The Interface Upgrade Project has it down to three vendors, finalists who’ve made it to the last round after an extensive evaluation process. What’s left now is for the project team to put questions to the finalists, ascertaining […]
If there’s one thing that Sridhar Ramanathan wants engineering professionals to know, it’s this: communication skills are absolutely vital — when you want to create richer, better solutions to real-world challenges.
Your people are your most important and versatile resource. They can be upgraded, renewed, rejuvenated and adapted to a wide variety of jobs. Equipped with the proper support, tools, information and leadership, they can make the difference in the […]
Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the White House, has launched what could be a significant research reform effort.
The Director’s Joint Committee on Research Environments (JCORE) is […]
Pictured: The SR-71 Blackbird, a supersonic reconnaissance aircraft, was designed for the United States Air Force under the direction of Kelly Johnson at the Lockheed Skunk Works in the 1960s. Photo: iStock | jondpatton
The design motto “Keep […]
A 17 July hearing by the House Science Subcommittee on Energy looked at challenges in modernizing and securing the nation’s electricity grid.
The hearing was prompted in part by the first incidence of grid-related cyber attack reported to the […]
Try your hand at our weekly engineering- and technology-themed crossword puzzles. Every Wednesday, we will post a new puzzle -- authored by renowned crossword puzzle writer Myles Mellor -- to test your skill and knowledge.
Myles Mellor is […]
Pictured: U.S. IEEE members from California, including 2019 IEEE-USA President Tom Coughlin (far right), at the U.S. Capitol Building for the 2019 Congressional Visits Day.
One of IEEE-USA's primary functions is to influence government policies that […]
“What motivates a company to hire and keep you isn’t what you know, but rather, what you can do with what you know – and how fast you can do it.”
So says veteran engineering educator Harry T. Roman, who believes that in […]
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