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How Coding and Robotics can be used in School

An educational concept receiving a lot of discussions now is STEM. STEM which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, acknowledges these disciplines are cross-curricular in that you can’t teach one of these disciplines without incorporating the others. Coding is becoming so popular because it is an easy way to [...]Show More Summary

Bioengineered soft microfibers improve T-cell production

(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a new method for improving T cell manufacture by focusing on the materials involved in this process. Their study uses a polymer mesh to activate the T cells, a critical step for their production. Show More Summary

New process could slash energy demands of fertilizer, nitrogen-based chemicals

(Princeton University, Engineering School) Nitrogen-based synthetic fertilizer forms the backbone of the world food supply, but its manufacture requires a tremendous amount of energy. Now, computer modeling at Princeton University points to a method that could drastically cut the energy needed by using sunlight in the manufacturing process.

A school in Kenya is producing the next generation of engineers

In Kenya, youth under 25 years old make up the largest number of people unemployed in the country, according to The World Bank. Audrey Cheng, 24, is trying to change that.

Novel 3-D printing technique yields high-performance composites

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) A team of researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has demonstrated a novel 3-D printing method that yields unprecedented control of the arrangement of short fibers embedded in polymer matrices. Show More Summary

Fast-tracking T cell therapies with immune-mimicking biomaterials

(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A team led by David Mooney at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is now...Show More Summary

'Paint the Eyes Softer' explores the art and science of Roman-Egyptian mummies

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The Block Museum of Art and the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University delve into the art and science of ancient artifacts in the upcoming exhibition ?Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt,? on view through through April 22. Show More Summary

Stingray soft robot could lead to bio-inspired robotics

(UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering of Applied Science) UCLA bioengineering professor Ali Khademhosseini has led the development of a tissue-based soft robot that mimics the biomechanics of a stingray. The new technology could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics, regenerative medicine and medical diagnostics.

With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away

(National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) NUS Medicine researchers have engineered bacteria that specifically targets colorectal cancer cells and converts a substance in some vegetables into an anticancer agent. Show More Summary

Health Department IDs 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness using Yelp reviews since 2012

(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) The NYC Health Department announced that since 2012, 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness were identified through a computer system jointly created with Columbia University's Department of Computer Science. Show More Summary

Fiber OLEDs, thinner than a hair

(The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)) Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team succeeded in fabricating highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting OLEDs, can be widely utilized in wearable displays.

Fiber OLEDs thinner than a hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team have fabricated highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting OLEDs, to be widely used in wearable displays.

Shenanigans, Time Bars, and Federal Circuit Oversight

Guest post by Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Associate Professor at the Texas A&M University School of Law and the Texas A&M College of Engineering.  Although Prof. Vishnubhakat was an advisor at the USPTO until June, 2015, his arguments here should not be imputed to the USPTO or to any other organization. Prof. Vishnubhakat was counsel of record […]

Cellular division strategy shared across all domains of life

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) The three domains of life -- archaea, bacteria, and eukarya -- may have more in common than previously thought. Over the past several years, Harvard researchers have been studying how cells regulate size. Show More Summary

2nd International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Conference: 25 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018, Mieres, Oviedo, Spain, Spain. Organized by Polytechnic School of Mieres.

The Impact of our Work

There was once a time I regretted not attending a school with a more rigorous engineering program. I would tell myself, I should have gone to an institution like Stanford which has a strong CS program and ties to the bay area tech scene. I’d be further ahead in my career hobnobbing with VCs showering me with champagne and hundred dollar bills.

Single metalens focuses all colors of the rainbow in one point

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Metalenses -- flat surfaces that use nanostructures to focus light -- promise to revolutionize optics by replacing the bulky, curved lenses currently used in optical devices with a simple, flat surface. Show More Summary

Peer-to-peer, collaborative learning essential for Holberton software engineering students

The Holberton School is a new hybrid of trade and higher-education institution that offers a unique approach to real-world software engineering training. Unlike a four-year education, learning at Holberton is completely focused around project-based learning with an emphasis on peer-to-peer collaboration and mentoring. Show More Summary

Now entering, lithium niobate valley

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Lithium niobate is already one of the most widely used optical materials, well-known for its electro-optic properties but it is notoriously difficult to fabricate high-quality...Show More Summary

Col. Daniel P. O’Hora canned

Bobo sends a link to the Marine Corps Times which reports that Colonel Daniel P. O’Hora, the commanding officer of the Marine Corps Engineer School was fired because of a “loss of trust and confidence in his ability to serve in command.” “I have never seen or heard of a Marine Corps command so broken […]

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