Community http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8190/more en Engineers Assemble! How Sci-Fi Led Me to STEM http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem <div class="node-body blog-body">Science fiction is often the gateway to further exploration for tomorrow’s young engineers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineers-assemble-how-sci-fi-led-me-stem#comments Community Engineers Assemble! Fri, 22 May 2015 15:57:00 +0000 49081 at http://machinedesign.com Interview: Teaching Kids to Solve Problems in Engineering—and Life http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life <div class="field-deck"> Speaking with Jon Hiller about kids and how playing with robots can teach them to solve complex problems in engineering and life. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jon Hiller is director of engineering at Modular Robotics, a toy company whose goal is to build robotic construction kits for children. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/interview-teaching-kids-solve-problems-engineering-and-life#comments Guest Commentary Fri, 15 May 2015 20:34:00 +0000 48881 at http://machinedesign.com Maximizing Revenues from the New Product Pipeline http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/maximizing-revenues-new-product-pipeline <div class="node-body article-body">Do you have too few or too many ideas?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/maximizing-revenues-new-product-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/maximizing-revenues-new-product-pipeline#comments Contributing Technical Experts Community Tue, 12 May 2015 15:04:00 +0000 48781 at http://machinedesign.com Engineering: The Key to Untold Riches? http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches <div class="node-body blog-body">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 business-to-business buying platform. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:47:00 +0000 48381 at http://machinedesign.com Will Carbon Fiber Find Widespread Use in the Automotive Industry? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Over the past 60 years, CFRPs have been increasingly used to replace metal in applications where light weight has outsized value, primarily for reducing fuel consumption.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry#comments Automotive Contributing Technical Experts Materials Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:57:00 +0000 48151 at http://machinedesign.com Non-Renewable Events Heat Up April http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april <div class="node-body blog-body">Two energy events this April will cover non-renewables. But is every non-renewable turning into a renewable?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineering-entrepreneur">Engineering Entrepreneur</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/non-renewable-events-heat-april#comments coal medical isotopes molten salt reactor nonrenewables nuclear renewables salt thorium Guest Commentary Engineering Entrepreneur Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:22:00 +0000 47851 at http://machinedesign.com Test-Suite Rebalancing Reduces Time To Market http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market <div class="field-deck"> Are your test suites rooted in the previous century? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are your test suites rooted in the previous century? Reduce time to market, development cost, and production cost by rebalancing those test suites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/test-suite-rebalancing-reduces-time-market#comments Contributing Technical Experts Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 47691 at http://machinedesign.com TRIZ Plus – A Modern Tool for Enhancing Design Innovation http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TRIZ, an acronym for a Russian phrase loosely translated as the &ldquo;Theory of Inventive Problem Solving,&rdquo; has received little mention in <em>Machine Design</em> over the years. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/triz-plus-modern-tool-enhancing-design-innovation#comments Contributing Technical Experts Learning Resources Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:45:00 +0000 47651 at http://machinedesign.com The Value of Innovation When You’re Under the Knife http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife <div class="node-body blog-body">With so much hand-wringing over rising medical costs, one certainly wonders: With all of today’s medical bells and whistles, do the benefits of advanced technologies outweigh the costs? If you’re sick, they often do....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/stress-and-strain">Stress and Strain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife#comments medical technology Editorial Comment Stress and Strain Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:46:00 +0000 47591 at http://machinedesign.com Taking the Blog Plunge http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/taking-blog-plunge <div class="field-byline"> Elliot Wilson, Lovejoy Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Companies bridge the gap between buyers and suppliers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/02/Elliot.jpg" style="width: 130px; height: 168px; margin: 3px; float: left;" title="Elliot Wilson is the General Manager at Lovejoy Inc., Downers Grove, Ill. (<a href="http://www.lovejoy-inc.com" title="www.lovejoy-inc.com" />www.lovejoy-inc.com)" />Blogs can be entertaining, educational, or, hopefully, a little of both. Here&rsquo;s some advice from Elliot Wilson, general manager at Lovejoy Inc., a family-owned company that manufactures industrial couplings and power transmission products on how blogging can give a company a competitive edge.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/taking-blog-plunge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/taking-blog-plunge#comments Contributing Technical Experts Guest Commentary Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:33:00 +0000 47411 at http://machinedesign.com