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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in A Skeptical Engineer Jan 16, 2015

Sights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show there seemed to be fewer electric/hybrid cars, SUVs, and minivans at the car companies’ displays....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Dec 12, 2014

3 Myths Surrounding LEDs

Let's debunk some myths about LEDs....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Nov 21, 2014

“Inventor” of Fake Bomb Detector Headed to Jail, Finally

See how far people will go to believe a charlatan....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Nov 06, 2014

5 Myths About Speaker Wire

Do expensive speaker wires "sound" better? Not likely....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Oct 28, 2014

Daylight Saving Time and its Effects on Energy and Trains

Fun facts to know and tell about Daylight Saving time (DST.)....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Oct 13, 2014

Polonium and settled science

What's up with polonium and its half-life?....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Sep 23, 2014

4 Bogus Reasons Engineers Get Pushed into Management

Bad reasons good engineers are tuned into bad managers....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Sep 05, 2014

6 Myths About Outer Space

Everything you learned about space from movies and TV shows is likely wrong....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Aug 26, 2014

5 Myths About Plastic Water Bottles: Economical and Safe? Hardly

Plastic water bottles: Economical and safe? Hardly....More
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