH LAB RELOCATES, PARTNERS WITH STEM SCHOOL

    Jun 21, 2019

    The Air Force Research Laboratorys Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory celebrated not only its new location but also a new partnership with the Dayton Regional STEM School in a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 7. The GRILLs new space is part of the local STEM schools 30,000-square-foot e...

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    SPIROFLOW SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY

    Jun 21, 2019

    In support of the International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, powder handling and dry solids processing market leaders, Spiroflow, will be using the occasion to mark the 20th work anniversary of one of its key regional sales staff, Jeannette Carter, who reaches the milestone on the 21 June. J...

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    IROBOT ACQUIRES ROOT ROBOTICS TO BOOST STEM OFFERINGS

    Jun 20, 2019

    iRobot, maker of the popular Roomba robot vacuum, has acquired Root Robotics, an educational robotics startup founded in 2016. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Cambridge, Mass.-based Root Robotics is the creator of Root, a robot designed to make learning to code easier for ev...

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    CACI WINS ORDER TO PROVIDE IT AND ENGINEERING SUPPORT TO US ARMY

    Jun 20, 2019

    CACI International has received an $880m Information Technology Enterprise Management Systems Solution task order to support the US Army. Under the contract, CACI will provide information technology and engineering services to the armys Product Lead Reserve Component Automation System-Force Manageme...

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    FARNELL CELEBRATES WOMEN IN ENGINEERING AT LEEDS OFFICE TOMORROW

    Jun 19, 2019

    Andreea Teodorescu has engineering in her DNA. Both parents and grandparents were engineers, including a pioneering grandmother who was one of the first women in Romania to graduate from her University. Inspired by her family, Andreea pursued a degree in Material Sciences, including a postgraduate s...

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    ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF THE WOMEN’S ENGINEERING SOCIETY

    Jun 19, 2019

    On the evening of Thursday 27th June, Professional Engineering Institutions South Yorkshire member network is hosting an event to coincide with the celebration of 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society at Cutlers Hall, Sheffield. The event will be hosted by Samantha Hubbard BEng IEng MIE...

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    AGENCIES SEE GROWTH IN CONTENT MARKETING BUSINESS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Agencies are banking on content marketing. That’s the key finding in the newly released Content Marketing Institute 2019 Agency Survey. This inaugural research looks at how full-scope agencies, as well as specialized agencies, are doing content marketing for clients, how well it’s workin...

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    DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY PUT STEM SCHOOL, SITE OF FATAL SHOOTING, ON SHORT LEASH

    Jun 18, 2019

    The Douglas County School Board may put the STEM School Highlands Ranch on a short leash amid concerns over safety and security in the wake of last month’s fatal shooting attack at the school. The school board will vote on a resolution Tuesday night that would allow the school to remain open o...

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    WAKE FOREST’S ENGINEERING PROGRAM BUILDS UPON A CULTURE OF INCLUSIVITY

    Jun 18, 2019

    As its first group of engineering students declared their major this year, Wake Forest University achieved something that few, if any, programs have anywhere a student body that more accurately represents the U.S. population. And thats vital to creating an engineering industry that seeks solutions t...

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    ITERIS TO ACQUIRE FLORIDA-BASED TRAFFIC ENGINEERING COMPANY

    Jun 17, 2019

    One of the USA’s leading suppliers of applied informatics systems for the transportation industry, Iteris Inc., has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Albeck Gerken Inc., a Florida-based traffic operations and engineering services provider. Under the terms of ...

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    PHABLABS 4.0 PROJECT ENCOURAGES GIRLS INTO STEM SECTOR

    Jun 17, 2019

    Thousands of young women and girls have had the chance to explore the world of science, engineering, and light technologies thanks to a European photonics research consortium that encouraged female participation into a so-called STEM ecosystem. This has comprised a series of 33 workshops and 11 Phot...

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    AMEY CHALLENGE CUP ENCOURAGES GIRLS INTO STEM

    Jun 14, 2019

    Ahead of International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, Amey is hosting a series of competitions across the UK, including the Challenge Cup to inspire girls from underprivileged areas into STEM careers
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    TAISEI, SOFTBANK SPEARHEAD DRIVERLESS, 5G CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY

    Jun 14, 2019

    Japanese construction giant Taisei Corp. and SoftBank Group Corp. plan to use 5G networks to run remotely operated construction machinery in land-reclamation projects in Japan as early as the autumn, the companies said this week, reports The Yomiuri Shimbun. The approach will be enabled by 5G, the n...

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    ISG EXPANDS ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING FOOTPRINT INTO MINNEAPOLIS WEST END

    Jun 13, 2019

    ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently added a second Twin Cities offices location in the West End of Minneapolis, its third within the State. With deep Minnesota roots that date back to the firm’s inception in Mankato over 46 years a...

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    NEW TEXAS CAMP ENCOURAGES GIRLS TO CONSIDER CONSTRUCTION CAREERS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Thirteen middle-school-age girls are spending the week learning valuable skills as a precursor to possible careers in the construction industry. The group will build and wire their own lamps, pour concrete and build a free library stand over the course of the week in a bid from the National Associat...

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    PERSIMMON IN TROUBLE OVER UNAUTHORISED ROAD CONSTRUCTION

    Jun 12, 2019

    Perth & Kinross Council will be fencing off the roads and taking them out of use from 10.00am on 13th June. Persimmon Homes is building the homes at the Lathro Farm site in Kinross under a planning consent granted on 31 March 2017. The council said that the roads forming Phase 1B at the west sid...

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    DRONE MAKER DJI SOARS INTO STEM ROBOTS WITH ROBOMASTER S1

    Jun 12, 2019

    DJI, best known for its high-flying drones, is taking a more terrestrial approach with its latest product, an educational robot named RoboMaster S1. Available starting today for $499, the S1 offers kids and adults interested in learning Python ways to code and play solo or with others. S1 which stan...

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    COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON CITES INDUSTRY DEMAND, GETS APPROVAL FOR ENGINEERING MAJOR

    Jun 11, 2019

    A new engineering program recently approved for the College of Charleston was specifically designed with companies like Bosch and Boeing in mind. The systems engineering program will be the only one in the state and one of a few nationwide, according to Sebastian van Delden, the interim dean of the ...

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    HONEYWELL RELEASES NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

    Jun 11, 2019

    Honeywell has unveiled Experion PKS Highly Integrated Virtual Environment, a new approach to engineering and maintaining industrial control systems. This is an evolution of the company’s Experion Process Knowledge System. Experion PKS HIVE uses Honeywell’s LEAPTM project execution princi...

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    THE DREAM STEM PROJECT AT NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY: RETAINING TALENT

    Jun 11, 2019

    Caesar R. Jackson, Professor of Physics explores the DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University, which includes retaining science, technology, engineering and mathematics talent in the U.S.
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    SOFT SKILLS AND THE LIBERAL ARTS REMAIN IMPORTANT TO STEM EDUCATION

    Jun 10, 2019

    Schools are putting more emphasis on STEM education, but that doesn't mean they're leaving the liberal arts or interpersonal skills behind. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and educators at all levels are encouraging students to study these subjects. Much of...

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    EPCA AND PLASTICSEUROPE PROMOTE STEM DEBATE

    Jun 10, 2019

    The European Petrochemical Association and PlasticsEurope have joined forces to promote STEM education and sustainability through the European Youth Debating Competition, which aims to promote science and sustainability as the two key ingredients for the future of the industrial sectors. The EYDC is...

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    WAKE DOWNTOWN GRANT WILL TAKE STEM LESSONS INTO K-12 CLASSROOMS

    Jun 07, 2019

    With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Wake Forest University will start a program this fall to provide free STEM educational activities to K-12 students in local Title 1 schools. The program, based at Wake Downtown, will train undergraduate students to conduct STEM-based lessons in schools....

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    UTEP TO RECEIVE $1.2M GRANT TO PREPARE FUTURE STEM TEACHERS

    Jun 07, 2019

    The University of Texas at El Paso will partner with the El Paso Independent School District to foster the next generation of highly skilled STEM teachers through a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Here is a statement from UTEP: UTEP will receive support from the R...

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    PEACE CAMP OFFERS PAIUTE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CULTURAL HISTORY, STEM SKILLS

    Jun 06, 2019

    High school students from the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah are participating in a summer camp on the campus of Southern Utah University to learn about educational opportunities through science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Paiute Educational Access Camp Experience began Wednesday and ...

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    LEADING EUROPEAN ANALYST FIRM OVUM NAMES MADISON LOGIC A “LEADER” IN THEIR REPORT ON ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

    Jun 05, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced that Ovum, a market-leading data, research and consulting business headquartered in the U.K., named Madison Logic a “Leader” in the Ovum Market Radar: Account-Based Marketing report. Ovum recognized...

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    HPE GIFT CREATES NEW COMPUTER ENGINEERING CENTER FOR THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

    Jun 05, 2019

    With an $11 million gift, HPE has created a new research center for the Texas A&M University System: the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Center for Computer Architecture Research. In the age of big data, the center has launched with a timely mission: to lead the way into this new world of data-driven...

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    AN ARCHITECT’S GUIDE TO SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEERING

    Jun 04, 2019

    How can your development team benefit from SRE concepts? In this talk, Nathaniel Schutta introduces some of those concepts as well as how you can adopt these ideas on your applications. Development teams often focus on getting code to production losing site of what comes after the design and build p...

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    GOODYEAR, CAVS TEAM UP TO BRING STEM LABS TO AKRON, CLEVELAND

    Jun 03, 2019

    The next generation of great engineers and innovators can always use a little inspiration. That's why the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the Cleveland Cavaliers have teamed up to help bring science, technology, engineering and math STEM initiatives to students throughout Northeast Ohio, the ...

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    AI START-UP MONOLITH AI RAISES £1.9M INVESTMENT FOR ENGINEERING AI ASSISTANT

    Jun 03, 2019

    Technology start-up Monolith AI has raised £1.9 million in investment funding in support of its AI platform which is designed to help accelerate the engineering design process. Monolith AI’s platform applies machine learning to complex engineering problems, Our goal is to accelerate prod...

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    DIAGEO INVEST IN NEXT GENERATION WITH PLAYGROUND UPGRADE AND STEM WORKSHOPS

    Jun 03, 2019

    Diageo has invested in the next generation as part of a community outreach project by upgrading a Clackmannanshire school’s playground and setting up STEM workshops. The school’s surroundings will be transformed to include a climbing area, football pitch and sand pit with a series of sus...

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    FLEMINGS $10M GIFT TO ESTABLISH MOLECULAR ENGINEERING LAB

    May 31, 2019

    A suite of state-of-the-art molecular engineering laboratories is being constructed inside Olin Hall, thanks to a $10 million dollar gift from Sam 62 and Nancy Fleming. The gift will establish the Samuel C. Fleming Molecular Engineering Laboratories – 7,300 square feet of new laboratory space ...

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    UTSA PROFESSORS RECOGNIZED FOR IMPROVING STEM EDUCATION IN SAN ANTONIO

    May 30, 2019

    Professors Carmen Fies and Chris Packham at The University of Texas at San Antonio have been honored for their efforts to enhance STEM education in San Antonio schools by creating and nurturing educational partnerships in the community. Fies, an associate professor in the UTSA College of Education a...

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    MANSFIELD HEAD START STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT STEM

    May 30, 2019

    Children enrolled in the Mansfield classroom of Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. participated recently in STEM classes offered by Southern Tioga School District at the Miller Elementary School. Every two weeks, the children attended a STEM class, taught by Mrs. Nawri, the librarian at the school. The...

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    SAN DIEGO’S ESUB RAISES $12 MILLION FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

    May 29, 2019

    The San Diego-based software developer eSub Construction Software has raised $12 million in a new round of financing for its project management platform for contractors. The company’s funding was led by Catalyst Investors with participation from previous investor Revolution Ventures. Software ...

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    CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL WILL INCORPORATE COASTAL ENGINEERING INTO ITS CURRICULUM

    May 29, 2019

    There’s a shortage of coastal engineers - and that could spell trouble sooner than later, as extreme weather and sea levels rise. University of Delaware Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Jack Puleo wants to avoid that by stirring up interest in the field among the potential next ge...

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    27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

    May 29, 2019

    Garrett Mehrguth, the CEO and co-founder of the B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, Directive, recently was selected to speak at 13 stops of the Digital Summit tour. Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique pres...

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    GIRLS INVITED TO ENGINEERING OPEN DAY AT SGS BERKELEY GREEN

    May 28, 2019

    JusThis week Ian Mean, Business West Gloucestershire director, looks at how SGS Berkeley Green UTC is inspiring girls to train in engineering. Andy Keenan is assistant principal at SGS Berkeley Green UTC, an ex-RAF engineer who believes that his young women engineering students can help fill the ski...

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    CONSTRUCTION TALKS END AFTER BOVIS’S £950M BID IS REBUFFED

    May 28, 2019

    Galliford Try has rejected a £950 million all-share bid from Bovis Homes for its housebuilding and regeneration businesses, insisting that it is “confident” about its prospects as a standalone company. The two mid-cap builders are no longer in talks after it emerged this weekend th...

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    CU DENVER ENGINEERING TEAM PREPARE FOR NATIONAL BRIDGE COMPETITION

    May 28, 2019

    In Colorado, it’s estimated 500 bridges are classified as structurally deficient. Across the country, there are more than 47,000 in poor condition. A student engineering team from the University of Colorado Denver is applying its classroom knowledge competing in a National Steel Bridge Competi...

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    VODAFONE CREATES TECHNOLOGY WHICH CAN SEND NO-FLY ZONES TO DRONES AND FORCE THEM TO LAND

    May 27, 2019

    Vodafone has successfully tested technology that sends information to drones about no-fly zones, potentially forcing them to land if pilots accidentally stray into restricted areas. The technology could be used to allow emergency services to quickly block off areas such as crime scenes that would th...

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    ICHEME PRESENTS AWARDS TO TEN CHEMICAL ENGINEERS

    May 24, 2019

    ON 23 May IChemE presented ten chemical engineers with medals for their outstanding contributions to the profession. The awards were presented by IChemE President Ken Rivers, at a special ceremony in front of friends, family, and colleagues at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK. THE CHEMICAL ENGINEER
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    NASA’S FIRST-OF-KIND TESTS LOOK TO MANAGE DRONES IN CITIES

    May 24, 2019

    NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets and bu...

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    DRONE INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ARCADRONE

    May 24, 2019

    Drone Interactive, a specialist in drone-based attractions featuring augmented reality, has announced the launch of its new product, ARCADRONE. The award-winning attraction combines drone piloting with mixed reality video games. Drone Interactive is proud to announce the launch of its flagship produ...

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    SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY AT IUPUI FUELING GROWTH OF WOMEN IN MOTORSPORTS

    May 23, 2019

    Before IndyCars are allowed on the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, they have to pass through garage C32 for tech inspection, known simply as tech to teams and their crews. In the inspection bay, cars are fastidiously measured and weighed, all in the name of compliance and safety. A ...

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    HICKERSON ELEMENTARY RECOGNIZED AS A STEM SCHOOL

    May 23, 2019

    Earlier this year, Hickerson Elementary School became Coffee County’s first STEM science, technology, engineering, math School. Principal Jimmy Anderson hosted a presentation on Monday, May 20 to commemorate the honor. A STEM School, developed in collaboration with the STEM Leadership Council ...

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    PPG LAUNCHES PAINTS WITH PURPOSE

    May 23, 2019

    PPG (NYSE: PPG) today launched its Paints with Purpose campaign, which will showcase the many unexpected applications of next-generation paint and coatings technologies. These include paints that can cool the temperature of asphalt on a hot day to protect a puppy’s sensitive paws; coatings tha...


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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    KESPRY ANNOUNCES BRING YOUR OWN DRONE PROGRAM

    May 22, 2019

    Kespry, a provider of drone-based intelligence solutions, has announced its new BYOD Bring Your Own Drone program, which means companies can choose to either go with Kespry-managed drone hardware or use their own existing DJI drone fleet. The program includes a new platform pricing model designed to...

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    PERCEPTO RAISES $15 MILLION FOR FACILITY-MONITORING AUTONOMOUS DRONES

    May 22, 2019

    Percepto, a drone solutions company, today announced that it’s secured $15 million in series A financing that saw NHN, Spider Capital, Emerge, R&R Venture Partners, and strategic investor Hyundai participate. The cash infusion, which comes after seed rounds totaling $12.5 million, brings P...

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    GOCARDLESS MIGRATES TO CLOUD AND GETS GOOGLE ENGINEERING CAPABILITY

    May 22, 2019

    Payments firm GoCardless has migrated to Google’s cloud platform to support its expansion, while gaining the benefit of Google engineers attacking its problems. It has already cut costs by 25% and saved significant time that was previously spent provisioning new servers. Founded in 2011, GoCar...

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    DJI IS ADDING RECEIVERS TO HELP DRONES AVOID PLANE AND HELICOPTER COLLISIONS

    May 22, 2019

    At an event in Washington, D.C. today, DJI  unveiled plans to help avoid potentially life-threatening drone disasters. At the top of the list is the company’s promise to add AirSense technology to all of its models weighing more than 250 grams ~half a pound, which goes into effect January...

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    AT SEAS CLASS DAY, BLOOMBERG CTO EMPHASIZES NEED FOR ENGINEERING IN A TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN WORLD

    May 21, 2019

    Shawn Edwards, SEAS ’90, ’95 and Chief Technology Officer at Bloomberg, highlighted the importance and expansive impact of engineering in a world that is being transformed by technology at the School of Engineering and Applied Science‘s Class Day on Monday afternoon.
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    SHARP INCREASE IN US STATES USE OF DRONES

    May 21, 2019

    In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures.
    Public transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every state,...

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    AMAZON IS A BIG STEP CLOSER TO BRINGING ITS HIGH-SPEED DRONE DELIVERY PLANS TO LIFE

    May 21, 2019

    A UK government aviation agency is helping to make Amazon's dreams of high-speed drone delivery come true. On Tuesday, the Civil Aviation Authority CAA announced that its newly formed innovation team would be launching a virtual testing space, known as an Innovation Sandbox, where a group of com...

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    ANDROID’S VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING CONFIRMS AN ANDROID R FEATURES

    May 20, 2019

    Android Q is still few months away from being rolled out to everyone and the news of next-gen Android OS has already started hitting the web. This time the company’s executive has himself stated about it in a tweet. Android’s Vice President of engineering, Dave Burke has stated that scro...

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    DHS WARNS OF STRONG CONCERNS THAT CHINESE-MADE DRONES ARE STEALING DATA

    May 20, 2019

    Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security warned in an alert issued Monday obtained by CNN. The drones are a potential risk to an organization's information, t...

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    U.S. GOVERNMENT QUIETLY REPLACED FORMER INTEL CEO AS ITS TOP DRONE POLICY ADVISOR

    May 20, 2019

    Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao turned to a longtime if little known member of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Advisory Committee to head the group, after last year’s quiet departure of founding chairman Brian Krzanich. Effective May 15, Michael Chasen, CEO of commerc...

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    WING WILL START MAKING DRONE DELIVERIES IN FINLAND NEXT MONTH

    May 17, 2019

    Wing, the Alphabet-owned drone startup, will launch a delivery service in Finland’s capital Helsinki next month. The trial will make deliveries to residents in the city’s Vuosaari district, which Wing notes is the capital’s most populous area. The service will offer products from t...

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    ZIPLINE, WHICH DELIVERS LIFESAVING MEDICAL SUPPLIES BY DRONE, NOW VALUED AT $1.2 BILLION

    May 17, 2019

    Drone-delivery businesses cropped up all over the globe in recent years, but most focused on last-mile logistics for food and retail. The concept of air dropping a burrito to a hungry college co-ed is a fun one. But one drone-delivery business that has pulled ahead of the pack, Zipline, gained comme...

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    KARAT NABS $28M LED BY TIGER GLOBAL TO GROW ITS HUMAN-POWERED ONLINE INTERVIEW PLATFORM FOR ENGINEERING JOBS

    May 15, 2019

    A high demand for engineering talent in our digital world has driven companies that need to make these technical hires to cast their nets wider in the search for good people. Now, a company that has built a platform that it says helps companies do this in a more accurate and efficient way has raised...

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    CARBON, RE-ENGINEERED – CAN CLIMEWORKS CAPTURE 1% OF ANNUAL CARBON EMISSIONS?

    May 15, 2019

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that mankind will have to start removing 12bn tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year if it wants to limit global warming to the relatively safe level of 1.5°C. That amount equals almost one third of the current global carbon emi...

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    GOOGLE OPENS SAFETY ENGINEERING CENTER IN MUNICH TO LEAD GLOBAL PRIVACY INITIATIVES

    May 14, 2019

    Privacy was a tentpole announcement at I/O 2019 from Incognito Mode for Google Maps and Search to federated learning in Gboard. Sundar Pichai today announced the Google Safety Engineering Center in Munich, Germany to lead privacy initiatives around the world. Google is making Germany the company&rsq...

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    CONSTRUCTION INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM PROTENDERS RAISES US$3 MILLION

    May 14, 2019

    Construction intelligence and procurement company ProTenders has successfully raised US$3 million for a pre-series A funding round, led by a group of UAE-based investors. Launched in 2009 by Karim Helal, ProTenders offers a digitized solution to finding new deals and streamlining the bidding and pro...

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    TURKISH COMPANY REVEALS PLANS TO DEVELOP A SUPERSONIC DRONE

    May 13, 2019

    Turkey’s state-controlled aerospace powerhouse, Turkish Aerospace Industries, plans to develop the country’s first supersonic drone, company executives said. TAI showcased its Aksungur drone gyrfalcon in English earlier this month at the International Defence Industry Fair in Istanbul. T...

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    RAJANT EXPLORES THE FUTURE OF DRONES

    May 13, 2019

    Rajant Corporation, experts in creating wireless technologies, have hailed the growth of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) but warned that networks will have to become more ubiquitous if they are to drive their potential productivity, safety and cost improvements. In an exclusive insight sh...

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    NORTHROP GRUMMAN AWARDED $163.6M TO SUPPORT ARMY'S HUNTER DRONE

    May 13, 2019

    Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $163.6 million contract for support services on the U.S. Army's fleet of MQ-5B Hunter drones. The company will operate, engineer, reconfigure and maintain the unmanned aerial systems as part of the new contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will...

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    TECH FIRMS VYING TO SELL DRONES, ROBOTS AND OTHER UNMANNED SYSTEMS TO THE MILITARY

    May 12, 2019

    Hoping to capitalize on an imagined future in which robots are on the front lines of warfare, defense contractors are making new investments in small, portable drone systems that can surveil enemy territory or even neutralize targets. In March, an Oregon-based thermal imaging company, FLIR Systems, ...

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    EAST CANTON HIGH SCHOOL EARNS STEM DESIGNATION

    May 10, 2019

    East Canton High School has been named Stark County’s first designated high school for science technology, engineering and math. The Ohio STEM Committee, comprised of the state superintendent, leaders from the state Department of Higher Education and Department of Development, business leaders...

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    IFA TO TRIAL GENDER-NEUTRAL LANGUAGE IN BID TO BOOST FEMALE STEM APPLICANTS

    May 10, 2019

    The Institute for Apprenticeships is to trial gender-neutral language in a bid to boost the number of female STEM apprentices – after research found masculine words in job adverts, such as ambition, challenging and leader, deter them from applying. The chronic under-representation of women tak...

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    GOPRO IS FINALLY SHAKING OFF THE PAIN OF QUITTING THE DRONE BUSINESS

    May 10, 2019

    GoPro is off to a good start in 2019 after generating $243 million in revenue, a 20 percent increase over its first quarter last year. While the camera company did post a loss of $24 million, that’s way down from the $76 million loss GoPro suffered to start 2018. The company was confident enou...

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    WSE-LISTED CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES SEE SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT IN PROFIT MARGINS

    May 09, 2019

    Aggregate revenue reported by more than 20 construction groups listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange grew by a nominal 9.8 per cent in 2018, a meagre rise in real terms, given soaring prices of building materials and labour. The net financial performance of the listed construction companies also impro...

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    STUDENTS IN NEW MEXICO MAP DINOSAUR TRACKS WITH DRONES

    May 09, 2019

    College students of New Mexico use drones to map the location of dinosaur tracks in a state park. In a recent statement, New Mexico State Parks announced it is teaming up with Central New Mexico Community College students and the New Mexico Museum of National History and Science to map the footprint...

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    FLYTBASE AND AIRMAP AGREE TO COLLABORATE ON ACCELERATING UTM SUPPORT FOR DRONE AUTOMATION

    May 09, 2019

    FlytBase and AirMap have agreed to join forces to speed up the introduction of unmanned traffic management (UTM) technologies into enterprise drone automation solutions. Both companies believe that the future of drones requires close collaborations involving world-class technology and a commitment t...

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    KYOCERA TO ACQUIRE U.S. CONSTRUCTION TOOL DISTRIBUTOR

    May 08, 2019

    Kyocera Corp. said Tuesday it will acquire SouthernCarlson Inc., a U.S. distributor of construction tools, for some ¥90 billion. As a result of the acquisition, which will be the most expensive deal for the company to date, Kyocera aims to strengthen sales and expand its market in North America....

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    UL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PROGRAM MOLDS STUDENTS INTO LEADERS

    May 08, 2019

    Hanz Unurh, a doctoral student in systems engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, owns a thriving real estate appraisal company in his native Honduras. He runs the business remotely, thanks to a competent team he communicates with via phone and email. The 36-year-old says that altho...

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    HOW TO GET STARTED USING GHIDRA, THE FREE REVERSE ENGINEERING TOOL

    May 07, 2019

    The National Security Agency (NSA), the same agency that brought you blockbuster malware Stuxnet, has now released Ghidra, an open-source reverse engineering framework, to grow the number of reverse engineers studying malware. The move disrupts the reverse engineering market, which top dog IDA Pro h...

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    MASTERCARD STEM EDUCATION TO REACH 1 MILLION GIRLS BY 2025

    May 07, 2019

    Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence are two of the hottest technology fields today, with job opportunities continuing to grow across both. However, worldwide, women make up less than 15 per cent of the professionals in these high-tech jobs, and only one in 20 girls opts for a STEM-based career...

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    NORTH CAROLINA DRONE DELIVERY PROGRAM HELPS DIAGNOSE PATIENTS FASTER

    May 07, 2019

    In partnership with UPS, a hospital in North Carolina is pioneering a drone delivery program to speed up the delivery of critical medical samples across the WakeMed hospital campus. Medical samples are put in a small cooler that is carried by the drone to a lab roughly 3/4 of a mile away. It takes t...

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    HOPKINS ENGINEERING TALENT ON DISPLAY AT ANNUAL DESIGN DAY

    May 06, 2019

    In laboratories and design spaces across Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering, students are racing against the clock to put finishing touches on design projects as varied as a self-sterilizing water bottle, a system that uses drones to autonomously track and manage warehouse ...

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    SFU OPENS SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING FACILITY

    May 06, 2019

    Simon Fraser University has opened its new state-of-the-art facility for sustainable energy engineering. The building will be available for students later this year. Investing in clean tech innovators here at SFU Surrey will help build a cleaner, brighter future for everyone in B.C., said Premier Jo...

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    COMMERCIAL DRONES ARE WAY MORE POPULAR THAN THE FAA EXPECTED

    May 06, 2019

    The Federal Aviation Authority has unveiled its predictions for the future of drones, and the findings came as a surprise, even to the FAA itself. Non-commercial drone growth has greatly exceeded expectations, increasing by 170 percent last year, despite officials thinking that it would only grow by...

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    MADISON LOGIC UNVEILS NEW DATA CLOUD TO ACCELERATE ABM FOR B2B ORGANIZATIONS GLOBALLY

    May 06, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announces the launch of the ML Data Cloud, powering cutting-edge ABM to accelerate your pipeline and convert your best accounts faster. With state-of-the-art architecture, rich data, and a robust data gateway, the ML Dat...

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    THE FAA SAYS THE COMMERCIAL DRONE MARKET COULD TRIPLE IN SIZE BY 2023

    May 04, 2019

    The Federal Aviation Administration has released its forecast for the next two decades via NextGov, which anticipates what’s to come for the aviation world between now and 2039. Particularly noteworthy is that the market for commercial drones is growing faster than anticipated, and could tripl...

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    ROBOTS EDGE CLOSER TO UNLOADING TRUCKS IN AMAZON-ERA MILESTONE

    May 03, 2019

    As FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com Inc., they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks. Robot makers are getting close to solving part of that puzzle.
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    CALIFORNIA FARMING STARTUP BEGINS SELLING VEGETABLES GROWN BY A ROBOT

    May 03, 2019

    Vegetables sold by California-based startup Iron Ox might be organic, but the farmer cultivating them is far from it. The company behind the robotic and hydroponic farming system is now taking the first step towards going to market in California. According to a report from The Verge, Iron Ox is part...

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    CMU USES KNITTING MACHINES TO MAKE SOFT ROBOTS THAT HUG

    May 02, 2019

    Perhaps people fear robotics and automation simply because they’re not cuddly enough. It’s certainly an under-explored aspect in the growing field of soft robotics. A team at Carnegie Mellon is taking on the challenge by creating soft robots with knitting machines.
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    AUTOMATION OF WAREHOUSES STILL A DECADE AWAY, SAYS AMAZON’S ROBOTICS CHIEF

    May 02, 2019

    Amazon Inc has reportedly said that the technology for running a fully automated warehouse is at least a decade away. The comments were made by Anderson during a tour of Amazon’s Baltimore warehouse for reporters on Tuesday. The superior cognitive abilities of humans and limitation of current ...

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    TOYOTA LAUNCHES SECOND $100 MILLION VC FUND TARGETING AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY AND ROBOTICS STARTUPS

    May 02, 2019

    Toyota AI Ventures - the venture capital subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute, Japan automaker Toyota’s R&D arm - debuted in July 2017 with a $100 million fund focused on early-stage investments in AI, autonomous mobility, robotics, data, and the cloud. Since then, it’s supplied c...

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    INVERT ROBOTICS RAISES $8.8 MILLION FOR INSPECTION ROBOTS THAT CLING TO NON-METALLIC SURFACES

    May 02, 2019

    Robots that cling to hazardous chemical containment tanks might sound like the stuff of science fiction, but Christchurch, New Zealand-based Invert Robotics - a spinout from the University of Canterbury’s School of Engineering - has been selling them for close to a decade. The company’s ...

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    PPG NAMES VP ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS FOR U.S., CANADA

    May 02, 2019

    PPG has named Jaime Irick as vice president, architectural coatings for the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Irick will succeed Dave Cole who will retire effective July 31, the company said. PPG’s architectural coatings include consumer paint brands such as Glidden, Olympic and PPG Paints. Mr. Irick was f...


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    THE NEW ROBOT REVOLUTION? FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE KIWIBOTS MAY COME TO CORNELL

    Apr 30, 2019

    As spring approached, a small, rectangular robot began making its way up and down Cornell’s hills. This robot is a Kiwibot, which delivers food to college students on campus. First implemented at the University of California, Berkeley, Kiwibot is hoping to expand its services across the countr...

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    NARWAL ROBOT CAN BOTH MOP AND VACUUM, AND REPLACE ITS OWN DIRTY WATER

    Apr 30, 2019

    The robot cleaners we have tidying up our houses in the 21st century continue to get smarter and more efficient – such as the Narwal, which combines both vacuuming and mopping in one device, and can even replenish its own water tanks when it's done.
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    OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR USES ENTERTAINMENT ROBOT TO EDUCATE

    Apr 29, 2019

    Oregon State University’s robots are learning to perform comedy, and researchers like Naomi Fitter, assistant professor for the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, are using this as an opportunity to teach others about how robots work.
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    R.I.P., ANKI: YET ANOTHER HOME ROBOTICS COMPANY POWERS DOWN

    Apr 29, 2019

    TODAY BRINGS SAD news in the world of consumer robotics. Anki, maker of Vector, a toy-like autonomous countertop robot, is shutting down, and hundreds of people are losing their jobs. It’s a brutal answer to a question we asked last summer: Sure, home robots like Vector are cute, but is this s...

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    FNSS DEVELOPS PARS III 8×8 ENGINEERING VEHICLE FOR ROYAL ARMY OF OMAN

    Apr 29, 2019

    FNSS has developed the PARS III 8×8 engineering vehicle for the Royal Army of Oman, with plans to deliver it after completing qualification tests within the first half of this year. The armoured vehicle has been developed by FNSS as its first 8×8 engineering vehicle and clears surface la...

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    NIACC RECEIVES GRANT TO HELP MEET DEMAND FOR ROBOTICS TECHNICIANS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Manufacturing students at North Iowa Area Community College will have the opportunity to learn how to work with robotics, thanks to a National Science Foundation grant. The $300,000 Advanced Technological Education grant will be spread out over three years and allow NIACC to test a new national cred...

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    EXXONMOBIL OFFERS $60K FOR REVERSE PITCH ROBOTICS ENERGY CHALLENGE

    Apr 26, 2019

    ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company and BBL Ventures announced a call for applicants to its Robotics Reverse Pitch Energy Challenge, with a prize of $60,000 awarded to the winning application. The deadline to apply for this challenge is Monday, May 13, 2019. ExxonMobil said they’ve ide...

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    WAYPOINT ROBOTICS PROVIDES MOBILE MANIPULATION PLATFORM TO MASSTLC 5G ROBOTICS CHALLENGE

    Apr 26, 2019

    To support winners of MassTLC 5G Robotics Challenge sponsored by Verizon and Ericsson, Waypoint Robotics Inc. recently delivered a mobile manipulation platform to the 5G Lab at the Alley here. The challenge winners will use the mobile manipulation system, which includes Waypoint’s flagship Vec...

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    MICROSOFT AIMS TO INSPIRE WOMEN TO PURSUE CAREERS IN STEM

    Apr 26, 2019

    Microsoft celebrates #MakeWhatsNext, an initiative to encourage girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This movement helps raise awareness of the issues that cause girls to drop out of or lose interest in STEM and aims to pique their excitement in how they can change t...

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    KIWI’S FOOD DELIVERY BOTS ARE ROLLING OUT TO 12 MORE COLLEGES

    Apr 25, 2019

    If you’re a student at UC Berkeley, the diminutive rolling robots from Kiwi are probably a familiar sight by now, trundling along with a burrito inside to deliver to a dorm or apartment building. Now students at a dozen more campuses will be able to join this great, lazy future of robotic deli...

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    ARE TESLA'S ROBOT TAXIS A PHANTOM FLEET?

    Apr 25, 2019

    Self-driving car entrepreneur Elon Musk is nothing, if not ambitious. Earlier this week, he promised to have a million robot taxis on the road by next year, taking dead aim at Uber and Lyft. But responses have changed in recent years from Wow! To Oh. Really? And prompting comparisons to shady showma...

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    LABSTER SCORES $21M SERIES B TO BRING VR TO STEM EDUCATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    Labster, the Denmark-headquartered startup building virtual laboratory simulations for STEM students, has raised $21 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Owl Ventures,  with participation from Balderton Capital, Northzone and Swisscom Ventures. Previous backers Nordic Makers, David...

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    UMBC PROGRAM TO SUPPORT DIVERSE STUDENTS IN STEM SUCCESSFULLY REPLICATED AT PSU, UNC

    Apr 25, 2019

    UMBC's Meyerhoff Scholars Program has been lauded as a national model for supporting diverse students in STEM fields. Other institutions across the United States have begun to ask if UMBC's approach could work for them. A new paper published in Science on April 26 answers that question with ...

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    HARVARD LOOKS TO THE NATURAL WORLD TO MAKE ITS SNAKE ROBOTS EVEN FASTER

    Apr 25, 2019

    Snake-inspired robots are a surprisingly active class of robotics, and researchers from Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have just found a way to make them even better. As we’ve written before, the lab is experimenting with soft robotic outer shells th...

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    AVA ROBOTICS RAISES $2.9M AS DEMAND GROWS FOR TELEPRESENCE ROBOTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Ava Robotics Inc. has raised $2.9 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company is a spinoff of iRobot Corp. and has developed telepresence robots. As reported in SEC Form D, Ava Robotics has sold $2.9 million out of a total $4 mi...

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    SAN ANTONIO ROBOTICS COMPANY SEEING BIG GROWTH

    Apr 25, 2019

    Plus One Robotics, a San Antonio startup at the forefront of robotic vision and machine learning, is growing. Its software is paired with vision sensors and teaches robotic industrial arms to see. Using soft grips, they can pack and sort boxes. The technology is geared towards taking advantage of th...

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    6SENSE EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH HUBSPOT FOR HEIGHTENED ACCOUNT BASED ORCHESTRATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    AON COMBINES CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING AND INLAND MARINE TEAMS INTO GLOBAL UNIT

    Apr 24, 2019

    Aon plc announced it has combined its Construction & Engineering and Inland Marine teams into a single, dedicated global unit within its Reinsurance Solutions business. The new Global Construction & Inland Marine practice aligns with the approach of many reinsurance carriers that write these...

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    AIRPORT DRONE CHAOS COULD JUST BE THE START, UN ROBOTICS EXPERT WARNS

    Apr 24, 2019

    A top UN official has warned that last year's drone chaos at Gatwick Airport could be just the start of what criminals, terrorists and assassins could do with the technology. Irakli Beridze, head of robotics and artificial intelligence at the UN agency devoted to researching crime prevention, to...

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    CATERPILLAR REVENUES BOOSTED BY MINING AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

    Apr 24, 2019

    Higher demand in its mining and construction businesses helped industrial bellwether Caterpillar beat forecasts for first-quarter sales and prompted it to boost its full-year earnings outlook.

    The Illinois-based company said sales rose 5 per cent from a year ago to $13.5bn, ahead of a...

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    ERNST & YOUNG TO FUND CONSTRUCTION OF WINDFARMS IN TEXAS

    Apr 24, 2019

    UK-based multinational professional services group Ernst & Young has announced that it will fund the construction of two large-scale windfarms in Texas through virtual power purchase agreements. The company claims that the two windfarms, which are expected to be operational by mid-2020, will gen...

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    HARVARD RESEARCHERS SPEED UP SNAKE-INSPIRED KIRIGANI ROBOT

    Apr 23, 2019

    Early last year, a team from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences revealed a snake-inspired soft robot that harnessed kirigami, the ancient Japanese art of paper cutting, to propel itself along. Now some tweaks have given the robot boosts in both speed in precision....

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    LAUNDROID COMPANY FOLDS BEFORE ITS GIANT ROBOT DOES

    Apr 23, 2019

    A small part of us always knew the Laundroid was too good to be true. The black obelisk, developed by Japanese company Seven Dreamers, was supposed to be a washing machine, dryer, ironing and laundry-folding robot rolled into one. It was the perfect appliance, in short, for chore-dodging so-and-sos ...

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    TESLA CEO PLANS TO HAND THE CAR KEYS TO ROBOTS NEXT YEAR

    Apr 23, 2019

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services. The vision sketched out Monday during an event at Tesl...

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    ST ENGINEERING CLINCHES S$1.3B IN NEW AEROSPACE CONTRACTS

    Apr 23, 2019

    ST Engineering secured around S$1.3 billion $959 million in new contracts in the aerospace sector, for the first quarter of the year that ended 31 March. The Singapore group says that among the new contracts is a 10-year service agreement with a long-time, unidentified North American operator, to pr...

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    SAGE AUTOMATES CONSTRUCTION FINANCE BENCHMARKING

    Apr 23, 2019

    Business management technology provider Sage is rolling out a new solution designed to help construction firms track the health of company finances and compare performance against industry peers. In a press release issued on Monday, Sage announced an integration between its Sage 300 Construction Rea...

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    CHELSEA FOUNDATION BRINGING STEM AND SOCCER SCIENCE TO LIFE IN NEW YORK

    Apr 23, 2019

    Chelsea Foundation staff from our education and international departments have been in New York this month delivering free coaching and STEM-focused science, technology, engineering and maths sessions. The trip was arranged to support online training provider EverFi, who deliver the Foundation&rsquo...

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    CORNELL ENGINEERS DEVELOP ROBOTIC MATERIAL DISPLAYING KEY FEATURES OF LIFE

    Apr 22, 2019

    With more and more innovation coming along the way, technology is bridging the gap between human and machines. The line is becoming more blurred between machines and mortals. Experts have developed a new biomaterial which is not alive yet depicts three major traits of human life - metabolism, and se...

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    POSTMATES RAMPS UP ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE SEATTLE AREA IN ADVANCE OF IPO

    Apr 22, 2019

    Postmates, the IPO-bound delivery company, is ramping up its engineering operations in the Seattle area after operating under the radar in the region for the past two years, GeekWire has learned. The company has nine openings for engineering positions based in Bellevue, Wash., according to its job s...

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    LOCUS ROBOTICS LANDS $26M IN NEW FUNDING FOR WAREHOUSE ROBOTS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Locus Robotics today announced it has raised $26 million in Series C funding to continue scaling production of its warehouse fulfillment robotics system. The round includes investments from Zebra Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Zebra Technologies, and Scale Venture Partners, which led the ...

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    INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS GIANT FANUC IS USING AI TO MAKE AUTOMATION EVEN MORE AUTOMATED

    Apr 18, 2019

    Industrial automation is already streamlining the manufacturing process, but first those machines must be painstakingly trained by skilled engineers. Industrial robotics giant Fanuc wants to make robots easier to train, therefore making automation more accessible to a wider range of industries, incl...

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    HOW SQUISHY ROBOTICS CREATED A ROBOT THAT CAN BE SAFELY DROPPED OUT OF A HELICOPTER

    Apr 18, 2019

    If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics,  anyway, whose robots look delicate but are in fact among the most dura...

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    LG TO DEVELOP ROBOTS FOR RESTAURANTS

    Apr 18, 2019

    LG Electronics has partnered up with CJ Foodville to develop robots that will be trialled in the latter's restaurants, the companies have announced. CJ Foodville is one of South Korea's largest food service companies, and is the parent company to popular franchises such as Twosome Place and ...

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    AIRBUS IS TEACHING JETLINERS TO DANCE WITH ROBOTS IN HAMBURG

    Apr 18, 2019

    Airbus SE has manufactured planes in a maze of brick- and metal-clad buildings outside Hamburg for the better part of three decades. Every day, whale-shaped cargo planes called Belugas touch down on the adjacent airstrip and disgorge fuselage tubes, wings, and cockpit sections that will be joined to...

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    AMAZON WAREHOUSE WORKERS AND THEIR ROBOT COMPANIONS: A HUMAN-ROBOT SYMPHONY

    Apr 18, 2019

    Amazon Robotics now has over 100,000 robotic systems across 25 fulfillment centers. TechCrunch reports that with Amazon’s recent acquisition of robotics firm Canvas Technology, autonomous robots will soon be joining the team. Amazon believes that people working alongside robots can work smarte...

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    UT ALUMNI, LINDA AND LEE NORRIS, SUPPORT WOMEN IN ENGINEERING AND LOW-INCOME STUDENTS WITH $1 MILLION GIFT

    Apr 18, 2019

    Linda and Lee Norris, UT class of 1970 alumni, have made a $1 million gift to UT to go toward scholarships for women in engineering and need-based scholarships. The need-based part of the gift will support students in the University Leadership Network, some of whom come from low-income backgrounds a...

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    BOEING COMPLETES FINAL ENGINEERING TEST FLIGHT FOR 737 MAX UPDATE

    Apr 18, 2019

    Boeing has completed the last official engineering flight test of updated  Boeing 737 MAX software update prior to a certification flight with the US Federal Aviation Administration. Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg said the company’s test pilots on April 16 completed 120 MAX flig...

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    ALABAMA POWER HOSTS ICAN GIRLS ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

    Apr 17, 2019

    Teen girls think chemical engineering is a world away, but, actually, it’s as close as their lips. Making lip gloss with household items like honey and shortening was one of the ways used to introduce students to chemical engineering at the annual iCan Girls in Engineering Conference April 13....

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    ROBOTIC WARFARE SYSTEMS WILL BRING DISRUPTION TO THE BATTLEFIELD, MILREM ROBOTICS STUDY FINDS

    Apr 17, 2019

    An international assemble of scholars has concluded in a three-piece study that unmanned ground vehicles are a definite game changer that greatly enhance the capabilities of armed forces. The range of possibilities with military robots is immense and will very likely be one of the major changes in t...

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    MOTION CONTROL TRENDS TO LEARN ABOUT AT ROBOTICS SUMMIT & EXPO 2019

    Apr 17, 2019

    Developers and engineers already know that quality motion control is important to the success of robotic systems. Optimizing such systems for cost, precision, speed, and safety requires an understanding of the hardware components and software and how they are connected. The Robotics Summit & Exp...

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    LIONBRIDGE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST EMPLOYERS BY FORBES

    Apr 17, 2019

    Lionbridge Technologies is proud to announce it has again been named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes, which also recognized Lionbridge as a Best Employer for Women in 2018. The 2019 list recognizes organizations across a variety of industries that employ more than 1,000 people in the U...

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    6SENSE SECURES $27 MILLION TO ADVANCE BOLD VISION IN B2B AND ABM

    Apr 16, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    GOOGLE ROBOTICS COULD FOCUS ON NAVIGATION, MACHINES MOVING FROM PLACE TO PLACE

    Apr 16, 2019

    Google wants to bring more robots to the real world. But instead of focusing on the fanciful stuff of sci-fi lore, the tech giant is focusing on simpler automated stuff. Think robotic arms sorting through specific objects, instead of something like C-3P0.
    Google hasn't said much about its...

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    $953,000 GRANT OFFERS FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO MARYLAND STEM STUDENTS

    Apr 16, 2019

    Inside a classroom at the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata students learn the principles of microbiology. Classes in science, technology, engineering, and math were a mainstay for Syria Wesley and Rodrigo Arce. Both were once STEM majors at the school and once wondered whether college was re...

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    AIMS GHANA BRIDGING GENDER GAPS WITH WOMEN IN STEM INITIATIVE

    Apr 16, 2019

    The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ghana, has re-iterated its commitment to make impactful public engagements to help address gender stereotypes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. According to Mrs Beauty Beatrice Kwawu, the Gender Focal Point Officer for AIMS, everythi...

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    UK CONSTRUCTION GROUP GALLIFORD TRY TUMBLES 20% ON PROFIT WARNING

    Apr 16, 2019

    Shares in construction group Galliford Try tumbled 20 per cent following a profit warning on Tuesday, in the latest sign of strain in the sector.

    The FTSE 250 company announced it would shrink its construction division, meaning annual pre-tax profit for the year to June would be &poun...

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    MASSROBOTICS ADDS MORE STRATEGIC PARTNERS FROM ACROSS INDUSTRIES

    Apr 16, 2019

    Robotics is emerging as a key technology among companies of all sizes, across myriad industries. Thus, MassRobotics, the global hub of robotics, has added to its strategic partnership relationships, bringing significant companies and organizations into its community. MassRobotics said these corporat...

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    STARSHIP SELF-DRIVING ROBOTS COMPLETE MILESTONE OF 50,000 DELIVERIES

    Apr 16, 2019

    The autonomous courier bots belonging to Starship Technologies have completed more than 50,000 commercial deliveries worldwide, the company recently announced. The service first launched in 2018 in the UK, and its little robots have traveled more than 200,000 miles since.
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    BLACKSTONE LOOKS TO BUY MORE OF UNDER-CONSTRUCTION OFFICE PROJECTS

    Apr 15, 2019

    Blackstone, the US-based private equity fund manager, is looking to buy more of under-construction office projects. It is preferring these projects to fully built and leased properties due to more of competition, falling yield and the like. Blackstone has been buying office property in this country ...

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    A SMALL ROBOTICS COMPANY CREATED A DEVICE STORES WERE CLAMORING FOR, AND NOW WALMART IS PUTTING IT IN 350 STORES

    Apr 15, 2019

    Customers move stuff around, people steal things, and sometimes product falls through the cracks. These are just a few of the perils goods face in a big-box store. They help explain why the number of items being shipped to a store does not always equal the number of things that are on store shelves ...

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    FEDEX DELIVERY ROBOT DESIGNED BY DEAN KAMEN TEAM READY TO ROLL IN MANCHESTER THIS SUMMER

    Apr 15, 2019

    A special guest is expected to roll into City Hall Tuesday night, as a FedEx SameDay Bot is slated to make an appearance at a meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, as part of a presentation on a bot-testing pilot program set to roll out in Manchester this summer. The meeting is scheduled to ge...

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    HOW FLIPKART IS ENHANCING ITS SUPPLY CHAIN WITH ROBOTICS, MACHINE LEARNING

    Apr 14, 2019

    Till quite recently, Venkat, an operator at Flipkart’s sorting centre in Soukya, Bengaluru, would sort out and assign all packages manually. The task was challenging and time-consuming. The deployment of 100 automated guided vehicles at the centre last month has allowed him to do a lot more wi...

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    PROFESSOR OF AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SHARES INSIGHT ON THE RECENT BOEING PLANE CRASHES

    Apr 12, 2019

    Over the course of six months the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane model has been involved in two crashes, killing over 300 people in total. The similarities between the two crashes brought the model into question. Prof. Perrine Pepiot, mechanical and aerospace engineering, weighed in on the mechanics of t...

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    AMAZON PROVIDES ROBOTICS GRANTS TO 100 SCHOOLS IN UNDERSERVED AND UNDERREPRESENTED COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

    Apr 12, 2019

    Amazon and FIRST today announced that 100 schools serving students from underrepresented and underserved communities from across the country will receive an Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grant to inspire the next generation of computer scientists. The 100 schools across 21 states will receive supp...

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    WALMART SAYS ITS NEW ROBOTS WILL MAKE HUMAN EMPLOYEES HAPPIER

    Apr 11, 2019

    Walmart is adding thousands of robots to its workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The company is the largest employer in the United States, with 1.5 million people currently on its payroll. Soon, it will also have 1,500 autonomous floor-cleaning robots, 300 shelf-scanning robots to c...

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    HANSON RECRUITS SOFTBANK ROBOTICS SCIENTIST AS CTO

    Apr 11, 2019

    Hanson Robotics  announced this morning that it has hired Amit Kumar Pandey, Softbank Europe’s Chief Scientist, as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Science Officer. In his six years at Softbank, Pandey ran a various robotics initiatives, including the company’s Social Interaction ...

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    BLUE IS A LOW-COST AI ROBOT THAT CAN FOLD CLOTHES

    Apr 10, 2019

    Robotics is an area of research with great potential to help people in their every day lives. The catch right now is that robots are expensive, complicated, and unable to do the basic things many want them for – like cleaning up or folding clothes. Researchers from the University of California...

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    UTSA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING TO RECEIVE $500,000 FOR NEW MAKERSPACE

    Apr 10, 2019

    The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Engineering confirmed a commitment of $500,000 in support of the Science and Engineering Building, currently under construction and slated to open in 2020. The new building will provide 153,000 square feet of laboratory, classroom and meeting space t...

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    AMAZON ACQUIRES AUTONOMOUS WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS STARTUP CANVAS TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 10, 2019

    Amazon  has acquired Boulder, Colo.-based warehouse robotics startup Canvas Technology, TechCrunch has learned. The deal makes a lot of sense from the outside, adding another important piece to Amazon Robotics growing portfolio of fulfillment center machines.
    Amazon confirmed the acquisi...

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    THE STARTUP BEHIND WALMART’S SHELF-SCANNING ROBOTS

    Apr 10, 2019

    Earlier this week, Walmart announced a wide-scale expansion of in-store technology. The news came, of course, as the superstore chain is fighting Amazon’s encroachment with everything it has. The list includes several robotics technologies - a category in which Amazon has been invested for sev...

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    IAM ROBOTICS UPGRADES SWIFT MOBILE PICKER

    Apr 09, 2019

    IAM Robotics this week introduced updates to its Swift product at ProMat 2019 here. The Pittsburgh-based company will show a new Swift robot design that includes conveyor integration and a transport robot that works with Swift to exchange full or empty totes. These innovations in autonomous navigati...

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    TESLA WELCOMES NEVADA STUDENTS FOR ROBOTICS APPRENTICESHIP AT GIGAFACTORY 1

    Apr 09, 2019

    High school students from schools local to Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada have begun the application and interview process for the all-electric car maker’s third annual post-graduation Manufacturing and Development Program.
    Tesla will select 50-60 students from the pool o...

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    SWAGBOT AUTONOMOUS AGRICULTURAL ROBOT TO HIT THE FARMERS MARKET IN 2020

    Apr 09, 2019

    Back in 2016, we wrote about the Agerris SwagBot farming robot and its abilities in crop inspection, weed removal and yield counting. Now, having raised US$4.6 million for commercialization, the company is looking to get an AI version of the robot onto the market within a year.
    Where the 2016...

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    CLEARPATH ROBOTICS NEW AUTONOMOUS WAREHOUSE ROBOT CAN CARRY PAYLOADS UP TO 750 KILOGRAMS

    Apr 08, 2019

    If lugging 750-kilogram payloads around warehouse floors isn’t your idea of fun, good news: There’s a new robot that’ll do it for you. Clearpath Robotics - a company founded in 2009 by four University of Waterloo graduates who initially sought to develop a robot that could detect a...

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    WAYPOINT ROBOTICS LAUNCHES OMNI-DIRECTIONAL AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT

    Apr 08, 2019

    At a press conference Monday, Waypoint Robotics announced the addition of MAV3K, an autonomous mobile robot with 3,000-pound carrying capacity, to its line of omnidirectional, industrial strength robots for the manufacturing workforce.
    MAV3K comes equipped with Waypoint’s Dispatcher sof...

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    IS WALMART'S NEW ROBOT ARMY READY TO REPLACE WORKERS?

    Apr 08, 2019

    How many times have you heard The robots are coming! from job analysts and pundits? Automation, or the replacement of human workers with robots, is no longer a far-off concept. Today, many employees are already facing robot-related job cuts, with even more careers shifting toward automation in the n...

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    ROBOTIQ SHOWS COBOT PALLETIZING, PACKAGING, SANDING SOLUTIONS AT AUTOMATE

    Apr 08, 2019

    While manufacturing across sectors may be seeing a boon in new jobs, filling those positions is becoming much harder, especially when those jobs involve heavy, repetitious or hazardous work. More and more industries are turning to companies like Robotiq for easy and innovative collaborative robot co...

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    COBOD BEGINS DISTRIBUTING BOD2 CONSTRUCTION 3D PRINTING

    Apr 08, 2019

    While we await livable 3D-printed homes and buildings, the field of additive construction is experiencing steady development. China’s WinSun has made the most progress in terms of actually 3D printing buildings, but the Danish firm COBOD International may be the most established when it comes ...

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    SHEFFIELD'S AMRC BRINGS ENGINEERING COMPANIES INTO DIGITAL AGE

    Apr 08, 2019

    Sophisticated Industry 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can be effectively exploited by small engineering companies, according to researchers at one of the UK’s foremost manufacturing technology organizations.
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    U OF T ENGINEERING STUDENTS WORK ACROSS DISCIPLINES TO CREATE NOVEL ENGINEERING

    Apr 08, 2019

    Twenty-two multidisciplinary student teams unveiled their design solutions to industry challenges at this year’s Multidisciplinary Design Projects Showcase on April 4, 2019. Since the launch of MCP in 2013, more than 550 students have benefitted from the experiential and collaborative learning...

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    RIGHTHAND ROBOTICS DEBUTS A NEW PICK AND PLACE SYSTEM

    Apr 08, 2019

    Reliable pick and place systems have long been a kind of Holy Grail among industrial robotics. The job of moving products in and out of bins is high among the jobs that many warehouse and fulfillment centers are looking to automate.
    For a few years now, RightHand Robotics has been one of the ...

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    ALUMNA’S GIFT PROVIDES FUNDING FOR PROGRAM SUPPORTING WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Apr 05, 2019

    The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science received $5 million to fund an engineering program for women, a university press release announced Tuesday. Stacey Nicholas donated to UCLA to create a permanent fund for its Women in Engineering program. Nicholas is an alumna of the s...

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    ORSTED TO FUND FURTHER ENGINEERING COURSES IN THE UK

    Apr 05, 2019

    Danish wind energy company Orsted has announced that it will continue to fund a £40,000 scholarship at Furness College in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The funding, from the company’s Walney Extension Community Fund, has already helped eight students on courses from national diplomas to ho...

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    FLIPKART SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION TO BE DRIVEN BY IOT SENSORS, ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION

    Apr 05, 2019

    The success of Flipkart, India’s largest ecommerce company, owned by Walmart, has largely to do with its technology-driven supply chain backbone. And now, it is looking at areas such as sensors based on internet of things (IoT), automation, and robotics to drive newer innovation.
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    TRIMBLE GIFTS SOFTWARE TO COLORADO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

    Apr 05, 2019

    BIM company Trimble has donated both hardware and software solutions to Colorado's top construction education program On March 27th, Trimble announced that they were giving an in-kind gift to Colorado State University's Department of Construction Management. The department focuses on the tec...

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    NASA IS SENDING ROBOTIC BEES TO SPACE

    Apr 05, 2019

    Space is humanity's final frontier, but the same is apparently true for bees as well. NASA is sending two of its robotic Astrobees, a cube-shaped flying robot that will help take care of routine tasks and participate in experiments, to the International Space Station later this month.
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    INDIANA TECH COLLEGE OPENS NEW ENGINEERING DESIGN LAB

    Apr 04, 2019

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology dedicated a new engineering design and laboratory building Wednesday, the college’s latest effort in boosting hands-on learning experiences. The 13,800-square-foot Richard J. and Shirley J. Kremer Innovation Center opened at the start of the 2018-19 winter a...

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    ABB AND ERICSSON SIGN MOU FOR FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

    Apr 04, 2019

    ABB and Ericsson  have signed a memorandum of understanding at the 2019 Hannover Messe (fair) to collaborate on future ventures in flexible Automation and wireless communications. The duo hopes that their complementary technologies will open up new business opportunities to provide customers wi...

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    FOXCONN SAYS IT'LL SOON BE HIRING MORE CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES

    Apr 04, 2019

    Construction is ramping up at the Foxconn site in Racine County. Spring means road projects are underway and other land preparation. And more projects are planned, including an 18-month effort to put up a high-profile manufacturing building for small video display screens. Foxconn will soon ask pote...

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    THIS HUMAN-SHAPED ROBOT FROM TOYOTA IS AN EXPERT BASKETBALL PLAYER

    Apr 03, 2019

    A six-foot ten-inch robot is gearing up to give some competition to professional basketballers. A Toyota Motor Corp robot named Cue 3 can shoot three-pointers with accuracy, by computing a three-dimensional image of the basket and the angles involved. According to the Associated Press, the robot use...

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    ENERGID AND MODULEWORKS TEAM TO BRING ROBOTIC MOTION CONTROL TO CAD/CAM ROBOTIC DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 03, 2019

    ModuleWorks and Energid Technologies today announced a partnership for a combined software solution that will add Energid’s adaptive kinematics and collision-avoidance capabilities to ModuleWorks optimized toolpath for CAD/CAM robotic systems. ModuleWorks is a software component provider for t...

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    DISCOVER DEEP LEARNING WITH NVIDIA’S ROBOTICS WORKSHOP ON APRIL 17 AT UC BERKELEY

    Apr 03, 2019

    Nvidia is partnering with TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI to host a pre-conference workshop at UC Berkeley on April 17 titled Deep Learning for Robotics. In this eight-hour, instructor-led workshop you’ll get an overview of the Robot Operating System(ROS) and its associated architecture, fo...

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    WIPRO ENGINEERING ARM BUYS INCITE CAM'S AUTOMATION BUSINESS

    Apr 03, 2019

    WIN Automation, the industrial automation wing of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, has acquired Bengaluru-based Incite Cam Centre’s automation business. With this, the company said, WIN Automation would be able to address turnkey physical automation projects as well as digital factory initiat...

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    UCLA SAMUELI RECEIVES $5 MILLION GIFT FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    Apr 03, 2019

    The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has received a gift of $5 million from alumna Stacey Nicholas to create a permanent funding source for a program to support women in engineering. Launched in 2017, Women in Engineering at UCLA provides mentorship, leadership training, research opportunities and...

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    XYZ ROBOTICS SPEEDS UP PUTWALL, PICKING OPERATIONS

    Apr 03, 2019

    For years now, supply chains have sought the ability for robots to rapidly and accurately pick and place a wide range of objects. XYZ Robotics Inc. is one startup that is committed to meeting that challenge with a combination of machine learning and robotic manipulation.
    Peter Yu, chief techn...

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    MSU TO HOST THREE-DAY ENGINEERING FESTIVAL

    Apr 03, 2019

    Engineering students at Michigan State University are collaborating with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME, to host a weekend of events and activities from April 5-7 in East Lansing. The festival, E-Fest North, will give students the opportunity to showcase their technical skills...

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    MITSUBISHI TESTS ROBOT TRIUMVIRATE FOR INDUSTRIAL FIRES

    Apr 02, 2019

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industry has introduced a three-robot package built to combat intense fires in hard-to-reach locations, such as petrochemical plants and nuclear reactors. After five years of research, MHI unveiled its Water Cannon Robot, its Hose Extension Robot, and a reconnaissance robot during a...

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    STEMPEDIA ROBOTICS LEARNING PLATFORM TEACHES STEM SKILLS TO CHILDREN

    Apr 02, 2019

    Abhishek Sharma, Co-Founder of STEMpedia, a startup that is developing technology and educational tools to make learning-by-doing accessible and and long-lasting for the young minds believes that even though STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics learning kits have been around on the mar...

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    BEVERAGE GIANT WAHAHA FORMS ROBOTICS COMPANY TO STEP UP SMART MANUFACTURING

    Apr 02, 2019

    Chinese beverage behemoth Wahaha is taking an ambitious step into the world of robotics, launching a smart manufacturing company that is under the direct supervision of the company founder, billionaire businessman Zong Qinghou.
    According to the company database website Qichacha, the Zhejiang ...

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    ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY GET ROBOTS TO BRING THEM FOOD WHEN THEY GET THE MUNCHIES

    Apr 02, 2019

    Starship's autonomous robots on wheels now serve up snacks to students at Arizona State University in Flagstaff, delivering orders placed through its app. The self-driving coolers carry their packages inside, bringing it right to someone's home and workplace, according to the Arizona Daily S...

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    KAWASAKI NOW SELLS HIGH-SPEED, LOW-PAYLOAD RS007N AND RS007L ROBOTS

    Apr 01, 2019

    In response to the rising demand for fast, flexible, and compact industrial robots in food and other industries, Kawasaki now sells two new 6-axis vertically articulated robots with a maximum payload capacity of 7 kg. and different reach. The RS007N and RS007L robots are new additions to the general...

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    MIT AND NASA ENGINEERS DEMONSTRATE A NEW KIND OF AIRPLANE WING

    Apr 01, 2019

    A team of engineers has built and tested a radically new kind of airplane wing, assembled from hundreds of tiny identical pieces. The wing can change shape to control the plane's flight, and could provide a significant boost in aircraft production, flight, and maintenance efficiency, the researc...

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    FRONTIER IP’S FIELDWORK ROBOTICS WINS FUNDING TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF FRUIT-PICKING ROBOT

    Apr 01, 2019

    Frontier IP Group Plc’s portfolio firm Fieldwork Robotics has won over £500,000 in funding from Innovate UK to accelerate the development of its raspberry-picking robot. AIM-listed Frontier, which holds a 27.5% stake in Fieldwork, said the £547,250 in funding would put towards a &p...

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    RE-GEN ROBOTICS LAUNCHES UK AND IRELAND’S FIRST NO MAN ENTRY ROBOTIC TANK CLEANING COMPANY

    Apr 01, 2019

    The company has invested £1.5M in two purpose-built, fully compliant, Ex Zone 0 rated machines; one designed to de-sludge, wash and clean large scale tanks and a second, lightweight and highly portable compact unit suitable for use on smaller sites and underground storage tanks and containers,...

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    FARMWISE AND ROUSH PARTNER TO DEVELOP ROBOTS THAT WEED FARM FIELDS

    Apr 01, 2019

    We’ve heard a lot about autonomous cars over the past few years, but there are other applications for self-driving technology, including agriculture. Silicon Valley startup FarmWise this week announced a new partnership with Livonia, MI-based Roush, a legacy manufacturer, and engineering servi...

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    BOSTON DYNAMICS SHOWS OFF LOGISTICS VERSION OF HANDLE ROBOT

    Mar 29, 2019

    Boston Dynamics never fails to amaze, bewilder and sometimes frighten robotics fans across the internet whenever they release a new video on YouTube. What’s interesting about this latest release is that it actually shows a machine purpose-built for industrial work, while previous projects have...

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    SEMICONDUCTOR COMPANY AMD LOOKING TO RAMP UP ENGINEERING TEAM IN INDIA

    Mar 29, 2019

    Semiconductor company Advanced Micro Devices is looking to strengthen its India team, with focus on building teams to work on artificial intelligence and wireless technology, says Ruth Cotter, senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, human resources and investor relations at the Santa Clara, Ca...

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    MES MEETS SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC'S NEEDS BY DELIVERING AN END-TO-END ENGINEERING SOLUTION

    Mar 29, 2019

    A flange used globally posed a cost and supply problem for Schneider Electric. The challenge presented to MES was to reduce the flange’s production cost while securing its availability. MES was able to meet Schneider’s needs by delivering an end-to-end engineering solution.
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    BUILT ROBOTICS MASSIVE CONSTRUCTION EXCAVATOR DRIVES ITSELF

    Mar 29, 2019

    I’ve never had a meeting quite like the one I had with Built Robotics. Within about 10 minutes of meeting Built’s co-founder Noah Ready-Campbell, we’re steering an 80,000-pound construction excavator around what is basically his company’s back yard.
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    DAIMLER TRUCKS PICKS UP SELF-DRIVING SOFTWARE FIRM TORC ROBOTICS

    Mar 29, 2019

    Lyft’s 2.2 billion IPO is getting a lot of attention, but it’s far from the only news in transportation today. Daimler Trucks and Buses Holding Inc., a unit of German automaker Daimler AG, has acquired a majority share in Torc Robotics Inc., which develops software for autonomous vehicle...

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    BOEING 737 MAX: A QUESTION OF ETHICAL ENGINEERING

    Mar 28, 2019

    New details have emerged about the competitive pressures placed on Boeing 737 engineers as the aircraft manufacturer scrambled to fend off defections by major U.S. airlines to rival Airbus. The European consortium was challenging Boeing’s flagship product with its upgraded A320neo. According t...

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    STRIPE TO GROW ENGINEERING HUB IN DUBLIN AS IT SECURES E-BANKING LICENCE

    Mar 28, 2019

    Local is key to global, according to Stripe’s methodology for growing engineering hubs. Irish brothers John and Patrick Collison’s global e-payments platform Stripe is planning to grow its engineering team in Dublin 10-fold. In addition, the company has secured a crucial e-banking licens...

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    SINGAPORE-BASED TECHMETICS BRINGS 2 SERVICE ROBOT LINES TO THE U.S.

    Mar 28, 2019

    Following deployments in Asia and Australia, Singapore-based Techmetics announced this week it would unveil two new exclusive lines, the Techi Butler and Techi Cart series, to U.S. markets. The line of multi-point delivery robots with a multi-level fleet management system is aimed at the hospitality...

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    PRIME ROBOTICS DEPLOYS WAREHOUSE ROBOTIC SYSTEM FOR PRAGUE 3PL

    Mar 28, 2019

    Prime Robotics announced this week the successful deployment of its Mobile Shelf logistics robot system for a newly operational warehouse by Fordist Group in Prague, Czech Republic. As a third-party logistics provider, Fordist chose automation as their core strategy to address the tight labor market...

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    ST ENGINEERING INTRODUCES ANALYTICS SOLUTION FOR AIRPORTS

    Mar 27, 2019

    ST Engineering has released its latest offering, Seris Airport Analytics, to help airports manage operations efficiently amid an increase in air traffic volume. The technology vendor said that the new solution, released by the company’s electronics sector, has been designed to boost the operat...

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    GOOGLE IS TAKING A CAUTIOUS STEP BACK INTO THE WORLD OF ROBOTICS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Google is reportedly retooling its troubled robotics efforts, according to a report from The New York Times. The new operation is simply named Robotics at Google and will be led by AI scientist Vincent Vanhoucke. According to the Times, Google is focusing on using machine learning to teach robots ho...

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    PROMOBOT PUTS A FRIENDLY FACE ON THE FUTURE OF ROBOTICS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Technological advancements in AI and mechanics have led to a robotics boom in the last few years. We’re seeing increased use of robots in everyday life, and especially in commercial uses. The topic is so prolific, even The Vatican is holding panels on the ethics of robots. From drones that fil...

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    ARIZONA STATE LAUNCHES MASTER'S IN ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering have introduced a new two-year master's degree program in robotics and autonomous systems. The course of study launched on Jan. 7 and, according to the university, is just one of a handful in the country specializing in the subj...

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    GOOGLE’S NEW ROBOT IS BETTER AT TOSSING THINGS THAN YOU ARE

    Mar 27, 2019

    Robots have been able to pick up and move objects for decades, but only if they were programmed with exact instructions to complete the task. Neural networks have opened up new frontiers in robotics research, giving machines the ability to cope with oddly sized objects and unexpected conditions. Goo...

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    MOREBOT TEACHES ROBOTICS AND CODING IN 3D PRINTED ECOSYSTEM

    Mar 27, 2019

    When Canon Reeves sister asked him to build a robot with her, he couldn’t find an affordable kit able to give his sister the skills she wanted to develop. This led him and his team of engineers to develop robotics kits that teach the concepts of creativity, exploration, and innovation. The eng...

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    XSURGICAL TOUTS MTEC MEMBERSHIP AND FUTURE IN SURGICAL ROBOTICS

    Mar 26, 2019

    XSurgical, a firm that is developing a remote-controlled surgical robot technology, has been accepted for membership into the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium. MTEC operates as a biomedical technology consortium that collaborates with multiple government agencies to foster integrated researc...

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    NEW ROBOT RESEARCH FACILITY OPENS IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

    Mar 26, 2019

    Queensland is the site of a new robotics testing and research center operated by Data61, the digital innovation arm of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation-Australia’s national science agency.
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    STEVE SOMERS RETIRES AS VP OF ENGINEERING AT EXTRON

    Mar 26, 2019

    Steve Somers is to retire as vice president of engineering at Extron on 1 April. Somers has been with Extron since 1988 and has made significant contributions toward making Extron an AV technology leader, overseeing the expansion of Extron’s engineering department into a world-class team that ...

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    UPCOMING E-FEST TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS

    Mar 26, 2019

    Engineering students will get a chance to showcase their technical skills and project ideas at a festival coming to Michigan State in early April. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME, typically holds festivals - called E-Fests - that offer networking opportunities to engineering st...

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    NKU'S NEW MECHATRONICS DEGREE PREPARES STUDENTS FOR JOBS IN ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING

    Mar 26, 2019

    It is a problem that many manufacturing companies have been noticing for years: a growing gap between skilled workers and available jobs. I hear it from our alumni who own businesses who struggle to find the technical skills, said Diana McGill, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern Ke...

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    5 WAYS RASPBERRY PI CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR DIY ROBOTICS PROJECT

    Mar 25, 2019

    Raspberry Pi is one of the biggest advancements in miniature computers, a fact that has been picked up on by the maker community across the world. The Pi has become a mainstay of many smartification techniques to household objects, from creating mirrors that tell the time to miniature game consoles ...

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    NEW CORNELL CENTER TO GIVE ENGINEERING STARTUPS A BOOST

    Mar 25, 2019

    The word praxis is drawn from the Greek language; it implies action or getting things done. It’s a concept informing and animating a new center aimed at fostering New York state startup companies in engineering, digital technology, and physical sciences.
    The Praxis Center for Venture De...

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    KBRWYLE WINS $95.7M IN CYBER AND ENGINEERING WORK FOR U.S. MILITARY

    Mar 25, 2019

    KBR, Inc. announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded three contracts totaling $95.7 million to support cybersecurity and engineering efforts for the U.S. military.
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    NEXTSHIFT ROBOTICS RECEIVES PATENT FOR VERTICAL LIFT CAPABILITY AS PART OF ROBOTIC PICKING PROCESS

    Mar 25, 2019

    NextShift Robotics, a provider of autonomous mobile robot solutions for automated order fulfillment and warehouse materials management, announced this past week it had been granted its second patent, Method and System for Automated Transport of Items as of February 26, 2019. The new patent, first fi...

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    AMP ROBOTICS HOROWITZ USES TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE THE WASTE, RECYCLING INDUSTRY

    Mar 25, 2019

    Matanya Horowitz, CEO, and founder of AMP Robotics is dedicated to developing and improving the technology around material identification and recovery to help waste and recycling facility operators and haulers achieve diversion and recovery goals.
    Horowitz developed AMP Robotics in 2014 and i...

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    L&T CONSTRUCTION BAGS CONTRACTS FOR ITS BUILDINGS AND FACTORIES & WATER AND EFFLUENT TREATMENT BUSINESSES

    Mar 25, 2019

    The Construction arm of LILT has secured orders from prestigious clients across different states in India. The Buildings and Factories business has secured an order from Jharkhand State Building Construction Corporation Limited for the construction of two 500-bed hospitals at Jamshedpur and Dumka re...

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    TITAN MEDICAL CLOSES $25M PUBLIC OFFERING FOR SURGICAL ROBOTICS

    Mar 22, 2019

    Titan Medical said that it floated approximately 7.4 million units in the offering at a price of $3.40 per unit. Each unit offered included a single common share of the Toronto-based company and a warrant for an additional common share at a price of $4, set to expire on March 20, 2024.
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    TREXO ROBOTICS WANTS TO REDEFINE MOBILITY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    Mar 22, 2019

    Trexo Robotics, a company which aims to redefine mobility solutions for people of all ages and abilities, was recently featured as one of the Canadian startups at Y Combinator’s 2019 Demo Day. The company, which participated in the accelerator as part of its winter cohort, is building one of t...

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    OPEL UNION ACCEPTS PSA PLAN TO TRANSFER EMPLOYEES TO FRENCH ENGINEERING COMPANY

    Mar 21, 2019

    Opel's works council accepted PSA Group's plans to transfer 2,000 engineering jobs in Ruesselsheim, Germany, to the French engineering firm Segula Technologies. All 6,440 workers at Opel's engineering center will be offered severance packages or early retirement options. Of the employees...

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    PINTEREST HIRES WALMART CTO JEREMY KING AS HEAD OF ENGINEERING

    Mar 21, 2019

    Just a few days after VentureBeat reported that Pinterest chief technology officer (CTO) Vanja Josifovski was jumping ship for Airbnb, the game of musical chairs is continuing with news that Pinterest has hired Walmart CTO Jeremy King as its new head of engineering.
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    HOW AMAZON AND WALMART ARE PUTTING ROBOTS TO WORK BEHIND THE SCENES

    Mar 21, 2019

    Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week Brian Heater, fresh off a trip to Pittsburgh to visit a handful of robotics companies, led a discussion about the current state of robotics and how star...

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    LUT UNIVERSITY: NORDIC EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

    Mar 20, 2019

    At LUT University, the School of Engineering Science offers high-quality Master’s programmes in computer science, specifically in software engineering and computational engineering. With such a diverse focus, the programmes open a range of career opportunities, but for those looking for and va...

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    FLIPKART DEPLOYS 100 AUTOMATED ROBOTS IN ITS BENGALURU DELIVERY HUB

    Mar 20, 2019

    Walmart-owned Flipkart has deployed around 100 robots in one of its delivery hubs in the outskirts of Bengaluru to help sort packages and streamline its supply chain.
    According to the company, the robots which are automated guided vehicles, will be working in a tight grid and use collision av...

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    NVIDIA’S ISAAC SDK BRINGS MODERN AI TO AUTONOMOUS MACHINES

    Mar 20, 2019

    Robotics developers are off to the races creating autonomous machines of the future, said NVIDIA Corp. this week. The company said it’s fueling their efforts with the NVIDIA Isaac software development kit, which will be publicly available soon as a free robotics developer toolbox for accelerat...

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    BRAINLAB ACQUIRES ROBOTICS PLATFORM COMPANY MEDINEERING

    Mar 20, 2019

    Brainlab, a global pioneer of software-driven medical technology, announced today the acquisition of Medineering, a developer of application-specific robotic technologies. With this move, Brainlab is driving the democratization of digital surgery with scalable solutions that expand clinical frontier...

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    AMAZON SHOWS OFF ROBOTICS IN NEWLY OPENED SPARROWS POINT WAREHOUSE

    Mar 19, 2019

    Employees of Amazon’s newest Baltimore-area warehouse work alongside a fleet of robots to store, select, pack and ship hundreds of thousands of orders each day to send to consumers doorsteps.
    On Tuesday, the e-commerce giant marked the official opening of the state-of-the-art fulfillmen...

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    FLIPKART INTRODUCES ROBOT-BASED SORTATION TECH AT FACILITY IN BENGALURU

    Mar 19, 2019

    E-commerce marketplace Flipkart Tuesday said it has introduced the country's first robot-based sortation technology, automated guided vehicles, at its sortation facility in Bengaluru. A Flipkart statement said the company has introduced over 100 AGVs at its sortation facility in Soukya, Bengalur...

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    DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RECOGNIZES EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT LEADERS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Several outstanding students in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering were honored in the E-Knowledge Commons on March 13. The undergraduate students addressed the crowd before accepting their awards, often recognizing the support they received during their studies that helped propel t...

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    UK’S AUTOMATA RAISES $7.4M FOR ITS LIGHTWEIGHT INDUSTRIAL DESKTOP ROBOT

    Mar 19, 2019

    Manufacturing has been one of the biggest and earliest adopters of robotics innovations in the last several years, but with that early movement has also come entrenchment: the industry is rife with expensive, oversized machines that often run on proprietary operating systems, making them hard to upg...

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    KEECKER CONSUMER ROBOTICS COMPANY SHUTS DOWN

    Mar 18, 2019

    Keecker, a consumer robotics company based in France, has closed down. Founded in 2012, Keecker raised $8 million, according to Crunchbase, and was building a consumer robot that could autonomously navigate and provide users with entertainment, security, communication, and smart home data.
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    FREELANCER.COM LAUNCHES ON-DEMAND ENTERPRISE PLATFORM FOR ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

    Mar 18, 2019

    Freelancer Ltd., the operator of online staffing firm Freelancer.com, launched ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer.com, a human cloud, electronics and electrical engineering marketplace. The platform is a collaboration with Arrow Electronics, a Fortune 500 company with 2018 sales of $30 billion. Freelan...

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    NUVOCO TURNS ASSOCIATE SPONSOR FOR THE LARGEST CIVIL ENGINEERING FESTIVAL OF ASIA ORGANISED BY IIT BOMBAY

    Mar 18, 2019

    Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd., one of the country’s leading building materials manufacturers, made its maiden appearance at AAKAAR 2019; the annual technical festival of IIT Bombay’s Department of Civil Engineering. Nuvoco tied up with IIT Bombay as Associate Sponsor for the event, which is t...

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    HANDHELD ROBOTICS AND VIRTUAL REALITY CONVERGE IN THE OPERATING ROOM

    Mar 18, 2019

    Virtual Reality has become an important tool in many surgical training regimens, and robots have been assisting in surgeries for more than a decade. So it's perhaps not surprising that we're seeing a technology convergence in the OR. Osso VR, maker of a VR surgical training platform, is now ...

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    FILAMENT GAMES TURNS ROBOTICS INTO VIRTUAL REALITY

    Mar 18, 2019

    Robotics can be cool - and understandable - even if you’re not an engineer. And if you learn how to control robots, you could beat the odds of having a robot take over your job someday. That’s one of the messages of RoboCo, a project by Madison educational games development company Filam...

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    COBOD 3D PRINTER ORDERED FOR CONSTRUCTION IN SAUDI ARABIA

    Mar 18, 2019

    Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD International has sold a BOD2 to Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction & Development Co. The BOD2, reportedly the biggest construction 3D printer in the world, will be delivered to Elite by the end of May 2019.
    Elite placed...

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    A STRONG TESLA FUTURE WILL INCLUDE MORE FEMALE ENGINEERS

    Mar 17, 2019

    Women have increased their numbers in professions previously dominated by men, including law, business, medicine, and many STEM fields. However, the number of women in engineering in the US has not risen since the early 2000s. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a large need for engineers an...

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    AIRBUS SKYWAYS DRONE CARRIES OUT WORLD’S FIRST SHORE-TO-SHIP DELIVERIES

    Mar 15, 2019

    The trial, which Airbus said marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, used the firm’s Skyways parcel delivery drone to carry 1.5kg of 3D printed components from Singapore’s Marin South Pier to a vessel anchored 1.5km off the coast. The entire fligh...

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    HOW MACHINE LEARNING, DRONES, AND ROBOTICS WILL TRANSFORM THE NHS AND HEALTHCARE

    Mar 15, 2019

    The UK's National Health Service continues to suffer the longest funding squeeze since it was established 71 years ago. That financial pressure has resulted in the service missing targets for how soon cancer patients should be referred for treatment for the past three years and waiting times in ...

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    ROBOT VALETS ARE NOW PARKING CARS IN ONE OF FRANCE’S BUSIEST AIRPORTS

    Mar 15, 2019

    Next time you head to the airport in France there might be a robot waiting to pick up your car. French firm Stanley Robotics has been trialling its self-driving robot valets for a few years, and this week started its first full-time service at France’s Lyon-Saint-Exupery airport.
    The sy...

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    QUALCOMM EXPANDS AUTOMOTIVE AND ROBOTICS OFFERINGS

    Mar 14, 2019

    Qualcomm is a leader in the smartphone world. Now the firm is making a bid for dominance in automotive and robotics products, VentureBeat reports.
    The outlet reports that Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon Automotive 4G and Automotive 5G platforms at MWC Barcelona 19 formerly known as Mobile W...

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    FAST FASHION RETAILER TOBI TURNS TO SPEEDY ROBOTS

    Mar 14, 2019

    You can't compete with Amazon without robots in your logistics and fulfillment chain. In an age where virtually every company that sells products online needs to compete with Amazon, we're fast approaching a point where e-commerce companies need to automate or they'll be left behind.
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    AMAZON TOUTS ROBOTICS, AI LEADERS FOR RE:MARS EVENT IN JUNE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Amazon today announced that registration for its re MARS public event covering artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, robotics, and space exploration will open on Thursday, March 28, will go on sale at 6 a.m. PDT (9 a.m. EDT), for $1,999.
    The event, taking place June 4-7, 2019...

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    RK LOGISTICS GROUP EXPANDS DEPLOYMENT OF FETCH ROBOTICS AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS IN WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

    Mar 14, 2019

    RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley leader in third-party logistics (3PL), has completed testing and has deployed Fetch Robotics' CartConnect autonomous mobile robots (AMR) in an expansion of robot-assisted support for time-critical warehousing and distribution operations.
    The deployment...

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    BOXLIGHT ACQUIRES MODERN ROBOTICS FOR UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT

    Mar 14, 2019

    Educational technology specialist Boxlight ( BOXL ) said Thursday it acquired Modern Robotics, an education company with programming and robotics solutions, for an undisclosed amount. Boxlight said in a statement that it expects to generate more than $2 million in robotics and programming revenue at...

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    6SENSE ANNOUNCES SALESFORCE PARDOT INTEGRATION FOR REVENUE TEAMS TO LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE ABM PROGRAMS

    Mar 14, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, extends its relationship with Salesforce to include an all-new integration with Pardot, Salesforce’s marketing automation solution. This integration combines marketing execution from Salesforce Pardot with the time-based pr...

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    SMITH & NEPHEW TEASES NEXT-GEN SURGICAL ROBOTICS PLATFORM

    Mar 13, 2019

    Smith & Nephew has acquired Brainlab‘s orthopedic joint reconstruction business and teased the unveiling of a next-generation surgical robotics platform for later in 2019.
    The London-based company said that its acquisition of Brainlab’s orthopedic joint reconstruction business...

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    BUGATTI 3D PRINTS CLASSIC CAR FOR KIDS

    Mar 13, 2019

    French sports car manufacturer Bugatti first made its mark on the world with the Bugatti Type 35 race car the Bugatti Baby in the early 20th century. While the Bugatti family may have passed on and its name may now belong to the Volkswagen Group, the Bugatti Type 35 has been reborn as the Bugatti Ba...

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    ENGINEERING STUDENTS GET FIRSTHAND LOOK AT FUKUSHIMA POWER PLANT

    Mar 13, 2019

    Micah Folsom and Logan McNeil, doctoral students in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering, recently took part in one of the first student tours of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, which was crippled by a devastating tsunami in 2011.
    That disaster, which left three of the...

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    HANSON ROBOTICS LITTLE SOPHIA TEACHES STEM, ROBOTICS, AI TO CHILDREN

    Mar 13, 2019

    Hanson Robotics Little Sophia is Sophia the Robot's little sister. Little Sophia, a human-like miniature version of Sophia is a new kind of STEM, AI, and coding learning companion for ages 7+ individuals and a great tool for teachers and schools. Hanson Robotics is a multiple award-winning AI an...

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    CLARKSON ROBOTICS TEAM 229 COMPETES IN MONTREAL

    Mar 13, 2019

    Clarkson University sponsored FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 229 attended the Montreal Festival De Robotique regional competition from February 28th through March 2nd at Olympic Stadium. FRC Team 229 consists of 21 high school students from the Massena and Norwood-Norfolk school districts men...

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    DATA61 LAUNCHES ROBOTICS INNOVATION CENTRE IN QUEENSLAND

    Mar 13, 2019

    CSIRO’s Data61 has announced the opening of its new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland, a purpose-built research facility for robotics and autonomous systems, an industry set to be worth $23 billion by 2025.
    CSIRO’s Data61 is one of the global leaders in the field, with capa...

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    MIT GRADUATE ENGINEERING, BUSINESS PROGRAMS EARN TOP RANKINGS FROM U.S. NEWS FOR 2020

    Mar 12, 2019

    MIT’s graduate program in engineering has again earned a No. 1 spot in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings, a place it has held since 1990 when the magazine first ranked such programs. The MIT Sloan School of Management also placed highly, occupying the No. 3 spot for the best g...

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    ETIHAD AIRWAYS ENGINEERING EXPANDS EXTENSIVE INHOUSE CAPABILITIES WITH A350 MRO SERVICES

    Mar 12, 2019

    Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider in the Middle East, has announced the addition of Airbus A350 maintenance capabilities to its extensive in-house portfolio.
    Etihad Airways Engineering is part of the Airbus MRO Alliance...

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    DATA61 LAUNCHES NEW ROBOTICS RESEARCH CENTRE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Data61, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation's (CSIRO) technology arm, on Tuesday, launched a new center dedicated to the research and development (R&D) of robotics and autonomous systems.
    The 600 square meter facility, called the Robotics Innovation Centre...

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    NEW MEDIATION CENTRE TO RESOLVE DISPUTES IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LAUNCHED

    Mar 12, 2019

    A dedicated mediation center has been set up for companies in the construction industry to resolve disputes more quickly.  The Singapore Construction Mediation Centre (SCMC) was launched on Tuesday (Mar 12) by the Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL), after it noted an increasing demand for...

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    GM CRUISE SNAGS DROPBOX HR HEAD TO HIRE AT LEAST 1,000 ENGINEERS BY END OF YEAR

    Mar 11, 2019

    GM Cruise plans to hire hundreds of employees over the next nine months, doubling its engineering staff, TechCrunch has learned. It’s an aggressive move by the autonomous vehicle technology company to double its size as it pushes to deploy a robotaxi service by the end of the year. Arden Hoffm...

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    SIEMENS OPENS ROBOTIC BATTERY MODULE PLANT IN NORWAY

    Mar 11, 2019

    Siemens AG, the German conglomerate with headquarters in Berlin and Munich as well as the biggest industrial manufacturing business in Europe, has invested into furthering the electrification of shipping in Norway and elsewhere.
    The company recently opened a robotic battery module plant in Tr...

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    CHOWBOTICS FINDS ROBOT-MADE SALAD SUCCESS IN HOSPITALS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Hospitals, by and large, are places that you want to get in and out of quickly. But they are also places that are open 24 hours a day, with staff and visitors working or milling about throughout the night. This type of always-awake environment, it turns out, is the perfect place for Chowbotics food ...

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    NHS STRIKES ROBOTICS DEAL TO AUTOMATE BACK OFFICE FUNCTIONS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Two hospitals hope digitally transforming finance and HR functions will free up resources for front-line care. American robotics firm Automation Anywhere has announced it has struck a deal with an NHS Trust to bolster the back-end operations of two London hospitals.
    The firm's robotic pro...

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    AI-POWERED ROBOT MAKER TARTANSENSE RAISES $2 MN FROM OMNIVORE, BLUME

    Mar 11, 2019

    Bengaluru-based, agritech startup, TartanSense has raised $2 Mn seed funding from food and agriculture-focused fund, Omnivore; Blume Ventures, and BEENEXT.
    Other investors in the round include Dileep George, co-founder of Silicon Valley-based Vicarious AI backed by Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, G...

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    KAWASAKI UNVEILS NEW RS007 HIGH-SPEED INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS

    Mar 10, 2019

    The demand for fast, nimble and compact robots is growing-and Kawasaki has developed a pair of robots to meet that need. The RS007N and RS007L robots are six-axis vertically articulated robot arms with a maximum payload capacity of seven kilos. They join the company’s general-purpose R series ...

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    UDACITY ADDS DATA ENGINEERING TO ITS GROWING SELECTION OF NANODEGREE OFFERINGS

    Mar 08, 2019

    To help aspiring data engineers capitalize on this unparalleled opportunity, Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform, has launched its new Data Engineering Nanodegree Program. Organizations and start-ups across the globe are rapidly adopting advanced technologies, almost all of ...

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    LARSEN & TOUBRO GAINS AS HYDROCARBON ENGINEERING SEGMENT BAGS SIGNIFICANT CONTRACT FROM ONGC

    Mar 08, 2019

    Larsen & Toubro shares rose a percent in the morning on Friday after its hydrocarbon engineering segment bagged a significant contract from ONGC. The stock was quoting at Rs 1,357.45, up Rs 6.20, or 0.46 percent on the BSE, at 09:40 hours IST.
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    WOMEN’S ENGINEERING SOCIETY LAUNCHES WE50 AWARDS FOR 2019

    Mar 08, 2019

    After 2016, 2017 and 2018 campaigns, WES is looking to increase their reach, profile and engagement to encourage young women to pursue a career in engineering. WES is launching the theme for the 2019 Top 50 Women in Engineering in Apprenticeships Week, as this year’s Top 50 Women in engineerin...

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    COBALT ROBOTICS ANNOUNCES DOOR INTEGRATION SOLUTION

    Mar 07, 2019

    Cobalt Robotics, a manufacturer of intelligent security robots used to autonomously patrol indoor facilities, will introduce a new door integration that enables its security robots to open and then pass through a secured door without human intervention, a first for the industry.
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    ROEQ LAUNCHES TR500 TOP ROLLER, THE LARGEST CONVEYOR FOR MIR MOBILE ROBOTS

    Mar 07, 2019

    Real efficiency in logistics automation is achieved when the entire workflow is handled by robotics solutions that communicate smoothly with one another. That’s the vision behind ROEQ’s new TR500 Top Roller, which automates load and unloads operations of the MiR500, the largest and most ...

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    PROMAT PREVIEW: SYNCHRONIZING ROBOTS WITH THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Mar 07, 2019

    Companies looking to deploy robotics into new or existing supply chain operations will need to do more than just powering on the robot and letting them loose. Integration with warehouse systems, including software and data resources, will require strategic planning. At this year’s ProMat confe...

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    SHANGHAI CONSTRUCTION GROUP TO BUILD FIRST PHASE OF TESLA'S SHANGHAI PLANT

    Mar 07, 2019

    State-owned Shanghai Construction Group (SCG) will build the first phase of U.S. electric carmaker Tesla's factory in Shanghai, a news portal reported on Thursday.
    Xu Jiandong, a vice-president at SCG, was quoted by Shanghai Observer as saying that the company would fully cooperate with T...

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    INFOSYS INKS PACT WITH ROLLS-ROYCE GROUP FOR ENGINEERING AND DIGITAL SERVICES

    Mar 07, 2019

    India's second-largest software services firm Infosys Thursday said it has been selected by Rolls-Royce Plc UK as one of its strategic long-term partners to deliver digital and engineering services. As part of this engagement, Infosys will leverage its turbomachinery and propulsion practice to o...

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    YOUNG STUDENTS EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES OF ENGINEERING AT UT DALLAS

    Mar 07, 2019

    The University of Texas at Dallas kicked off National Engineers Week 2019 with several activities for aspiring engineers on Explore Engineering Day, which attracted more than 2,000 participants on Feb. 16. The family-friendly event featured a kid zone with hands-on activities, educational demonstrat...

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    THESE ROBOTS ARE SMALL, SHAPE-SHIFTING, AND THEY ADAPT TO THEIR SURROUNDINGS

    Mar 06, 2019

    With its low ceiling draped in soft, green netting, Jianguo Zhao's lab at the Colorado State University Powerhouse Energy Campus is hard to miss. Watch the lab's walking, grasping, flying, perching, shape-shifting robots in motion, and the reason for the netting becomes all too clear.
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    CORIN ENTERS THE ORTHOPAEDIC ROBOTICS MARKET ANNOUNCING AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE US SURGICAL ROBOTIC LEADER OMNI

    Mar 06, 2019

    UK International orthopaedic company Corin Group , backed by the Permira funds, has signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of US-based OMNI Orthopaedics Inc., a pioneer in robotic-assisted total knee replacement. It is further evidence of Permira and their co-investors determination to accel...

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    INSIDE HAHN GROUP’S PLAN TO REVIVE RETHINK ROBOTICS

    Mar 06, 2019

    The HAHN Group scooped up the IP and trademarks for the Sawyer collaborative robot and Intera software less than one month after Rethink Robotics Inc. shut down in October 2018. The German automation and robotics specialist, which has 30-plus years of automation experience, recently gave The Robot R...

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    DIRECTIVE RANKS #1 IN CLUTCH’S TOP B2B MARKETING SERVICE PROVIDERS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, has recently been honored as the number one B2B marketing and advertising service provider in Los Angeles, according to Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research, ratings and reviews site that identifies leading IT and marketing service provi...

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    ULTRA-LOW POWER CHIPS HELP MAKE SMALL ROBOTS MORE CAPABLE

    Mar 05, 2019

    An ultra-low power hybrid chip inspired by the brain could help give palm-sized robots the ability to collaborate and learn from their experiences. Combined with new generations of low-power motors and sensors, the new application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) - which operates on milliwatts of ...

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    COBALT ROBOTICS TO SHOWCASE NEW DOOR INTEGRATION FEATURE FOR SECURITY ROBOTS AT ISC WEST 2019

    Mar 05, 2019

    Cobalt Robotics, a manufacturer of intelligent security robots used to autonomously patrol indoor facilities, will introduce a new door integration that enables its security robots to open and then pass through a secured door without human intervention, a first for the industry.
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    THIS ALL-TERRAIN ROBOT CAN BE HACKED AND CUSTOMIZED RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX

    Mar 05, 2019

    Sphero is here to inspire the creators of tomorrow, the young, the old, and of course the mad scientists. With almost a decade of experience under their belt, the Sphero team has been hard at work, refining their craft to create the perfect robot for you. Now available on Kickstarter, the Sphero rob...

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    NEW RVHS ROBOTICS CLASS TAKING PROGRAM TO THE NEXT LEVEL

    Mar 05, 2019

    The Redwood Area School District has offered a robotics program for a number of years, but that program took a huge step ahead this school year.
    Seated in one of the new classrooms in the Estebo Career Development and Training Center, eight Redwood Valley High School students sat and listened...

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    UNIVERSAL ROBOTS TO SHOW COBOT USES FOR LABOR-HUNGRY INDUSTRIES

    Mar 05, 2019

    Collaborative robotics leader Universal Robots today announced it will feature four different application clusters at the upcoming Automate 2019 show in Chicago, aimed to address the labor-hungry industries and applications in manufacturing that face shortage of workers.
    In a recent survey of...

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    EPSON ROBOTS RELEASES INTEGRATED FORCE FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEM

    Mar 04, 2019

    In order for robots to do more than follow point-programmed paths, they need sensors to detect the environment around them. The Force Guide is a force-control system that enables robots to sense and utilize force feedback data to make high-precision moves. The system enables robots to detect up to s...

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    SEAS CENTER FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING HOSTS PRE-LAUNCH EVENT

    Mar 04, 2019

    A new center for women in the School of Engineering and Applied Science hosted a panel about communication in the workplace Thursday. The panel, which featured students, faculty and staff in the school, was a pre-launch event for the SEAS Center for Women in Engineering, which will be officially ann...

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    DELOITTE TEAMS UP WITH ELLA THE ENGINEER TO GET GIRLS INTO STEM

    Mar 04, 2019

    Despite efforts to close the gap, women currently occupy only 28% of science, technology, engineering, and math jobs in the US. According to a recent study from the National Association of Manufacturing and Deloitte, there is a need for 3.5 million STEM jobs by 2025, with over 2 million going unfill...

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    CRANBROOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE LAUNCHES STEM CURRICULUM IN PONTIAC SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Mar 04, 2019

    Cranbrook Institute of Science recently launched an immersive learning experience for pre-kindergarten through 12th graders in the city of Pontiac. This hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum is made possible for students involved with the Pontiac Youth Recreati...

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    COBH PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AWARDED TOP ENGINEERING HONOUR

    Mar 04, 2019

    More than 250 projects were entered into the inaugural year of the Young Engineers Award competition, with two projects from Bunscoil Rinn na Chabhlaigh awarded the top prize in the country and a highly commended placement thanks to their innovative project ideas.
    Winning student team The Car...

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    HEXCEL TO DISPLAY TRANSPORT AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS AT JEC WORLD

    Mar 04, 2019

    Visitors will see an Integrated Wing Panel demonstrator and an I-Beam, both made with Hexcel’s HiTape reinforcements, and an Opticoms rib made with HiMaxTM NCF. The Opticoms rib and I-Beam were both manufactured using compression resin transfer moulding(C-RTM) and were injected with Hexcel&rsq...

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    ESF RANKED #1 FOR ENROLLING, GRADUATING WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Mar 04, 2019

    The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) was ranked Number 1 among public institutions in the country for enrolling and graduating women in engineering by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
    In The Chronicle of Higher Education's ranking Which Colleges are Best and Worst at ...

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    UW OSHKOSH AND UW-PLATTEVILLE JOIN FORCES TO OFFER ENGINEERING DEGREES IN THE REGION

    Mar 04, 2019

    University officials will gather Friday, March 8, on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Fox Valley campus to solidify a degree program partnership that will help increase the number of engineers in the region.
    The program, a partnership with UW-Platteville, will offer degrees in mechanical a...

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    BAE SYSTEMS TO COMPETE FOR CYBER ENGINEERING TASK ORDERS

    Mar 01, 2019

    BAE Systems has been selected by the US Navy to bid for a potential indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to deliver cyber engineering services to naval, joint and national agencies.
    As well as BAE Systems, the US Navy has picked nine other companies to compete for future ta...

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    NYU LAUNCHES CENTER FOR CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION AT BROOKLYN CAMPUS

    Mar 01, 2019

    This past month, New York University‘s Tandon School of Engineering unveiled its new Institute of Design and Construction Innovations Hub. The research center, located at NYU’s engineering school in Brooklyn’s MetroTech Center, will promote safety, sustainability, and productivity ...

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    FESTO’S BIONIC ROBOTS MERGE PNEUMATICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Feb 28, 2019

    Whether it’s grabbing, holding or turning, touching, typing or pressing - in everyday life, we use our hands as a matter of course for the most diverse tasks. In that regard, the human hand, with its unique combination of power, dexterity, and fine motor skills, is a true miracle tool of natur...

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    MIT'S BACKFLIPPING MINI CHEETAH ROBOT IS TOO CUTE TO FEAR

    Feb 28, 2019

    MIT's scrappy little Mini Cheetah robot is a cutie-pie of a robotic quadruped. The school posted a video on Thursday of Mini Cheetah in action. It's all highlight-reel stuff, showing off the robot's ability to backflip, run, scoot sideways, hop and play in a pile of dry leaves like a shi...

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    PINGPONG BUILDS MANY ROBOTS FROM ONE CENTRAL MODULE

    Feb 28, 2019

    When Sang Bin Yim began to develop his new robotics platform he wanted the system based on one robot module with several possible connections. Many robots were not cost-effective and were difficult to use without experience. With his team of engineers and designers at the Robot Factory Yim developed...

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    METSO CORPORATION PLANS TO SET UP ENGINEERING HUBS IN INDIA

    Feb 28, 2019

    Equipment manufacturer Metso Corporation is planning to set up engineering hubs in India and internationalize manufacturing facilities here to cater to global demand. The Finland-based firm, which is in India since the past 25 years, offers equipment and services for the sustainable processing and f...

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    ABB SHIFTS TOWARD INDUSTRIAL FOCUS AFTER POWER GRIDS SALE

    Feb 28, 2019

    In its first results since it announced the sale of its $11 billion power grids business, ABB was upbeat about the prospects for its robotics and automation businesses as growth drivers. Robotics was ABB’s star performer during the fourth quarter, reporting an 11 percent rise in revenues and r...

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    HOW ROBOTICS RESEARCH AT U OF T ENGINEERING WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE

    Feb 28, 2019

    From the outer reaches of space to the inside of the human body, robots extend our reach into places we otherwise couldn’t go. Today, improvements in sensor technology and control algorithms are bringing robots into many aspects of our daily lives, including factory floors, hospital rooms and ...

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    MIT MEDIA LABS CREATES HIGHLY PRECISE UHF RFID FOR ROBOTICS

    Feb 28, 2019

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Media Lab has completed its testing of a radio frequency identification system known as TurboTrack. The lab's researchers say the solution could enable a new level of flexibility and autonomy for robots in manufacturing processes, as well as ...

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    FEDEX PARTNERS WITH WALMART, PIZZA HUT TO TEST LAST-MILE DELIVERY ROBOT

    Feb 27, 2019

    FedEx this summer plans to begin testing a robot to handle home deliveries for partners ranging from Walmart to Pizza Hut. Shippers, retailers and restaurants are experimenting with robots, drones and self-driving cars in a bid to use automation to drive down the high cost of delivering gadgets, gro...

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    ZING TURNS DJI DRONES INTO DELIVERY SYSTEMS

    Feb 27, 2019

    The engineers at Zing had a vision of a drone-friendly future with drones making short deliveries in a variety of situations. Instead of industrial-sized drones that would require FAA approval, they focused on the DJI drones already in use around the world. Their goal is to give hobby drone pilots t...

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    HOW SPINS ENGINEERING TEAM WORKS SIDE BY SIDE TO PROCESS TRILLIONS OF DATA CELLS

    Feb 27, 2019

    They say two heads are better than one. Perhaps no team understands this better than the engineers at SPINS. Processing trillions of cells of data - like SPINS engineering team does for the natural products and health foods industry - can be a daunting task for any person or team to attack alone. So...

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    NORTH BEND HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEAM WINS FIRST IN ENGINEERING DESIGN

    Feb 27, 2019

    A science team from North Bend High School took home first place in the engineering design competition over the weekend. Six students attended the BPA Regional Science Bowl in Portland on Saturday, Feb. 23 and though none of the teams made it to playoffs, this was the third year in a row where a tea...

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    MSU DEGREE IN SPACE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING OFFERS STUDENTS EXPERIENCE AND JOB PREPARATION

    Feb 26, 2019

    Morehead State University is well known for its space science degree programs and has graduates working for NASA, the U.S. Air Force, Kentucky aerospace technology companies and beyond. To meet the needs of the growing aerospace industry, MSU is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Space Systems En...

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    ASU SCIHUB WORKSHOP BRINGS SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND ART EXPERTS TOGETHER TO CHANGE HOW WE SEE THE WORLD

    Feb 26, 2019

    Sunlight passing through a glass prism makes a rainbow, but the rainbow colors we see are more than just red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Those colors are made of waves of light and are a very small part of a larger collection of energy-carrying waves called the electromagnetic s...

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    RAMAPO PAYS ENGINEERING FIRM $175K, BYPASSES ITS OWN RIGOROUS ENGINEERS

    Feb 26, 2019

    The Town Board has hired an engineering firm for $175,000, sidelining two town engineers known to hold developers to town codes. The board's hiring of M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying raised questions from a good government advocate and surprised the two Department of Public Works engineers -...

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    UVA A TOP PICK FOR WOMEN SEEKING ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE DEGREES

    Feb 26, 2019

    The University of Virginia is a top pick for women who want to pursue degrees in engineering and computer science. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently posted its newest rankings of U.S. college and universities. It found that of public universities with at least 75 engineering graduates, UVA ...

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    CATERPILLAR SHARES DROP AFTER UBS DOUBLE DOWNGRADES TO SELL, CITING SLOWING CONSTRUCTION SALES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Caterpillar shares fell Tuesday after UBS double downgraded the shares, citing slowing global construction demand. UBS downgraded Caterpillar from buy all the way to sell and lowered its 12-month price target to $125 from $154 a share. Caterpillar shares dropped 3.5 percent in premarket trading to $...

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    LCSD 55 TO HOST MORE STEM SATURDAY EVENTS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) is sponsoring a STEM Saturday initiative, which includes fun hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities that foster general awareness about STEM and encourage children in grades 3-8 to recognize that STEM is everywhere. LCSD 55 h...

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    AMAZON PATENTS RETRIEVAL ROBOT THAT WOULD FETCH YOUR DELIVERIES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Gotta give it to Amazon: they never stop thinking of ways to get stuff to your house. We uncovered the latest example of that in a just-issued patent for what they are calling an autonomous ground vehicle or AGV, which is basically a robot that sits in waiting at your home and goes and picks up your...

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    AUTODESK LAUNCHES CONSTRUCTION IQ TO ANALYZE BUILDING PROJECT SAFETY

    Feb 26, 2019

    Autodesk today announced the introduction of Construction IQ, an artificial intelligence service that works with Autodesk’s BIM 360 project management platform. Construction IQ machine learning models were trained with data from 30,000 building projects. Construction is consistently one of the...

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    CONTRACTORS SAY ARROW'S COLLAPSE SHOWS HIGH RISK OF CONSTRUCTION

    Feb 26, 2019

    The downfall of Arrow reflects high risk of construction, Civil Contractors NZ said. The voluntary administration of Arrow International (NZ) will impact not just on the employees of the company and its clients, but the wider network of contractors and subcontractors who supported its construction p...

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    BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION AT YSU INTRODUCES HIGH SCHOOLERS TO CIVIL ENGINEERING

    Feb 25, 2019

    The 12th annual miniature bridge building competition at Youngstown State had another crowded field looking to complete the challenge. Thirty teams representing 16 high schools were given the same materials to build a balsa wood bridge. They had three hours to make a design spanning at least 12 inch...

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    HELPING CHILDREN OVERCOME THEIR MOBILITY CHALLENGES, TREXO ROBOTICS GETS A Y COMBINATOR BOOST

    Feb 25, 2019

    Manmeet Maggu and Rahul Udasi didn’t know it when they met at the University of Waterloo  eleven years ago, but the bond that the two forged in late night study sessions as roommates in the UW Place dorm has helped power their work building an exoskeleton that allows children with disabil...

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    TECH COMPANY YEXT TO HIRE 500 FOR WORK AT NORTHERN VIRGINIA ENGINEERING CENTER

    Feb 25, 2019

    Northern Virginia's status as an East Coast tech hub got a major lift last week when Yext, a New York-based tech company that acts as an all-purpose information pipeline for businesses that advertise online, announced plans to hire 500 people over the next five years at a new office in Rosslyn.<...

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    PROXIMITY TO MICROSOFT IS DEMAND DRIVER FOR CONSTRUCTION

    Feb 25, 2019

    Seattle-Tacoma leads the Colliers International 2019 office index, maintaining the position it captured last year. So it stands to reason that housing in office-using areas such as near Microsoft’s Redmond campus would be a big draw.
    In fact, one of the few new construction townhome com...

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    QUALCOMM ANNOUNCES A NEW ROBOTICS DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM

    Feb 25, 2019

    Robotics has long been a bit of a white whale for Qualcomm. The burgeoning field is a pretty logical next step for the chipmaker, which seems to have its foot in every other aspect of electronics these days. We’ve seen a few robotics here and there that support the company’s chips - Anki...

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    VANDERLANDE TO COOPERATE WITH FIZYR ON AI ROBOTICS SOFTWARE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Vanderlande has signed a strategic partnership with Fizyr to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technology for its automated order picking, storage, unloading, and palletizing robotic solutions. The results will be integrated into Vanderlande’s existing product portfolio, such as Smart Item ...

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    BENTLEY TAKES 4D TO CONSTRUCTION SITES WITH SYNCHRO XR

    Feb 25, 2019

    Bentley has unveiled its new SYNCHRO XR: an augmented reality application that works with Microsoft's new Hololens 2 to help visualize construction sites.
    Both the SYNCHRO XR and the Hololens were announced at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress. Together, Bentley's app and Microsof...

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    FIVE OF THE MOST USEFUL MICROSOFT HOLOLENS APPLICATIONS FOR ENGINEERS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Microsoft hoped the HoloLens 2 announcement would be the biggest story about the company’s flagship mixed-reality (MR) headset line this week. Two days before the news, however, more than 100 employees at the tech giant got widespread media coverage by signing and releasing a letter condemning...

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    COCKRELL ENGINEERING LAUNCHES TEXAS INVENTIONWORKS PROGRAM

    Feb 24, 2019

    Texas Inventionworks, a program dedicated to teaching research and innovative projects to engineering students, officially launched Thursday at the Cockrell School of Engineering. Director of Texas Inventionworks Scott Evans said the program provides students and faculty members with the resources n...

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    SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS EVENT ADVOCATES FOR PURSUIT OF STEM AMONG GIRLS

    Feb 24, 2019

    Engineering students built structures out of marshmallows, gummies and popsicle sticks with Girl Scouts at an event Saturday to encourage them to pursue a career in STEM fields.
    The Society of Women Engineers at UCLA held the event with Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles to spread awareness a...

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    SAMSUNG TO ROLL OUT CONSUMER ROBOTS OVER THE COMING YEAR

    Feb 15, 2019

    One of the world’s largest manufacturers of consumer electronics is leaning into a powerful new trend for the sector: robots. Samsung announced plans last month to release a commercial line of AI-enabled robots later in 2019. The Samsung Bot, as it will be officially known, will initially hit ...

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    VERSABUILT AND UNIVERSAL ROBOTS UNVEIL NEW CNC SOLUTIONS FOR COLLABORATION ROBOTS

    Feb 15, 2019

    VersaBuilt and Universal Robots recently teamed up to create a new solution that allows CNC machines to directly communicate with collaborative robots also known as cobots. The CNC Communication URCap is a powerful and improved interface designed for machine tending applications. It allows a UR cobo...

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    UPCOMING EUSPEN EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT AM FOR PRECISION ENGINEERING

    Feb 15, 2019

    The European Society for Precision Engineering & Nanotechnology (euspen) is preparing to host its 19th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Bilbao, Spain this June. The focus of this year’s event? Manufacturing technology of the additive sort.
    According to a recent statement by euspe...

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    NEW AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DOCTORATE AT UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA TO SUPPORT U.S. SPACE PROGRAM

    Feb 15, 2019

    As new commercial space ventures develop in Florida and around the nation, UCF’s new doctorate in aerospace engineering to begin next fall harkens back to one of the university’s original missions: provide support to the U.S. space program.
    The Department of Mechanical and Aerospa...

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    PINPOINT GRABS $13.5M SERIES A TO BRING DATA DISCIPLINE TO ENGINEERING

    Feb 14, 2019

    Sales and marketing are steeped in data to explain just how well they are doing, but engineering, the department charged with creating the products these departments sell has lacked the tools to measure engineering effectiveness. Pinpoint wants to change that by making engineering a more data-driven...

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    MANKATO STUDENTS CONTINUE TO DOMINATE IN STATE ROBOTICS CONTEST

    Feb 14, 2019

    Three of the four state VEX Robotics champions hail from Mankato. Of the dozen Minnesota teams invited to the world championships, seven are from Mankato. Mankato dominated, for sure, said East High School junior Parker Theobald said about the local success at the recent state tournament.
    The...

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    MESA JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS TEAM RULES IN ROBOTICS COMPETITION

    Feb 14, 2019

    Seventh-graders Lucy Boyer, Sofia Carroll Covarrubias, Kassidy Lopez, and Payton Maguire are part of an award-winning robotics team at Fremont Junior High. But it’s away from the official competitions that the real battle takes place among these girls. Uh oh, it’s break time, said Boyer&...

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    CALTECH’S BIRD-INSPIRED ROBOT USES THRUSTERS TO HELP STAY ON ITS FEET

    Feb 13, 2019

    With their delicate and gangly legs, birds aren’t necessarily the first animal you’d think of when designing a new robot that looks to nature to create effective walking abilities. But birds, with their ability to flap their wings, possess a method of stabilizing themselves that’s ...

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    JOHNSON & JOHNSON TO BUY SURGICAL ROBOTICS FIRM AURIS FOR $3.4 BILLION

    Feb 13, 2019

    Johnson & Johnson is buying privately held Auris Health Inc, which makes a robotic scope used in respiratory and lung cancer procedures, for $3.4 billion in cash to gain access to devices that make difficult surgical procedures simpler.
    J&J, which makes everything from Band-Aid to rep...

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    SONY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS INNOVATOR BUILDS A FUTURE WHERE ROBOTICS AND CONNECTED DEVICES PREVAIL

    Feb 12, 2019

    San Diego is full of delightful secrets and Sony Electronics is one such hidden gem. The North American headquarters has quietly led consumer electronics innovations from a suburb of San Diego since 1972. From sensors to semiconductors to leading the revolution of mirrorless cameras, to what many in...

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    KRAKEN ROBOTICS SETS SIGHTS ON RAAS DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 12, 2019

    At the recent Cantech Investment Conference, Greg Reid, CFO of Kraken Robotics, spoke with the Investing News Network (INN) about the company’s recent acquisition of Kraken Power and its Robots-as-a-Service (RaaS) offering.
    Reid said that the acquisition of Kraken Power was very importa...

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    POLISH MANUFACTURER HANPLAST ACHIEVES SUSTAINABILITY WITH KUKA ROBOTS

    Feb 12, 2019

    Environmental sustainability is a laudable goal, but companies need to guarantee profitability. Robotics can help manufacturers such as Hanplast sp. z o.o. reach the efficiencies needed to accomplish sustainable development.
    The Polish company was founded in 1993 and is a leader in plastics p...

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    $385 MILLION FOR FORMER IROBOT MILITARY SPINOFF SPOTLIGHTS USE OF ROBOTS IN DEFENSE

    Feb 12, 2019

    FLIR Systems has agreed to buy Endeavor Robotic Holdings, a military defense company specializing in ground robots, for a whopping $385 million. The latest buy comes on the heels of FLIR's acquisition of aerial drone company Aeryon for $200 million last month and makes FLIR a newly powerful play...

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    NHS SHOULD INVEST IN DIGITAL, AI, AND ROBOTICS TRAINING

    Feb 12, 2019

    The Topol Review of the training needs of the future NHS workforce has published its recommendations - including an increase in the number of clinicians trained to use digital, AI and robotics technologies.
    Commissioned by the former health secretary Jeremy Hunt, the Topol Review is led by Ca...

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    NURO RAISES $940M FROM SOFTBANK FOR ROBOTIC DELIVERY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Nuro, the robotics company operating in the commerce market, announced on Monday, Feb. 11 that it has raised $940 million in financing from the SoftBank Vision Fund.
    In a press release, the company said that to date, it has raised more than $1 billion from SoftBank, Greylock Partners, and Gao...

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    TEPCO TO DEPLOY ROBOT FOR FIRST CONTACT WITH MELTED FUEL FROM FUKUSHIMA NO. 1 NUCLEAR DISASTER

    Feb 12, 2019

    The owner of the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 power plant is trying this week to touch melted fuel at the bottom of the plant for the first time since the disaster almost eight years ago, a tiny but key step toward retrieving the radioactive material amid a ¥21.5 trillion ($195 billion) cleanup effor...

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    MANITOBA'S FIRST HIGH SCHOOL ROBOTICS TEAM GEARS UP FOR COMPETITION

    Feb 11, 2019

    It might not be a standard after-school activity for a group of teenagers, but a dozen students in Winnipeg spend their free time doing one thing: building a robot. The students from Grades 9 through 12 at Garden City Collegiate will soon become the first team in Manitoba to compete in FIRST, an int...

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    KUKA LAUNCHES NEXT-GENERATION ROBOT ARM

    Feb 11, 2019

    KUKA’s best-selling robot arm just got a significant upgrade. The KR QUANTEC-with over 100,000 units delivered since 2010-has proven to be a workhorse in a variety of industries, with a broader range of applications than many of its competitors. With a payload capacity of 120 to 300 kilograms ...

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    1,000 GIRLS TO RECEIVE FREE ENGINEERING TRAINING

    Feb 11, 2019

    The Space Science System Research Institute (SSSRI), Ghana’s first private space science institute, is to train about 1,000 girls from the basic and Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
    According to the institute, scie...

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    STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY SEEKS APPROVAL TO START ENGINEERING SCHOOL

    Feb 10, 2019

    Strathmore University is considering the introduction of an engineering school in plans to increase its academic options. The university said it is seeking approvals from the Commission of University Education and the Engineering Board of Kenya to establish the school that will bring the total numbe...

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    WEIGHTMANS POACHES BRABNERS CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING EXPERT IAN HARDMAN

    Feb 08, 2019

    National law Weightmans has bagged former Brabners construction head in Manchester as a partner. Construction and engineering expert Ian Hardman is the latest specialist construction lawyer to join the Weightmans national Built Environment team after a series of new hires in the last year. He joins ...

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    BENDIX CELEBRATES NEW ENGINEERING CENTER IN MONTERREY, MEXICO

    Feb 07, 2019

    Expanding its global engineering capabilities, Bendix (Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC) recently held a grand opening celebration for its new Technical Center in Monterrey, Mexico.
    Members of the Bendix Executive Board, key Bendix business and engi...

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    AMAZON QUIETLY ACQUIRED ROBOTICS COMPANY DISPATCH TO BUILD SCOUT

    Feb 07, 2019

    When Amazon unveiled a six-wheeled urban delivery robot called Scout a couple of weeks ago, its website was pretty definitive about who was behind it. These devices were created by Amazon, the page reads. We developed Amazon Scout at our research and development lab in Seattle.
    But that&rsquo...

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    JAPANESE STARTUP UNVEILS REMOTE-CONTROLLED ROBOT THAT DEALS WITH YOUR DIRTIES

    Feb 07, 2019

    In a few years, perhaps for some the most dreaded household chore may be taken over by robots. Robot startup Mira Robotics unveiled Thursday a machine that performs a range of laundry duties while controlled remotely. The new service, called ugo, hopes to resolve two major hurdles that have prevente...

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    GOOGLE LOOKING TO HIRE A VICE PRESIDENT OF HARDWARE ENGINEERING FOR WEARABLES

    Feb 07, 2019

    With the Pixel Buds in 2017 and the rumored Pixel Watch, Google is clearly interested in the wearables space. Google is now looking to hire a Vice President of Hardware Engineering for Wearables with extensive industry credentials.
    The Wearables team is housed within the broader Hardware grou...

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    APPLE PUTS MODEM ENGINEERING UNIT INTO CHIP DESIGN GROUP

    Feb 07, 2019

    Apple Inc has moved its modem chip engineering effort into its in-house hardware technology group from its supply chain unit, two people familiar with the move told Reuters, a sign the tech company is looking to develop a key component of its iPhones after years of buying it from outside suppliers.<...

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    FASTBRICKS ROBOTICS PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST BRICK MAKER

    Feb 07, 2019

    Perth-based technology company Fastbrick Robotics have entered into a partnership with ASX-listed Brickworks who will retain exclusive rights to manufacture and supply customised blocks for use by the homebuilding Hadrian X robot.
    The proposed joint venture would be 50-50 for a period of thre...

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    NEW RESEARCH PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON ENTERPRISE CONTENT MARKETING IN 2019

    Feb 07, 2019

    With thousands of employees, working across multiple brands, products lines, offices and silos, enterprise marketers face unique content marketing challenges, yet many are scoring wins year after year. That’s according to the findings in the Content Marketing Institute’s new research rep...

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    ATHENS ACADEMY HOSTS ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Feb 06, 2019

    Athens Academy hosted the Georgia FIRST Robotics Lego League Championships last Saturday, where over 400 people gathered to see teams from across the Eastern division compete, with newly elected Gov. Brian Kemp giving opening remarks. Meanwhile, the state championships for the Western division were ...

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    QINETIQ NORTH AMERICA TO SUPPORT US ARMY’S TALON ROBOTS

    Feb 06, 2019

    The US Army has awarded a contract to QinetiQ North America to support its tactical adaptable light ordnance neutralisation TALON family of robotic systems. Under the $90m contract, the company will support the overall sustainment actions ongoing maintenance, upgrades and servicing of the US Army&rs...

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    JIBO THE ROBOT TRIES TO JAZZ IT UP FOR SENIORS

    Feb 06, 2019

    A talking robot and virtual reality headsets are being tested with the elderly, as a partnership between the UW-Milwaukee and a Milwaukee-area senior home moves ahead. It's an attempt to see if more technology can improve the health and quality of life for seniors. But it's also an effort to...

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    CAMBRIDGE RECEIVES NEW FUNDING TO SUPPORT PHD STUDENTS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

    Feb 05, 2019

    The University of Cambridge has received new government and industrial funding to support at least 350 Ph.D. students over the next eight years, via the creation of new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).
    The funding, from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and i...

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    ROMSEY-BASED CONSULTANTS WFBA EXPANDS ITS CIVIL ENGINEERING TEAM WITH FLOODING AND DRAINAGE EXPERTS

    Feb 05, 2019

    The Civil Engineering team at Romsey-based consulting civil and structural engineering company WFBA has been expanded. The team, managed by director Bill Brown, now includes Kirsty Dye, Rob Lowe and Kirsten Glen with the longer serving team members, Paul Todd, John Comer, and Sam Wicks.
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    NEW AGRI-FOOD ROBOTICS TRAINING CENTRE TO BE LAUNCHED

    Feb 05, 2019

    A new advanced training center in agri-food robotics is set to be established by the University of Lincoln after it was awarded £6.6m for the project.
    The world's first Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) will create the largest-ever cohort of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) sp...

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    DWP EXPLORES USES FOR ROBOTICS

    Feb 05, 2019

    The Department for Work and Pensions is seeking to explore potential uses of robotics. The DWP has issued an early engagement notice outlining that its Intelligent Automation Garage (IAG) unit wishes to talk to companies that are currently offering their services in developing robotic solutions util...

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    GREYORANGE DEPLOYS BUTLER ROBOTS FOR ZALANDO’S FULFILLMENT CENTER IN SWEDEN

    Feb 05, 2019

    Warehouse automation company GreyOrange today announced the deployment of its Butler robotics system for Zalando, one of the leading online fashion and lifestyle platforms in Europe. The robots will be deployed at a 30,000-square-meter fulfillment center in Brunna, Sweden, near Stockholm.
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    MASSTLC ANNOUNCES 7 WINNERS OF 5G ROBOTICS CHALLENGE

    Feb 05, 2019

    The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) this week announced two university teams and five startup companies as the winners of the inaugural 5G Robotics Challenge, sponsored by Verizon and Ericsson. Each team will receive $30,000 to create insights, develop new use cases, and conceive innova...

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    £832 MILLION FUNDING FOR UK ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH ANNOUNCED BY EPSRC

    Feb 04, 2019

    The UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced new funding to, ensure the next generation of doctoral-level students are equipped to tackle research and innovation challenges across the engineering and physical sciences landscape.
    As part of UK Researc...

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    HOW AIRBUS, BOEING ARE HELPING AVIATION ENGINEERING STARTUPS IN INDIA

    Feb 04, 2019

    By 2025, India is expected to surpass the U.K. as the world’s third largest market for commercial airline operations. The South Asian nation’s passenger traffic is projected to surge to 278 million annual passengers while also accounting for 19.1 million new aviation jobs according to th...

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    SPELSBERG HELPS TECQUIPMENT TO DELIVER ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE IN STEM EDUCATION

    Feb 04, 2019

    TecQuipment, a provider of high-quality educational equipment for engineering disciplines across the world, is using customized enclosures from Spelsberg UK in its latest sediment transport channel flume for teaching engineering students about fluid mechanics. To deliver suitable enclosures quickly,...

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    ASHLEY FURNITURE SPONSORS ROBOTICS PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    Feb 04, 2019

    Ashley Furniture is a proud sponsor of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics and VEX Robotics in western Wisconsin. Recently, Ashley made multiple contributions totaling $45,000 to 26 participating school districts.
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    BOEING'S JOAN ROBINSON-BERRY HOPES TO INSPIRE MINORITIES, WOMEN TOWARDS ENGINEERING CAREERS

    Feb 01, 2019

    How does a woman go from being told to sit at the back of a plane, to building them? The Vice president of engineering, modifications, and maintenance for Boeing Global Services says she was left out, locked out and looked down upon as she aspired to become a world-leading engineer. And it wasn'...

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    LOVELAND SCHOOLS ROBOTICS PROGRAM CONTINUES TO GROW

    Feb 01, 2019

    Loveland Robotics has grown exponentially since it started with just one team in the FIRST Lego League in 2005. The Loveland Schools Robotics program added one FIRST Tech Challenge team in 2011 and expanded with several new teams in 2015. The Loveland Robotics Boosters formed in 2017 and became offi...

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    ENDEAVOR ROBOTICS TO MODERNISE US ARMY’S ROBOT PLATFORMS FLEET

    Feb 01, 2019

    The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a contract to Endeavor Robotics to upgrade the service’s existing fleet of robot platforms.
    Under the potential $32.4m contract, the company will provide reset, sustainment, maintenance, as well as recap parts and services for its entire famil...

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    WASHU ANNOUNCES DONATION FROM SQUARE CO-FOUNDER TO GROW ENGINEERING SCHOOL

    Jan 31, 2019

    Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) announced today that its engineering school received its largest single donation in history. The donation was offered by Square co-founder and WashU alumni Jim McKelvey, for whom the school will be renamed, from the School of Engineering & Applied Scien...

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    DIEHL AVIATION INAUGURATES ENGINEERING SERVICE CENTER

    Jan 31, 2019

    The investment was supported by a HUF 968 million grant from the Hungarian government, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the ceremony. Szijjarto noted that Diehl Aviation Hungary has turned out parts for Airbus aircraft at its base in nearby Nyirbator...

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    ICHEME RELEASES REPORT ON THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING IN THE BIOSECTOR

    Jan 31, 2019

    ICHEME’s BioFutures Steering Group has released a report with recommendations on how the Institution can better engage with chemical engineers in the emerging biosector as well as develop opportunities for growth.
    The BioFutures Programme was set up in 2017 with the aim to develop the I...

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    SOFT ROBOTICS LAUNCHES ON-DEMAND, MODULAR ROBOT GRIPPER KIT

    Jan 31, 2019

    Soft Robotics today announced mGrip, an on-demand, modular automation robotic gripper kit that lets users quickly create, validate, and install production-ready soft robotic systems in minutes. “Our customers have asked for the ability to quickly build and deploy our disruptive technology, and...

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    AIROBOTICS ADDS LIDAR INTO AERIAL DRONES, EXPANDING USE CASE POSSIBILITIES

    Jan 30, 2019

    Airobotics today announced introducing lidar capabilities into its commercial aerial drones to provide additional applications for industries such as mining, construction, and industrial infrastructure. The company also announced expanding its executive team for its Scottsdale, Ariz., headquarters a...

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    MINDA TO ACQUIRE TELEMATICS HARDWARE BIZ FROM KPIT ENGINEERING

    Jan 30, 2019

    Minda Industries Ltd has agreed to acquire the business related to telematics hardware products from KPIT Engineering Ltd and Impact Automotive Solutions Ltd for an initial payment of Rs 25 crore (about $3.5 million).
    Minda said in a stock-exchange disclosure there will be certain milestone-r...

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    TELSTRA OFFSHORES TO INDIA TO FILL NEW SOFTWARE ENGINEERING JOBS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Telstra is looking outside Australia to fill many of the 1500 technology roles that were created as part of its massive restructuring.
    The carrier announced in June last year it would eliminate 9500 roles but create 1500 new roles, putting net job losses at around 8000 people. At the time, th...

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    TRANSRAIL CELEBRATES 35 GLORIOUS YEARS OF ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE

    Jan 30, 2019

    Integrated Power Transmission and Distribution Company, Transrail Lighting Limited is celebrating 35 glorious years of being in the business. On the occasion of the coral anniversary, Transrail encouraged its vast pool of employees to come up with an interesting logo for its 35th anniversary. More t...

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    ROMANIAN HIGH SCHOOLERS TAKE TOP SPOTS AT NASA’S ZERO ROBOTICS COMPETITION

    Jan 29, 2019

    A team of high school students from the Octavian Goga and Gheorghe Lazar colleges in Sibiu won the Virtual Final competition of the Zero Robotics international contest, organized by NASA and MIT, Agerpres reported. Virtual Finals is a secondary competition. The Romanian team, called Valak, alongside...

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    ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS COMPETE IN REGIONAL VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITION

    Jan 29, 2019

    Students in grades 3-5 from area elementary schools competed in a VEX robotics competition at Stamping Ground Elementary on Saturday, which asked participants to build and control small robots and compete against each other in a robotics skills challenge.
    Five Scott County schools participate...

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    SOFTSERVE OPENS ROBOTICS LABORATORY AT IVAN FRANKO LVIV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

    Jan 29, 2019

    SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, announces the launch of its robotics laboratory at the Ivan Franko Lviv National University (LNU). The new laboratory in Lviv, Ukraine provides electronic and computer technology students with the opportunity to attend robotics classes.<...

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    ALIBABA’S FUTURISTIC HOTEL POWERED BY ROBOTS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Alibaba Group’s futuristic FlyZoo hotel features robot staff delivering cocktails and fresh towels.
    The 290-room hotel opened to the public last month. It will act as an incubator for technology Alibaba intends to sell to the hotel industry in the future.
    The robots cut the hotel...

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    TUFTS UNIVERSITY OFFERS M.S. IN OFFSHORE WIND ENGINEERING

    Jan 29, 2019

    Tufts University in Medford, Mass., has rolled out a new master’s degree in offshore wind engineering. According to TuftsNow, the degree, offered through Tufts’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, represents the country’s first U.S. offshore wind energy graduate prog...

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    AMAZON’S LAST-MILE AMBITIONS, COOL RIDESHARING FUTURE CAR

    Jan 28, 2019

    I’ll admit it, a robot has yet to deliver food items to me, and I’d argue I’m in the 99.9% majority there. But last-mile delivery of items, whether it’s food, medicine, or just regular goods got a whole lot closer to reality for many.
    An Amazon blog post outlined that ...

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    TOSHIBA UNVEILS ROBOT TO PROBE MELTED FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR FUEL

    Jan 28, 2019

    Toshiba Corp. unveiled a remote-controlled robot with tongs on Monday that it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant and grip chunks of highly radioactive melted fuel.
    The device is designed to slide down ...

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    MSU HOSTS ROBOTICS COMPETITION TO PROMOTE STEM LEARNING

    Jan 27, 2019

    Montana State University hosted two days of robotics competition at Shroyer Gym on Friday and Saturday to promote science, technology, engineering, and math.
    Seventy teams from all over Montana competed in the tournament. On Friday the FIRST ( For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Te...

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    WHY NVIDIA IS DOUBLING DOWN ON HOME ROBOTICS

    Jan 24, 2019

    When most people think of NVIDIA, their minds tend to focus on the company's cutting-edge graphics-chip processors (GPUs). But thanks to the ever-increasing computing power and efficiency of those GPUs, as well as NVIDIA's affinity for cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, the...

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    KPIT TECHNOLOGIES SHARES DOWN 43% DUE TO DEMERGER OF ENGINEERING DIVISION

    Jan 24, 2019

    KPIT Technologies stock was down 43 percent in the morning on January 24 as the company demerged its engineering division into a separate entity. Hence, it started trading ex-demerger as January 24 is the ex-date for the same.
    The stock was quoting at Rs 148.00, down Rs 69.95, or 32.09 percen...

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    $1M GIFT FROM ALUMNI ESTABLISHES CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB

    Jan 24, 2019

    A $1 million gift from University of Kansas alumni Richard and Elizabeth Hoover of Northport, Michigan, will establish a chemical engineering research lab at KU’s School of Engineering.
    The lab will focus on applied research in chemical engineering. While Richard Hoover was well-prepare...

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    KANE ROBOTICS LAUNCHES IN ABQ

    Jan 24, 2019

    Compact robotic arms could soon automate mundane aerospace manufacturing tasks like sanding or painting through a new Albuquerque-based startup, Kane Robotics.
    Kane Aerospace, a California firm that provides automated engineering services to aerospace manufacturing companies, is partnering wi...

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    SAN RAMON HOSPITAL EXPANDS ROBOTIC SURGICAL SERVICES

    Jan 23, 2019

    Thanks to new robotic machines, surgeons at San Ramon Regional Medical Center can now more precisely personalize knee replacements and improve minimally invasive surgery.
    The hospital allowed the public - and local high school students - to take the robots for a test drive Tuesday. Stryker Ro...

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    BRINGING ENGINEERED MATERIALS TO ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Jan 22, 2019

    Global product solutions company, Jabil, has introduced what it describes as a complete solution for creating, integrating and validating custom engineered materials for additive manufacturing. Jabil Engineered Materials is aiming to further the adoption of 3D printing in manufacturing applications....

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    POSTMATES QUEST TO DESIGN A DELIVERY ROBOT THAT PEOPLE DON’T HATE

    Jan 22, 2019

    The last mile of delivery is the hardest. It’s cheap to fly freight across the globe, but the economics of hiring people to deliver parcels all of eight blocks just don’t add up. This problem has led many companies to invest in developing robotic courier tech over the last few years, wit...

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    JAPAN HOTEL FIRES ANNOYING ROBOT STAFF AND REPLACES THEM WITH HUMANS

    Jan 22, 2019

    One hotel in Japan learned the hard way that robots are not always right for the job. Henn na Hotel in Tokyo is laying off half of its nearly 250 robots because they failed to do their automated tasks and humans had to intervene in their operations, the Wall Street Journal via Business Insider repor...

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    STARSHIP, SODEXO LAUNCH FOOD DELIVERY VIA ROBOTS AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

    Jan 22, 2019

    Starship Technologies and Sodexo, Inc., today launched on-demand food delivery services via robots at George Mason University. The companies are deploying a fleet of more than 25 mobile robots to serve a community of approximately 40,000 students, faculty, and staff in Fairfax, Va.
    Sodexo and...

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    ROBO GLOBAL SAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ROBOTICS WILL CREATE WAVE OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN 2019

    Jan 22, 2019

    ROBO Global released a worldwide outlook report for 2019 that highlighted that artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics will act as a catalyst to create a wave of new opportunities this year. ROBO Global created the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index, the world’s first benchmark inde...

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    AIROBOTICS RECEIVES AUSTRALIAN APPROVAL FOR BVLOS DRONE FLIGHTS

    Jan 22, 2019

    Drone startup Airobotics today announced it has obtained Australia’s first and only Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval to operate automated multi-rotor drones from its Remote Operations Center (ROC) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) with aircrew needed at a client site.
    T...

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    NVIDIA LAUNCHES NEW ROBOTICS LAB IN SEATTLE

    Jan 22, 2019

    NVIDIA is not particularly well known for robotics, but that’s about to change. As of just a few weeks ago, NVIDIA has established a shiny new robotics research lab in Seattle, within an easy stroll of the University of Washington. The NVIDIA AI Robotics Research Lab is led by Dieter Fox, a pr...

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    A ROBOT THAT’LL CLEAN YOUR TOILETS FOR YOU JUST LAUNCHED ON AMAZON

    Jan 21, 2019

    Most of the personal robots companies are working on right now are silly. Do you really need a glorified Amazon Echo following you around the house just so you can access Alexa? If there’s one job we would love to have a robot do for us, it’s cleaning toilets. And now, if you’re wi...

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    ABB PLANNING MORE DEALS TO EXPAND IN ROBOTICS: CEO

    Jan 21, 2019

    ABB Ltd will plow ahead with more acquisitions to expand in robotics and industrial automation even as the Swiss engineering giant carries out the sale of its power grid unit to Hitachi Ltd, chief executive officer Ulrich Spiesshofer said in an interview with Neue Zuercher Zeitung.
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    UBER IS HIRING ROBOTICS TEAMS TO WORK ON BIKES AND SCOOTERS

    Jan 21, 2019

    Uber is only gradually resuming its self-driving car program, but it's already thinking about expanding that technology to its two-wheeled services. The Telegraph has discovered that Uber is hiring for a micro mobility robotics team that would bring sensing and robotics technologies to shared bi...

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    CLEVERON PRESENTS ITS FIRST ROBOT COURIER PROTOTYPE

    Jan 21, 2019

    Estonian startup company Cleveron has launched a mobile delivery robot prototype which the company isa already piloting in some markets. The self-driving robot courier will automate the last mile delivery and parcel handover from a courier to a client.
    This helps to manage the growing e-comme...

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    THIS IKEA KITCHEN IS INCUBATING THE ROBOTS OF THE FUTURE

    Jan 18, 2019

    This week, the computer chip company Nvidia opened a new robotics lab in Seattle. The lab has a lot of what you might expect–loads of electronics and robotic parts, workspaces, and computers everywhere-but the centerpiece is a bit unorthodox: It’s an Ikea kitchen.
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    LAUNCH FOR LANCASHIRE SCHEME TO DRIVE FORWARD ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING

    Jan 18, 2019

    Blackpool is set to launch a new drive aimed at future-proofing the county’s advanced engineering. The EnginE project aims to help manufacturers and engineers across Lancashire get access to the skills training and skilled staff they need to move their businesses forward in an ever more compet...

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    AMAZON BUILT AN ELECTRONIC VEST TO IMPROVE WORKER/ROBOT INTERACTIONS

    Jan 18, 2019

    Over the course of last year, Amazon began rolling out a new worker safety wearable to 25+ sites. From the looks of it, the Robotic Tech Vest is really more like a pair of suspenders attached to an electronic utility belt. The Amazon Robotics-designed product was created to keep workers safe when th...

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    RYDER, FETCH ROBOTICS TEAM UP TO TRANSFORM SMART WAREHOUSES

    Jan 17, 2019

    Ryder System Inc., today announced it successfully transformed three Ryder smart warehouses in the Miami, Dallas, and Chicago markets. Working with Fetch Robotics and other partners, the supply chain company plans to deliver advanced automation, flexible and scalable operations, real-time visibility...

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    WYOMING MIDDLE SCHOOL ROBOTICS TEAM TO GO TO NATIONALS

    Jan 17, 2019

    In December, the Centennial Middle School Lego Robotics Team competed at the Wyoming State Tournament. "And we took first place which gives us the opportunity to go to Houston to the World Championships April 17th through the 22nd," Said The team's coach, Dallen Griffith. There are fou...

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    BLOCKCHAIN ROBOTICS ENGINEERING CONSORTIUM COLLABORATES WITH ENJIN FOR MAKERVERSE PROJECT

    Jan 17, 2019

    The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC,) a space using blockchain to bridge the economic incentive gap between robotics engineering within major industry verticals and the open source robotics and software engineering community, has revealed today that they will be utilizing Enjin&rsqu...

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    HEXBOT IS MODULAR, ENTRY LEVEL ROBOTIC ARM

    Jan 16, 2019

    The engineers and development team at Hexbot developed a robotic arm that could be versatile and affordable while keeping an entry-level feel so that anyone might want to try it. Their clever tagline is turned your desktop into a workshop and the group is running a Kickstarter funding campaign for t...

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    FACEBOOK POACHES GOOGLE’S AR/VR ENGINEERING LEAD TO TAKE OVER PORTAL TEAM

    Jan 16, 2019

    Facebook is bringing on the engineering lead for Google’s entire AR/VR team to tackle Portal hardware. Ryan Cairns comes aboard after 12 years at Google,  where he was most recently the engineering lead for a team of more than 500 people tackling AR/VR at the big G, including Daydream, Le...

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    STANLEY FIRM DYER ENGINEERING TO CREATE 100 JOBS AFTER SECURING £1.95M INVESTMENT

    Jan 16, 2019

    Dyer Engineering will create 100 jobs in the region after gaining nearly £2m in investment from North East funds. The County Durham firm has secured a total of £1.95m of investment, with the majority of the cash coming from funds managed by Maven Capital Partners.
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    QUMULO EXPANDS ENGINEERING OPERATIONS WITH NEW OFFICE IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Jan 16, 2019

    Qumulo, the pioneer of hybrid cloud storage, today announced the opening of a new office in Vancouver, British Columbia, to fuel the company’s growing engineering innovation and accelerate the adoption for its hybrid storage solutions. This announcement follows last week’s news that the ...

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    REMOTE CONTROLLERS: AREA ROBOTICS STUDENTS SHOWCASE THEIR CREATIONS

    Jan 16, 2019

    Robots aren’t just the subject of science fiction. Monday student robotics enthusiasts from York Middle School, Aurora and Cross County tested student-developed technology, guiding their robots via remote control through a game called “Turning Point.”
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    SUSTAINABLE FARMING ROBOTICS COMPANY RAISES £2.5 MILLION

    Jan 16, 2019

    The Small Robot Company, a British agritech start-up for sustainable farming, has announced that it has raised £1.2million on the Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform. The company reached its initial funding target of £500,000 within minutes of its launch thanks largely to support from...

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    LIONBRIDGE AUGMENTS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OFFERING THROUGH ACQUISITION OF GENGO AND GENGO.AI

    Jan 16, 2019

    Today, Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted global communications platforms, announced its acquisition of Gengo, a Tokyo-based, leading edge technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services to global customers. Lionbridge has a 20-year history of le...

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    ARDOT CONTRIBUTES $1 MILLION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING RESEARCH FACILITY

    Jan 15, 2019

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation made a $1 million investment in a Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the University of Arkansas to support the creation of a facility that will benefit students, researchers, and companies across Arkansas.
    “The Arkansas Departmen...

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    NAVER AND LG ELECTRONICS AGREE ON JOINT R&D FOR ROBOTICS

    Jan 15, 2019

    NAVER announced an agreement with LG Electronics (LG) to cooperate on R&D to apply NAVER LABS integrated location and mobility platform xDM (Extended Definition & Dimension Map) to LG’s Guide Robot. The partnership between NAVER LABS - which is developing numerous future technologies, ...

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    ECOVACS INTRODUCES ATMOBOT - THE ROBOT AIR PURIFIER THAT CAN GO ROOM TO ROOM

    Jan 14, 2019

    Ecovacs already make high-quality robot vacuum cleaners and have unveiled a brand-new product at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – the Atmobot – a mobile air purifier. Unlike other air purifiers on the market, the Atmobot doesn’t just sit in one place. Like its robot vac...

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    NVIDIA'S SHIFT FROM CHIPMAKER TO ROBOTICS, A NEW PURSUIT FOR IMPROVED ACTION IN MARKET

    Jan 14, 2019

    The technology corporation Nvidia has officially established a Robotics Research Lab in Seattle having 13,000 ft. area. Robotics lab will be comprised of 20 Roboticists and 30 academic experts. Cobots that will work alongside humans, is one of the major focus areas of the lab’s operation.
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    GIANT FOOD STORES ROLLS OUT ROBOT ASSISTANT 'MARTY' TO ALL 172 STORES

    Jan 14, 2019

    Giant Food Stores will be introducing Marty a robotic assistant to all 172 of its stores. The tall, gray robot with googly eyes will work alongside other Giant workers.
    The in-store robots, which move around the store unassisted, are being used to identify hazards, such as liquid, powder and ...

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    AN ENGINEERING CENTER AT RUTGERS FOSTERS CONTINUOUS TABLETING

    Jan 14, 2019

    In the annals of napkin illustration, continuous drug tablet manufacturing may have only one entry: Fernando Muzzio’s 2003 depiction of a tableting line for Janet Woodcock, then head of the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, at a restaurant in New ...

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    WSU SMART HOME TESTS FIRST ELDER CARE ROBOT

    Jan 14, 2019

    A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes.
    The Robot Activity Support System, or RAS, uses sensors embedded in a WSU smart home to determine where its residents are, what they a...

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    ROBOT ASSISTANTS BUILT BY BRITISH GAS SISTER COMPANY COULD TACKLE LONELINESS IN THE ELDERLY

    Jan 12, 2019

    British Gas sister company Centrica Hive is planning a robot assistant to help tackle loneliness among the elderly. Its new system allows older people to be remotely monitored by their families using sensors on home items like cupboards, kettles and their front door.
    Managing director Claire ...

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    ROBOTS ARE TAKING OVER CES - CHECK OUT THE WEIRDEST ONES WE SAW AT THE SHOW

    Jan 11, 2019

    Robots are everywhere at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as 344 robotics exhibitors have displays at the event, according to CES' website.
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    DARPA WANTS TO TURN INSECT BRAINS INTO ROBOT BRAINS

    Jan 11, 2019

    The military wants artificial intelligence, but it's not intending to cook it up from scratch. Instead, in a recent solicitation, DARPA asked for proposals to build AI based on insect brains. The program seeks to build AI that is smaller and more efficient than normal software.
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    WAYMO’S HUMAN CONCIERGE AND ROBOT DRIVER

    Jan 11, 2019

    While the auto industry has been cautious this week at CES on progress towards fully autonomous cars, the head of Alphabet's Waymo unit was able to report on the achievements of its fully fledged commercial self-driving car service in Arizona.


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    TESCO ADDS TO ROBOT BUGGY DELIVERY SERVICE

    Jan 11, 2019

    A robot delivery service is being trialled by Tesco, as the supermarket joins Co-op in offering unmanned grocery deliveries to customers in Milton Keynes. Tech firm Starship Technologies is now delivering online orders from Tesco Kingston Centre and Co-op Monkton Park to customers with a two-mile ra...

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    LEARN ESSENTIAL ENGINEERING SKILLS WITH NEW TRAINEESHIP SCHEME AT HEPCOMOTION

    Jan 11, 2019

    A new traineeship programme offering people the opportunity to essential engineering skills has been launched in Tiverton. Engineering firm HepcoMotion say the scheme will enable youngsters to gain key engineering skills and gain nationally recognized qualifications in a 16-week intensive training c...

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    TEXTRON FINALIZES ACQUISITION OF ROBOTICS COMPANY

    Jan 10, 2019

    Textron has completed its acquisition of robotics firm Howe & Howe Technologies, Inc., a move that could pave the way for Textron to become a bigger figure in the world of unmanned ground vehicles. The acquisition was finalized Dec. 17, the companies said Thursday. Textron announced in October t...

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    AMAZON TO INVEST IN ROBOTICS FIRM BALYO'S TECHNOLOGY FOR SELF-DRIVING FORKLIFTS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Amazon could build a stake of almost a third in warehouse robotics firm Balyo in the next seven years, as part of a deal that could boost sales of the French company's technology for self-driving forklift trucks. Warehouse automation is a key element in efforts by Amazon to cut costs and speed u...

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    WIPRO'S INFRA ENGINEERING ARM BEGINS SUPPLIES TO BOEING FROM AEROSPACE UNIT

    Jan 10, 2019

    Wipro Infrastructure Engineering’s (WIN) aerospace business unit has begun shipments of part supplies to Boeing from its plant near Bengaluru international airport. WIN is a part of software service major Wipro Enterprises. Boeing has contracted Wipro Aerospace to manufacture strut assemblies ...

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    US NAVY AWARDS CYBER MISSION ENGINEERING SUPPORT CONTRACT TO GD

    Jan 10, 2019

    The US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic has awarded a contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) to provide cyber mission engineering support.
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    2020 FORD EXPLORER USES LUXURY-VEHICLE ENGINEERING TO OFFER PERFORMANCE

    Jan 09, 2019

    Ford threw away the rulebook when it developed the new 2020 Explorer SUV, using engineering that’s more frequently seen on luxury and high-performance SUVs than family-carrying three-row vehicles.
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    MIR500 CARRIES HEAVIER LOADS, GROWS BASE FOR MOBILE INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Autonomous mobile platforms are becoming a more common sight in manufacturing and supply chain operations, but as with any robot, businesses need the right tool for the job. Mobile Industrial Robots ApS has experienced strong growth, but it has not rested on its laurels. The company recently added t...

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    WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DEFEAT STIGMA IN NEW CLUB AT NPHS

    Jan 09, 2019

    “We want to create a community among the school and among women in engineering and help defeat the stigma that girls can’t be in engineering and that they can do whatever they want to do,” explained passionate co-founder and president of the new North Penn Club, Women in Engineerin...

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    THE NEW IMPOSSIBLE BURGER IS A TRIUMPH OF FOOD ENGINEERING

    Jan 08, 2019

    I’m calling it early this year. The new Impossible Burger is the most impressive thing on display at CES 2019. Hands down. Forget about Samsung’s monstrous new OLED screen, forget whatever Google is doing this year. As far as I’m concerned, the most incredible thing at the show thi...

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    AT CES, ROBOTICS DELIVERS AI INTO EVERY CORNER OF OUR LIVES

    Jan 08, 2019

    As the robot revolution accelerates, one of the biggest stories from this week’s CES consumer electronics show is that robotics has gone mainstream. Just as important, artificial intelligence has become a fundamental differentiator in mass-market robotics of every type.
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    THE CUTE, PROGRAMMABLE MISTY II ROBOT IS $800 CHEAPER THAN WE THOUGHT

    Jan 08, 2019

    Misty Robotics, a spinoff of Sphero and the creators of the Misty programmable robot have announced that the Misty II will start shipping to its backers in April, according to TechCrunch. It will mark a four-month shipping delay, as Misty originally planned to ship its robotics platform in December ...

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    OHMNILABS LAUNCHES SUPERCAM, A TELEPRESENCE ROBOT WITH ULTRA-HIGH RESOLUTION

    Jan 08, 2019

    OhmniLabs today launched its latest telepresence robot at the CES 2019 event in Las Vegas. The Ohmni Supercam Telepresence Robot features the highest resolution camera available in a telepresence robot, giving users the ability to see content on whiteboards and printed documents much more clearly th...

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    UBER LOOKS TO DOUBLE ITS ENGINEERING HEADCOUNT IN INDIA

    Jan 08, 2019

    Ride-hailing company Uber is looking to double its engineering headcount in India by taking the number of employees in its Bengaluru and Hyderabad centers to 1,000 in the next 12 months.
    “This year, we’re going to double our investment in Bangalore (now Bengaluru) and Hyderabad wh...

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    NEW COURSE FROM CHILDCARE EDUCATION INSTITUTE ON ROBOTICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

    Jan 08, 2019

    ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, is proud to introduce CUR123: Robotics in Early Childhood Education: Hands-On and Playful Approaches to the online child care training course catalog.
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    ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS TAKE COMPETITION TO THE NEXT LEVEL THIS WEEKEND

    Jan 08, 2019

    For the 12th year in a row, Sault College will once again host to elementary robotics, as the annual VEX IQ Robotics Challenge takes place coming Saturday, Jan. 12. Forty-one elementary robotics teams from across Algoma will be competing in the 2018-2019 VEX IQ Challenge, Next Level.
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    ROBOT DELIVERY STARTUP UDELV PARTNERS WITH WALMART AND BAIDU

    Jan 08, 2019

    Udelv, a self-driving delivery startup, announced that it was teaming up with Walmart to pilot an autonomous grocery delivery service. The Burlingame, California-based company said it was also partnering with Baidu to pilot the Chinese search giant’s latest autonomous driving open platform, Ap...

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    SAMSUNG SHOWS OFF ROBOTS FOR THE ELDERLY AND A WEARABLE EXOSKELETON

    Jan 07, 2019

    Samsung, following hot on the heels of rivals like LG, is betting big on robotics. Case in point: It today offered a sneak peek at its forthcoming robotics platforms in rapid succession, including Samsung Bot Care, a robot designed to check in on elderly patients, and Samsung Gem, a wearable exoskel...

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    ALCOA OFFERS ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP TO WOMEN FOR NEXT THREE YEARS

    Jan 07, 2019

    ALCOA of Australia is continuing its long-running support for aspiring female engineers by extending its ground-breaking scholarship program. Alcoa was the first company to initiate specific scholarships for women studying engineering at Curtin University more than a decade ago, inspiring other comp...

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    TOYOTA INVESTS IN ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS FOR ITS INTELLIGENT ROBOT ASSISTANTS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures has made an investment in Elementary Robotics, a robotics platform startup which makes intelligent robot assistants, founded in 2017. The funding marks Toyota AI Ventures’ first investment as part of the call for innovation it launch...

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    NAVER LABS TO SHOWCASE ROBOTICS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGIES AT CES

    Jan 07, 2019

    Naver Labs is planning the global debut and demonstrations of the artificial intelligence, robotics, computer-aided vision, mapping and other core technologies of its breakthrough xDM platform at CES and the Pepcom Digital Experience.
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    FARMWISE LAUNCHES AUTONOMOUS WEEDING ROBOT

    Jan 07, 2019

    San Francisco-based startup FarmWise has started production of its first generation of autonomous weeding robots after successful tests in 2018 and has already secured bookings for 2019. The company says the robot can help farmers reduce their reliance on chemical weedkillers.
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    NSA WILL RELEASE A FREE TOOL FOR REVERSE ENGINEERING MALWARE

    Jan 06, 2019

    The NSA has frequently been accused of holding on to info that could potentially improve security, but this time it's being a little less secretive. The agency is planning to release a free reverse engineering tool, GHIDRA, in tandem with the RSA Conference on March 5th. The software dissects bi...

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    WSU HOSTS MIDDLE SCHOOL FUTURE CITY ENGINEERING COMPETITION

    Jan 03, 2019

    Middle school students from throughout eastern Washington, Montana, and Idaho will compete Saturday, Jan. 5, at a subregional Inland Northwest Future City Competition at Washington State University Pullman.
    This year, Future City is asking middle school students to respond to the challenge of...

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    ALBEMARLE CORPORATION DONATES $100,000 TOWARD SAU'S SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ENDOWMENT

    Jan 03, 2019

    Albemarle Corporation and the Albemarle Foundation-Magnolia Council recently increased their partnership with Southern Arkansas University through a commitment to the College of Science and Engineering. The investment of $100,000 will fund an endowment that will provide annual resources for equipmen...

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    APPG SEEKS INDUSTRY INPUT ON NEW MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING WORKING GROUP

    Jan 03, 2019

    The new Working Group will research and inform politicians about the many issues facing the country’s important aviation manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance businesses. Members will seek to develop ambitious policies to promote an environment in the UK that facilitates world-class inno...

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    APOLLO ROBOTICS LAUNCHES EARLY ACCESS FOR NEW DRONE SURVEYING SOLUTION

    Jan 03, 2019

    Ventura, Calif.-based Apollo Robotics, a provider of autonomous drone solutions for land surveying, has announced the availability of early access with its development partner program.
    The new program is designed to deliver a fully automated surveying platform for professionals. By combining ...

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    GREETING MACHINE EXPLORES EXTREME MINIMALISM IN SOCIAL ROBOTS

    Jan 03, 2019

    Robots in general and social robots, in particular, tend to be very focused on functionality. When we see one, we want to know what it does, how well it does it, and whether it does those things better or worse than other robots or systems. The necessity for robots to be useful drives their design, ...

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    ENDEAVOR SUES QINETIQ OVER STAIR-CLIMBING ROBOT PATENTS

    Jan 02, 2019

    Endeavor Robotics has filed a complaint against QinetiQ North America and Foster-Miller Inc. alleging that QinetiQ infringed on two of Endeavor’s patents for stair-climbing mobile robots. Filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the complaint alleges that QinetiQ infringed on...

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    FOUR PROVIDERS OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS NAMED IDC INNOVATORS

    Jan 02, 2019

    International Data Corporation (IDC) recently published an IDC Innovators report profiling four companies developing collaborative robots to help drive the adoption of collaborative robotic automation and elevate the overall competitiveness of the end-user organizations. The four companies named IDC...

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    EDUCATING ROBOTS: HOW A SCHOOL IN ITALY IS USING THEM TO LEARN LANGUAGE AND DRAMA

    Jan 02, 2019

    Robots have traditionally been used as educational props in mathematics, science or technology. But one school in Italy is now taking a different approach. Teachers there have been using them to educate youngsters in non-technical subjects like drama or the Italian language.
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    HYBRID ROBOTICS INC. CREATES FLYING/DIVING DRONE

    Jan 02, 2019

    It started as two students helping two others get through a class. It literally took off from there for four Northwestern Michigan College students, who landed with community investment and new business.
    Hybrid Robotics, Inc. formed this summer and aims to change the world of unmanned aerial ...

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    ENGINEERING SECRETS OF THE ALL-NEW 2020 MAZDA3

    Jan 02, 2019

    The 2020 Mazda3 rides on a brand-new architecture, features newly designed powertrains and is equipped with some of the newest technology around. It truly is an all-new car, but how have engineers managed to deliver a high-quality, efficient vehicle at a mass-market price?
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    ALCOA EXTENDS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING FEMALE ENGINEERS

    Dec 27, 2018

    Alcoa of Australia is continuing its long-running support for aspiring female engineers by extending its scholarship program.
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    HOWELL SCHOOLS ROBOTICS TEAM HEADING TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    Dec 27, 2018

    In the previous four years, the Kids Acting Out Science robotics team at Howell's Parker and Highlander Way middle schools has participated in the First Tech Challenge, it has never made it to the world championship.
    But this year, they've finally made it. The 12-member team, otherwis...

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    NORTHEASTERN U. NETS $50 MILLION FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTICS

    Dec 27, 2018

    Amin and Julie Khoury gave their alma mater $50 million to endow the newly renamed Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences. Their gift will advance the university's programs in artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and cybersecurity.
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    TOYOTA WANTS TO PUT A ROBOT IN EVERY HOME AND MAKE IT YOUR PAL

    Dec 26, 2018

    Toyota Motor Corp. has sold enough cars to put one outside every Japanese home. Now it wants to put robots inside. Well-known for its automated assembly lines, Toyota sees a not-so-far-off future in which robots transcend the factory and become commonplace in homes, helping with chores - and even of...

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    TWO DANBURY HIGH ROBOTICS TEAMS QUALIFY FOR REGIONALS

    Dec 26, 2018

    Two robots from the Danbury High School robotics team advanced to the quarterfinals and semifinals at the fourth competition of the season this month and have qualified for the regionals next March. The scores put several of the Mad Hatters Team 5150’s six robots in the top 10 and top 15 teams...

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    GM'S YEAR OF TRANSFORMATION: MORE ROBOT CARS, FEWER TRADITIONAL JOBS

    Dec 26, 2018

    General Motors spent the year raising money to develop robot cars, hiring top tech talent and cutting other salaried and hourly workers - all while it makes plans to close plants that build out-of-favor sedans by the end of 2019.
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    OVER 160 PATIENTS BENEFIT FROM ROBOTIC SURGERY AT AL WAKRA HOSPITAL

    Dec 26, 2018

    Since it was first introduced in March 2016, more than 160 patients who required hernia repair surgery have benefited from Al Wakra Hospital’s robotic surgery program.
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    FLL ROBOTICS TEAMS ADVANCE: GUARDIANS WIN REGIONALS

    Dec 26, 2018

    Thirty-eight teams of students ages 9-14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament over the last two Saturdays: Dec. 8 at the Hood River Middle School and Dec. 5 at The Dalles Middle School.
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    THE UK HAS A BOMB DISPOSAL ROBOT THAT PROVIDES HAPTIC FEEDBACK

    Dec 26, 2018

    Robots used to diffuse and dispose of bombs aren’t new and have been used by law enforcement agencies around the world for years. However, it seems that over in the UK, the British Army has recently received a handful of bomb disposal robots that come with upgraded features, such as haptic fee...

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    SOFT ROBOTICS LEARNED TO MIMIC LIMB FUNCTION, CHANGING LIVES FOR AMPUTEES

    Dec 25, 2018

    Soft robotics systems are supposed to strike the perfect balance between rigid and squishy, making the subfield ideal for mimicking the biomechanics of the human body. This subcategory of robotics has revolutionized how prosthetics can help people who have suffered injuries that resulted in the nerv...

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    THESE MARRIAGE-SAVING ROBOTS LEARNED HOW TO ASSEMBLE YOUR IKEA FURNITURE

    Dec 24, 2018

    There’s nothing quite setting foot in an Ikea and imagining how stylish your bedroom will look once it’s filled with brand new furniture. But before you know it, you’re frantically searching for a crucial, oddly-shaped piece of wood that you’ve misplaced amongst a sea of boxe...

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    ZCHS ROBOTICS TEAM IS HEADED TO STATE COMPETITION

    Dec 24, 2018

    It isn’t hard to see examples of robots in everyday life. There are the ubiquitous vacuum cleaners that roam the house all day. There are robots that clean your windows or your barbecue grill. There are robots that fold your clothes. Several large multinational corporations are pouring money i...

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    GROOVE X'S INTELLIGENT ROBOT LOVOT EXISTS JUST TO BE LOVED

    Dec 24, 2018

    Japanese company Groove X officially introduced its new creation to the world: Lovot is a companion robot designed only to warm your heart. While most intelligent robots created nowadays are designed to help people accomplish tasks, Groove X's Lovot exists just to spread love and affection and m...

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    COMPARETHEMARKET INTRODUCES NEW ROBOT MEERKAT, AUTOSERGEI

    Dec 24, 2018

    Comparethemarket is launching a new campaign to promote EnergyCheck, a service within its app that allows customers who switch energy providers with the platform to sign up for automatic checks on their tariff to ensure it still offers a good deal.
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    ROBOTS LEARNED TO COMMUNICATE BY TOUCH USING SHAPESHIFTING SYNTHETIC SKIN

    Dec 21, 2018

    A great deal of communication is non-verbal. After all, a loving embrace or a cold stare can often worth a thousand words. This is part of why social robots still leave a lot to be desired, they’re still mostly limited to communicating through screens or with janky artificial voices that make ...

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    LOCAL ROBOTICS TEAMS GET PART OF $3 MILLION STATE GRANT

    Dec 21, 2018

    The Michigan Department of Education has awarded $3 million to 506 public and private school FIRST robotics teams across the state, including Holland-area teams.
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    CUBESATS COULD USE LASER POINTERS TO TRANSMIT DATA TO EARTH

    Dec 21, 2018

    Shoebox-sized CubeSats are much cheaper and quicker to build than conventional satellites. But their small size and low power mean they transmit data at a slow trickle down to the ground.
    Engineers at MIT may have a solution: a laser-pointing platform that enables CubeSats to transmit more da...

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    RIGHT HAND ROBOTICS RAISES $23 MILLION IN FUNDING

    Dec 21, 2018

    Right Hand Robotics announced the close of a $23 million funding round led by Menlo Ventures. Right Hand provides end-to-end solutions that reduce the cost of e-commerce order-fulfillment. The funding will be used to grow the Right Hand Robotics product line into industries like groceries, pharmaceu...

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    ROBOTICS STUDENTS CAN DO IN CANCUN

    Dec 20, 2018

    It is routine when coming through U.S. Customs for agents to ask if travelers have any items they need to declare. Just after Thanksgiving, robotics students from Vaughn College in East Elmhurst could have replied, “Just our newest trophy from international competition.”
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    AMRC AND AIRBUS EXPLORE USE OF AUTONOMOUS SHOP-FLOOR ROBOTS

    Dec 20, 2018

    The project began by developing safe, automated means of delivering tooling supplies internally within the Airbus factory at Broughton in Wales, but could be expanded rapidly and ultimately lead to robots capable of transporting entire wing assemblies.
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    HEWLETT HIGH SCHOOL RAISES A RUCKUS OVER ROBOTICS

    Dec 20, 2018

    In Room 234 of Hewlett High school - and occasionally on the floor outside of Room 234 - more than 60 students and Robotics Club coach Janine Torresson spend six hours every Friday thinking, building and tinkering.
    Torresson oversees three teams - Bionica, Innovo, and Roboboogie - that compet...

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    KYTC OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year for prospective and current college students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. Interested students must apply by the Feb. 1, 2019 deadline to be considered for the uniq...

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    RAMBOLL EXPANDS US DIVISION WITH ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY ACQUISITION

    Dec 19, 2018

    Danish engineer consultants Ramboll is set to almost double its US staff count as it prepares to take over engineering and design consultancy OBG to its water, energy, environment and manufacturing division.
    The firm says the acquisition will take place on 1 January 2019, giving it 2,000 empl...

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    THIS FRATTY ROBOT HAND DEVELOPED SERIOUS MOTOR SKILLS AND CAN CRUSH CANS

    Dec 19, 2018

    The ideal robotic homie will keep your home clean by washing dishes, doing laundry, and cleaning up after your culinary disasters. But social skills are also important too, and ideally, future versions of automated caretakers will also be able to keep it real. This means robots that can talk more na...

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    INDIAN ARMY PREPARES TO STRENGTHEN ITS FLEET WITH ROBOTICS AND ENERGY WEAPONS

    Dec 19, 2018

    India is planning to strengthen its warfare fleet by creating integrated battle groups, inducting on demand micro-satellites, energy weapons, artificial intelligence, and robotics to give its war-fighting strategy a boost.
    Due to unresolved border issues of India with neighbouring countries s...

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    NEXTSHIFT ROBOTICS SIGNS RESELLER AGREEMENT WITH HY-TEK MATERIAL HANDLING

    Dec 19, 2018

    NextShift Robotics, a provider of autonomous mobile robot solutions for automated order fulfillment and warehouse materials management, today announced a reseller agreement with Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio.
    Today's e-commerce fulfillment operations are challenged by l...

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    ROBOTEAM RAISES $21 MILLION FOR TEMI, A HOME ROBOT THAT CAN FOLLOW YOU AROUND

    Dec 19, 2018

    Roboteam, a robotics startup headquartered in New York, is betting big on its Temi telepresence product - and it’s taking new investors along for the ride.
    The company - which also has a research and development lab in Tel Aviv and a manufacturing location in Shenzhen, China - today rev...

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    ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS RAISES $3.6 MILLION FOR INTELLIGENT ROBOT ASSISTANTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    There’s a lot of money in robotics. The industrial machines market is forecast to be worth $41.23 billion by 2020, according to Grand View Research, with startups like GreyOrange and RightHand leading the charge. But they’re not the only game in town.
    Los Angeles Elementary Roboti...

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    BIG ROUND FOR ROBOTICS COMPANY PICKING UP WHERE KIVA LEFT OFF

    Dec 18, 2018

    RightHand Robotics, a Boston-based robotics company tackling a particularly vexing technical challenge for e-commerce fulfillment centers, has secured $23 million in Series B funding. The Round was led by Menlo Ventures with participation from GV (formerly Google Ventures).
    RightHand's ra...

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    PENSACOLA'S $25 MILLION ASK FOR ST ENGINEERING PROJECT IS UNREALISTIC LEGISLATORS SAY

    Dec 18, 2018

    The Pensacola International Airport's $25 million request to expand ST Engineering's presence and create an addition 1,325 jobs is "unrealistic," according to Sen. Doug Broxson. Broxson praised the project but told Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson that the Florida Legislature will b...

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    ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL HOLDS RECORD NUMBER OF OAKLAND COUNTY ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

    Dec 17, 2018

    Rochester Adams High School won their sixth Oakland Schools Foundation Award in recognition of their excellent STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education programs and community outreach.
    Since October, the school's robotics team, the AdamBots, have been hard at work build...

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    TOYOTA HITS THE WATER WITH AN INVESTMENT IN ROBO-SHIPS

    Dec 17, 2018

    LIKE ANY PROPERLY terrifying invasion, it’s hard to tell whether the robot one will come by land, air, or sea. Toyota has put its bets on the first two already: It has built its own autonomous driving tech, obviously, and Toyota AI Ventures, has put money into robot-shuttle developer May Mobil...

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    EU PARTNERS CONCLUDE SPACE ROBOTICS TESTS IN MOROCCAN SAHARA

    Dec 16, 2018

    Before space technologies are actually deployed in orbit or on other planets, they must be tested on Earth. As part of the European Union’s Strategic Research Cluster (SRC) on Space Robotics Technologies, a consortium of European partners has developed core technologies for a new generation of...

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    YOUNG ROBOTICS STUDENTS LEARN TO WORK UNDER PRESSURE

    Dec 16, 2018

    During the two and a half minutes of a round of competition at the FIRST Lego League tournament at Oregon State University's Kelley Engineering Center this weekend, it wasn't enough for teams to get their robots to execute a number of pre-programmed tasks. The teams also had to swap out the ...

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    C.C. MCLEAN ROBOTICS TEAM ADVANCES TO THE PROVINCIALS

    Dec 14, 2018

    For a team full of ‘rookies,’ the Charles C. McLean Robotics team put forth a more than an acceptable effort at a “First Lego League for Kids-Lego Mind Storms-Into Orbit” competition in Sudbury recently; in fact, the team has qualified for the provincials.
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    HOME ROBOTICS MAKER TRIFO JOINS WAVE OF CHINESE SILICON VALLEY START-UPS RETURNING HOME TO FULFIL AI DREAMS

    Dec 14, 2018

    Silicon Valley start-up founder Zhe Zhang is part of a rising wave of innovators and entrepreneurs migrating their tech and operations to China in order to fulfill their global ambitions.
    Just two years after Zhang, a Chinese national, set up home robotics outfit Trifo he decided to expand hi...

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    ROBOTICS HELPS OCADO BOOST ORDER PROCESSING BY 13PC

    Dec 14, 2018

    Ocado is now processing an average of 320,000 orders a week - a 13.1 percent increase on the same period last year. In a trading statement for the 13 weeks to 2nd December, the online retailer said its new robotic fulfillment centers at Andover and Erith were performing well, with Erith now processi...

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    ANKI'S CUTE VECTOR ROBOT WILL SOON GET ALEXA INTEGRATION

    Dec 14, 2018

    Vector, Anki's tiny Wall-E look-alike, is getting Alexa integration by way of a software update rolling out on December 17th. Company chief Boris Sofman first announced Anki's efforts to add Alexa support to the cute assistant robot's repertoire back in October, since it was apparently o...

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    NASA'S ROBOTIC WORM COULD SOMEDAY CLIMB ALIEN ICE SPIKES

    Dec 14, 2018

    There are some places on earth that humans simply can't go. Mount Erebus in Antarctica is a good example. The second-tallest volcano in the continent offers a potential treasure trove of ancient DNA in its walls, but they're off-limits to humans. Our lungs simply couldn't handle the high...

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    ROBOTIQ RAISES $31 MILLION IN FUNDING FROM BATTERY VENTURES

    Dec 13, 2018

    Robotiq, a Canadian provider of tools and software for the fast-growing collaborative robotics market, has raised $31 million in funding from global investment firm Battery Ventures. It is the company’s first round of institutional financing. As part of the transaction, Battery General Partner...

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    RISING STARS SHINE AT WORKSHOP TO EMPOWER WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Dec 13, 2018

    More than fifty exceptional women from companies around the world participated at a Leadership Workshop for Rising Star Women in Engineering, December 11, 2018, in New York City.
    The workshop - sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and held in advance of AIChE&rsqu...

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    FIVE SURPRISING TIPS FOR NEW ENGINEERING STUDENTS AT DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

    Dec 13, 2018

    The study of engineering is creative, exciting and rewarding, with endless opportunities for personal development and career progression. It can open doors to the career you’ve always dreamed of but can also open doors to opportunities you never expected.
    The Thayer School of Engineerin...

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    INTEL KICKS OFF A NEW FOCUS ON ENGINEERING

    Dec 13, 2018

    The symbolism surrounding Intel’s Architecture Day briefing-an event to signal a new strategy and own up to past mistakes-couldn’t be richer. The chip giant chose to brief analysts and reporters in Robert Noyce’s house. Noyce, who co-invented the transistor and co-founded Intel in ...

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    WANDELBOTS RAISES $6.8M TO MAKE PROGRAMMING A ROBOT AS EASY AS PUTTING ON A JACKET

    Dec 12, 2018

    Industrial robotics is on track to be worth around $20 billion by 2020, but while it may have something in common with other categories of cutting-edge tech - innovative use of artificial intelligence, pushing the boundaries of autonomous machines that are disrupting pre-existing technology - there ...

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    NASSCOM’S TO SKILL TECHIES IN AI, ML, ROBOTICS AS CSR ACTIVITY

    Dec 12, 2018

    NASSCOM Foundation hosted India’s largest Tech for Good driven conference - The CSR Leadership Conference 2018 in Bengaluru this week. This two-day event was supported by Accenture, discussing Skills to Succeed. Societe Generale and Wells Fargo also came forward to support the knowledge platfo...

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    TROWBRIDGE & TROWBRIDGE DONATES TO ROBOTICS PROGRAM

    Dec 12, 2018

    Trowbridge & Trowbridge gave Robotics for STEM a $10,000 dollar donation Tuesday morning. “This is the largest donation I have seen in over five years,” said John Paul, the founding Director of Robotics for STEM.
    Paul believes that investing in students while in middle school,...

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    GOOGLE TEACHES ROBOTS TO RECOGNIZE OBJECTS BY INTERACTING WITH THEIR ENVIRONMENT

    Dec 12, 2018

    We, humans, are capable of recognizing our surrounding objects since our early age. This ability to interact with objects in our environments plays a vital role in the emergence of object perception and manipulation capabilities.
    This also benefits us by teaching self-supervision- what action...

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    WALMART IS TESTING A ROBOT TO REPLACE ITS FRY COOKS

    Dec 12, 2018

    A robot named Flippy could soon join the largest workforce in the U.S. On Monday, Yahoo Finance reported that retail giant Walmart is currently testing the robotic kitchen assistant’s ability to cook fried foods at its Culinary Institute and Innovation Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.
    I...

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    PURDUE PROGRAM PAVES PATHS OF HOPE THROUGH ENGINEERING CONCEPTS FOR STREET CHILDREN IN KENYA

    Dec 11, 2018

    Change can be scary, especially when it involves creating a completely unknown and uncertain path forward.
    That’s been the reality for some former street kids in Kenya, who were displaced from their families because of issues like poverty and political unrest. They left life on the stre...

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    AVIATION GIANT BOEING OPENS ITS FIRST ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN ISTANBUL

    Dec 11, 2018

    Having operated in Turkey for more than 70 years, the U.S. civil and military aircraft manufacturer Boeing yesterday opened its first Engineering and Technology Center in Turkey with a Boeing Turkey Technology Day.
    The new Engineering and Technology Center, located in Teknopark Istanbul, was ...

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    QLD ECONOMY COULD SEE BILLIONS MORE WITH ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION

    Dec 11, 2018

    In the coming decade, the new robot economy could transform Queensland industry, productivity and quality of life in ways not before imagined, a new report indicates. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) partnered with the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision to commission an independent re...

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    UOG SIGNS $5.4M CONTRACT TO BUILD SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

    Dec 11, 2018

    The University of Guam signed a $5.4 million contract with Bascon Corp. on Nov. 29 to begin construction on the UOG School of Engineering building, the university stated in a release. Construction is set to begin in February 2019 with project completion expected in one year. The building will be loc...

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    BCS RECEIVES GRANT TO ADD ROBOTICS COURSE AT BHS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Blair Community Schools (BCS) will offer a high school robotics course for the 2019-20 school year thanks to a grant from Big Red Keno.
    The district received a $7,500 grant from the Big Red Keno Science and Math program. The funds will help cover the initial startup costs. The robotics course...

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    ILLINOIS TOLLWAY AWARDS $82.2M IN CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING CONTRACTS IN NOVEMBER

    Dec 10, 2018

    The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved one construction contract and eight professional engineering services contracts totaling more than $82.2 million at its November meeting. This included $61 million for construction management contracts as part of the Illinois Tollway’s $4 billio...

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    ABB OPENS ROBOTICS TECHNICAL AND SERVICE CENTER IN VIETNAM

    Dec 10, 2018

    ABB has inaugurated its Robotics Technical and Service Center with an aim to serve global and local manufacturers operating in the northern region of Vietnam. Located within the premises of the Viglacera Vocational College at Yen Phong Industrial Park in BacNinh province, the center in Vietnam has a...

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    ROBOTICS STARTUP DEVELOPING AN ELECTRIC SCOOTER THAT REPAIRS ITSELF

    Dec 10, 2018

    As their devices have spread across the country this year, electric scooter companies have been criticized for deploying models that break apart in use, catch fire and lull vulnerable riders into a false sense of safety. With stories about badly injured riders proliferating, a transportation robotic...

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    AMAZON ROBOT THAT SENDS 24 WORKERS TO HOSPITAL HAS US TERRIFIED THAT SKYNET IS REAL

    Dec 10, 2018

    Earlier this week, a robot at the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey went rogue, ending up sending two dozen workers to local hospitals. According to a report from ABC News, the machine punctured a can of bear repellent spray, releasing concentrated Capsaicin spray into the air in...

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    ROBOTICS COMPETITION TEACHES KIDS IMPORTANCE OF TEAMWORK, PROGRAMMING

    Dec 09, 2018

    South Hills Middle School saw some action this weekend when they hosted a robotics tournament. Twenty teams, including 12 from the Twin Falls School District alone, competed in a qualifying tournament Saturday. The tournament is put on by the University of Idaho’s Extension's 4-H Robotics ...

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    INTEL FLIES DRONES FOR BRIDGE INSPECTION

    Dec 07, 2018

    The Kentucky and Minnesota state transportation departments recently used Intel drones to make photogrammetry models of their state bridges.
    Intel worked with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) to inspect the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge spanning Ohio and Kentucky and with the Minnesota...

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    UGA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: PRODUCE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO PLASTIC POLLUTION

    Dec 07, 2018

    Empowering a new generation of engineers, the University of Georgia (UGA) and its College of Engineering is making a major impact on the crisis of plastic pollution through a range of proactive programmes and research. Since the release of the latest IPCC report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, an incr...

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    HUAWEI: WE’LL SPEND $2 BILLION TO IMPROVE OUR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PROCESSES

    Dec 07, 2018

    UK security watchdog has warned of repeated discovery of critical shortfalls in Huawei’s engineering processes. Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei - which is under assault from a range of western governments concerned its hardware could be used as a Trojan horse by Chinese intelligence s...

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    AMAZON WAREHOUSE ROBOT PUTS 24 PEOPLE IN HOSPITAL

    Dec 07, 2018

    The robots are coming. I keep saying that the more we swap out people for robots, the more dangerous the work environment gets.
    I mean, seriously, am I the only one concerned that they’ve recently launched a range of human replacement robots for the service industry? Now Amazon isn&rsqu...

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    TULLAMORE STUDENTS SCOOP TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING AWARDS

    Dec 07, 2018

    Three Tullamore College students have claimed national Leaving Cert engineering awards. Dylan Cuskelly, Alan Black and Andrew Meehan, pictured with their proud teacher John Paul Meehan, picked up their awards recently.
    Alan Black's Project was in the top ten in Leaving Cert Honours Techno...

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    ABB OPENS FIRST ROBOTICS SERVICE CENTRE IN VIET NAM

    Dec 06, 2018

    ABB inaugurated its Robotics Technical and Service Centre - the first of its kind in Viet Nam - on Wednesday with the aim of serving global and local manufacturers operating in the northern region of Viet Nam. The center will act as a bridge connecting customers manufacturing goals with ABB’s ...

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    WHAT CAUSED RETHINK ROBOTICS TO SHUT DOWN?

    Dec 06, 2018

    In early October 2018, news broke that Rethink Robotics - the pioneering company behind the Baxter and Sawyer cobots - was shutting down. The announcement surprised many people, especially those who assumed since the automation sector is in such a growth phase, all the companies in it could stay saf...

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    AC ENGINEERING STUDENTS PRESENTING PROBLEM SOLVING PROJECTS AT STEM SYMPOSIUM

    Dec 06, 2018

    First-year engineering students at Amarillo College engaged in group projects this semester in response to specific needs across the college using ingenuity, teamwork, and 3D printers. According to AC, some students in Amanda Kuker's Introduction to Engineering class were tasked with developing ...

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    PURDUE PARTNERS WITH TAIWAN UNIVERSITY ON ENGINEERING

    Dec 05, 2018

    Purdue University has signed an agreement with the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. The partnership will create dual-degree engineering programs for NCKU students, who will be able to complete Purdue Online courses to fulfill some of their requirements.
    Purdue says the partnership is...

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    MEET THE ENGINEER BEHIND NASA'S ROBOTIC ARM FOR MARS

    Dec 05, 2018

    Standing at the porch of his house in Ghana, as a young boy, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu was fascinated by the planes that flew in and out of the airport. But his dreams were not to be a pilot, his imagination was more unique than that.
    He envisioned a future where robots would fly the planes. &quo...

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    WALMART ROLLING OUT ROBOT FLOOR CLEANERS

    Dec 05, 2018

    Hundreds of robotic custodians will soon be scrubbing the floors at Walmart. The retailer announced this week that it’s expanding the number of robot floor sweepers it’s already using.
    The Auto-C (Autonomous Cleaner) scrubbing machines are now in 78 stores. The company will use th...

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    ENDEAVOR UNVEILS DETAILS OF SCORPION ROBOT DESIGN FOR US ARMY’S CRS-I

    Dec 05, 2018

    The US Army’s Common Robotic System-Individual (CRS-I) programme finalist Endeavor Robotics has unveiled the design details of its new multi-mission, ‘back-packable’ unmanned ground vehicle (UGV).
    Known as Scorpion, the Endeavor robot weighs less than 25lb and features advan...

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    GLOBAL SPENDING ON ROBOTS, DRONES TO TOP $115B IN 2019, SAYS IDC

    Dec 05, 2018

    Analyst firm IDC this week updated its forecast on global spending on robotics systems and drones, forecasting that spending will total $115.7 billion next year, a 17.6% increase over 2018 spending. In addition, IDC said it expects spending to reach $210.3 billion by 2022, with a compound annual gro...

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    GLOBAL SEARCH MARKETING AGENCY, DIRECTIVE, ANNOUNCES COMPLETE REBRANDING

    Dec 05, 2018

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, announced today the launch of their new branding to reflect their evolution into a global search marketing agency. Directive’s unique approach to search marketing has positioned the company as the agency of choice for leading B...

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    GLOBAL SEARCH MARKETING AGENCY, DIRECTIVE, ANNOUNCES COMPLETE REBRANDING

    Dec 05, 2018

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, announced today the launch of their new branding to reflect their evolution into a global search marketing agency. Directive’s unique approach to search marketing has positioned the company as the agency of choice for leading B...

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    TOYOTA'S HUMANOID ROBOT GOES WIRELESS THANKS TO 5G TECHNOLOGY

    Dec 04, 2018

    The burgeoning tech sector continues to attract interest from some of the big companies that are looking to broaden their horizons. Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corp. is also not shying away from investing in new emerging technologies. After artificial intelligence and big data, the compan...

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    PEPPER THE ROBOT HELPS BPS STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT PROGRAMMING

    Dec 04, 2018

    Pepper, the humanoid robot, isn’t shy. “I’m very happy you are all here today,” the robot said to a crowd at English High School in Boston Monday.
    Pepper dances gives high fives and fist bumps to anyone who asks does tai chi and looks people in the face when they are s...

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    WHERE ARE THE DRONES? AMAZON'S CUSTOMERS ARE STILL WAITING

    Dec 03, 2018

    Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages to people's doorsteps by now. Amazon customers are still waiting. And it's unclear when, if ever, this particular order by the company's founder and CEO will arrive.
    Bezos made billions of dol...

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    HOW ABB'S SWIMMING ROBOT REDUCES RISK DURING OILY TRANSFORMER INSPECTIONS

    Dec 03, 2018

    Jamie Stapleton, ABB’s digital leader for transformers, explains how the new TXplore swimming robot reduces risk with a controller borrowed from the gaming industry.
    Power transformers are high-value and critical machines that step the voltage up and down for transmission and distributi...

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    CECA INVESTIGATES BREXIT IMPACT ON SKILLS SHORTAGE

    Nov 29, 2018

    The largest survey of its kind will ask 20,000 companies to reveal their experience of skills shortages in the industry. 
    The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) along with eight other leading industry associations and companies have united to explore what skills are most in...

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    ROAM ROBOTICS SECURES $12 MILLION INVESTMENT LED BY YAMAHA MOTOR

    Nov 29, 2018

    Roam Robotics, a company building robotic exoskeletons to enhance strength, speed, and endurance for everyday people as they live, work and play, today announced it has completed a $12 million Series A round of funding.
    Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. led the investment round with participation from e...

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    WITH NEW IRVING HEADQUARTERS, ONROBOT AIMS TO EQUIP MORE COMPANIES WITH ROBOTS

    Nov 28, 2018

    With a new U.S. headquarters in the Dallas area, Danish robotics company OnRobot wants to sell more robots to small and mid-sized companies - not just ones with giant factory floors.
    The company opened its first U.S. headquarters in Irving earlier this month. It will use the office to host sa...

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    ROLLS-ROYCE RESEARCHES ENGINE MAINTENANCE ROBOTICS

    Nov 28, 2018

    Rolls-Royce has demonstrated how robotics could be used to revolutionize engine maintenance. Initially developed for use in aerospace engines, the technologies are potentially transferable to an automotive application.
    At varying levels of maturity, the technologies included swarm robots, a s...

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    PENINSULA MEDICAL ROBOTICS COMPANY CHECKS IN $220 MILLION INVESTMENT

    Nov 28, 2018

    Medical robotics company Auris Health Inc. landed a $220 million investment, the company said Wednesday. The latest round, led by San Francisco's Partner Fund Management LP and including new investors Wellington Management, D1 Capital Partners and Senator Investment Group as well as existing inv...

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    UC BERKELEY FORMS FIRE RESEARCH GROUP TO WORK ON ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS TO WILDFIRES

    Nov 28, 2018

    UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering Tarek Zohdi has led the launch of the Fire Research Group, or FRG, to create and implement engineering solutions for uncontrolled wildfires.
    The FRG is composed of researchers from UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering, the Space Sciences L...

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    AMAZON LAUNCHES A CLOUD-BASED ROBOTICS TESTING PLATFORM

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon’s kicking off Re: Invent week with the launch of AWS RoboMaker. The cloud-based service utilizes the widely deployed open-source software Robot Operating System (ROS) to offer developers a place to develop and test robotics applications.
    RoboMaker essentially serves as a platform...

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    HONEYWELL COLLABORATES ON SUPPLY CHAIN ROBOTICS FOR DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Honeywell has entered a strategic collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University to advance robotics technology for distribution centers.
    The initiative brings together Honeywell Intelligrated – a division of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions – and Carnegie Mellon’s...

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    ORBIS PLANS FOR ROBOTICS UNIVERSITY AND BOT SQUADS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Orbis, which provides shared services for Surrey and East Sussex County Councils and Brighton and Hove City Council, is also working on the idea of ‘bot squads’ to expand on its current work in the field.
    Simon Pollock, assistant director of business operations for Orbis, outlined...

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    RISING STARS IN EECS SUPPORTS WOMEN IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

    Nov 27, 2018

    For women in engineering, getting ahead sometimes means trying to be “one of the guys.” That’s why Margarita Paz Castro says she enjoyed attending Rising Stars in EECS, a workshop held recently at MIT for women interested in academic careers in electrical engineering and computer s...

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    PATHWAYS PROGRAM AT OAKTON COLLEGE OFFERS ENGINEERING STUDENTS GUARANTEED ADMISSION TO U OF I

    Nov 27, 2018

    After announcing a partnership that could guarantee admission to a state university engineering program, several students turned out earlier this month to the first of several informational sessions Oakton Community College is scheduled to have aimed at giving more details of the offer.
    Colle...

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    TWITTER-ROBOTS STIR CONFLICT, BY AIMING AT SOCIAL NETWORK INFLUENCERS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Divisions in society were made worse by hoards of automated software ‘bots’ in the days preceding the Catalan independence referendum last year, according to Italian and US researchers who analyzed four million contemporary tweets from one million Twitter users. At times, over 23% of pos...

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    AWS INTRODUCES NEW DEVELOPER SERVICE FOR BUILDING ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Amazon Web Services is envisioning a future where robots are a part of our everyday lives, whether through doing tedious household chores, distributing inventory in warehouses or inspecting high-voltage wires in dangerous environments. To support the creation of these robots, the company is introduc...

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    IOWA STATE LAUNCHES CYBER SECURITY ENGINEERING MAJOR FOR FALL 2019

    Nov 26, 2018

    Iowa State University’s College of Engineering is launching a Cyber Security Engineering major next fall.
    The Cyber Security major will be a bachelor of a science degree program, under ISU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). This is the first major of its k...

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    KIT-1 TEACHES ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CONCEPTS

    Nov 24, 2018

    The engineers and educators at Mand Labs have a high concept vision - they want to change the world by turning children into creators of technology instead of consumers of technology. They believe that treating prototyping as a skill and teaching that skill to novice makers can help to achieve that ...

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    HS2 BIDDER TALGO BOOSTS ENGINEERING RENAISSANCE WITH MORE THAN 1,000 NEW JOBS

    Nov 20, 2018

    A train manufacturer has pledged to join an “engineering renaissance” in the rail sector, creating more than 1,000 roles in factories that could build HS2 rolling stock.
    The government confirmed that Spanish manufacturer Talgo will open its first UK manufacturing base at Longannet...

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    THE NECESSITY FOR SYSTEMS ENGINEERING IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR

    Nov 20, 2018

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers launches new guide looking at the potential benefits of systems engineering to the oil and gas sector. This best practice guide has been produced by the Upstream Oil and Gas Technical Activity Committee at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
    T...

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    CARNEGIE MELLON WELCOMES NEW CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT HEAD ANNE ROBINSON

    Nov 20, 2018

    Dr. Anne Skaja Robinson became the department head of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in November 2018. Prior to her appointment at Carnegie Mellon, Robinson was the chair of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Tulane University. She succeeds Lorenz Biegler, who served as the...

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    CAL POLY’S COLOR CODED FOCUSES ON DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING

    Nov 19, 2018

    Color Coded, a new club at Cal Poly, is shedding light on the issue of diversity in the computer sciences both in the field and on campus. The club was founded last spring by software engineering sophomore Simon Ibssa and computer engineering sophomore Mugen Blue.
    “We aim to create a co...

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    RS COMPONENTS INTRODUCES ROBOT-BASED LEARNING TO STUDENTS AND EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS

    Nov 19, 2018

    RS Components (RS) has launched the Sphero’s SPRK+, designed to provide students with hands-on computer programming education. Sphero embraces the understanding that play is a powerful teacher and its SPRK+ provides engaging activities and lesson plans for STEAM (science, technology, engineeri...

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    ROBOT BARTENDER IS HERE, READY TO MAKE YOU COCKTAILS AT HOME

    Nov 19, 2018

    Four years ago, cruise line Royal Caribbean introduced its automated Bionic Bar to the massive hoopla, with sophisticated robotic bartenders at sea, and received a ton of press. Today the Bionic Bars can be found on four of the line’s Oasis-class ships and have become a popular social media su...

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    IAM ROBOTICS RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND MARKET FOR ITS MOBILE PICKING ROBOT

    Nov 16, 2018

    IAM Robotics has raised $20 million from an investor called KCK to expand the market for its “Swift” system. IAM claims Swift is “the world’s most advanced autonomous mobile picking robot”. IAM says it is responding to the growing need for flexible automation systems in...

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    YAMAHA MOTOR INVESTS AN ADDITIONAL $8 MILLION IN AGRITECH STARTUP ROBOTICS PLUS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Yamaha Motor has made a second investment of $8 million into an agricultural automation and robotics innovator, bringing its total investment to $10 million.
    Robotics Plus, a New Zealand agricultural robotics and automation company, says it will use the investment support its “ambitious...

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    NEW ANKI ROBOT VECTOR GETS ALEXA INTEGRATION IN DECEMBER

    Nov 15, 2018

    Anki Vector, the chirping rolling robot that launched this summer, is looking to morph into a smart home staple with a new Alexa feature. Starting in December, people will be able to speak to Vector as they would an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or any Alexa-enabled device to tap into Amazon's voice ass...

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    PINE TREE ISD ENCOURAGES GIRLS TO PURSUE ENGINEERING

    Nov 15, 2018

    According to a study by MIT, women make up almost 15 percent of the engineering workforce, and Pine Tree ISD is working to change that number.
    They're holding their second annual "Girls in Technology" event. The two-day program includes hands-on activities for students grades th...

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    UI IS ENGINEERING A NEW WAY TO FINANCE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    Nov 15, 2018

    A new teaching facility for the University of Illinois College of Engineering, up for trustee approval today, would accommodate 10 to 15 percent enrollment growth in high-demand engineering programs over the next decade, college officials say.
    The $75 million projects, to be built just west o...

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    GOOGLE IS CLOSING ITS SCHAFT ROBOTICS UNIT AFTER FAILING TO FIND A BUYER

    Nov 15, 2018

    Sad news for anyone into giant robots: Google parent Alphabet is closing down Schaft, its secretive unit that develops bipedal robots aimed at helping out in disaster efforts and generally looking badass.
    The news was first reported by Nikkei, but Alphabet confirmed to TechCrunch that the bus...

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    HARVARD LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE IN QUANTUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

    Nov 14, 2018

    The Harvard Quantum Initiative (HQI) launches publicly today, demonstrating the university's firm commitment to expanding research, development, and education in this pivotal area.
    Quantum science and engineering underpin the next generation of innovative materials and devices for high-sp...

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    OMRON AND TECHMAN LAUNCH TM SERIES COLLABORATIVE ROBOT

    Nov 13, 2018

    After its acquisition of Adept Technology in 2015, automation company OMRON Corp. is strengthening the development of robotics technologies-this time through a collaboration with Techman Robot Inc. The two companies recently signed an agreement to form a strategic alliance that will create collabora...

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    UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON INVITES GIRLS TO SEE WORLD OF ENGINEERING

    Nov 13, 2018

    The initiative is aimed at helping to spark an interest in engineering in teenage girls and has been organized in conjunction with MBDA.
    Around a dozen schools are expected to take part and there will be a friendly competition between schools and students as youngsters learn about the vital r...

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    UR SETS UP SHOP IN RETHINK ROBOTICS HQ, SNAPS UP VALUABLE FORMER RETHINKERS

    Nov 13, 2018

    The sudden shutdown of collaborative robot pioneer Rethink Robotics came as a shock to many in the industry. While sad, the shutdown released dozens of highly skilled, innovative engineers and other workers into a market hungry for talent. In the aftermath, we’re seeing those valuable workers ...

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    UNIVERSAL ROBOTS HIRES MAROONED RETHINK ROBOTICS EMPLOYEES

    Nov 13, 2018

    Collaborative robotics giant Universal Robots is hiring more than 20 members of now-defunct Rethink Robotics, once a competitor. The announcement also came with news that UR will merge its Boston office with Rethink's former Boston headquarters.
    The two firms were rivals in the close-knit...

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    STARTUP LANETIX PAYS US $775,000 TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERS FIRED FOR UNION ORGANIZING

    Nov 12, 2018

    Quick, by a show of virtual hands-how, many engineers reading this belong to a union? If that question got many “yes” answers, I’d be surprised (if you put your hand up, please comment below). And if many of those positive responses were software engineers, I’d be stunned. Un...

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    THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AND LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY ARE COLLABORATING ON A NEW RESEARCH INITIATIVE

    Nov 12, 2018

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Loughborough University are collaborating on a new research initiative - FlexiTen - looking at how to develop flexible, employer-focussed postgraduate-level training opportunities. As a part of this project, we are asking you to participate by sharing your...

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    ONE COMPANY WANTS TO HELP HERD US ARMY ROBOTS

    Nov 12, 2018

    Endeavor Robotics has provided quick, off-the-shelf solutions to the U.S. Army for many years, but the Boston-based company is now gaining significant traction at a time when the service is looking to streamline its petting zoo of ground robots.
    By necessity, during the wars in Iraq and Afgha...

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    A ROBOTICS PLATFORM FOR HUMAN-CENTERED INTERACTIONS

    Nov 09, 2018

    In the future, robots could play a key role in healthcare settings, easing the lives of the elderly and assisting vulnerable individuals. Researchers at Imperial College London have recently created Robot DE NIRO, a robotics research platform that could support caregivers, while also interacting dir...

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    LIDAR ENABLES THIS INTELLIGENT, ALL-TERRAIN ROBOT WHEELCHAIR

    Nov 02, 2018

    In spite of advances in wearable robot technology, robots have had a hard time displacing wheelchairs as the dominant technology to help those living with physical disabilities navigate the world. Wheelchairs are too reliable and widespread, and they cost far less than sophisticated robot suits, whi...

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    ONROBOT MAKES DALLAS ITS NEW U.S. HEADQUARTERS

    Nov 02, 2018

    There’s a new kid on the block. Well, sort of. OnRobot, an international leader in end-of-arm tools for collaborative robots (cobots), recently opened its first U.S. headquarte