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

Farmland mitigation planned as part of Calif. high-speed rail

11/26/2014

  • Bakersfield Californian, The

The California Department of Conservation and the California High-Speed Rail Authority are working together to preserve farmland in the Central Valley that will be lost during the construction of a $6… 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

Senate fails to advance NSA reform bill

11/19/2014

  • Hill, The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A bill that would have limited the National Security Agency's phone-record surveillance failed in the Senate when it didn't get the 60 votes needed to overcome a threatened filibuster. The USA Freedom… 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

Solar cells get a boost from surprising source

11/26/2014

  • EE Times Europe

The embedded strings of binary code used to store large amounts of data on Blu-ray discs can also significantly increase light absorption by solar cells. Researchers at Northwestern University found t… 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