Washington—The number of undergraduate students choosing to study engineering has remained steady from last year, after an increase in the previous two years, according to the Engineering Workforce Commission (EWC).
The national total of full time engineering students enrolled in the fall of 1999 was 323,713 a 1.8% decrease from 1998. The totals from the last two years indicate a robust engineering student population compared to the numbers from a few years ago.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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