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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Posts by Stephen Mraz

in A Skeptical Engineer Nov 15, 2016

The Top 8 Predictions for IoT in 2017

Where is the Internet of Things headed in 2017? The IoT Institute offers up these predictions....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Oct 11, 2016

Driverless Trains and Planes First, then Automobiles

There’s a lot of buzz these days about driverless cars, but surely there are other transportation modes to address first....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Oct 05, 2016

A Search for Humanitarian Projects at Engineering Colleges

College students in the engineering field are pushing beyond the classroom, using their skills and knowledge to aid in humanitarian efforts worldwide....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Sep 27, 2016

OSU Buckeye Bullet Hits 341 mph

The all-electric Venture Buckeye Bullet 3, a student engineering project at Ohio State University, set a new world’s land speed record....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Sep 23, 2016

Concerns over IoT Security? Get Answers at IoT Emerge 2016

The Internet of Things often appears to be a double-edged sword for manufacturing companies of all sizes. On one hand, they want all the advantages....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Aug 30, 2016

Five Aircraft Ideas NASA Is Exploring

NASA does a lot more than just explore space. It has also long been inventing new ways to make flying safer and more efficient. To add to its....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Aug 22, 2016

IoT Emerge: The Woodstock for the Internet of Things

Join thousands of your colleagues and industry leaders as they gather at Emerge IoT in Chicago’s McCormick Place on Nov 2 -4 for three days filled....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Aug 16, 2016

Most Colleges Lose Money Trying to Exploit Patents

Like a lot of ideas and concepts springing from government and universities, letting colleges and universities profit from patents made by their....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Jul 29, 2016

Design a 3D Printable Tool for Astronauts—Help NASA and Win a Prize!

A company called Made In Space partnered with NASA to develop a zero-gravity 3D printer. It has been up on the International Space Station undergoing....More
in A Skeptical Engineer Jul 21, 2016

Time to Update Engineering Colleges

It’s time engineering colleges took a look at their curriculums and majors and made some changes. There’s already almost too much....More

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