Carlos Gonzalez

Technical Editor,
Design, Engineering & Sourcing Group

Carlos M. Gonzalez joined Penton Media Group in 2015. He achieved a B.S. mechanical engineering at Manhattan College and a M.S. in mechanical engineering at Columbia University. Prior to working for Penton Media, Carlos worked at Sikorsky Aircraft in their Hydraulics and Mechanical Flight Controls department; working on their S76D commercial and the Navy’s CH-53K aircraft programs.

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Moving Closer to a Hyperloop Reality
Ever since Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, introduced his ideas for the Hyperloop back in 2013, it has been met with skepticism...
Expanding the Medical View with 3D CAD
The world of computer-aided design and simulations is evolving to a more realistic model, which has industries beyond engineering taking advantage of its capabilities.
What’s the Difference Between Poppet and Piston Spool Valves?
When designing pneumatic circuits, there are two valve designs to consider.
“Moontopia”: The Future Life of Humans on the Moon
The Moontopia contest asks architects and engineers “What will living on the Moon in the future look like?”
Smart Manufacturing Looks to Advances in 3D Machine Vision
At the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show, 3D machine vision is being highlighted as the next wave in smart manufacturing.
7 Innovations Seen and Heard at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show
Here are seven highlights from the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show that made our engineers stop and take notice.
7 Conferences to Catch at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show
At the Pacific Design & Manufacturing show, there are two educational opportunities offering more than 70 hours of conferences...
The Impact of Simulation and the Future of Manufacturing
When you design, do you also simulate? If you do simulate, is it at the beginning, halfway through your design, or at the very end...
Biomechanics Brings Robotics to the Mobile Era 1
Sangbae Kim, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is leading the bio-robotic revolution with his work on the MIT Cheetah...
Why Are Top Industrial Companies Designing Mobile Apps?
The surging trend of “bring your own device” to work is prompting companies to develop apps for their end users.
The Best Sights from 2016’s Technology Trade Shows
Trade shows are the homes of new technology and innovation. Here are some of the great tech developments we have seen over the past year at trade shows.
Precision Rotary Encoders with a Magnetic Heart 1
A new generation of magnetic rotary encoders from POSITAL-FRABA combine the ruggedness and simplicity of magnetic measurement devices with the accuracy and dynamic response of optical encoders.
Learning Gear Essentials from Dudley's Handbook
Author and professor Steve Radzevich discusses the third revision to Dudley’s Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, and the essentials gear designers should know.
What’s the Difference Between Industrial Robots?
As the world of robots expands in the industrial space, it’s prudent to get to up to speed on the multiple types available and their capabilities.
Trump’s Policies on Science and Engineering: Hurtful or Helpful? 12
The science and engineering policies of President-elect Donald Trump are still in the developing stages. During the campaign...
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