Electronic controls are becoming the products differentiating autos and improving everything from safety to creature comforts. Hyundai Motor Co. acknowledged this in a big way when it committed to parts developed through an innovation center jointly owned by Infineon Technologies AG and the Korean automaker. Infineon's TriCore DSP/microcontroller architecture will be a key element when the two companies develop system architectures and components used in powertrain, safety and body applications for Hyundai and Kia vehicles.
In many engineering workplaces, there’s a generational conflict between recent engineering graduates and older, more experienced engineers. However, a recent study published in the psychology journal Cognition suggests that both may have something to learn from another group: 4 year olds.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
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