Tag Archives: mechanical engineering

Biro, Protolabs Team Up For Rapid PPE

Nidec engineer uses design and project management skills in PPE production When the COVID-19 crisis began to emerge, Josh Biro, like so many people throughout the country, wanted to make a personal contribution to help. And as the pandemic evolved, the Nidec mechanical engineer has been using his skills to help healthcare workers on the […]

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Engineering Expenses

Engineering most expensive field to teach, says new NBER research paper Recent examination by researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the University of Michigan, and the University of Delaware looked at the costs of universities teaching students in a variety of subjects to determine which was most the expensive and which was the […]

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Chiming in for Office

Former shop owner running for House seat in N.C. A former electric motor repair business owner is running for office in North Carolina. Chimer Davis Clark, Jr., owner and founder of Kimeplex, Inc., of Newport, N.C., announced this month he’ll run for U.S. Congress seat in the third district of the eastern part of the […]

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Relay & Spike

Mechanical engineering service: 2-time volleyball champs Having this electrical contractor backing you is starting to look like a good luck charm. May’s Electrical & Mechanical Engineering has sponsored the victor of the Paxton, Ill., park district volleyball tournament for the second year running. The volleyball team, comprised of all women, triumphed over the same opponent as […]

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Living the Dream

Engineering student fulfills fantasy at Disney World Natalie Reyes, a graduate of mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, shows that the variables of gender, age, and setting don’t have to matter when it comes to following your dreams. Even if that dream is one that every kid has when they’re young. Reyes now works at […]

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Rice University students create energy-generating knee brace

Brace yourselves for this: Engineering students at Rice University, Houston, Tex., have created an energy-generating knee brace, with hopes that it may help power artificial hearts. First off, sorry for the bad brace pun. Secondly, the device is a modified medical brace that generates power with every bend of the knee — every bend! The […]

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