Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:04pm
Ford announced it is partnering with University of Michigan to research and develop "new battery concepts" to use in its cars and trucks. Together, Ford and UM have built an $8 million battery lab wherein they will collaborate on the development of "batteries that are smaller, lighter and less expensive to produce" than today's technology.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:37pm
Eight students from Stanford University have won an Innovation by Design award from Fast Company for their "SparkTruck," a bookmobile-like vehicle that brings rapid prototyping capability to students around the country who do not have it available at their college.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 2:01pm
NASA has awarded grants for 10 innovative university projects that promise to help the space agency develop the advanced technologies it needs for future long-duration manned spaceflights and research.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:28am
Although their effects aren’t immediate, LEGO bricks have led to more innovation by proxy than any other company. From this we understand that innovation does not happen overnight, but is the sum of a long series of sequential events.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:22am
New technologies for improved surgical tools or systems that speed access to time-sensitive pathology reports may well come from undergraduates working side-by-side with physicians in teaching labs and operating rooms.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:05am
If you are looking for funding for an innovative research project, Georgia Tech Starter may be just the tool you need. GTS is a university-based, peer-reviewed crowd-funding platform for science and engineering research projects.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 10:59am
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced that Northern Illinois University will receive $2.4 million to develop tools to aid in three-dimensional manufacturing.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 10:05am
Erin Webster is a computer engineering graduate student, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Along with Jay Weitzen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UMass-Lowell, and technology companies Analog Devices and Digilent, she is creating a “Lab In A Box” – a new way of getting students excited about electrical and computer engineering for the 21st century.