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Students Design Wastewater Solutions

2020 competition showcases growth in field Students from the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) and The Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Co.) came up with innovative wastewater solutions in a recent 2020 event, exhibiting promise for those in a field we’ve covered increasingly over the past five years. In the Water Environment category, Guelph was […]

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Tough as Nails

Lincoln Electric employee competes in welding competition Linnett Key, a Lincoln Electric employee, has a gratifying story of perseverance and hope. Key went to Lecanto, Fla., to pursue a job, where she was initially declined and ended up homeless, at risk of losing custody of her four children. Upon seeing an advertisement for a welding […]

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KidWind Challenge 2019

280+ U.S. students put their handcrafted wind turbines to the test at AWEA Being one of the best in the nation was the goal each of the 58 middle school teams and 24 high school teams set out to achieve while competing at the 2019 National KidWind Challenge in Houston May 21-23 as part of […]

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Robotics Team Missing

Six members of Burundi team may have voluntarily fled to Canada A team of six high-school age students was reported missing following a national robotics competition that took place in Washington, D.C., this week. The FIRST Global Challenge 2017, held Sunday through Tuesday of this past week, included six members of the Burundi robotics team […]

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Technically Skilled

Utah Valley University’s ‘dynasty’ at skills comp The annual SkillsUSA competition wrapped up at the end of June in Louisville. Reflecting its organizational mission, this competition is split into three umbrella categories: ‘Leadership Development’, ‘Occupationally Related’, and ‘Skills and Technical Sciences’. Subcategories include industrial motor control, fabrication, winding, additive manufacturing, automation technologies, electrical construction wiring, engineering, […]

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Need a Pick-Me-Up?

Amazon awards $50,000 prize in robotics competition’s 2nd year Amazon held its second annual Picking Challenge last week, in conjunction with Robocup 2016 in Leipzig, Germany from June 30 to July 3. A robotic arm, designed by a team of engineers from Delft Robotics and TU Delft Robotics Institute, took home the $50,000 grand prize. The robotics competition is […]

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