Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Analysis: U.S. oil, gas boom has "more room to run" amid rise of technologies

9/14/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The U.S. oil and natural gas boom has "more room to run" as companies use advanced technologies, such as the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, in boosting productivity of we… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Photos show work on Texas' $2B LBJ Express project

9/16/2014

  • WFAA-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth)

Work on the 17-mile LBJ Express project in Texas, which is estimated to cost over $2 billion, is advancing. The project, which is slated for completion in 2015, requires 2,100 construction workers on … Read More

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

News and information about technology policy

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA

Tech coalition: Senate should pass USA Freedom Act

9/9/2014

  • Computerworld

A group of tech industry organizations is urging lawmakers to support the USA Freedom Act, a bill that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone data. "As a result of … Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Airlines prioritize IT for maintenance but take different approaches

9/12/2014

  • Aviation Week & Space Technology

Nearly a third of airlines surveyed by SITA said aircraft engineering and maintenance rate as their top priority when investing in business intelligence. But airlines differ in their approaches, depen… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

China's growth is good for U.S., MAPI's Waldman says

9/10/2014

  • Fox Business

Waldman

China is expected to become the world's largest economy by 2024, overtaking the U.S., according to IHS Global Insight. This may be disconcerting to the U.S., but it will open up new opportunities to s… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Water filter for remote areas uses plywood, empty chip packets

9/16/2014

  • Gizmag

Focusing on the limitations and needs of remote communities in Papua New Guinea, mechanical engineering students at Australia's University of Adelaide have developed a low-cost but effective water fil… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Cisco wants to put railroads on the connected devices superhighway

9/15/2014

  • eWeek
  • PCWorld

Cisco Systems has introduced Connected Rail, a suite of networking products to help railroads implement Internet of Things technology. The portfolio is said to help railroads upgrade their technology … Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Architect turns cardboard into furniture

9/12/2014

  • ArchitectureAndDesign.com.au (Australia)

Engineered cardboard that is suitable for use as furniture has won architect and interior designer Tobias Horrocks a Victoria Fellowship in the physical sciences. Horrocks described cardboard as a "we… Read More