Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Report: U.S. crude daily output hits 11M barrels, beats Russia, Saudi Arabia

7/6/2014

  • Bloomberg

U.S. crude oil output surpassed the production of Saudi Arabia and Russia with over 11 million barrels per day in the first quarter, Bank of America said in a report. As the shale boom helps the U.S. … Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

1,177-foot-high railway bridge being built in Himalayas

7/11/2014

  • Business Insider

A 1,177-foot-high railway bridge is being built in the Himalayan mountains in India. The $92 million arch-shaped steel bridge has been designed with high winds and seismic activity in mind. When compl… 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 decry lack of diversity at big tech companies

7/8/2014

  • Hill, The

Three House members from Northern California are criticizing big technology companies in Silicon Valley for their low numbers of female and minority employees. Several tech companies recently disclose… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

F-35 jets grounded while Pentagon probes safety issues

7/7/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The entire fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets has been grounded while the Defense Department looks into the cause of an engine fire on one of the planes in late June. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighte… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Briggs & Stratton's Todd Teske is new MAPI chairman

7/9/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Todd Teske, CEO, chairman and president of Briggs & Stratton, has been selected as the new chairman of MAPI. He will serve a two-year term, succeeding Carlos Cardoso, chairman, president and CEO of Ke… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

High-speed video reveals secrets of hummingbird's hover

7/11/2014

  • Wired.com

Using paint daubs on a hummingbird's wings and high-speed video, researchers at Vanderbilt University digitally mapped the air turbulence caused by the wings' frantic flapping at 50 beats per second. … Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Telecoms confront the disruptive impact of open-source NFV

7/3/2014

  • Light Reading

Developers working on open-source virtualization technology are propelling a shift in the way networks are managed, characterized by more operator and vendor autonomy and the increased collaboration o… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

The key to better relations with unions

7/7/2014

  • Chief Learning Officer online

Wade Fricke, a lawyer and shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, said it's important for organizations to think of unions as business partners. Communicating well is vital to making … Read More