Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Ala. Supreme Court affirms Pfizer can be sued over generic drug

8/17/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Alabama Supreme Court upheld its decision that Pfizer can be held liable after a man said he was harmed by a generic copy of its heartburn drug Reglan because the company reportedly did not warn h… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Perkins + Will: Beyond infrastructure is infraculture

8/22/2014

  • Indianapolis Star (tiered subscription model), The

Attendees at a recent summit in Indianapolis explored ways to help rapidly growing cities do so sustainably and offer residents what they need. Ryan Gravel, of Perkins + Will, explained that the conce… 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

Lawmakers take aim at state restrictions on broadband services

8/19/2014

  • Hill, The

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., have stepped up their efforts to prevent states from inhibiting broadband Internet services run by local governments. They want the Federal Communi… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

"Digital twin" simulator seen as future of aircraft maintenance

8/15/2014

  • Aviation Week & Space Technology

A computational engineering tool envisioned as a "digital twin" for individual aircraft may in the future help owners anticipate maintenance needs. The twin would take into account the plane's flights… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

U.S., Chinese manufactured export trends are worrisome, says MAPI Foundation

8/20/2014

  • IndustryWeek
  • Machinery Market (U.K.)

A MAPI Foundation analysis of the U.S. trade deficit in manufactured goods in the second quarter shows the U.S. continues to lag behind China. "U.S. exports to China have been growing, but the nation … Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Manhattan Project history now fully public

8/22/2014

  • NextGov

The entire history of the Manhattan Project is now available online after the data's recent declassification. Among the new disclosures are 1,500 security leaks reported at the project's many sites ac… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

IRS website offers small-business tax guidance

8/17/2014

  • Fox Business Small Business Center

Navigating the tax code can be a complex task for small businesses, and professional guidance may be in order, writes Bonnie Lee, owner of Taxpertise. However, it's important to educate yourself, and … Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

BIM: "Virtual reality meets digital fabrication meets big data"

8/18/2014

  • USC News (University of Southern California)

Karen Kensek, who teaches BIM at the University of Southern California, has written two books on the subject -- one for people new to it and one about where the technology is going. Combining virtual … Read More