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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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? 11
The science and engineering policies of President-elect Donald Trump are still in the developing stages. During the campaign...
Innovation Highlights from the Rockwell Automation Fair 2016 1

As in previous years, Rockwell Automation continues to push forward innovation at its annual Automation Fair event. For 2016, the fair took place in Atlanta and hosted more than 150 companies and in excess of 10,000 attendees.

6 Speakers Who Rocked the IoT Emerge Conference
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging technology field in which the road map is still being developed. While the benefits of the technology...
Inaugural IoT Event 'Emerges' a Winner 1
IoT Emerge, the inaugural event for the IoT Institute, brings different players in the Internet of Things segment to one space.
What Are the Differences in Industrial Ethernet Types?
With Ethernet being used as the main network connection, let us examine its beginning, how is it defined by the industry, and what types are available.
Advanced Robotic Systems: The Manufacturing Labor Force of Tomorrow 5
Advanced and collaborative robots are answering the call of a diminishing manufacturing labor force.
Real-World Tours of IoT at Work During IoT Emerge Event
Having a hard time conceptualizing the Internet of Things? Let the IoT tours at IoT Emerge help show the way.
Festo Expanding in the U.S. and Bringing Back Vocational Education 1
Festo has opened the doors on its brand-new Regional Service Center (RSC) in the center of Ohio. The service center located in the town of Mason will serve...
Interview: Bring Innovation Front and Center for the Next Technology Wave 1
Machine Design sat down with SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi to talk about the future of the SolidWorks 2017 platform and innovation overall.
2016 Machine Design Salary & Career Report: Five Years of Engineering Thoughts and Opinions
Since 2012, our survey has seen an increase of salary growth for engineers. According to our Salary and Career Report...
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