Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Researchers make quantum dot LEDs with a 3D printer

11/24/2014

  • Engadget

Researchers at Princeton University have created a method for making quantum dot light-emitting diodes with a 3D printer. The advance could lead to producing other electronic components with such prin… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

San Francisco plans to tap into groundwater to increase potable supply

11/25/2014

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

San Francisco is looking to blend its potable water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir with groundwater. Nitrates from the groundwater will be diluted and sodium hydroxide added. The blending project is … 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

Analysts forecast boom in federal cloud spending

11/18/2014

  • Federal Computer Week

Federal agencies are expected to increase their spending on cloud technologies over the next five years, although challenges such as insufficient resources and concerns over security are likely to del… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Cloud-based vibration analysis lowers cost of predictive maintenance

11/24/2014

  • PlantServices.com

SKF's Machine Health Reporting Program makes predictive maintenance more affordable for smaller enterprises by collecting vibration data during normal maintenance and sending it to the cloud, where … Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

What our members expect from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

11/19/2014

Xu

Yingying Xu, Ph.D., director of economic studies We surveyed members about how the TPP could affect their businesses. Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei were the partner countries reported as the most diffi… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Folding bikes are a flexibly useful choice for riders, at a price

11/25/2014

  • Independent (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Folding bikes can be pricey, but the convenience and theft protection offered by being able to keep the bike indoors or close at hand are definite advantages, writes David Phelan. He looks at an array… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Lockheed facility to explore threats to Navy's surface vessels

11/24/2014

  • United Press International

The ever-changing nature of threats posed to the U.S. Navy's surface vessels is the subject of study and research at a new facility set up by Lockheed Martin in New Jersey. The Surface Navy Innovation… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Work is on to develop first commercial concrete-printing robot

11/24/2014

  • ConstructionEnquirer.com (U.K.)

Skanska and Loughborough University in the U.K. will collaborate to develop the first commercial concrete-printing robot. "3D concrete printing, when combined with a type of mobile prefabrication cent… Read More