Energy storage trains are a fantastic idea to save energy. Energy grids supplied by renewable energy sources naturally benefit from energy storage of any kind. & 34;Pumped& 34; hydropower is one of the common & 34;go to& 34; solution for energy storage. As we are sure you are aware, water energy storage uses electricity off-peak to pump water.
September 22, 2016 Image Source: Wikimedia According to multiple reports, Apple has approached the British Supercar manufacturer, McLaren, to initiate major investment discussions.Not much is known about the apparent talks yet, and both companies have yet to make any official statement. It would appear that Apple is looking to make a large investment or acquire the company outright.
September 24, 2016Some sources from Google claim that they are engaged in conversations with Twitter. The news is not officially announced yet, but even if it’s a rumor, it was enough to get the investors excited. Right after the news broke, the share price of the Twitter has rocketed 20 and it is climbing every minute.
September 08, 2016 Image Source: Facebook In honor of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, Facebook has added Star Trek reactions for users in the US and Canada. Facebook wanted to focus in on the main characters that captured the essence of Star Trek, so they decided on Kirk, Spock, Geordi and a Klingon.
Image Source: Jdxyw You may have noticed a celebratory flavor to the Google Doodle when you jumped online today. Tuesday the 27th of September sees the celebration of Google& 39;s 18th birthday. From a university research project to the creation of a new verb, nobody can argue that Google has had a profound and lasting impact upon the digital age.
The data-driven minds at PayScale just released their annual summation of the best colleges and majors in the United States.Of the top 15 highest paying bachelor degrees, all of them are in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Image Courtesy of Chem Eng Blog The highest non-STEM position ranks 24th under Government.
We have some tips for fresh engineering graduates to make the job hunting process easier.September 10, 2016The topic on the mind of every engineer about to graduate is where are they going to get a job. Some engineers are lucky enough to lock up a job months before getting their diploma, but many are left to scour the job market after they get out of school.
By Shelby RogersOctober 10, 2016 Image Courtesy of Wikimedia ING, a major Dutch bank, announced they& 39;ll save $1 billion (900 million Euro) by cutting 5,800 jobs.They called it a & 34;digital transformation,& 34; as ING looks to invest 800 million Euro over the next five years on technology.The number of branches will also be cut.
By Shelby RogersOctober 15, 2016 Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Looking for a new job? Go beyond a simple Google search or LinkedIn profile with these engineer-specific websites:Engineering Central This site allows you to narrow down based on the job type and a company& 39;s location.Engineer JobsEngineer Jobs lets you build your own career portfolio.
By Shelby RogersOctober 22, 2016 Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In a world of viral hits and the need for more clicks, scientific methodology should be the last thing affected.However, the need for popular and cool research has even tampered with defining success in the sciences. Papers and findings get awards which lead to grant money which leads to more papers, and the cycle continues.
By Shelby RogersOctober 26, 2016 Image Courtesy of Wikimedia The ready-to-assemble furniture giant IKEA announced they might be using packaging made with mushrooms rather that traditional polystyrene.The mycelium packaging comes from mushroom roots, essentially, and the material boasts a slew of benefits.
By Shelby RogersNovember 06, 2016Imagine getting paid a whopping bonus just for leaving your job.For Cisco& 39;s former executive president, a cool $5.5 million is his reality. Image Courtesy of Pankaj Patel/LinkedIn Pankaj Patel, also head of global engineering and chief development officer, officially left his position in late October.
By Shelby RogersNovember 14, 2016Want to know where your best chances are for getting hired in an R&D department? Image Courtesy of Pixabay The National Science Foundation recently released its list of the industries that hire the most for R&D.The top 10 list can be grouped into two categories: manufacturing and nonmanufacturing.
November 19, 2016Need a job? Feel overqualified for your current position? SpaceX is hiring.The company currently lists over a hundred jobs ranging from guided navigation and control engineer to IT Systems engineers.You can make the engineering dream a reality. Aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, aka SpaceX, is better known with their goal to enabling humankind colonization on Mars and other planets.
Engineering jobs in Robotics, 3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, and Algorithm Engineering are changing the future. These technologies are reshaping how things around us work.The improvements are so outstanding that a lot of folks refer to it as a brand new Industrial Revolution.But does it mean “the machines” will take over our jobs?
November 24, 2016One of Europe& 39;s largest low-cost airlines could let passengers fly free soon.According to Michael O& 39;Leary, the CEO of Ryanair, the company is planning to offer some of their flights around Europe for zero fares in the upcoming decade. The plan depends on their money made from sharing revenues with airports they are working with.
By Shelby RogersNovember 27, 2016Last month, Uber laid out an extensive 99 page paper about their flying car initiative. The network dubbed Elevate would offer on-demand electric flying vehicles with vertical takeoff and landing. Image courtesy of Uber Elevate However, David Melcher, president and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association said Uber has much to address before the public can hail their flying taxis.
December 04, 2016World& 39;s leading security and medical specialists from International SOS and Control Risks have revealed the Travel Risk Map for 2017. The map is highly important for investors and business makers, as well as travelers.Travelling (even business travel) is awesome. However, problems can arise from not doing your research about an area.
An industrial revolution is in the making, significantly transforming how manufacturing is done. Industry 4.0 or industrial internet of things (IIoT) is changing everything.The phrase Industry 4.0 signifies the combination of many inventions and innovations in digital technology, aiming to transform the manufacturing industries.
December 27, 2016One event wanted children with limited mobility to feel like their able-bodied counterparts. The school of Engineering at Mercer University in Atlanta hosted a Go Baby Go event on December 3. Honors students built and modified toy cars for children with limited mobility.Georgia& 39;s Mercer University, one of the US& 39;s oldest and most distinctive institutions, works to shape a better world.
By Shelby RogersJanuary 03, 2017If you work in France, your work hours just got more heavily defined. A new labor law took effect Sunday that gives employees the & 34;right to disconnect& 34; from all work-related messages once their workday ends.That& 39;s right. That means no more late-night emails from your boss begging you to do something extra.