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.

Posts by Carlos Gonzalez

The Demands Placed on Engineers for 2017

Siri, Alexa, and Google Home are just some of the automated home network systems available to consumers in 2016. These systems operate lights,....More

Holiday Gifts for the DIY Tinkerer Engineer

If you know an engineer (or even looking for a gift for yourself), here is a list of do-it-yourself home engineering tool gifts for the holidays....More

Is Engineering Employment in Danger or Is It Being Redefined?

In this year’s Salary and Career Report coming out in October, we captured some impressive numbers for engineering salaries. According to our survey....More

In Person with “Olli,” Your New Autonomous Vehicle Valet

This year at the International Manufacturing and Technology Show (IMTS) 2016, Local Motors had a hit on their hands with Olli....More

What to Expect from the 2016 IMTS

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is the largest manufacturing technology trade show, with a long history of featuring current and....More

How the Internet of Things Changed the Olympics

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games were enhanced by the world of IoT, bringing forth a new means by which to view them....More

Does Virtual Reality Have a Future in Engineering?

What if you could interact with your CAD model? You sit all day at a desk designing a virtual object to be as close as possible to its physical....More

Connecting the Digital World with Manufacturing

What does it take to make something? What tools do you need to take an original idea from the design board to actual physical production?....More

An American in Germany: Lessons from Hannover Messe 2016

Before working for Machine Design, I had worked primarily with U.S.-based engineering firms. I would say that my trip to Hannover Messe 2016....More

Where Has All the TV Science Gone?

How do you expose kids to science? When I was young, before I started serious science classes, it was television....More

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