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Google's Megan Smith Would Be First Us Cto Worthy of the Title
With a BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT , and experience ranging from General Magic to Google, Smith would arguably be the first U.S. CTO worthy of the title .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Ghost Pedal Creates Wah Effect Without Physical Pedal - Video
Recently, a group of students from Purdue University's School of Mechanical Engineering developed the Ghost Pedal, a wireless device that uses sensors attached to the guitar player's foot to create a wah effect - minus the physical pedal.
Medical News Today
Tiny strains in body tissues identified before injuries occur
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Engineering professor named among top young innovators
A mechanical engineering professor at the University was named to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's list of "35 Innovators Under 35." Guihua Yu was recognized last week on the list, which works to advance society through novel technological creations and applications, according to the list's website.
Convocation of NUST College of EME held : August 29, 2014,
ISLAMABAD: The NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering held its 20th convocation on August 28. NUST Rector Mohammad Asghar attended the event as the chief guest.Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest congratulated the graduating students and lauded the college for providing exceptional engineering skills to the graduating engineers ... (more)
Can 'Gundam' Fans Build a Six-Story Walking Robot?
It's half the size of the Statue of Liberty, has flashing eyes and steam rising from its body as it towers over puny humans by Tokyo Bay.
Meet the bear taken to 'the roof of Africa'
A TEDDY bear from a rural primary school was taken to the 'Roof of Africa' during a charitable six-day trek.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
OSU ready to offer advanced degrees in robotics
Jonathan Hurst, at right, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University, makes adjustments on one of his walking robots Oregon State University this fall will begin both a master's and doctoral degree program in robotics, one of only a few universities in the nation to offer such graduate-level programs, and a ... (more)
New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur
As a piece of plastic wrap is stretched, the new algorithms identify the location where it is weakening, which is where the material eventually breaks.
What is Mechanical Engineering?
Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest branches of engineering, dating back to when the first wheels were put to practical use by mounting them on an axle to make a cart.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
R & D
Quenching one's thirst for knowledge by studying beer foam
If you tap the neck of a bottle of beer, it overflows with foam. But where do all these bubbles, which did not exist a split second before, come from? Pierre-Francois Conzelmann, mechanical engineering student specializing in aero and hydrodynamics, carried out his master's thesis on the subject.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Clay Commission races focus on budget gap and economic development
Education: master's degree in business administration from Loyola University and bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Marquette University Education: master's degree in reading curriculum and instruction from Grand Canyon University, bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of North Florida and associate's degree ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Hack a day
Stewart Platform Ball Bearing Balancer
For their Mechanical Engineering senior design project at San Jose State University, [Tyler Kroymann] and [Robert Dee] designed and built a racing motion simulator .
Google Grabs Gecko Design for Project X
Google today confirmed it has acquired Gecko Design, a mechanical engineering and design firm.
Big News Network.com
NASA Interns Explore Space Careers
The U.S. space agency has its eyes on the future - not just future missions, but the scientists who will plan and carry out those missions.
Fleet Owner Magazine
Bendix, New York Air Brake establish Mechatronics Laboratory at RIT
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and New York Air Brake , a sister Knorr-Bremse company, have created the Knorr-Bremse North America Mechatronics Laboratory at Rochester Institute of Technology .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
UB and ASME team up to host world-class mechanical engineering conference in Buffalo
Jennifer Haggerty, graduate student; Monica Kemp, Sentient; Chris Janson, business development executive, University at Buffalo New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.
Midstate mysteries: Unsolved murders and disappearances
A graduate of Central York High School in 1996, Jason Knapp went to Clemson University in South Carolina to study mechanical engineering.
"Waagner-Biro AG : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" is now available at Fast Market Research
World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
California Golden Blogs
Golden Scholars: A Berkeley undergrad's start-up for STEM diversity and imaging metal in your head
Monitoring copper and iron in living brain tissue and a Berkeley mechanical engineering undergrad's incredible and altruistic start-up.