An essential piece of rail safety – elastic fasteners, or “e-clips,” which secure rails to metal plates – have been installed by sledgehammer since the 1930s.
To upgrade and modernize this decades-old installation process, CSX turned to seniors at Georgia Tech enrolled in The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering’s Capstone Design Course. The students work in small groups to design, build and test prototypes in response to challenges proposed by industry.
Middle and high-school students from Washington, D.C. area schools gathered at the White House on December 15 for a private screening of HiddenFigures, the new film from Fox 2000 following three female African American engineers who played crucial roles in the 1960s Space Race. Stars Taraji P.
“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras
I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.
Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.
“When you find that passion, it’s no longer work. It’s what drives you. What motivates you.” — Kathy Herring Hayashi
How did I become a techie? It all started with my dad, who was in the Air Force. When we were stationed in Nebraska, he would always find time in the evening to do word scramble puzzles with me, which later led to us doing cryptograms and other ciphers. He taught me to look several moves ahead, which helped me win my junior high checker championship.
Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd