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Research in 3-D: Lockheed Martin Teams Up with Brigham Young University on Virtual Reality Engineering Grant

Engineering students use popular video game technology to help Lockheed Martin develop next-generation aerospace and defense solutions
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PROVO, Utah, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Brigham Young University (BYU) are collaborating to apply gaming technology for engineering purposes, allowing users to interact with, record and share engineering designs in virtual reality.

Black Women and STEM: How Hidden Figures is Inspiring a New Generation

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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On February 26th movie fans all over the world tuned into the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, where the best films of 2016 were honored. La La Land has received a record 14 Oscar nominations, but it’s another film and its story that is gathering much critical acclaim and popular following.

Ten Booz Allen Employees Named Modern Day Technology Leaders at Black Engineer of the Year Awards Ceremony

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This year's 31st annual BEYA Global STEM Conference recognized ten Booz Allen Hamilton engineers as Modern Day Technology Leaders (MDTL). The conference and awards program took place February 9 through 11 in Washington, DC.

Booz Allen’s partnership with the BEYA program dates back to 2005. To date, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized for their work in the field.

National Engineers Week 2017: Enabling the Evolution of Smart Cities and Smart Utilities

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For centuries, engineers have played a foundational role in the design and deployment of the vital infrastructure systems that drive our cities and communities. But today, the work of these critical problem solvers is more important than ever. As we celebrate 2017 National Engineers Week, we recognize engineers not only for their past contributions, but for their future work in enabling our cities and communities to act on the promise of a smarter, safer and more sustainable way of life.

element14, a Premier Farnell/Avnet Community, Launches ‘Upcycle Cycle it’ Design Challenge with Intel® Edison

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element14, a Premier Farnell / Avnet community, is the world’s largest electronic design community and has launched a new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Upcycle it’. Sponsored by Intel®, element14 will challenge 15 community members to Upcycle an unwanted or waste product to give it a new or enhanced lease of life. element14 invites all engineers, DIY hobbyists and tinkerers to upcycle an obsolete item, computer or appliance and make a useful IoT device. Engineers looking for inspiration can watch Ben Heck’s take on the challenge when he upcycled an 80s "ghetto blaster" using an Intel Edison kit for Arduino .

To learn more about the ‘Upcycle it’ design challenge and to submit an entry, visit http://www.element14.com/upcycleit

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element14, a Premier Farnell / Avnet community, is the world’s largest electronic design community and has launched a new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Upcycle it’. Sponsored by Intel®, element14 will challenge 15 community members to Upcycle an unwanted or waste product to give it a new or enhanced lease of life. element14 invites all engineers, DIY hobbyists and tinkerers to upcycle an obsolete item, computer or appliance and make a useful IoT device. Engineers looking for inspiration can watch Ben Heck’s take on the challenge when he upcycled an 80s "ghetto blaster" using an Intel Edison kit for Arduino .

To learn more about the ‘Upcycle it’ design challenge and to submit an entry, visit http://www.element14.com/upcycleit

Smart Grid Gains From New Black & Veatch EPC Program Management System

Powered by ASSET360 TM, SEKOIA benefits clients by uniting spatial engineering, data integration and analytics to improve project execution
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 20, 2017 /3BL Media/– Black & Veatch announced today a new tool aimed at helping utilities deploy large-scale grid modernization projects.

How I Became a Techie: Tommy Saenz

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“You get intimately familiar with what takes you away from home and what brings you back at the end of the day.” — Tommy Saenz

What piqued my interest in STEM was my automotive electrician class in high school. I got to tinker with electronics and cars — not unusual hobbies for a kid from California.

Whirlpool Corporation's Sponsorship of FIRST® Robotics Encourages Youth Interest in STEM Fields

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At our global headquarters, Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of FIRST® Robotics, providing local teams with challenge grants, materials and supplies, including Gladiator® GarageWorks tool chests. Our employees also spend thousands of volunteer hours coaching and mentoring high school youth to encourage their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as careers in manufacturing. In 2015, three area teams competed in the World FIRST Robotics Competition. 

21CF and Pepsico Award $200,000 Scholarships to Women in Stem as Part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ Contest

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21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox Announce the Two Grand Prize Winners in "The Search For Hidden Figures" Contest

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PURCHASE, N.Y., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), are proud to announce the two grand prize winners from "The Search for Hidden Figures" scholarship contest.  Inspired by Fox's "Hidden Figures", this program actively engaged the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and received more than 7,300 submissions from students across the country.

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