Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

3D animation, imagery boost efficiency in oil, gas operations, worker training

7/27/2014

  • Rigzone

Oil and natural gas companies can boost efficiency in training workers and performing operations through 3D animation and imagery, said Oliver Diaz, CEO of media and software firm FuelFX. Examples of … Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Tesla teams with Panasonic to build EV "Gigafactory"

7/31/2014

  • ZDNet
  • Forbes
  • USA Today
  • American City Business Journals

Tesla Motors and Panasonic have announced they will team up to build an electric vehicle "Gigafactory," which will manufacture lower-cost advanced cylindrical lithium-ion cell batteries for mass-marke… 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

How tech leaders can benefit from a big dose of empathy

7/30/2014

  • CIO.com

The skills most vital to good leadership in the digital age can't be taught in a classroom, according to management experts, who say authenticity, empathy and the ability to respond intuitively to cus… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Ill. airport partners with local college on maintenance training facility

7/23/2014

  • AviationPros.com

The Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College in Illinois have teamed up on a new 40,000-square-foot facility for the college's aviation maintenance technology program. Construction r… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

MAPI's Meckstroth says manufacturing's decline is ending

7/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Meckstroth

The long-term decline in the number of U.S. factories is flattening. So says Daniel Meckstroth, MAPI's chief economist. Meckstroth points to calculations that show the number of factories began to st… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Racing tech for energy efficiency coming to buses

7/31/2014

  • Wired.com

A flywheel mechanism that captures braking energy to drive an electric motor will soon be boosting the fuel efficiency of buses in England. The GKN Hybrid Power Gyrodrive system was developed for the … Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Raytheon radar is ready for next stage of development

7/25/2014

  • USNI News

Raytheon's Air and Missile Defense Radar is ready for engineering and manufacturing development, after completion of preliminary design and integrated baseline reviews of the next-generation radar sys… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Lean construction leads to fatter bottom lines

7/27/2014

  • AEC Cafe

More than seven in 10 general and trade contractors have adopted at least one lean construction practice, writes Akio Moriwaki of Dassault Systemes. And the wide popularity can be traced to documented… Read More