Stephen Mraz

Senior Editor, Machine Design

Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design.  He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from CWRU. Steve was a E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible for areas such as aerospace, defense, and medical.

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Jul 02, 2015

8 Little-Known Facts about the Hubble Telescope

What don’t you know about the Hubble telescope?....More
Jun 23, 2015

Then There Were Two: Vote for Your Favorite STEM Starter!

After three weeks of intense voting, we’re down to the Championship Round in our STEM Starter competition. It will pit Heathkit/Crystal Radio....More
Jun 16, 2015

Down to the Final Four STEM Starters

Third-round voting will take contest down to two finalists....More
Jun 09, 2015

STEM Starter: Results and Second Round Voting

The votes are in and have been counted in the first round of voting on this year’s STEM Starter Showdown....More
Jun 01, 2015

STEM Starter Showdown: Help Choose the Best Engineering Inspiration (and Win Prizes)

The polls are open! You are invited to vote in Round One of our STEM Bracket Showdown. It pits 16 popular kits, toys, models, and tools against one....More
May 01, 2015

Myths from Our Childhoods

Here are three myths that many have believed since grade school....More
Apr 24, 2015

Engineering: The Key to Untold Riches?

More people in the list of the world’s 100 richest people hold engineering degrees than any other degree, according to a study by Approved Index, a....More
Apr 14, 2015

5 Myths Surrounding USB Flash Drives

Experts at Premium USB, a company that manufactures and designs USB drives, have taken the time to dispel some of the more prevalent myths....More
Mar 19, 2015

8 Myths about the R&D Tax Credit

The U.S. R&D tax credit could be worth up to $10 billion annually to small and large firms. Yet evidence shows that only one of out of 20 small....More
Feb 27, 2015

7 Car-Maintenance Myths

  Here are seven widespread myths on auto upkeep you shouldn’t blindly follow:....More
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