In my beautiful balloon...
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment NASA has a scientific balloon program at the Wallops Flight Facility, (Wallops Island, VA). Payloads carry a variety of instrumentation to gather information on the atmosphere, the Sun, the near-Earth, and space environment and beyond.
Do you know any smart kids?
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment To recognize that professors and professionals are not alone in making industry waves, Design News and ANSYS Inc. have created the College Design Engineering Award.
Illuminate me!—Cockpit displays glow
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment Over the past half-century, Oppenheimer Precision Products Inc. has transitioned from making simple signs into custom-designing illuminated cockpit displays, mostly for military jets and helicopters.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.