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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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    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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    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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    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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    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.
    The engineering, procurement, construction, i...

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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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    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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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    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.
    The...

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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.
    Ashley has developed several partnership...

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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.
    That’s bec...

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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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    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.
    Some of the robots at this year's CES are modest and wouldn't seem out of place at a Best Buy, others seem tailor-made to wow...

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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.
    The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, which has a shared ceiling of $898m...

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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.
    The new Explorer’s architecture has more in common with sporty SUVs and off-roaders ...

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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.
    As developers ge...

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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.
    Around G – an autonomous guide robot that provides g...

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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.
    FarmWise says t...

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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.
    “The projec...

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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?
    Speaking through a ...

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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.
    The company was the first to initiate specific scholarships for women studying engineering at Curtin University more than a decade ago, inspiring other companies to of...

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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.
    Amin Khoury co-founded B/E A...

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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.
    GM also said it will move Cadillac back to Michigan from New Yo...

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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.
    A dedicated robotic surgery team, led by Dr. Mohamed Soliman Elakkad, Senior Consultant, General Surgery, is using the ...

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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.
    Teams from as far as Hermiston and Heppner, Ione and Irrigon joined local teams from...

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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.
    The grants are part of the state’s continued investment in robotics programs, which have students learning about applications...

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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.”
    Seven Vau...

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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.
    Amer Liaqat, Technology Manager for Asse...

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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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    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.
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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.
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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. headquarters in Dallas, Tex. The news comes within six months of the Denmark-based firm’s acquisition of three companies l...

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    MODULAR ROBOT CHANGES SHAPE AND BEHAVIOR TO SUIT THE TASK AT HAND

    Nov 01, 2018

    A research team led by Cornell University has demonstrated a bunch of modular robots that move together as one but break apart and reform as a different shape that's better suited to the assigned task or to navigate obstacles.
    The modular robot is actually made up of several cubed bots wi...

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    USU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING GROWING FEMALE ENROLLMENT NUMBERS

    Nov 01, 2018

    Statistics in this country indicate about 20 percent of undergraduate engineering degrees are awarded to women, but only 13 percent of the engineering workforce is female. Women are often under-represented in the fields of engineering and leaders of Utah State University’s College of Engineeri...

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    YOUTUBE SERIES HIGHLIGHTS ENGINEERING IN EVERYDAY OBJECTS

    Nov 01, 2018

    NC State’s College of Engineering is one of the top engineering schools in the United States. Despite its popularity, however, it’s very easy for students to forget the full applications of engineering. Luckily, Laura Bottomley, director of Women in Engineering and The Engineering Place,...

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    CHEVRON INVESTS $400,000 IN UALBERTA ENGINEERING SAFETY PROGRAM

    Oct 31, 2018

    Chevron is investing $400,000 in the University of Alberta’s David and Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management. It’s the only program of its kind in Canada, designed to advance academic excellence in safety by teaching future engineers how to better include safety and...

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    K-STATE PROFESSOR WORKS TO PROMOTE WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Oct 31, 2018

    Amy Betz sits in her office surrounded by handwritten notes, a picture of Albert Einstein and images of her son. A doctorate degree from Columbia University and an achievement in mathematics award from Northern Virginia Community College rest on a cluttered shelf. Betz, associate professor of mechan...

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    BYU LABOWEEN DEMONSTRATES THE MAGIC OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

    Oct 31, 2018

    Engineering students enjoyed a unique pre-Halloween experience Tuesday afternoon at Brigham Young University.
    The BYU Mechanical Engineering department held its annual Laboween event Tuesday - an opportunity for undergraduate engineering students and members of the public to see some of the e...

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    ROBOTICS STARTUP MICROPSI INDUSTRIES SECURES MORE THAN $6M TO FUEL GROWTH

    Oct 30, 2018

    Micropsi Industries, a robotics software company, today announced it has closed $6.08 million (5.28 million euros) in Series A funding led by Project A, a leading Berlin-based investor with more than €260 million in assets under its management. Previous investors Coparion and Vito Ventures, as ...

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    ICE SW LAUNCHES NEW FILM CELEBRATING ENGINEERING IN PLYMOUTH

    Oct 29, 2018

    The film, featuring Dawn French as narrator, celebrates how civil engineers have helped to shape the city over the last 500 years. ICE South West is premiering a film, ‘Engineering Plymouth’, as part of the Institution’s 200th-anniversary celebrations.
    Featuring iconic locat...

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    ST ENGINEERING TO INVEST US$35M IN FLORIDA AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL PROJECT

    Oct 29, 2018

    Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) is jointly investing in an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) project in the United States, along with various American government-linked development partners, under a tie-up, inked last Saturday and announced on Monday morning.
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    FETCH ROBOTICS NAMES FORMER WALMART EXECUTIVE AS NEW VP OF ENGINEERING

    Oct 29, 2018

    Fetch Robotics has announced that Tim Kimmet, former vice president of cloud computing platform at Walmart, has joined the company as vice president of engineering. Kimmet will lead Fetch’s growing hardware, software, and quality engineering teams, and scale Fetch’s Cloud Robotics Platfo...

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    MIT TEAM FRACTURES GRAPHENE TO CREATE CELL-LIKE ROBOTS

    Oct 25, 2018

    Known as syncells (synthetic cells), the microscopic bots are formed by enveloping a polymer containing electronics between two layers of graphene. The MIT team found that by draping the brittle 2D graphene over the polymer, it would fracture in a uniform manner to create the round syncells. Accordi...

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    EU PROJECT USES DRONES TO DETECT AEROSOLS IN ICE CLOUDS

    Oct 24, 2018

    Part of BACCHUS, an EU-funded collaboration exploring the impact of clouds on climate change, it marks the first time drones have been used for this type of vertical profiling. The amount of ice contained within clouds influences the levels of precipitation they can discharge, as well as the amount ...

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    HYUNDAI TO TRIAL WEARABLE ROBOTIC EXOSKELETONS IN US CAR PLANTS

    Oct 24, 2018

    The company - which claims that wearable industrial robots could help increase efficiency and prevent work-related accidents has already demonstrated a lower body device - the so-called Chairless Exoskeleton (H-CEX) - and is now testing an upper body system known as the Hyundai Vest Exoskeleton (H-V...

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    NEW MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY COMMERCIAL HIGHLIGHTS WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Oct 23, 2018

    Montana State University’s latest television commercial features the university’s efforts to increase the number of women in engineering. It’s a small glimpse of what a year in the life of a female engineering student looks like. The college of engineering hopes this commercial wil...

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    BRIGHT MACHINES LANDS $179M TO BRING SMARTER ROBOTICS TO MANUFACTURING

    Oct 23, 2018

    Robotics has had a role in manufacturing since the 1970s, but even today they are aren’t often driven by the latest software. Bright Machines, a San Francisco startup wants to change that and it got a whopping $179 million Series A today to get this thing going. While it was at it, it also off...

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    LOCAL STUDENTS ENGINEERING SMART SOLUTIONS FOR BOEING

    Oct 22, 2018

    Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety - these are just a few of the areas that University of Washington (UW) students want to develop for use in the aerospace industry.
    The students took a big step towards that recently when they share...

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    AQUABOTIX ADDING EXPLOSIVES TO SWARMING UNDERWATER ROBOTS

    Oct 22, 2018

    Swarming underwater robots designed to overwhelm military targets will be equipped with explosives, the manufacturer has announced. Aquabotix will attach explosives to its miniature SwarmDiver robots after receiving a license from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
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    HONEYWELL PARTNERS WITH FETCH ROBOTICS TO DELIVER ROBOTICS TO DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

    Oct 22, 2018

    Honeywell Intelligrated, a provider of material handling automation and software engineering solutions, has teamed up with Fetch Robotics to provide distribution centers with autonomous mobile robots to help them more effectively fulfill growing volumes of e-commerce orders.
    The initiative en...

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    RESEARCHERS SHOW WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN A DRONE COLLIDES WITH AN AIRPLANE

    Oct 18, 2018

    A team at the University of Dayton Research Institute has created a video showing what can happen to an airplane when it collides with a drone. They have presented their findings along with the video at this year's Unmanned Systems Academic Summit.
    Because of the vast difference in size b...

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    HITACHI BRINGS ROBOTICS TO HOSPITALITY AND HEALTHCARE

    Oct 18, 2018

    The platform, called EMIEW 3, was developed with 30 units as prototypes for testing in locations such as Haneda international airport in Japan and a railway station in that country. The firm is also developing robotics systems to help in the care of the elderly. Shinichi Shitara, senior manager at t...

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    ONU STUDENTS INTRODUCE YOUNGER GENERATION TO ENGINEERING

    Oct 17, 2018

    Ohio Northern University students are expanding opportunities in STEM for fifth and sixth graders in Kalida. ONU students involved in all disciplines of engineering introduced Kalida students to the subject of engineering on Tuesday.
    "Science class only covers so much and this enables st...

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    INDUSTRIAL DRONE TRAINING COURSE BACKED BY ENGINEERING BODY

    Oct 16, 2018

    Developed by ECITB in conjunction with employers and drone experts, the Industrial Drone Operations Training Standard will train operators to undertake drone activities safely across around industrial sites. As these sites often have specific operational hazards and constraints, specialist knowledge...

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    SUSSEX ENGINEERS DEVELOP WORLD-FIRST LEVITATION TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 16, 2018

    UK researchers have developed technology that can bend sound waves around an obstacle to levitate an object above it.
    Ultrasonic waves have previously been used to create levitation, but could not bypass obstacles. SoundBender, developed by Professor Sriram Subramanian, Dr. Gianluca Memoli an...

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    STUDENTS OFFERED NEW ENGINEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN BARREN COUNTY

    Oct 16, 2018

    Barren County High School recently finished construction on a new educational facility which is now home to a number of programs, including engineering. The building is known now as the "Innovation Zone," and it's offering current students opportunities that their predecessors never ha...

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    YOU'RE EXPECTING TOO MUCH OUT OF BOSTON DYNAMICS ROBOTS

    Oct 15, 2018

    At the WIRED25 festival in San Francisco Sunday evening, Boston Dynamics SpotMini robot got onstage and did what no other quadruped robot has done before: It danced the running man like it was born to. It was a bit more, well, robotic than a human, but it illustrated just how far Spot has come: Twen...

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    KIDS TINKER WITH SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AT HOUSTON MAKER FAIRE

    Oct 14, 2018

    Some of the robots that filled the George R. Brown Convention Center - alongside Legos, 3D printers and drones - this weekend were getting ready for battle.
    Dinnertime, a robot owned by 11-year-old Austin resident Claire Caldwell and her father, Mark, had sharp red metal forks as hands and an...

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    BOSTON DYNAMICS ATLAS ROBOT PERFORMS PARKOUR

    Oct 12, 2018

    In the latest eye-catching demonstration of its somewhat unsettling technological prowess, robotics specialist Boston Dynamics has unveiled footage of its humanoid Atlas robot performing parkour.
    In the video, the 1.5-metre tall battery-powered robot - which was originally developed as part o...

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    CUMMINS NAMES VP OF COMPONENTS ENGINEERING

    Oct 12, 2018

    Cummins has announced that it has named Jonathan Wood as Vice President of Components Engineering. The company says that, as an officer, Wood will continue to lead all aspects of engineering for Components along with his role as engineering functional leader for the Cummins Europe Area Business Orga...

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    UK ENGINEERS DEVELOP TINY CAMERA FOR IMAGING INSIDE VEINS AND ARTERIES

    Oct 11, 2018

    The advanced imaging technology, called ‘Leap’, builds on the latest generation of sub-millimeter cameras developed by US firm Omnivision.
    The camera is based on a so-called “chip-on-tip” architecture, in which the imaging sensor is located at the distal end of the end...

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    C/C++ AND PYTHON TOP LIST OF HOT SKILLS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ENGINEERS

    Oct 11, 2018

    It’s a good time to be an engineer with a background in self-driving cars-or even an interest in working with autonomous vehicles. According to job site Indeed.com, the numbers of people in the United States looking to get into the field or change jobs within it is skyrocketing, up more than 6...

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    TECHNIQUE LOCATES ROBOTS, SOLDIERS IN GPS-CHALLENGED AREAS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a novel algorithm that enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. According to ARL researchers Gunjan Verma and Dr. Fikadu Dagefu, the Army needs to be able to localize agents operating in physically com...

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    THROUGH DARPA GRANT, ENGINEERING FACULTY BUILD AUTONOMOUS SUBTERRANEAN MACHINES

    Oct 09, 2018

    When disaster strikes, we rely on first-responders to save us. But what if the disaster site is too dangerous for anyone to enter? What happens to the victims?
    Engineering faculty won $4.5 million in research funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to find a good an...

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    TEXO GROUP ACQUIRES CFS OFFSHORE ENGINEERING LTD AND IS SET TO DOUBLE IN SIZE

    Oct 09, 2018

    Texo Group is pleased to announce a further acquisition to bolster its already existing and expansive Fabrication capabilities, with the purchase of the majority shareholding of Hebburn-based, CFS Offshore Engineering Ltd.
    The engineering and technology group, which announced its launch in Ju...

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    ANKI WILL INTEGRATE ALEXA INTO ITS ROBOT COMPANION VECTOR

    Oct 09, 2018

    When Anki unveiled its latest robot companion Vector earlier this year, the bot came with its own custom voice interface to better depict its playful character, said the company.
    But one personality might not be enough for Vector: Anki announced today that it’s going to integrate Alexa ...

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    PPPL DESIGNATED HISTORIC MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SITE

    Oct 08, 2018

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) on Oct. 5 presented the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) with an engraved plaque designating the laboratory an ASME historic mechanical engineering landmark for its achievements in the quest to deve...

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    ENGINEERS USE AIR VOIDS TO CREATE COOLING PAINT

    Oct 08, 2018

    A team of engineers from Columbia University has created a polymer coating that uses nano-to-microscale air voids to reflect sunlight and cool down buildings.
    Passive daytime radiative cooling (PDRC) is a phenomenon where a surface spontaneously cools by reflecting sunlight and radiating heat...

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    INDOT OFFERS CIVIL ENGINEERING-RELATED SCHOLARSHIPS

    Oct 05, 2018

    The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering students scholarships and paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation.
    Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools and apply using the form at ...

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    LEARN ROBOT ENGINEERING WITH THESE FOUR DIY KITS

    Oct 04, 2018

    The Internet of Things revolution has ushered in a completely new era of DIY engineering. Now, with only a limited number of supplies and funds, a curious and enterprising individual can design and build anything from home automation systems to personalized robots in the comfort of their own homes, ...

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    MODEL HELPS ROBOTS NAVIGATE MORE LIKE HUMANS DO

    Oct 04, 2018

    When moving through a crowd to reach some end goal, humans can usually navigate the space safely without thinking too much. They can learn from the behavior of others and note any obstacles to avoid. Robots, on the other hand, struggle with such navigational concepts.
    MIT researchers have now...

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    EMIL CZUL LEAVES $4 MILLION TO WVU FOR ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

    Oct 03, 2018

    A $4 million gift to WVU will help two Oak Hill High School graduates go to school every year.
    Emil Czul (pronounced “Sewell”), a WVU alumnus and 1950 graduate of Oak Hill High School, left that money to the university to create two endowed, full-ride scholarships that will be awa...

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    VARRAM, A SMART ROBOT FOR YOUR PETS

    Oct 02, 2018

    The engineers and designers at Varram were disappointed to learn that 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese (based on the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention’s 2017 Survey). Obesity can increase the risk for diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, kidney...

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    SIU NAMED TO HOST 2019 NATIONAL ENGINEERING COMPETITION

    Oct 02, 2018

    Engineers-in-training from around the country will descend on Southern Illinois University Carbondale this spring for a national competition that challenges bridge designers seeking the ultimate in strength and efficiency.
    The American Institute of Steel Construction has announced SIU as the ...

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    TOO MANY CAL POLY ENGINEERING STUDENTS FAILED THIS CLASS, SO PROFESSORS CHANGED THE WAY THEY TAUGHT IT

    Sep 30, 2018

    Three Cal Poly Pomona professors have received a Cal State University Faculty Innovation Award for their work redesigning a required upper division engineering course in fluid mechanics and improving the pass rate from 66 percent to 89 percent.
    From 2007 to 2014, 34 percent of the more than 3...

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    YOUNG ENGINEERS PROGRAM INCREASES DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING

    Sep 28, 2018

    In only its second year, the Young Engineers Shape the World program is exposing high school students in the Phoenix metro area to opportunities available in engineering in an effort to help bolster diversity in the industry and increase the representation of women in engineering.
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    COMPREHENSIVE ROBOT INTEGRATOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM BECOMES AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE

    Sep 27, 2018

    The number of industrial robots used in factories around the world is expected to reach more than 3 million by 2020-double the number since 2014. It is, therefore, becoming increasingly important for robot integrators to know, and comply with, industry standards.
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    TRAIN YOUR DOGS WITH DREDR, THE ROBOTIC SNAKE

    Sep 27, 2018

    The engineers at DogProtect make tools for protecting our pets, and their current product is a robot that trains dogs to stay away from snakes. Snake bites can be life-threatening when dogs are injected with venom, painful is the bite is non-venomous, and come with massive amounts of recovery time, ...

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    SOCIAL ENGINEERING ATTACKS SKYROCKET MORE THAN 500 PERCENT

    Sep 26, 2018

    Social engineering attacks - which includes spear phishing and social media emulation - spiked in the second quarter of 2018 thanks to new hacking methods and the World Cup, according to new research from the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.
    Attempts to trick users into giving personal informat...

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    NSF GRANT TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LOW-INCOME ENGINEERING STUDENTS

    Sep 25, 2018

    Campbell University’s School of Engineering announced it has received a National Science Foundation grant to provide scholarships and other support for low-income engineering students who are academically advanced.
    The announcement comes on the heels of Assistant Professor Jacqueline Ga...

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    ASU PROFESSORS SHARE INSIGHTS ON FUTURE OF ENGINEERING

    Sep 24, 2018

    From the horseshoe-shaped, glass-bottomed skywalk hovering 4,700 feet above the Grand Canyon floor to the highest dam in the Western Hemisphere towering 726 feet above the Colorado River, engineering innovations are crucial to the world’s advancement.
    As the next generation of engineeri...

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    THE CLEVER ENGINEERING BEHIND THE NEW IPHONE XS BATTERY

    Sep 24, 2018

    THE OVERWHELMING THEME of iPhone XS reviews? That Apple's latest flagship smartphone doesn't differ much from last year's iPhone X. It looks and works about the same, and still costs a bundle. But those similarities belie one very important difference, an Apple innovation that hides bene...

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    MORE STUDENTS ENROLL IN UOG'S ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    Sep 19, 2018

    Enrollment has grown in the University of Guam School of Engineering, which started in 2016. More than 140 students are now enrolled in the School of Engineering's programs, Dean Shahram Khosrowpanah told the Guam Contractors Association membership on Wednesday.
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    HOW TO CHOOSE BETWEEN DELTA VS. SCARA ROBOTS

    Sep 18, 2018

    Pick and place, sorting, and packaging applications often require high-speed manipulation of low-mass objects, especially in the electronics and food industries. Delta and SCARA robots are both designed for these applications. For many manufacturers looking to set up automation, the question is: whi...

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    WILKES DEDICATES NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ENGINEERING CENTER

    Sep 14, 2018

    The dignitaries mulled about the lobby noshing on snacks and stopping at a temporary bar while waiting for the dedication of the new Mark Engineering Center at Wilkes University. But on the other side of a glass wall, eager students were already 3-D printing a stealth jet, dragon, Corvette insignia,...

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    NOVEL FLYING ROBOT MIMICS RAPID INSECT FLIGHT

    Sep 13, 2018

    A novel insect-inspired flying robot, developed by TU Delft researchers from the Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab), is presented in Science. Experiments with this first autonomous, free-flying and agile flapping-wing robot - carried out in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research ...

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    ROBOTICS RESEARCH TAKES A GIANT LEAP WITH THE WORLD’S FIRST FOLDING ARM DESIGN

    Sep 13, 2018

    Robotics research has been around for some time and it’s here to stay. The need for automated robots in the day to day operations of manufacturing industries cannot be overemphasized; from the handling of raw materials to continuous round-the-clock production, to effective navigation of confin...

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    FORCE COPILOT HELPS ROBOTS TO FEEL

    Sep 13, 2018

    While the sense of touch is innately human, an increasing number of robotics companies are creating machines that can feel. This ability enables robots to easily and safely move or sense objects with precision. When it comes to detailed, repetitive tasks-which can potentially be harmful to humans or...

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    HOW A MICHIGAN ROBOTICS LAB HOPES TO KEEP THE SKIES FRIENDLY

    Sep 13, 2018

    Plenty of people are deeply enthralled with drones: hobbyists, scientists, engineers criminals. From disrupting sporting events to making assassination attempts, a range of nefarious actors have been showcasing the dangers of this burgeoning technology.
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    UGA ENGINEERING PROGRAMS EARN ACCREDITATION

    Sep 12, 2018

    The University of Georgia College of Engineering recently reached a milestone. The college received initial accreditation of its bachelor of science programs in electrical and electronics engineering and in mechanical engineering. All eight undergraduate degree programs in the college now have earne...

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    IGUS UNVEILS LOW-COST DELTA ROBOT

    Sep 10, 2018

    Bearings manufacturer, igus, recently introduced a low-cost delta robot at the 2018 Automatica Convention in Munich. Intended to reduce automation costs, the delta robot provides small- and medium-sized enterprises the opportunity to integrate automation into their operations with low initial invest...

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    MU ENGINEERING STUDENTS BRAINSTORM FOR POTENTIAL HYPERLOOP

    Sep 07, 2018

    More than a hundred MU engineering students came together Thursday night to find solutions to building a hyperloop.
    “I’ve been really excited for this event for the last couple months, not only to work with the talented engineering students who are here at Mizzou, but to also see ...

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    CUSTOM MMIC AWARDS WOMEN IN ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

    Sep 07, 2018

    Custom MMIC, a US developer of MMICs, with an engineering team experienced in a broad range of III-V processes, has announced the award of its inaugural ‘Women In Engineering’ scholarships, which will help three young women pursue undergraduate degrees in engineering.
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    UK DEVELOPED SURGICAL ROBOT SET FOR NHS DEBUT

    Sep 05, 2018

    Cambridge medical technology firm CMR Surgical has unveiled a robotic system that it claims could lead to millions of more patients benefitting from the advantages of minimally invasive surgery.
    The so-called Versius system, which consists of individual cart-mounted robotic arms that are remo...

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    MOBILE INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS ADDS SIX DISTRIBUTORS ACROSS NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

    Sep 05, 2018

    Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), a leading global supplier of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced five new distributors in the US, Mexico, and Argentina to help meet the ever-increasing demand for its robots worldwide. MiR, whose North American sales account for nearly a quarter of its w...

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    ROBOTIQ WHIPS PARTNERS AND USERS INTO SHAPE WITH LEAN ROBOTICS BOOT CAMP

    Sep 05, 2018

    It’s time for the second Robotiq User Conference (RUC), hosted in old Quebec City, Canada. Building on the success of last year’s event, RUC 2018 is a chance for the company’s users and integrator partners to sharpen their hands-on skills, get acquainted with the latest technology ...

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    SARCOS ROBOTICS RAISES $30 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING

    Sep 05, 2018

    Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment, rather than replace, humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, today announced that it has secured $30 million in Series B funding from a consortium of investors co-led by DIG Investment and Alex. Brown &am...

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    MEDICAL ROBOTICS COMPANY CREATES SELF-BALANCING WHEELCHAIR WITH HIGH SPEED

    Sep 04, 2018

    The company Trinicorp Robotics Inc. is creating a wheelchair called Hoverchair that can go up to 30 mph and has self-balancing capabilities that allow you to go off-road. CEO Mel Du said the company has six full-time engineers and two doctors whom they met at Geekdom.
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    AMAZON BLOGS ABOUT ROBOTS ON LABOR DAY WEEKEND

    Sep 03, 2018

    Amazon wants to set the record straight about its use of robots, publishing a post titled, “5 facts to know about Amazon Robotics.” Included as one of its facts: “Robots do not replace employees.”
    The timing of its post struck us as a bit peculiar, coming over the US L...

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    WEBOS TO EXTEND INTO CARS AND ROBOTICS

    Sep 03, 2018

    LG Electronics has previously deployed webOS in LG smart TVs and digital signage displays. “Thanks to our collaboration with Luxoft, we are able to bring webOS into automotive and beyond,” says LG CTO I.P.Park.
    Luxoft will lead the deployment of webOS into the new, targeted sector...

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    CU FRESHMAN ENGINEERING CLASS IS 40 PERCENT FEMALE

    Aug 31, 2018

    Women comprise a greater percentage of this year’s class of freshman engineers at the University of Colorado than they have in the past, and college officials are touting this class as the most diverse and qualified yet.
    Women make up about 40.4 percent of this year’s freshman cla...

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    ALABAMA ENGINEERING STUDENTS DEVELOP FOOTBALL PRIVACY TENT

    Aug 31, 2018

    As an athletic trainer for the University of Alabama, Jeff Allen saw a problem with the way athletes were evaluated during games. The team could either choose to take the athlete back into the locker room and take up valuable game time for an issue that might not need a full evaluation, or the athle...

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    SHIFTING ALLIANCES HIGHLIGHT A NEW PHASE IN MATURING COLLABORATIVE ROBOT MARKET

    Aug 30, 2018

    Soft Robotics, which makes soft end effectors for robots that need a gentler touch, has developed a product line specifically for Universal Robots, the biggest player in collaborative robotics. It's the first plug-and-play Soft Robotics customizable gripper system designed specifically for Unive...

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    SWELLPRO OFFERS A NEW DRONE ABLE TO SWIM OR FLY

    Aug 30, 2018

    Eric Hu worked in research and development for both waterproof cameras and remote control airplanes when inspiration struck him to develop waterproof drones. In 2013 he founded SwellPro as a waterproof drone company and since their first Waterproof unmanned aerial vehicle patent application the comp...

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    AFFECTIVA, SOFTBANK PARTNER TO GIVE ROBOTS AN EMOTION-SENSING UPGRADE

    Aug 29, 2018

    If you follow the robotics space, you're probably familiar with Pepper. This humanoid robot from SoftBank Robotics has found a place in hotels, banks, and retail stores all over Japan, where it handles customer service and concierge tasks. The draw of the robot has always been its ability to ide...

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    FOXCONN COMMITS $100 MILLION FOR ENGINEERING RESEARCH

    Aug 29, 2018

    $100 million pledge to the University of Wisconsin at Madison for a new research institute at the College of Engineering, which will collaborate with the company's factories in southeast Wisconsin. The pledge requires the university to raise matching gifts.
    $25 million to Emory University...

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    GREYORANGE TO EXPAND ITS SUPPLY CHAIN ROBOTICS OPERATION IN THE U.S.

    Aug 28, 2018

    Robots are well-suited to the sort of simple, monotonous tasks that suck up hours of factory workers time and attention. That’s why the market for intelligent machines designed to work alongside humans is forecast to be worth $3.1 billion by 2020, and why companies like Foxconn, Apple’s ...

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    VU INTRODUCES ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DEGREE

    Aug 28, 2018

    Valpo’s College of Engineering ranked as one of the top 15 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, will expand its degree offerings with the development of an environmental engineering major, available to students beginning fall 2019.
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    INCREASE IN WOMEN ADMITTED TO UC BERKELEY ENGINEERING USHERS IN NEW ENERGY FOR FEMALE REPRESENTATION IN STEM

    Aug 27, 2018

    This year marks another positive change toward the number of admitted females in engineering majors at UC Berkeley. Campus records reflect a 28 percent increase in female admittees into engineering for the 2018-19 academic school year. This representation is still quite far from where Cal needs to b...

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    HOW KU ENGINEERING STUDENTS HELPED THIS TEEN WITH NO FEET PUMP NEW JOY INTO HER MUSIC

    Aug 27, 2018

    The sweet sound of piano music engulfed the Burke family’s Shawnee home. In their family room one recent afternoon, 14-year-old Heidi Burke sat atop a blue velvet ottoman pulled up to the upright piano.
    Heidi, 14, was born without the lower part of her arms or legs - a “congenital...

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    NATIONALLY SUCCESSFUL ROBOTICS TEAM FOR AREA TEENS SEEKS NEW MEMBERS

    Aug 27, 2018

    Robot engineering and coding might seem complex, but that doesn’t stop the Cavalier Robotics team, which held a recruitment open house Sunday.
    The group of about 25 high school students from Albemarle, Greene, Nelson, Fluvanna, Orange and Augusta counties and the city of Charlottesville...

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    DUKE STUDENTS ENGINEER A RECORD 14,573 MILES PER GALLON FROM A FUEL-CELL POWERED VEHICLE

    Aug 24, 2018

    Duke University has set a record for fuel efficiency with a hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicle. The team, from the university’s Pratt School of Engineering, set a record with equivalent energy usage of 14,573 miles per gallon. It bested the previous mark of 12,600 miles per gallon, which was s...

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    COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE RECEIVES GOOGLE GRANT

    Aug 23, 2018

    Google has awarded the Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science a $25k exploreCSR: Google Grant for Undergrad CS Research Focused Workshops for Women to organize and present a workshop during the 2018-19 academic year.
    The workshop, “Cyber Research for Empowering Wom...

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    RICE ENGINEERING STUDENTS DEVELOP URBAN GREENHOUSE

    Aug 23, 2018

    When Mary Bao, Mike Hua, Jack Kaplan, Harrison Lin, Colin Losey, and Lingbo Chen were tasked with developing an indoor greenhouse, they opted for old school soil farming instead of hydroponics. The Rice University engineering students (Chen is an electrical engineer while the others are mechanical) ...

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    WKU, SKYCTC BAND TOGETHER FOR ENGINEERING PATHWAY

    Aug 23, 2018

    A new engineering pathway between Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University is offering students a smoother path to a four-year degree.
    Both schools have agreed to promote the transfer of credits and share educational opportunities for students seek...

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    CARNEGIE MELLON RESEARCHERS REINVENT PAPER TO BUILD ROBOTS

    Aug 22, 2018

    Often used by children and hobbyists to create miniature aeroplanes, the paper could transform into much more advanced engineering thanks to a new technique.
    The ordinary paper became robots capable of bending, folding or flattening themselves thanks to the ‘low-cost actuation technolog...

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    KURI MAKER MAYFIELD ROBOTICS WILL CEASE OPERATIONS IN OCTOBER

    Aug 21, 2018

    This likely won’t come as a surprise to anyone who saw the news late last month, but Mayfield Robotics, maker of the adorable home robot Kuri announced today that it’s ceasing operations. The company, which began life as a part of Bosch, will close its doors by the end of October this ye...

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    ENGINEERS DEVELOP COMPUTERIZED CAMERA WITHOUT OPTICS THAT INSTEAD USES AN ORDINARY WINDOW AS THE LENS

    Aug 21, 2018

    In the future, your car windshield could become a giant camera sensing objects on the road. Or each window in a home could be turned into a security camera. University of Utah electrical and computer engineers have discovered a way to create an optics-less camera in which a regular pane of glass or ...

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    MSI MOBILE WORKSTATION FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS HAS GAME QUALITY GRAPHICS

    Aug 20, 2018

    MSi, known for its motherboards, gaming and consumer computers, is coming out strong for the engineering market. We’re not surprised. How big can the market be for thousand-dollar, water-cooled gaming rigs for millennials on bean bag chairs playing Fortnite all day? While engineers and archite...

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    ROBOTICS-AS-A-SERVICE IS ON THE WAY AND INVIA ROBOTICS IS LEADING THE CHARGE

    Aug 20, 2018

    The team at inVia Robotics didn’t start out looking to build a business that would create a new kind of model for selling robotics to the masses, but that may be exactly what they’ve done.
    After their graduation from the University of Southern California’s robotics program, ...

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    SAFETY AND INSPECTION BOT STARTUP GECKO ROBOTICS ADDS $7 MILLION TO THE COFFERS

    Aug 20, 2018

    Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile sources including Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, The Westly Group, Justin Kan and Y Com...

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    KROGER PARTNERING WITH ROBOTICS COMPANY FOR DRIVERLESS DELIVERY PILOT

    Aug 16, 2018

    Kroger Co. and Nuro, a robotics company, announced Thursday that they have partnered to pilot driverless delivery vehicles in Scottsdale, Ariz. Shoppers can place their orders beginning today at Fry's Food Stores via the mobile app or the grocer's website. Deliveries can be scheduled for the...

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    NASA PICKS THREE WINNERS IN FREELANCER ROBOTIC ARM CONTEST

    Aug 16, 2018

    NASA has announced three winners in a crowdsourced contest to design an arm for a space robot named Astrobee. The contest, which is being run through job site Freelancer.com, is one of several crowdsourcing campaigns the space agency is running to bring in novel engineering ideas from around the wor...

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    WKU & SKYCTC ANNOUNCE ENGINEERING PATHWAY AGREEMENT

    Aug 16, 2018

    Graduates from Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College will seamlessly transfer to WKU to complete their engineering degrees under an agreement between the two institutions.
    SKYCTC and WKU signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a partnership that promotes the transfer of...

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    UNIVERSITY GETS $25M IN STATE FUNDING FOR $100M ENGINEERING BUILDING

    Aug 16, 2018

    Stony Brook University has secured $25 million in state funding to begin developing a new $100 million state-of-the-art engineering and applied sciences building, the school, business leaders and elected officials announced Thursday morning.
    The funding, secured by State Sens. John Flanagan (...

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    GIRL POWERED ROBOTICS WORKSHOP AT GOOGLE BUILDS SKILLS, CONFIDENCE

    Aug 13, 2018

    Outside Google’s MP7 building at its Sunnyvale campus, it was a pretty quiet weekend. But inside, upbeat music was pumping, and the building was bustling with hundreds of teenage girls clad in purple shirts and name tags who all spent the weekend building and testing robots.
    Dozens of t...

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    DARPA WANTS TO BUILD AN ARMY OF TEENY TINY ROBOTS

    Aug 13, 2018

    Disaster recovery robots are becoming the new governmental must-have, with firms like Boston Dynamics developing bots that can inspect unstable terrain, work in toxic environments and generally go where humans can't.
    Not content to let private firms reap all the glory, the US government i...

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    HOW ROBOTICS MANUFACTURER KUKA IS REWORKING DIGITAL COMMERCE

    Aug 13, 2018

    KUKA AG manufactures and markets complex industrial robotics systems its customers use to manufacture other complex things ranging from aircraft and automobiles to electronic components. Seen in action, its robots typically carry out their tasks with repeated precision.
    But to reach that poin...

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    FIRST YEAR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING STUDENT BUILDS EDM

    Aug 09, 2018

    Engineering is cross-disciplinary, requiring multiple facets of science and technology. After a summer of research, first year mechanical engineering student, Nathan Moormann appreciates this more than ever. Moormann has spent all summer building and testing a setup for electrical discharge machinin...

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    KICOCARTON TEACHES PROGRAMMING AND ROBOTICS AS AN RC PLATFORM

    Aug 09, 2018

    The engineers and educators at Kickduino have a vision of teaching programming to the world in an easy and fun way. After several projects incorporating STEM learning, single board computing, and programming the group is running a crowdfunding campaign for KicoCarton, a platform to teach robotics an...

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    BRAIN CORP MAKES THE AI BRAINS BEHIND FLOOR ROBOTS

    Aug 08, 2018

    As automation continues its slow but inevitable creep into brick and mortar, robots will undoubtedly play an increasingly important role. Bossa Nova, which deploys shelf-scanning inventory bots in grocery and convenience stores, and CommonSense Robotics, which constructs compact, highly automated fu...

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    ANKI'S NEW PIXAR-INSPIRED ROBOT VECTOR IS THE FUTURE OF HOME ROBOTICS

    Aug 08, 2018

    Ever wanted a cute robot to sit on your desk and keep you company whilst you’re working? How about on a counter-top when you’re cooking dinner? Meet Vector.
    The new robot, developed by consumer robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) company Anki, is as smart as it is cute. Whil...

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    SELF-DRIVING TRUCK STARTUP KODIAK ROBOTICS RAISES $40 MILLION

    Aug 07, 2018

    In Don Burnette and Paz Eshel’s view, trucking is the killer app for self-driving technology. It’s what led Burnette to leave the Google self-driving project and co-found Otto in early 2016, along with Anthony Levandowski, Lior Ron, and Claire Delaunay.
    “It was no secret tha...

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    MOV.AI RAISES $3M IN SEED FUNDING TO CREATE AN ANDROID FOR ROBOTICS

    Aug 06, 2018

    We all know what Android for smartphones is. A free, almost open source operating system for smartphones. But right now there is no equivalent of the “Android for robots.” Instead, there are many, many proprietary systems. A new startup plans to address this problem in order for the robo...

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    UTSA TO OFFER NEW PH.D. IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

    Aug 06, 2018

    Beginning in Fall 2018, students at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will be able to enroll in a civil engineering Ph.D. program. The new academic program will meet a growing demand for innovative, well-trained civil engineers in Texas while advancing UTSA’s progress toward Nation...

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    APPLE’S LESSER-KNOWN ENGINEERING FEAT?

    Aug 03, 2018

    Every year, the world’s largest structural engineering association chooses the most innovative engineering in the world as part of the Structural Awards 2018. The awards’ shortlist is always a fascinating glimpse into cutting-edge of structural engineering, and this year it includes two ...

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    BOURNVILLE COLLEGE CENTRE TO CONTINUE ENGINEERING TRADITION IN BIRMINGHAM

    Aug 03, 2018

    A new college centre will help continue the rich tradition of mechanical engineering in Birmingham, bosses have claimed. The centre, which will specialize in mechanical and electric engineering, will open at Bournville College in Longbridge on 30 August.
    The college has equipped workshops wit...

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    ROBOTICS PICKING CHALLENGE FOR STUDENTS AND STARTUPS LAUNCHED BY JD.COM

    Aug 02, 2018

    Jingdong, also known as JD.com, has recently launched a new robotics challenge, “to find talented roboticists who can help advance the development of global e-commerce and logistics technologies,” according to the company.
    Hosted by JD’s robotics research arm, JD-X, the JD-X...

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    CAN ADVANCED ROBOTICS SAVE US MANUFACTURING?

    Aug 01, 2018

    Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) recently awarded $1.4 million USD in project funding to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as part of its first round of funding to strengthen U.S. manufacturing. ARM selected projects that will generate timely impact on the national manufacturing landscape an...

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    BOEING PLANS MIT ENGINEERING CENTER FOCUSED ON PILOTLESS AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY

    Aug 01, 2018

    Boeing will create an engineering center focused on pilotless aircraft technology in a commercial real estate project under construction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    The world’s largest planemaker is the first tenant to commit to MIT’s Kendall Square Initiative, a...

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    BOEING PLANS CENTER FOR PILOTLESS FLIGHT AT MIT ENGINEERING HUB

    Aug 01, 2018

    Boeing Co. will create an engineering center focused on pilotless aircraft technology in a commercial real estate project under construction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    The world’s largest planemaker is the first tenant to commit to MIT’s Kendall Square Initiativ...

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    MANSFIELD'S NCSC TO OFFER BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

    Jul 31, 2018

    North Central State College has been granted approval to offer a bachelor of applied science in mechanical engineering technology degree starting in the fall of 2019. NCSC becomes one of four community colleges in Ohio to receive approval to develop and confer a bachelor's degree.
    The ann...

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    NORMAN ADVANCED ROBOTICS TEAM WINS GLOBAL BOTBALL TOURNAMENT

    Jul 31, 2018

    The Norman Advanced Robotics team (NAR) has shown its mettle. The NAR team, which is comprised of high schoolers from Norman High School and Norman North High School, made the trek to Indian Wells, California last week to compete in the 2018 Global Conference of Educational Robotics Botball tourname...

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    TWO GLOBAL ROBOTICS COMPANIES INVEST COMBINED $63 MILLION IN OAKLAND COUNTY

    Jul 30, 2018

    Two investments totaling $63 million are coming to Oakland County. Global robotics companies, FANUC American Corporation and Nachi Robotic Systems, will invest $51 million and $12 million respectively.
    FANUC American Corporation, based in Rochester Hills, plans to construct a new, 475,000 squ...

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    TETRA TECH RECEIVES ACEC MASSACHUSETTS 2018 ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE BRONZE AWARD

    Jul 30, 2018

    The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) honored Tetra Tech with a 2018 Engineering Excellence Bronze Award for its work on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kajaki Dam Hydropower Capacity Expansion project in Afghanistan. These annual awards recog...

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    TWO BATON ROUGE ENGINEERING FIRMS MERGE

    Jul 30, 2018

    Baton Rouge Southeast Engineers has acquired a local competitor in a move it says will help expand its civil engineering services.
    The firm bought Louisiana Land Engineering, which will move two employees from its Wrenwood Boulevard office to Southeast Engineers office on South Sherwood Fores...

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    DARPA DEVELOPING MICRO-ROBOTICS FOR HIGH-RISK ENVIRONMENTS

    Jul 27, 2018

    DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) announced a new program this month focused on micro-scale robotics. The SHRIMP Program (Short-Range Independent Microbiotic Platforms) has a goal to develop and demonstrate multi-functional micro-to-milli robotic platforms for use in natural and crit...

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    ON-RAMP SUMMER CAMP SUPPORTS WOMEN ENGINEERING STUDENTS

    Jul 26, 2018

    For one first-year student, a six-week summer engineering camp is a chance to adjust to living on her own. For another, it’s an opportunity to earn six credits, paid for by a scholarship. 
    For a third, who’s undeclared, it’s a good way to learn about the different major...

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    UNIVERSAL ROBOTS CTO ESBEN OSTERGAARD ON THE FUTURE OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

    Jul 26, 2018

    Universal Robot’s CTO and Co-Founder Esben Østergaard recently won the Engelberger Robotics Award for Technology. Named after Joseph F. Engelberger, widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in industrial robotics, the award is often likened to the Nobel Prize in terms of p...

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    ABB ROBOTICS ACQUIRES BELGIAN ROBOTICS SYSTEM INTEGRATOR INTRION

    Jul 25, 2018

    It’s not uncommon for industrial technology giants like ABB, OMRON or General Electric to acquire smaller companies for their innovations. GE, as an example, has largely built their GE Additive business by acquiring additive manufacturing companies such as ConceptLaser and Arcam. Similarly, OM...

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    PINTEREST'S HEAD OF ENGINEERING LEAVES FOR SCOOTER COMPANY LIME

    Jul 24, 2018

    Pinterest's head of engineering Li Fan is leaving the company to become head of engineering of scooter company Lime, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNBC.
    "I joined Pinterest because I saw a rare opportunity to bring together my passions for engineering and art and buil...

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    WHY OPENDOOR OPENED A HUB FOR ENGINEERS FAR FROM SILICON VALLEY

    Jul 24, 2018

    Opendoor operates as an iBuyer in nearly a dozen markets around the country, but there’s one market it’s avoided so far: its home city, San Francisco.
    The city, besieged by a housing crisis, isn’t an ideal place to test a new way to buy and sell homes. The heart of the tech ...

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    PURDUE OFFERS TWO-YEAR CONCURRENT MASTER’S DEGREES IN ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

    Jul 24, 2018

    Students interested in strengthening their technical skills while acquiring the business background they need to advance in their careers now have an accelerated option at Purdue University.
    Beginning in fall 2018, the College of Engineering and Krannert School of Management are teaming to of...

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    MEDX SPURS DISCOVERY AT THE INTERSECTION OF MEDICINE AND ENGINEERING

    Jul 23, 2018

    According to Google Maps, the walking distance between Duke University School of Medicine and the Pratt School of Engineering is 0.8 miles or about 1,800 steps. You can cover it in less than 15 minutes.
    Thanks to an innovative initiative now entering its third year, in terms of collaboration,...

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    HADLEY SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COMPANY PLAYS PART IN BUILDING BIG THINGS

    Jul 23, 2018

    Before construction begins on a skyscraper, an office tower or a high rise, someone has to design the connections between each steel beam so that the concrete slabs, furnishings, and people who will one day be inside these buildings are fully supported.
    But the process of engineering the join...

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    STUDENTS PICK UP SCIENCE SKILLS AT SUMMER ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE FOR KIDS

    Jul 20, 2018

    Kayden Xayavong helped build a model car and a model glider out of foam, cardboard, and batteries at summer camp and he was eager to show how they worked Friday.
    But he and his teammates at the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK), had to take a science and engineering quiz first. STARTRIBUNE
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    ABB ROBOT CONTROLLER, MAKINO VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER & MORE

    Jul 19, 2018

    ABB has launched its OmniCore controllers. The first variants of the controllers provide the ability to integrate robots into the digital factory ecosystem, whether manufacturers need standardized motion control or more tailored systems.
    OmniCore controllers are built in a 50 percent smaller ...

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    BUFFALO-BASED START-UP FOCUSED ON TEACHING EVERY ONE ENGINEERING AND CODING

    Jul 19, 2018

    Oscar Pedroso has held a variety of jobs from EMT to running a tutoring service. "Had I known what I needed to become an engineering, I would be in a different career path probably," Pedroso said.
    But it's now at 36 that he's found his calling after meeting up with a friend ...

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    AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS SHARE FIRST PLACE IN AIAA PAPER COMPETITION

    Jul 18, 2018

    Two aeronautical engineering students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shared first place in the 2018 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Multidisciplinary Design Optimization student paper competition. Graduate students Jared Crean and Alp Dener tied for first place and wer...

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    SMALL ROBOT COMPANY RAISES £50K

    Jul 18, 2018

    The Small Robot Company, the Shropshire developer of agricultural robots, has raised £50,000 on Indiegogo. The company aims to make farms more profitable and increase yield and efficiency, through using small robots instead of tractors.
    Its arable farming robots Tom, Dick, and Harry ena...

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    ROLLS-ROYCE ROBOTS PROMISE MAINTENANCE REVOLUTION

    Jul 18, 2018

    At a press conference during the Farnborough Airshow, the engine-maker provided details of four separate projects it is working on. They involve different academic and industrial partners and are at varying stages of development, but each has the potential to significantly reduce maintenance time an...

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    THE GIRL SCOUTS IS GIVING OUT 30 AWESOME NEW BADGES IN ROBOTICS

    Jul 17, 2018

    These new Girl Scout badges have real merit. The Girl Scouts of the USA kicked off its summer recruiting season on Tuesday by announcing 30 new badges that will get girls ages five to 18 building robots, designing balloon-powered cars and mastering the college application process.
    The new bad...

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    DENROY PLASTICS SAYS SECRET IS FOCUS ON QUALITY ENGINEERING

    Jul 17, 2018

    Denroy Plastics is among the real success stories of Northern Ireland aerospace. Family-owned since 1972, it has two main sites and also makes hairbrushes (for which it is world famous) at one of these sites, on a line sitting adjacent to numerous aerospace machine tools. Visiting the site, AIN brie...

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    NEW CPU INCREASES ENGINEERING WORKSTATION PERFORMANCE

    Jul 17, 2018

    Engineers frustrated with the computational limitations of their CAD workstations will appreciate the performance improvement offered by the recently released Intel Xeon E processor. This processor is the latest in a family of CPUs targeting the workstation market and is the successor to the workhor...

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    UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS BUYS 3D-BIOPLOTTER FOR REGENERATIVE BIOLOGY, TISSUE ENGINEERING RESEARCH

    Jul 16, 2018

    The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has purchased an EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter to conduct regenerative biology and tissue engineering research.
    The 3D-Bioplotter is a world-leading bioprinter, used for research in more than 2...

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    POPCORN ROBOTICS: CORNELL TEAM EXPLORED HEATED KERNELS

    Jul 13, 2018

    From Cornell University, you now have popcorn -driven robotic actuators to think about. Take it with a grain of, well, common sense. As IEEE Spectrum 's subhead said, "Popcorn is a cheap, biodegradable way to actuate a robot (once)."
    But stay with IEEE Spectrum's Evan Ackerm...

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    NEW ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PUBLICATIONS NOW OPEN

    Jul 12, 2018

    ICE publishing unveiled it's brand new online bookshop today. The new website features better navigation and search functions. Visitors can now search from anywhere on the website by title, author, editor, ISBN, civil engineering keywords, and even the description of the book.
    Improved ac...

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    STARTUP TARGETS THE MORE MUNDANE TASKS OF TEST ENGINEERING

    Jul 12, 2018

    Test engineering is a global endeavor. Electronic devices can be prototyped thousands of miles from where they are manufactured and ultimately deployed. They must be tested every step of the way. But electrical engineers worlds apart may store test results in different places, which can complicate t...

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    STANTON HIRES ENGINEERING FIRM FOR VETERANS PARK PROJECT

    Jul 12, 2018

    The Veterans Memorial Park project has taken a big step forward. During Stanton’s City Commission meeting on Tuesday, commissioners selected an engineering company to begin surveying all the different facets of the park.
    “That way, as the committee and the commission move forward ...

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    LETI AND SOITEC LAUNCH A NEW SUBSTRATE INNOVATION CENTER TO DEVELOP ENGINEERED SUBSTRATE SOLUTIONS

    Jul 11, 2018

    Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, and Soitec, a designer and manufacturer of innovative semiconductor materials, today announced a new collaboration and five-year partnership agreement to drive the R&D of advanced engineered substrates, including SOI and beyond. This agreement brings the t...

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    SAN ANTONIO ROBOTICS COMPANY LOOKS TO BENEFIT FROM BOOMING AUTOMATION MARKET

    Jul 11, 2018

    E-commerce has spurred more warehouses, according to Moody Analytics. It predicted the growth rate for modern "infill" warehouse space nationwide will be twice that of office space next year. And more warehouses mean more workers to pack and sort those boxes.
    Finding those workers, ...

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    KETTERING EARMARKS FUNDS FOR ENGINEERING NEW RIDGEWAY ROAD BRIDGE

    Jul 10, 2018

    City Council voted unanimously to earmark $210,000 in funding to select an engineering design services consultant for the Ridgeway Road Bridge Replacement Project. Assistant City Manager Steve Bergstresser said the bridge has been approved for grant money totaling 95 percent of the construction cost...

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    ENGINEERS DEVELOP ORIGAMI ELECTRONICS FROM CHEAP, FOLDABLE PAPER

    Jul 09, 2018

    UC Berkeley engineers have given new meaning to the term "working paper." Using inexpensive materials, they have fabricated foldable electronic switches and sensors directly onto paper, along with prototype generators, supercapacitors and other electronic devices for a range of application...

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    ATCC HOSTS MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING CAMP

    Jul 09, 2018

    A dozen students from four high schools took part this month in the four-day Summer Manufacturing & Engineering Camp at Alexandria Technical and Community College.
    The students who participated were in grades 8-10, and came from Minnewaska, Parkers Prairie, New York Mills and Alexandria s...

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    DOD RELEASES NEW DIGITAL ENGINEERING STRATEGY

    Jul 09, 2018

    The Defense Department’s head technologist last week released a new strategy outlining how the DOD should modernize its networks to create better integrated virtual environments from design to sustainment.
    Michael Griffin, the defense undersecretary for research and engineering, outline...

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    WVU ENGINEERING CHALLENGE CAMP FEATURES ENGINEERING IN CODING

    Jul 09, 2018

    A variety of Engineering Challenge Camps are being offered at WVU's Statler College of Engineering this summer.  This week, students are taking part in 'Engineering in Coding'.
    "So really I think, in the future anyway, that a lot of people will at least be able to have t...

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    BROWN UNIVERSITY’S ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER INCREASES THE UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING LAB SPACE BY 30%

    Jul 05, 2018

    The recently completed Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Brown University provides the school with 80,000 sf of space across three floors. The building houses specialized research facilities for nanomaterials, photonics, and environmental science to help expand research in renewable energy and ad...

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    ENGINEERING CAMP STRIVES TO EDUCATE, EXCITE STUDENTS ABOUT STEM

    Jul 05, 2018

    Instead of taking a break from school for the summer, 30 students put their brains to the test at the BCPS Elementary Engineering Camp last week. Students made use of the newly opened Mechatronics buildings on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College.
    The camp gives students the oppor...

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    DISNEY HAS JUST UNVEILED A PROPER FLYING STUNTRONICS ROBOT

    Jul 05, 2018

    Disney has come a long way from what it used to be back in the day. It has very recently unveiled a futuristic Stuntronics robot. Disney Research has been working to make its robots more agile and interactive rather than simply looping a specific movement over and over again.
    A prototype call...

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    UCI AWARDED $5 MILLION NSF GRANT TO BOOST LOW-INCOME ENGINEERING ENROLLMENT

    Jul 05, 2018

    Aiming to increase the number of low-income engineering students specializing in advanced manufacturing, University of California, Irvine has won a $5 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide scholarships to nearly 200 community college transfers.
    “We’re excited...

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    ENGINEERING FIRM KOYO WINS S$5.2M HDB CONTRACT

    Jul 04, 2018

    ENGINEERING firm Koyo International on Wednesday said it has won a S$5.2 million contract from the Housing & Development Board for mechanical and engineering maintenance work.
    Work will go on for 36 months, with the contract starting in July. The latest order brings its total order book t...

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    TESLA’S SENIOR VP OF ENGINEERING IS OUT AFTER LEAVE OF ABSENCE

    Jul 03, 2018

    The man who was once in charge of manufacturing at Tesla has left the company - which is fresh off a production milestone.
    Senior Vice President of Engineering Doug Field had been on a leave of absence since last month when the company was trying to boost production of its Model 3 sedan. In A...

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    SUPPORT FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING AT WIENERBERGER

    Jul 03, 2018

    Two continuous improvement engineers are showing how building materials manufacturer Wienerberger - supplier of bricks, roof tiles, solar panels and many other products used in the new build sector - is supporting women in traditionally male-dominated roles and promoting the career prospects they ca...

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    EMERSON HELPS BUILD ENGINEERING LAB AT TEXAS A&M

    Jul 02, 2018

    Through a $1.5 million donation, St. Louis-based Emerson has helped build an automation laboratory at Texas A&M University.
    The lab, named the Emerson Advanced Automation Laboratory, provides engineering students with a high-tech environment that simulates manufacturing facilities in the ...

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    NAVY AWARDS ENGINEERING SERVICES NETWORK $69.6 MILLION CONTRACT FOR AEGIS ENGINEERING AND LOGISTICS SERVICES

    Jul 02, 2018

    Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leading engineering and IT solutions company based in Woodbridge, VA, announced today that it has won a $69.6 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).
    ESN ...

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    TESLA ENGINEERING CHIEF LEAVING COMPANY PERMANENTLY

    Jul 02, 2018

    Tesla Inc.'s top engineer, Doug Field, is leaving the company after it managed to hit delayed production targets while he was on leave, according to a Monday afternoon report. The Wall Street Journal reported that Field was leaving permanently about 20 minutes before U.S. markets closed Monday a...

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    CSM ENGINEERING STUDENTS AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS

    Jun 29, 2018

    Two engineering students at the College of Southern Maryland have been awarded Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarships from the U.S. Department of Defense. Kevin Jackson of Lusby and Noah Schaeffer of Dentsville both received the scholarship that will fund the rema...

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    DEVELOPER OF ELECTRIC MOTORS FOR AIRCRAFT PLANS REDMOND HQ AND ENGINEERING SHOP

    Jun 28, 2018

    A startup company developing motors for all-electric aircraft will set up a new headquarters and engineering facility in Redmond.
    MagniX chief executive Roei Ganzarski said in an interview he expects to have about 15 people in Redmond by year-end, and twice that number next year. Employees wi...

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    OWLSTONE BREATH SAMPLING BIOPSY SYSTEM SCOOPS UK’S BIGGEST ENGINEERING AWARD

    Jun 28, 2018

    Technology that uses breath samples to enable early detection of diseases such as cancer has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2018 MacRobert Award. Developed by Cambridge firm Owlstone Medical, the ReCIVA breath sampler analyses human breath samples for the unique chemical ‘biomark...

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    ROBOTICS AND VR COMBINE TO TACKLE ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST HAZARDOUS NUCLEAR SITES

    Jun 27, 2018

    Three companies will combine robotics, virtual reality, and radiation mapping in an attempt to decommission one of the world’s most hazardous nuclear facilities.
    Babcock International Group, its subsidiary Cavendish Nuclear, and OC Robotics said they are developing the “next gener...

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    FIXIT CLINICS PAIR CRITICAL THINKING AND HANDS-ON ENGINEERING

    Jun 27, 2018

    Peter Mui ’82 works to improve the world in diverse ways, from advancing the latest digital manufacturing technology to troubleshooting the humble toaster.
    Mui arrived on campus at age 16 and dove right in. “I tapped that MIT education fire hose right into my carotid artery,&rdquo...

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    LOUGHRIDGE CAMPERS BUILD ENGINEERING AND TEAMWORK SKILLS

    Jun 27, 2018

    Eight-year-old Oakley Spradlin didn’t know it at the time, but he was about to learn an important lesson about engineering and labor. “I’m a heavy lifter,” he said, sweat dripping off his forehead, his arms filled with a section of a tree trunk while performing his chosen job...

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    ENGINEER TO COMBINE MATH, MACHINE LEARNING AND SIGNAL PROCESSING TO LAY GROUNDWORK FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPE

    Jun 26, 2018

    Like our eyes, microscopes are limited in what they can see because of their resolution, or their ability to see detail. The detail, or information, from the object, is there, but some of it gets lost as the light reflecting off of the object moves through the air.
    Ulugbek Kamilov, an enginee...

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    ENGINEERS CREATE NEW DESIGN FOR ULTRA-THIN CAPACITIVE SENSORS

    Jun 26, 2018

    As part of ongoing acoustic research at Binghamton University, State University at New York Distinguished Professor Ron Miles has created a workable sensor with the least possible resistance to motion. The thin and flexible sensor is ideal for sensing sounds because it can move with the airflow made...

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    ENCOURAGING WOMEN TO CONSIDER THE WORLD OF ENGINEERING

    Jun 22, 2018

    For many people, 23 June has little significance. But for me, and an increasing number of others, it represents something very important. It is the International Day for Women in Engineering: one of the key milestones of the year.
    When celebrating International Women in Engineering Day, one o...

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    NAU CREATES NEW COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, INFORMATICS AND APPLIED SCIENCES

    Jun 22, 2018

    Northern Arizona has created two smaller and more focused colleges out of one, but with both still focused on growing STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
    The former College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences will be divided into two colleges: The College of Engi...

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    UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH WOMEN'S ENGINEERING SOCIETY TO BOOST SUPPORT

    Jun 22, 2018

    A university has teamed up with the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to offer better encouragement, support, and development for young female engineers.
    Announced ahead of International Women in Engineering Day tomorrow, the University of Warwick’s school of engineering has becom...

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    RENISHAW CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY

    Jun 22, 2018

    Renishaw is hosting numerous activities this year to promote engineering as a positive career choice for women, including an activity day for young women and their parents, readings of the new “Little Miss Inventor” book at local primary schools and a cinema evening for the movie “...

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    UW-GREEN BAY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    Jun 21, 2018

    UW-Green Bay is now accepting applications into its inaugural mechanical engineering program. The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering will be UW-Green Bay's first four-year engineering program.
    “We’ve been offering the first two years of mechanical engineering on thi...

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    RED BULL: HONDA DECISION DRIVEN BY ENGINEERING

    Jun 20, 2018

    On Tuesday, Red Bull and Honda revealed they would join forces from 2019, with the Japanese manufacturer to continue supplying sister team Toro Rosso with the same specification power unit.

    Red Bull has enjoyed significant success with Renault, winning four drivers’ and four con...

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    KIM THE JUMPING SPIDER INSPIRES NEW MICRO-ROBOTS AT UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

    Jun 20, 2018

    Jumping robot spiders and swarms of artificial bees might sound like science fiction, but engineer Dr. Mostafa Nabawy from the University of Manchester believes they could have many useful applications.
    The potential for small-scale robots is vast. Imagine using robotic bees for artificial po...

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    MIT AND SUSTECH ANNOUNCE CENTERS FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AT MIT AND SUSTECH

    Jun 19, 2018

    MIT and the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China, have announced the launch of the Centers for Mechanical Engineering Research and Education at MIT and SUSTech. The two centers, which will be located at MIT and SUSTech, aim to foster research collaborations and ...

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    FORMER UNIVERSAL ROBOTS ENGINEERS FOUND PURPLE ROBOTICS, EXECUTE FIRST PRODUCT LAUNCH

    Jun 19, 2018

    Three former Universal Robots developers-who were deeply involved in creating the world’s first collaborative robot-have decided to strike out on their own. Their new venture, dubbed Purple Robotics, recently announced that it plans to roll out its new product to the United States immediately....

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    DIGITAL AND SCIENCE ENGINEERING TO BE TAUGHT AT NEW COLLEGE

    Jun 18, 2018

    Hundreds of students will be trained to become experts in engineering and digital technology to help deliver the skilled workers local businesses need at a state-of-the-art new college in Doncaster announced today.
    Doncaster University Technical College will train up to 750 13 to 19-year-olds...

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    GRANT COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT LAUNCHES ACCRUENT ENGINEERING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

    Jun 18, 2018

    Accruent, the world’s leading provider of physical resource management solutions, announced today that Grant County Public Utility District has launched Accruent’s engineering information management solution to manage its growth in the inventory of documents, including more than tens of ...

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    GENETIC ENGINEERING RESEARCHER: POLITICIANS ARE DEAF TO PEOPLE'S ETHICAL CONCERNS

    Jun 15, 2018

    While a many Danes question whether genetically modified foods are unnatural, this concern is much less apparent among politicians, according to Professor Jesper Lassen at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Food and Resource Economics. Lassen has investigated Danish attitudes about gen...

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    ENGINEERS CONFIGURE RFID TAGS TO WORK AS SENSORS

    Jun 14, 2018

    These days, many retailers and manufacturers are tracking their products using RFID, or radio-frequency identification tags. Often, these tags come in the form of paper-based labels outfitted with a simple antenna and memory chip. When slapped on a milk carton or jacket collar, RFID tags act as smar...

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    NOVEL MICROPLATE 3D BIOPRINTING PLATFORM FOR MUSCLE & TENDON TISSUE ENGINEERING

    Jun 13, 2018

    There is a strong need for medication that treats age-related degenerative muscle and tendon diseases. A critical bottleneck in the discovery and development of novel drugs for skeletal muscle is the lack of efficient and robust functional in vitro assays for compound screening.
    In a new SLAS...

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    BOISE STATE GETS 4 ROBOTS FOR ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

    Jun 12, 2018

    A new partnership between Boise State University and a Taiwanese company NEXCOM is bringing robotic engineering to the BSU campus. This is part of Boise State's new push to implement robotics education into its engineering department. NEXCOM will put four robots in the new robotics innovation sp...

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    REAL ESTATE ENGINEERING FIRM RELOCATING WITHIN LA TO FIDI WITH $57M LEASE

    Jun 12, 2018

    Real estate engineering firm Arup signed a 15-year lease at the Wilshire Grand Center on June 3 in one of the biggest corporate relocations in Southern California this year, The Los Angeles Times reported late last week.
    In December, the London firm will move its regional offices from the Pla...

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    STUDENTS EXPLORE ENGINEERING AT NCI

    Jun 11, 2018

    Abigail Tatum doesn’t like just watching things happen. She wants to be involved. That’s part of why the rising sixth-grader enjoyed the Explore Engineering Camp at the New College Institute.
    Held this past week, the camp was geared toward rising and current middle school students...

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    WORLD'S LARGEST LIBRARY OF BIOMEDICAL IMAGES AND ANIMATIONS GIFTED TO TEXAS ENGINEERING

    Jun 11, 2018

    The most comprehensive collection of biomedical and scientific visual aids ever produced has a new home: The University of Texas at Austin. Thanks to the generosity of its creator - medical animation pioneer Bruce Blausen - the Blausen Medical Library's vast archive of medical images has been ma...

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    MALLOY, HERBST WELCOME NEW UCONN ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE BUILDING

    Jun 11, 2018

    With University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst and Gov. Dannel Malloy both nearing the end of their tenure, the two shared a celebratory moment Monday afternoon as they joined students, faculty, legislators, and industry partners in cutting the ribbon to the university’s new Engineering...

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    ANSYS AND SAP PARTNER FOR INSIGHTS ON DATA IN ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

    Jun 08, 2018

    ANSYS and SAP SE have announced a new solution via a new partnership to drive the intelligent enterprise by linking engineering and operations.
    The partnership embeds ANSYS pervasive simulation solutions for digital twins into SAP’s digital supply chain, manufacturing, and asset managem...

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    TESLA LOSES ANOTHER OF ITS MOST SENIOR ENGINEERING EXECUTIVES TO FARMING STARTUP PLENTY

    Jun 07, 2018

    Last year, Tesla’s longtime battery technology director and one of the company’s most veteran engineers, Kurt Kelty, left the automaker to join vertical farming startup Plenty. Now, the company has poached another senior engineering executive from Tesla.
    Nick Kalayjian has been wo...

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    ENGINEERING FIRM ARUP SIGNS $57-MILLION DEAL TO LEAVE PLAYA VISTA FOR DOWNTOWN'S WILSHIRE GRAND

    Jun 07, 2018

    In one of the largest corporate relocations in Los Angeles this year, real estate engineering firm Arup has agreed to move its regional offices from the growing beach community of Playa Vista to downtown’s newest skyscraper: Wilshire Grand Center.
    Arup will leave its offices near Marina...

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    LSU PROFESSOR LANDS $900K GRANT FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING WORK

    Jun 07, 2018

    An LSU professor has landed a $907,000 grant that will go toward bolstering the school's Center for Advanced Microstructure and Devices Cleanroom.
    Kevin McPeak, assistant professor of chemical engineering, recently received the departmental enhancement grant from the Louisiana Board of Re...

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    UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA ENGINEERING TEAM TESTS IMPROVED HIGHWAY GUARDRAIL DESIGN

    Jun 06, 2018

    A University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineering team is testing an improved highway safety device to ensure it meets new safety standards the university experts helped write.
    Engineers are deliberately crashing cars, pickups, and tractor-trailers into guardrails and barriers found along highways...

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    WHY ALL ENGINEERS SHOULD EMBRACE THE CHANCE TO BE STEM AMBASSADORS

    Jun 06, 2018

    In 2009 I joined what at the time was EADS - now Airbus - in Newport. That year, a local school was looking for an engineering challenge for its science club, and a couple of other graduates and I were asked to get involved.
    That led to me becoming a STEM Ambassador and over the last few year...

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    TED DABNEY, ATARI CO-FOUNDER WHOSE ENGINEERING PAVED THE WAY FOR PONG, DIES AT 81

    Jun 05, 2018

    Ted Dabney, a largely self-taught electrical engineer who co-founded Atari and - by devising a way to move objects on a television screen - played a crucial role in creating Pong, the coin-operated arcade game that helped launch the video-game industry, died May 26 at his home in Clearlake, Calif. H...

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    HIGH SCHOOLERS DESCEND ON USU FOR ENGINEERING STATE

    Jun 05, 2018

    More than 200 high school students from all over the country are spending the week at Utah State University for a summer camp called Engineering State, where they’ll get a taste of the life of an engineering student. They’ll also explore a question that’s surprisingly difficult for...

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    ENGINEERED COTTON USES WEED-SUPPRESSION CHEMICAL AS NUTRIENT

    Jun 04, 2018

    A newly developed fertilizer system will provide nutrition to engineered cotton crops worldwide and a deadly dose to weeds that are increasingly herbicide resistant, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.
    The new system applies phosphite to cotton crops engineered to express a ...

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    INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS RESPONSE TO NEW DRONE LEGISLATION

    Jun 01, 2018

    In response to the Government’s proposed new legislation on drones published today, Dr. Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said:
    “We welcome this new legislation that will help drone pilots to understand more clearly safety around drone...

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    INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT BRITAIN COULD BE OVERTAKING THE US AS A HUB FOR ENGINEERING START-UPS

    Jun 01, 2018

    Dr. Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said in response to news from the Royal Academy of Engineering that Britain could be overtaking the United States as a hub for engineering start-ups, but that relatively little of the growth in enterprising activity ...

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    NEW MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH COULD ACCELERATE BIOENGINEERING

    Jun 01, 2018

    Scientists from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to use machine learning to dramatically accelerate the design of microbes that produce biofuel.
    Their computer algorithm starts with abundant data about the proteins and me...

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    BIOENGINEERS AIM TO BREAK BIG AG’S ADDICTION TO FERTILIZERS

    May 31, 2018

    Big Ag is addicted to nitrogen fertilizers. It’s a massive problem for the global climate, yet it may yield to a microscopic solution: microbes rewired to “fix” nitrogen from the air and turn it into a natural type of fertilizer that corn, wheat, and other cereal crops can use.
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    APPLE HAS REPORTEDLY OPENED NEW ENGINEERING HUB IN GREATER PORTLAND

    May 31, 2018

    The Oregonian via Patently Apple reports that the offices are located in Washington County, near the border between Beaverton and Hillsboro, in the western suburbs of Portland. The building's exact location has not been disclosed.
    Apple has already hired close to two-dozen employees to wo...

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    HGTC'S SUMMER INFRASTRUCTURE WORK WILL HELP NEW DIESEL ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    May 30, 2018

    Horry-Georgetown Technical College is getting ready for some summer projects worth more than $500,000, and one of the projects will help pave the way for a new diesel engineering program.
    HGTC will start the program in the fall, with classes at the former station No. 23 for Horry County Fire ...

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    EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEERS AND INNOVATORS WITH ROBOLINK

    May 30, 2018

    When Robolink started in 2012, it didn’t expect kids to be so enthusiastic about working with robots and drones that even those as young as 3 would want to join its after-school program.
    Robolink is a San Diego startup that holds robotics and coding classes for kids in third to tenth gr...

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    HOW LIMERICK BECAME A HOTBED FOR ENGINEERING TALENT

    May 29, 2018

    Throughout the month of May, we’ve examined Limerick and its ability to compete as a global sci-tech hub. From leading influencers to its growing focus on employment, we have been able to paint a rich picture of what makes Limerick so unique.
    Taking in the region’s sci-tech ecosys...

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    COMET GRABS $12.8 MILLION FOR ITS ENGINEERING FREELANCER PLATFORM

    May 29, 2018

    French startup Comet (not to be confused with Zyl, which was formerly named Comet) is building a marketplace of talented tech and data freelancers as well as companies that are looking for engineers and teams for a specific project. The company just raised a $12.8 million funding round (€11 mil...

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    PLYMOUTH EMBRACES ICE 200 AS IT PROMOTES CIVIL ENGINEERING

    May 25, 2018

    Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives service has run a series of ICE 200 focused events and activities since the beginning of the year as part of its ‘On Tour’ programme - designed to bring Plymouth's civil engineering heritage to a wider public audience.
    Working with the Unive...

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    PITCH 200: WHY A COW’S LEG TELLS US SOMETHING ABOUT ENGINEERING

    May 24, 2018

    An engineering student who linked the wonders of nature to the feats of engineering has been chosen to represent the ICE North East at the Pitch 200 national final in London in November.
    Master of Engineering student at Teesside University India Hutchinson was the outright winner of the regio...

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    3D PRINTED SUGAR OFFERS SWEET SOLUTION FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING, DEVICE MANUFACTURING

    May 24, 2018

    Engineers built a 3D printer that offers a sweet solution to making detailed structures that commercial 3D printers can't: Rather than a layer-upon-layer solid shell, it produces a delicate network of thin ribbons of hardened isomalt, the type of sugar alcohol used to make throat lozenges. The w...

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    DWP IT ENGINEERING IS ‘DYSFUNCTIONAL’ AND LACKS ‘ABILITY TO DELIVER’, CLAIMS REPORT

    May 17, 2018

    The document, seen by Computer Weekly, described a “seeming paralysis in DWP’s evolution into an organization with a strong engineering capability” and blamed management for giving insufficient support to the 500-strong engineering community in the department.
    The report was...

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    BOSCH EAST AFRICA TO OFFER CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SERVICES

    May 17, 2018

    Bosch East Africa, which is based in Nairobi, Kenya, has shown substantial growth over the last five years in the building services sector, offering electrical, mechanical, HVAC and project management services for residential, industrial and commercial installations.
    Projects include hotels, ...

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    ECITB BACKS BUDDING ENGINEERS TO BUILD INDUSTRY CAREERS

    May 16, 2018

    Aspiring engineers have the opportunity to apply for a place on a prestigious year-long course to help launch a career in engineering construction.
    Funded by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) and delivered by 11 colleges and training providers across England and Wal...

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    ARDUINO AND MATHWORKS DEVELOP ARDUINO ENGINEERING KIT

    May 14, 2018

    The kit consists of three Arduino-based projects. “Our goal is to have a significant impact on the next generation of engineers,” says Fabio Violante, Arduino CEO. “We’re excited to be working with MathWorks to facilitate this process in universities around the world, alignin...

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    WORLD’S BEST ENGINEERS TO TACKLE COASTAL RAILWAY CHALLENGE

    May 14, 2018

    Network Rail has assembled a crack team of engineers to secure the future of the sea-battered railway line between Exeter and Newton Abbot. In 2014, the line was closed for eight weeks owing to severe weather and coastal erosion, and a 2016 study identified that a series of measures was required to ...

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    TT ELECTRONICS TO CREATE ENGINEERING CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AT BEDLINGTON

    May 11, 2018

    The Bedlington facility is where the design and production of TT Electronics hybrid circuits and specialist current sensing, circuit protection and signal conditioning product lines is done. The facility is AS9100 certified - the quality standard recognized by the global aerospace market.
    TT ...

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    UNFOLD THE COMPLEX ENGINEERING OF ASTON MARTIN'S SUPER SWANKY CONVERTIBLE

    May 09, 2018

    If you were asked to name the craziest thing that ever happened to an Aston Martin inside a laboratory, you’d likely invoke some witty repartee between James Bond and  But that’s only because you don’t know how Aston’s engineering department developed the roof for the 20...

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    AIR FORCE AND NSF ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH

    May 09, 2018

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and National Science Foundation Director France Córdova signed a letter of intent May 9, 2018, creating a new partnership for collaboration on scientific and engineering research to bolster national security.
    The letter of intent initiates a st...

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    KLINE ENGINEERING IN SPOTLIGHT AT ANNUAL CONVENTION

    May 09, 2018

    The upcoming national convention of the Post-Tensioning Institute in Minneapolis, Minn., will include presentations by members of Kline Engineering & Consulting LLC, a structural engineering and consulting firm in Manassas. The presentations to engineers and contractors will showcase the company...

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    AUBURN ENGINEERS DEVELOP TENNIS BALL COLLECTION ROBOT

    May 08, 2018

    Haitham Eletrabi is an engineer who loves tennis. A few years ago while working with a ball machine he felt like more time was spent chasing after balls than actually playing tennis. After a quick survey of the ball collecting options available he felt unsatisfied and went to work on his own design....

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    UMAINE RECEIVES $1 MILLION PLEDGE FOR ENGINEERING CENTER

    May 03, 2018

    An Illinois packaging company has pledged $1 million to help build a new engineering center for the University of Maine.
    Packaging Corporation of America, one of the largest makers of packaging products in the country, made the pledge to encourage students to consider paper-related technical ...

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    ILMOR ENGINEERING 396 ARCA ENGINE ASSEMBLED AT LIGHT SPEED

    May 03, 2018

    Ilmor Engineering, a name synonymous with high-end circle-track racing engines, recently released a pair of videos in which they apparently let their hair down, so to speak, and put a fun, lighthearted twist on the business they take so seriously. This short-pun intended-series of videos fol...

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    PART ENGINEERING EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP; ADDS SOFTWARE TO ALTAIR ALLIANCE

    May 03, 2018

    Altair is adding S-Life FKM, software developed by PART Engineering, to the Altair Partner Alliance (APA). S-Life FKM is a static and fatigue strength software for the assessment of FEA results according to the German FKM guideline.
    “Our strength assessment software, S-Life FKM provides...

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    ICE PRESIDENT VISITS YORKSHIRE AND HUMBER TO SEE REGION’S ENGINEERING TALENT

    May 03, 2018

    ICE President, Professor Lord Robert Mair, met with Yorkshire and Humber members as part of a two-day trip which included an address to award nominees at the region's annual ICE awards ceremony.
    Lord Mair began his visit by taking part in an open discussion with ICE members at an event or...

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    WFU ENGINEERING STUDENTS KICK THE TIRES ON SAFETY AND ETHICS

    May 02, 2018

    The future of self-driving cars seemed all but inevitable - until a fatal crash in Arizona last month prompted tech companies, automakers and lawmakers to pump the brakes. For Wake Forest University’s first cohort of engineering students – who explored the intersection of safety, ethics ...

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    XILINX REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND SEARCHES FOR UK ENGINEERS

    May 01, 2018

    Revenues were $673 million for Q4 of FY 2018, up 7% from the prior quarter and up 10% from Q4 FY 2017.
    CEO Victor Peng attributes the growth to: a three-pronged approach”, focusing on data centers, with the introduction of a new chip type, the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACA...

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    ICE LONDON CIVIL ENGINEERING AWARDS 2018 SHORTLISTED PROJECTS ANNOUNCED

    Apr 27, 2018

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has today released its shortlist of 10 projects being considered for the top accolades in its London Civil Engineering Awards 2018. Awards will be given for Best Infrastructure Project, Innovation, and Community Benefit. All projects are also considered for t...

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    BENTLEY SYSTEMS ACQUIRES PLAXIS, AND COMPLEMENTARY SOILVISION, TO INTEGRATE GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

    Apr 26, 2018

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands, and the agreement to acquire soil engineering software pro...

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    IMECHE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER REGISTRATIONS RISE ALMOST 6% IN 2017

    Apr 26, 2018

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers saw new registrations rise to 2,933 last year, an increase of nearly 6% on 2016 and the third year of consecutive growth, according to the latest figures from the Engineering Council. IMechE reported a higher number of total new registrations than any other pr...

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    INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT THE UK HAS RUN WITHOUT COAL POWER FOR THREE DAYS IN A ROW

    Apr 25, 2018

    Dr. Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said in response to news that the UK has run without coal power for three days in a row:
    “The continuous run of coal-free electricity is great news for the UK and lower our greenhouse gas emissions. We c...

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    ASME JOURNAL PUBLISHES ANNUAL SPECIAL ISSUE ON BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING

    Apr 25, 2018

    In addition to an editorial acknowledging the associate editors, reviewers and ASME staff members who make the publication of the journal possible, the special issue features contributions from winners of prestigious ASME honors, including “Finite Element Framework for Computational Fluid Dyna...

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    DESIGNCON 2018 BEST PAPER AWARDS HONOR MORE THAN 50 ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    Apr 24, 2018

    DesignCon, the premier conference for chip, board, and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, announces the recipients of its 2018 Best Paper Awards.
    DesignCon Paper Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the educational goals of the De...

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    U OF T ENGINEERING RESEARCHERS UNCOVER MECHANISM OF SCAR-FREE WOUND HEALING IN FRUIT FLY EMBRYOS

    Apr 23, 2018

    Stitches help deep cuts heal, but can leave a scar. Now, a new study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Toronto may help scientists and medical professionals move toward scar-free wound repair.
    Their paper, published in Nature Physics today, describes the process by which...

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    SUBSEA 7 GATECRASHES $6BN ENGINEERING MERGER

    Apr 20, 2018

    A jolt of drama has struck the industry that provides engineering and construction services for the world’s energy sector.
    Luxembourg’s Subsea 7 disclosed on Monday that it made a $2bn proposal for McDermott that is contingent on the US group dropping its planned t...

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    IMECHE TEXAS YOUNG MEMBERS GROUP HOSTS SPEAK OUT FOR ENGINEERING AMERICAS HEAT 2018

    Apr 19, 2018

    April has been busy for the Texas Group Young Members Section who hosted their second Speak Out For Engineering (SoFE) competition, held at the Black Labrador in Montrose, Houston on 17 April and a refresher/initial interview and mentor training for Members and Fellows the day before.
    The SoF...

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    FUBOTV TAKES $75M IN SERIES D FUNDING, WILL INVEST IN ENGINEERING

    Apr 19, 2018

    FuboTV, the little OTT service that's giving that's giving bigger players some competition, has taken $75 million in series D funding. This doubles the company's funding total to $150 million. AMC Networks is a new investor this round, with participation from existing investors 21st Cent...

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    COMPANIES TEAM UP TO ENGINEER 3D-PRINTED PARTS FOR NASA ORION MISSION

    Apr 17, 2018

    Stratasys Ltd. and Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) jointly announce the companies are teaming with Lockheed Martin Space to deliver 3D printed parts for NASA’s Orion deep-space spacecraft. Key to the project is Stratasys advanced materials, including an ESD variant of t...

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    FOUR LEADERS IN THEIR FIELDS NAMED AS STANFORD ENGINEERING HEROES

    Apr 16, 2018

    A chip designer who transformed the video gaming industry, computer scientist spouses who helped define the field in its early days, and an astronaut who broke down barriers have been named as Stanford Engineering Heroes for 2017-18.
    The Engineering Heroes program, which began in 2010, recogn...

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    WATER DROPLET RESEARCH COULD INSPIRE NEW ENGINEERING SYSTEMS

    Apr 16, 2018

    Water stains are the bane of every proud car owner or dinner party host, left behind by raindrops drying on a vehicle’s surface or rinse water on a wine glass.
    But we have discovered a new way of controlling the evaporation of liquid droplets that cause watermarks using a technology ins...

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    ENGINEERING TEAM DEVELOPS HEAT-CONDUCTING, ELECTRIC-INSULATING PLASTIC

    Apr 13, 2018

    A multi-disciplinary team of MIT engineers developed a technique to convert polymer plastic from a non-thermal conducting material into a thermal conductor.
    In another example of multi-disciplinary engineers producing a technology that could aid electrical systems, a group of mechanical and c...

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    AN EX-GOOGLE ENGINEER IS SCRAPING YOUTUBE TO POP OUR FILTER BUBBLES

    Apr 12, 2018

    He’s built a website that lets you see how often YouTube’s algorithm recommends videos, so you can find out where it wants to take you.
    If you’ve ever used YouTube, you’ve probably noticed that it’s easy to fall into a sort of viewing trance: you start out watchi...

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    RADIFLOW EXPANDS ITS OT SOC PARTNER PROGRAM IN COLLABORATION WITH YANAI ENGINEERING

    Apr 12, 2018

    Radiflow, a leading provider of industrial cybersecurity solutions for critical infrastructure, in collaboration with the cybersecurity division of Yanai Engineering, today announced that the two companies are offering a new toolset to enable value-added partners to provide managed Security Operatio...

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    LUMINAR PUTS ITS LIDAR TECH INTO PRODUCTION THROUGH ACQUISITIONS AND SMART ENGINEERING

    Apr 12, 2018

    When Luminar came out of stealth last year with its built-from-scratch lidar system, it seemed to beat established players like Velodyne at their own game - but at great expense and with no capability to build at scale. After the tech proved itself on the road, however, Luminar got to work making it...

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    INNOVATIVE ELLIS SECURES US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

    Apr 11, 2018

    Cable cleats designed and manufactured in Yorkshire by Ellis have been specified and installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at the Fort Randall dam in Pickstown, South Dakota.
    The Fort Randall Dam Pipe Cable System Replacement project is being overseen by the USACE and involves...

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    INSTITUTION'S RESPONSE TO THE GENDER PAY GAP IN THE ENGINEERING SECTOR

    Apr 10, 2018

    Peter Finegold, Head of Education Policy at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said about the gender pay gap in the engineering sector:
    “Greater gender balance and diversity are essential for engineering organizations to become the highest performing companies they can be. Not onl...

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    TECHNOLOGY VS HUMANS. ENGINEERS SEEK ANSWERS IN UBER’S FATAL SELF DRIVING CAR ACCIDENT

    Apr 09, 2018

    Elaine Hertzberg, 49, was walking her bike across North Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona. She was struck and killed by a vehicle, becoming the latest of roughly 6000 pedestrians killed every year in the US. But the vehicle that hit her was unlike any other that had killed before. The Volvo XC90 SUV was...

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    MACH 2018 BRINGS EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT ZONE TO BUDDING ENGINEERS

    Apr 06, 2018

    Just under a fifth of the UK’s total workforce is employed in the engineering sector and in the 20 years to 2014 the number of high-skilled jobs rose by 2.3 million. Despite this, employers are already struggling to fill positions and many fear that they won’t be able to hire enough high...

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    ENGINEERING SERVICES OK’D FOR DESIGN OF CLOUD ROAD WATER LINE

    Apr 05, 2018

    An on-call project order for $87,785 with Kimley Horn and Associates was approved March 21 by the Queen Creek Town Council for engineering services for the design of a Cloud Road water line from Rittenhouse Road to Signal Butte Road.
    The design is for a 12-inch potable water pipeline on Cloud...

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    MOTT MACDONALD, RAMBOLL SECURE DESIGN ENGINEERING CONTRACT FOR STANSTED AIRPORT

    Apr 05, 2018

    A partnership between civil engineering firm Mott MacDonald and leading Danish engineering company Ramboll has secured a design engineering contract for a Stansted airport as part of the facility’s wider £600mn transformational programme.
    The contract will see Mott Macdonald and R...

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    LSU ENGINEERING STUDENTS CREATING WHEELCHAIR TO HELP PLAQUEMINE WOMEN ENJOY BEACH

    Apr 04, 2018

    A Plaquemine woman with a love of the beach has inspired a group of LSU engineer students to create a wheelchair that can maneuver on the sand.
    Cheslyn Simpson, 22, who has Friedreich's ataxia, a neuro-muscular disorder, uses a wheelchair to get around. When her family heads to the beach ...

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    OBERG INDUSTRIES EXPANDS WITH X-L ENGINEERING ACQUISITION IN NILES, ILLINOIS

    Apr 04, 2018

    Oberg Industries, a full-service contract manufacturer of precision machined and stamped components located north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expanded operations with the acquisition of X-L Engineering Corp., a precision manufacturing business headquartered fourteen miles northwest of Chicago in Ni...

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    TEKLA 2018 PACKAGES RELEASED FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

    Apr 02, 2018

    Trimble has released the latest versions of its software for structural engineering, fabrication and construction: Tekla Structures 2018, Tekla Structural Designer 2018 and Tekla Tedds 2018.The software is meant to improve control and documentation of building information modeling (BIM) associated w...

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    COMPLEXITY RACES AHEAD, FORCING A FOCUS ON SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    Mar 30, 2018

    When the first cars raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1909, the average cost of the new car was $1,280 and the transistor was decades away from being invented. Now the average price for a light vehicle in the U.S. is $36,270, which includes dozens of CPUs and what amounts to a rolling comp...

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    ENGINEERING A NEW FUTURE FOR HYDROFOIL DESIGN

    Mar 29, 2018

    As an island nation, kite surfing is a sport that is enjoyed by many people up and down the UK every year, but current kit designs can limit the amount of time and enjoyment kite surfers can get out on the water.
    James Crook is looking to rectify this problem with a new design for a hydrofoil...

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    IET LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR YOUNG WOMAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

    Mar 29, 2018

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today launched its 2018 Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards (YWE) and is calling on successful young female engineers to enter. These prestigious engineering industry awards celebrate women working in modern engineering. They aim to help ch...

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    HUNTER ENGINEERING UPDATES ROAD FORCE ELITE WHEEL BALANCER

    Mar 28, 2018

    Hunter Engineering Co. has updated its Road Force Elite wheel balancer with Automatic CenteringCheck technology to have new 4.0 software that checks assembly centering on every spin and notifies the technician of improper centering.
    Miss entering during wheel balancing is a major cause of imp...

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    SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY PLANS ‘MAJOR’ ENGINEERING WORKS OVER EASTER

    Mar 28, 2018

    Major engineering works are planned for South Western Railway over the Easter holidays. All lines in the Barnes area will be closed on Easter Sunday, while all lines between Clapham Junction and Barnes will be closed from Good Friday to the Monday.
    Queenstown Road station will have no service...

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    ENGINEERING FIRM CORVID RELOCATING HEADQUARTERS TO MOORESVILLE, CREATING 367 NEW JOBS

    Mar 27, 2018

    Corvid Technologies, which provides physics-based engineering solutions for the defense, automotive, aircraft, and biomedical industries, is relocating its headquarters in Iredell County, creating 367 new jobs, Gov. Cooper announced Tuesday. The company will invest $28.9 million in Mooresville.
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    MISSOURI S&T THE RIGHT PLACE FOR FUTURE ENGINEER SANDERS

    Mar 26, 2018

    Jacob Sanders wants to be an engineer, so picking Missouri University of Science & Technology was an easy choice. Adding in the chance to continue his football career made it a no-brainer for the Ozark High School senior. He has signed a letter of intent to play on the offensive line for the Min...

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    URI BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS CREATE WRIST PULSE SIMULATOR TO DIAGNOSE ILLNESSES

    Mar 26, 2018

    University of Rhode Island engineering students wants to take your pulse-28 different ways. The students are creating a silicone wrist that simulates the 28 pulse patterns used in traditional Chinese medicine to diagnose various diseases.
    Ian Kanterman, Mackenzie Mitchell, and Jake Morris wil...

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    OMAN PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS NETWORK (OPEN) LAUNCHED AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY IN MUSCAT

    Mar 26, 2018

    The reception provided an excellent opportunity for engineers, surveyors, and architects to network. Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Oman, Hamish Cowell, formally launching the network, said.
    “The Oman Professional Engineers Network (OPEN) is an excellent initiative and one we at the ...

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    FUN FILM THAT SHOWS OFF CIVIL ENGINEERING GOES ON GENERAL RELEASE

    Mar 22, 2018

    ICE has launched a new short video targeting young people and shows civil engineering as a creative, rewarding and fun career choice. ICE members are asked to help get young people to watch it through social media or personal contacts.
    The video  ‘What’s your story? Discover ...

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    ROWAN ENGINEERING TO HOST NEW JERSEY REGIONAL SEAPERCH ROBOT COMPETITION

    Mar 22, 2018

    The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University, will host 46 teams of middle school and high school students from throughout the state for the New Jersey Regional SeaPerch robot competition sponsored by NAVAIR Lakehurst on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Rowan R...

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    MIT GRADUATE ENGINEERING, BUSINESS, SCIENCE PROGRAMS RANKED HIGHLY BY U.S. NEWS FOR 2019

    Mar 20, 2018

    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. 5 spot for the...

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    UNIVERSITY OF MAINE GETS $10M GIFT FOR ENGINEERING BUILDING

    Mar 20, 2018

    The University of Maine has received a $10 million gift for its new engineering building. The Kennebec Journal reports UMaine president Susan Hunter said the gift is from the family of a graduate of the school’s engineering program. Hunter says the donor will be identified later and the buildi...

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    DOWTY INTERNALLY SPRUNG UNDERCARRIAGE AIRCRAFT WHEEL RECEIVES ENGINEERING HERITAGE AWARD

    Mar 15, 2018

    The Dowty internally sprung wheel, the undercarriage aircraft wheel designed and built by Sir George Dowty in the 1930s has been presented with an Engineering Heritage Award by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers at a ceremony at Safran Landing Systems in Gloucester on Thursday 8 March.
    T...

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    ‘RISING STARS’ WORKSHOP RAISES VISIBILITY FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

    Mar 14, 2018

    During a quiet moment at the Rising Stars workshop at Stanford in November, Temiloluwa Prioleau, a postdoctoral scholar from Rice University, reflected on her own career thus far. “I’ve never had a female professor,” said the electrical engineer and computer scientist, “and I...

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    OCADO ENGINEERING - DELIVERING INNOVATION IN GROCERY RETAIL

    Mar 13, 2018

    For many consumers in the UK, ordering groceries online is now part of everyday life thanks to the delivery-based model pioneered by Ocado more than 15 years ago. Combining data, logistics, and automation in a way the grocery industry had not seen before, Ocado quickly became the world’s large...

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    OCADO ENGINEERING - DELIVERING INNOVATION IN GROCERY RETAIL

    Mar 13, 2018

    For many consumers in the UK, ordering groceries online is now part of everyday life thanks to the delivery-based model pioneered by Ocado more than 15 years ago. Combining data, logistics, and automation in a way the grocery industry had not seen before, Ocado quickly became the world’s large...

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    CENTRIFY CHOOSES TO EXPAND AND GROW ENGINEERING TEAM IN UTAH

    Mar 12, 2018

    Salt Lake City-The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced that Centrify will expand its presence in Utah and grow its Engineering team, adding up to 200 jobs, $2.7 million in new state revenue and an estimated $4.5 million in capital investment.
    “We welcome Cen...

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    HOW NASA'S PARKER SOLAR PROBE WAS ENGINEERED TO TAKE THE HEAT

    Mar 10, 2018

    Over six decades of exploring the solar system, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has sent spacecraft to all of the planets, a smattering of moons, and even an asteroid or two. But the biggest hotspot of all-the sun-has remained unvisited. If all goes well, though, the su...

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    PRESTO ENGINEERING PROVIDES HIGH-VOLUME WAFER-LEVEL TEST FOR MAJA SYSTEMS WIRELESS DATA-CENTER CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS

    Mar 06, 2018

    Presto Engineering Inc., an outsourced operations provider to semiconductor and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers, and Maja Systems, a designer of millimeter wave (mmWave) connectivity and sensing solutions, jointly announce their successful collaboration in comprehensive wafer-level ATE...

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    EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OFFERS NEW WAY TO BECOME ICE CHARTERED ENGINEER

    Mar 02, 2018

    You can now become a Chartered Engineer (CEng MICE) through an Experiential Learning Assessment – either managerial or technical – instead of opting for the master's degree route.
    Experiential learning is a new option for engineers who want to become CEng MICE but don't ha...

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    LSU BECOMES FIRST UNIVERSITY TO HOST NATIONAL PETROLEUM ENGINEERING SYMPOSIUM

    Mar 01, 2018

    Nothing symbolizes the bayou more than a pot of boiling crawfish and an oil rig standing tall in the ocean.
    Combine Cajun cuisine with a collection of North America’s greatest minds in petroleum engineering, and there is a remarkable result. University engineering students experience th...

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    YHS SCIENCE, ENGINEERING TEAM ADVANCES TO SECTIONAL MEET AT NIU

    Mar 01, 2018

    Yorkville High School WYSE team (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) competed at the Waubonsee Community College regional Feb. 8. Yorkville is in the unlimited division (enrollment greater than 1,500). The team competed against teams from Oswego, Geneva, Batavia and West Aurora high schools....

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    CANADIAN PRAIRIES GROUP OF CHARTERED ENGINEERS: CREATING A CONNECTION IN CANADA

    Feb 27, 2018

    The Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers is a multidisciplinary engineering group which, for 25 years, has represented the IMechE, IEC, IETF, and IStructE in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
    The CPGCE is a multidisciplinary engineering group which represents, the IMechE, IEC, IETF, and ISt...

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    A CLOSER LOOK AT IQ3CONNECT’S VIRTUAL REALITY PLATFORM FOR ENGINEERS

    Feb 26, 2018

    For CAD designs to be reviewed by a distributed team in the best manner possible, two things must happen. First, the designer must be able to explain how this project meets a certain criterion set out at the beginning of the project's development. Second, the team must see the presentation up cl...

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    NREL REPORT CHALLENGES ENGINEERS TO DESIGN BETTER SOLAR PRODUCTS

    Feb 25, 2018

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just released a report (Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential Solar Photovoltaics, 2017–2030) suggesting that residential rooftop solar could reach a very affordable and unsubsidized $0.05/kWh LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) by 2030. The study b...

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    UBCO ENGINEERS ADVANCE CAPABILITY OF WEARABLE TECH

    Feb 23, 2018

    Creating the perfect wearable device to monitor muscle movement, heart rate, and other tiny bio-signals without breaking the bank has inspired scientists to look for a simpler and more affordable tool.
    Now, a team of researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a practical way to...

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    MEET CENTRAL FLORIDA'S LARGEST ENGINEERING FIRMS

    Feb 23, 2018

    Speedy trains, skies filled with planes and too many automobiles on cramped four-lane roads would cause any growing metropolis to become bogged down. Central Florida's largest engineering firms are developing and putting into place new remedies to the area's old infrastructure ills.
    F...

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    NEW BIN PICKING SOLUTION DEVELOPED BY LEAN TEAM OF ENGINEERS

    Feb 23, 2018

    In the world of industrial robotics, it’s easy to fall into a way of thinking in which the hardware and software you need to solve your automation challenges live only in the pages of a catalog from ABB, FANUC or another large corporation. The truth is, there are plenty of “little guy&rd...

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    LOCAL BUSINESS DOES ITS PART TO INTRODUCE GIRLS TO ENGINEERING

    Feb 22, 2018

    The week of February 19th - 23rd is National Introduce a Girl to Engineering Week. One civil engineering firm in Johnston called Foth, is doing its part to help spark girls' interest in various fields of engineering. They host a free event inviting girls ages 5 to 16 to participate in dozens of ...

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    U OF T ENGINEERING SPINOFF LEGUP COMPUTING SECURES SEED FUNDING FROM INTEL CAPITAL

    Feb 22, 2018

    LegUp Computing Inc., co-founded by Professor Jason Anderson (ECE) with alumni Andrew Canis (CompE Ph.D. 1T5), Jongsok Choi (CompE MASc 1T2, Ph.D. 1T6) and Ruolong Lian (CompE 1T3, MASc 1T6) announced today that it closed a seed funding round led by Intel Capital.
    Anderson’s research ar...

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    CRANE ENGINEERING AWARDED $4.2 MILLION GRANT TO DESIGN, BUILD AND TEST A HUMAN WASTE TREATMENT SOLUTION

    Feb 21, 2018

    Crane Engineering was awarded a $4.2 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the development of the Mobile Septage Treatment System - a new sanitation technology that processes human fecal sludge into the non-potable water for agricultural or industrial use. The goal of t...

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    YOUNG ENGINEERS GEAR UP FOR IMECHE RAILWAY CHALLENGE

    Feb 20, 2018

    Student teams from the UK, Germany and Egypt are designing and building miniature locomotives for the IMechE’s Railway Challenge 2018.
    The annual competition launched in 2012, and requires teams to create a 10 1/4-inch gauge locomotive to precise specifications, and complete a series of...

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    ROYAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING IN BID TO INSPIRE FUTURE ENGINEERS

    Feb 20, 2018

    By focusing on what teenagers love, a media blitz by the Royal Academy of Engineering aims to challenge outdated ideas and tackle the skills gap, says Jo Trigg, associate director, communications and partnerships of the academy.
    If you search for the word ‘engineer’ on Google Imag...

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    AKS ENGINEERING & FORESTRY COMPLETES MERGER

    Feb 20, 2018

    AKS Engineering & Forestry has merged with Bend-based DevTech Engineering. The company will provide services for residential, industrial, commercial, resort, recreation, education, street and public works projects. The merger brings AKS’ total employee count to 190; Brian Wilkinson and for...

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    AMAZON PLANS TO MORE THAN DOUBLE ITS PITTSBURGH ENGINEERING CENTER WITH 125 ADDITIONAL JOBS

    Feb 20, 2018

    Amazon will add 125 new jobs to its engineering center here, more than doubling its footprint and escalating the competition for tech talent in a city where big companies like Google and Uber are growing quickly alongside homegrown tech startups.
    At a time of intense speculation about Amazon&...

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    STUDENT AND APPRENTICE ENGINEERS GEAR UP FOR RAILWAY ENGINEERING COMPETITION

    Feb 20, 2018

    Competition run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers requires teams of up-and-coming engineers to build, design and run a locomotive.
    Eleven student and apprentice teams from the UK, Germany, and Egypt are preparing to take part in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Challen...

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    INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS RESPONDS TO THERESA MAY’S PROPOSAL TO CUT CHARGES FOR HUMANITIES

    Feb 19, 2018

    Peter Finegold, Head of Education Policy at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said about Theresa May’s proposal to cut charges for humanities degree courses as part of the Government’s view of the cost of tuition fees:
    “Charging higher fees for STEM subjects will have...

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    FOUR MIT FACULTY ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FOR 2018

    Feb 16, 2018

    Four MIT faculty are among the 83 new members and 16 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
    Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstan...

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    JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP INC (JEC) HOLDINGS LIFTED BY ING GROEP NV

    Feb 15, 2018

    NG Group NV grew its position in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc by 10.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,454 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional ...

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    SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING (SPX) RECEIVES HOLD RATING FROM NUMIS SECURITIES

    Feb 15, 2018

    Numis Securities restated their hold rating on shares of Spirax-Sarco Engineering in a report issued on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 6,000 ($82.90) price objective on the stock.
    SPX has been the topic of several other research reports. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating ...

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    LEARN SYSTEMS ENGINEERING BY BUILDING A ROBOT

    Feb 15, 2018

    Texas Instruments has a new offering for engineering education: the TI-Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK). The kit provides all the hardware necessary to build a functional robotic system, but its real value comes from the complementary curriculum. Developed in partnership with Jon Valvano, a pr...

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    DEWBERRY, REIGN MAKER ARE BRIDGING DRONES, ENGINEERING AND BRIDGES

    Feb 15, 2018

    Its drones may fly high or swim below the water’s surface, but a New York City tech startup now wants to get in on the ground floor of new opportunities for infrastructure repair, under a new partnership with a major design firm.
    Reign Maker, a drone operator, and data collection firm, ...

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    KLM UK ENGINEERING TAKES BIG STEP TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY GOALS WITH NEDAP LIGHT MANAGEMENT

    Feb 12, 2018

    KLM UK Engineering Limited, a maintenance repair organization of AFI KLM E&M Network in the United Kingdom, has implemented Nedap’s Luxon light management platform, allowing KLM UK Engineering Limited to manage its new hangar lighting online. The use of connected LED lighting will result i...

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    VINCI ENERGIES STRENGTHENS ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OFFER WITH ACQUISITION OF KELVIN POWER, AN ENGINEERING SPECIALIST

    Feb 09, 2018

    The acquisition, finalized on 2nd February, enhances the services offered by VINCI Energies UK & ROI through its HV electrical engineering brand Omexom. Omexom provides generation, transmission, transformation and distribution services across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
    Establishe...

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    POLAR STAR BEATS ENGINEERING CHALLENGES TO COMPLETE MISSION

    Feb 07, 2018

    The U.S. Coast Guard's sole operational heavy icebreaker, the Polar Star, is at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, after completing its mission Tuesday in support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), cutting a resupply channel through 15 miles of Antarctic ice in the Ross Sea and escorting supply...

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    JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP (JEC) UPGRADED AT GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP

    Feb 07, 2018

    Jacobs Engineering Group was upgraded by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, January 30th, Marketbeat Rating reports.
    A number of other research analysts also recently commented on...

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    CAN SOLIDWORKS BE THE AMAZON FOR ENGINEERS?

    Feb 06, 2018

    Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO of SOLIDWORKS, announced a bold vision for parent company Dassault Systèmes at SOLIDWORKS World 2018: “We want to become the Amazon for engineers."
    That’s Amazon as in the online retail giant, not the rainforest-but even still, it’s a lofty ...

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    ENGINEERING CONFLICT IS TOPIC OF FEB. 27 BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT AT PSC

    Feb 06, 2018

    In recognition of Black History Month, Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a special guest speaker, Dr. David Stovall of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), who will present "Engineering Conflict: Distractions, Conflict and the Future of Black Life," from noon to 3 p.m. on Tues...

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    WORLEYPARSONS AWARDED NEW ENGINEERING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT

    Feb 06, 2018

    WorleyParsons has announced the award of a new engineering and project management agreement with QGC Pty Limited (QGC) for three years with options for two additional one-year terms.
    Under the agreement, WorleyParsons will provide engineering, procurement, construction management and project ...

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    ENGINEERINGFEST AT DIGGERLAND TO HOST STEM DAY OUT

    Feb 05, 2018

    Inspiring the next generation is a key part of the ICE 200 celebration and on 31 May 2018 ICE will host EngineeringFest - an interactive STEM event at Diggerland.
    Located in Kent, the construction based theme park offers a relevant and interactive setting in which to engage children and their...

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    EPSRC TO DELIVER £184M IN DOCTORAL FUNDING OVER TWO YEARS

    Feb 02, 2018

    Forty-one UK universities will share in the money that will support doctoral training over a four-year period, with funds allocated to students entering training in the academic years beginning October 2018 and October 2019.
    According to the EPSRC, it supports 9,000 post-doctoral students eac...

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    ENGINEERS 3-D PRINT SHAPE-SHIFTING SMART GEL

    Jan 31, 2018

    Rutgers engineers have invented a "4D printing" method for a smart gel that could lead to the development of "living" structures in human organs and tissues, soft robots and targeted drug delivery.
    The 4D printing approach here involves printing a 3D object with a hydrogel...

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    GOVERNMENT TO AWARD £1.88BN IN CONTRACTS FOR HS2 POWER, TRACK AND SAFETY WORKS

    Jan 30, 2018

    The government will award two contracts worth £1.88bn for HS2 works including overhead power supply construction and safety equipment installation. High Speed Two, the government-funded company, is searching for successful bidders for the contracts covering the project’s first phase betw...

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    UNION SLAMS ‘BROKEN SYSTEM’ AS £990M GAP IN CARILLION’S PENSION FUND IS REVEALED

    Jan 29, 2018

    Thousands of workers are uncertain about the future of their pensions, after evidence emerged that collapsed construction giant Carillion ‘wriggled out’ of making payments into its company scheme. The Commons Work and Pensions Committee has published a letter from Robin Ellison, chairman...

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    DELIVERY BOT BEATS TRAFFIC TO REACH TECHNICIANS AND SLASH LIFT MAINTENANCE TIME

    Jan 29, 2018

    Broken lifts need fixing quickly, as anyone who has been stuck in one will know. City traffic can delay technicians coming to the rescue, but now two companies hope an autonomous robot could provide a solution. Thyssenkrupp Elevator displayed its delivery robot from TeleRetail at the Washington Auto...

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    #THISISENGINEERING CAMPAIGN AIMS FOR YOUTH WITH EXCITING FILM AND SPORT ROLES

    Jan 24, 2018

    Diverse and fulfilling film, music and sports roles rely on engineering, a new campaign has highlighted, as it seeks to address a “critical shortfall” of young engineers. At least 124,000 engineers and technicians with core engineering skills are needed per year, a forthcoming report fro...

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    ENGINEER SAYS NEW STUDY FORCES RESEARCHERS TO RETHINK HOW ELDERLY BREAK THEIR BONES

    Jan 23, 2018

    To better understand why many elderly people are prone to break a bone in a fall (known as bone fragility fractures), perhaps doctors and researchers should look at the human skeleton in much the same way civil engineers analyze buildings and bridges, according to a new study from a University of Ut...

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    ENGINEERS INVENT TINY VISION PROCESSING CHIP FOR ULTRA-SMALL SMART VISION SYSTEMS AND IOT APPLICATIONS

    Jan 19, 2018

    A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel microchip named EQSCALE that can capture visual details from video frames with extremely low power consumption. The video feature extractor uses 20 times less power than existing best-in-class chips, so it on...

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    CHALLENGES AND RESEARCH FOR AN EVOLVING AVIATION SYSTEM

    Jan 18, 2018

    A comprehensive aviation safety system as envisioned by NASA would require integration of a wide range of systems and practices, including building an in-time aviation safety management system (IASMS) that could detect and mitigate high-priority safety issues as they emerge and before they become ha...

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    DRONE COMPETITION HELPS ‘BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY’

    Jan 18, 2018

    Young engineers will be challenged to design, build and operate drones as part of the IMechE’s fourth annual UAS challenge. This year’s competition for Unmanned Aircraft Systems has 25 teams, including four international teams, and a group from last year’s winners, the University o...

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    DRONE COMPETITION HELPS ‘BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY’

    Jan 18, 2018

    Young engineers will be challenged to design, build and operate drones as part of the IMechE’s fourth annual UAS challenge. This year’s competition for Unmanned Aircraft Systems has 25 teams, including four international teams, and a group from last year’s winners, the University o...

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    CALLS FOR INDUSTRY REFORM AFTER CARILLION COLLAPSE

    Jan 15, 2018

    The collapse of construction giant Carillion is a “wake-up call” for the engineering industry, according to experts. Thousands of engineering jobs in the UK could be at risk after the UK’s second-largest construction company went into liquidation. The group, which employs 43,000 pe...

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    JAGUAR LAND ROVER TO OPEN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CENTRE

    Jan 15, 2018

    Jaguar Land Rover is spreading its footprint across Europe by opening a new software engineering hub in Ireland. The centre in Shannon will create 150 jobs aimed at developing advanced automated driving and electrification technologies. Working alongside JLR's engineering team in the UK, the fac...

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    ENGINEERING TALENT POOL IN PERIL AS NATIONS ABROAD COMB U.S.

    Jan 09, 2018

    Jobs! It’s repeated by every politician, with reshoring and new innovation offering the promise of more jobs in the U.S. But what happens when we have the jobs, but no one is qualified? In 2011, 600,000 jobs went unfilled due to the skills gap. “We are seeing jobs coming back in manufact...

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    ENGINEERS REVEAL THE MYSTERIES OF THE GUT WITH SENSORS YOU CAN SWALLOW

    Jan 08, 2018

    A capsule that can detect gas inside the body is shedding new light on the digestive system, and could help diagnose cancer. Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have developed an ingestible electronic capsule that contains gas sensors, a temperature sensor, a microcontroller, a r...

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    INKJET-PRINTED THERMITE DEPOSITS ENERGETIC MATERIALS SAFELY

    Jan 08, 2018

    Researchers have developed a method to deposit tiny amounts of energetic materials (explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics) using the same technology as an inkjet printer. This research, which combines Purdue expertise in both energetic materials and additive manufacturing, allows energetic mater...

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    SKIN PATCH COULD HELP SOLVE ANTIBIOTICS CRISIS

    Jan 05, 2018

    A new skin patch for injecting drugs directly into the blood could provide a solution to the looming antibiotic resistance crisis. Antibiotics are becoming less effective due to over-prescription and misuse, as bacteria mutate into drug-resistant strains. This is made worse by orally administrated a...

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    FEATURE: GRAPHENE – THE NOT-SO WONDER MATERIAL?

    Jan 05, 2018

    More than a decade after graphene's discovery, there are still challenges to overcome for the "wonder material" to go mainstream. Graphene was meant to transform everything from the car tyre to the condom. There has never been so much hype around a new material. It’s easy to see ...

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    FORMER CITY ENGINEER OFFERS HIS SERVICES

    Dec 28, 2017

    Former city engineer Dan Rahn said even though he left the firm he worked for three years, he wants aldermen to know that he would still like to provide engineering services for the city of Pacific. Rahn served as city engineer from 2011 to October of this year, including three years as a city emplo...

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    BELOVED CITY ENGINEER REMEMBERED BY FAMILY, FRIENDS

    Dec 28, 2017

    Robert Westerman dedicated 40 years of his life to the City of Shreveport's Engineering department. As the department's director, he oversaw major design and construction activity on drainage, water and sewer projects, as well as street repairs. He answered multiple media inquiries about the...

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    ALTRAN SELLS ITS US UTILITIES BUSINESS TO THE AMERICAN PRIVATE INVESTMENT FIRM CRITICALPOINT CAPITAL

    Dec 26, 2017

    Altran has announced today the closing of the sale of its U.S. Power & Industrial Engineering Services Division to an affiliate of CriticalPoint Capital ("CPC"), a private investment firm headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California. Altran's US utilities business provides engineer...

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    POMFRET WANTS BACK IN REGIONAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM

    Dec 25, 2017

    POMFRET – With consultant bills mounting, Pomfret officials are working to re-enter a regional engineering program the town’s previous administration pulled out of. First Selectman Maureen Nicholson said she plans to speak with John Filchak, executive director of the Northeastern Connect...

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    THE 1903 DANIEL ADAMSON STEAM SHIP RECEIVES ENGINEERING HERITAGE AWARD

    Dec 21, 2017

    Restored historic ship which now offers cruises in Cheshire and Merseyside receives accolade from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The Daniel Adamson Steam Ship, affectionately nicknamed The Danny, was presented with an Engineering Heritage Award by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers at...

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    NEW OCCUPANCY DETECTION DEVICE DESIGNED TO SAVE HOME ENERGY USE

    Dec 20, 2017

    Photoelectric infrared (PIR) sensors are the current choice for occupancy presence detection in buildings. The sensors are used for smart thermostats to control heating and cooling based on occupancy. A major problem is that these PIR sensors only detect individuals who are moving. A Stony Brook Uni...

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    AMBITIOUS INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY AIMS TO BOOST INNOVATION

    Dec 19, 2017

    The government has released its new Industrial Strategy aimed at making the UK “the world’s most innovative nation by 2030”. The white paper from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) includes a range of industry-wide targets, goals and funding, such as...

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    SANDIA COMPUTER MODELING AIDS SOLDER RELIABILITY IN NUCLEAR WEAPONS

    Dec 19, 2017

    Solder isn't the first thing that comes to mind as essential to a nuclear weapon. But since weapons contain hundreds of thousands of solder joints, each potentially a point of failure, Sandia National Laboratories has developed and refined computer models to predict their performance and reliabi...

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    FIRMS TO INSTALL 150 ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING POINTS AROUND THE UK IN THE NEXT YEAR

    Dec 18, 2017

    Two companies have pledged to bring electric vehicle (EV) charging to “everywhere drivers live, work, and play” in the UK, with plans to install 150 points in the next year. A spokesman revealed the figure to Professional Engineering after “facility solutions” firm ABM UK ann...

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    WILLIAMS TO BRING F1 TECH TO AIRBUS' RECORD-BREAKING ZEPHYR SOLAR DRONE

    Dec 18, 2017

    Williams Advanced Engineering will work with Airbus to bring Formula One technology to a record-breaking, solar-powered surveillance drone. The companies hope Williams’ lightweight composites and battery expertise will be useful in Airbus’ Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite programme....

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    BLOODHOUND TEAM PLANS 500MPH DESERT RUNS FOR 2018

    Dec 15, 2017

    The potential land speed record-breaking Bloodhound car will run in the South African desert for the first time in 2018. The project announced the plans for next autumn following successful public tests in Cornwall, in October. Driver and current land speed record holder Andy Green will attempt to r...

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    FEATURE: HOW ENGINEERS ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT, WITH AIR

    Dec 15, 2017

    Air travel hasn’t changed a great deal in the last few decades. Sure, planes are a lot bigger now, and you can stream live sport to your seat, but the basic framework remains largely unchanged, even in the new generation of aircraft from the likes of Boeing and Airbus. But in the future, the w...

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    CIVIL ENGINEER PATENTS INTEGRATED SENSOR AND ALGORITHM TO MONITOR STIFFNESS IN SOILS

    Dec 15, 2017

    Anand Puppala, associate dean for research in the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington and a civil engineering professor, recently was awarded a patent for developing a sensor system with an algorithm that will expedite field assessment of stabilization of high sulfate soil...

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    WINDS OF CHANGE: CLIMATE CHANGE COULD HIT WIND POWER IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

    Dec 12, 2017

    Climate change could hamper wind-power production in the Northern Hemisphere over the next 100 years, a study has found – but countries below the Equator could benefit. The work, which researchers from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and the Renewable and Susta...

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    FLOATING TIDAL ENERGY PLATFORM 'COULD BE GAME-CHANGER FOR COASTAL COMMUNITIES'

    Dec 12, 2017

    A new floating tidal energy platform could bring “viable clean energy” to small coastal communities, its creators have claimed. Edinburgh-based Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) is testing its new multi-turbine Plat-1 platform in the water at Connel, near Oban in western Scotland. Using fo...