Lee Teschler

Editor, Machine Design

Leland serves as Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan;, and a MBA from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, Lee worked as a Communications design engineer for the U.S. Government.

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May 19, 2014

Innovative UAVs and Robots at AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2014

I spent a couple days last week looking around at exhibits in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) show in Orlando. We....More
Apr 02, 2014

What's inside GM's recalled ignition switch

We recently took a quick trip to a junk yard to get a steering column from a 2007 Chevy Cobalt. The steering column, of course, also comes with the....More
Mar 12, 2014

The state of R&D

The consulting and market research firm Goldense Group, Inc. began researching industry practices in the areas of product creation, development,....More
Mar 10, 2014

Beware 3D printing?

The warning in my headline comes from the financial publication Barron's magazine which, in its 3-10-14 issue, warns that 3D printing stocks are....More
Feb 14, 2014

Engineers as TV stars: Here's how

Here is one of the more interesting emails I've received in the past few days. These people are looking for engineers who can host a TV show. The....More
Jan 24, 2014

Suit claims Silicon Valley firms conspired to hold down wages of techies

Well, this is interesting. There is a lot of chatter this morning about a class action suit scheduled to come to trial in May which claims tech....More
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