HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: STUDENT RACE
Charles Murray   9/30/2013 7:57:40 PM
NO RATINGS
I agree, bobjengr. Hands-on experience translates to better engineers. Engineering schools are starting to realize that now, and more are putting hands-on design classes into the first year of their curriculums. National Instruments has told us about schools that use Lego Mindstorms in first-year engineering classes.

bobjengr
User Rank
Platinum
STUDENT RACE
bobjengr   9/28/2013 2:08:39 PM
NO RATINGS
Great post--very informative.  I certainly wish you good luck with the race.  I think endeavors of this type teach basic principals in a fashion that remain with the student and later on, the practicing engineer.  Most manufacturers will tell you that "hands-on" creates conditions in which learning "sticks" while facilitating the teaching process.   Again, good post and hope you guys win. 

 

GTOlover
User Rank
Platinum
Watch with interest
GTOlover   9/26/2013 12:04:12 PM
NO RATINGS
I will watch Michigan with interest. However, I have to throw my fan support to my old school,

http://www.worldsolarchallenge.org/team/view/47

Go University of Minnesota!

It will be fun to get your updates here at Design News!

wbswenberg
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Champion Electric!
wbswenberg   9/26/2013 12:00:57 PM
NO RATINGS
What? no pictures and move of it in action!

ChriSharek
User Rank
Gold
Champion Electric!
ChriSharek   9/26/2013 8:42:04 AM
NO RATINGS
U of M needs to lead the EV charge!  Congratulations to this team and we look forward to your continued success! 

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Kudos to Siemens
Charles Murray   9/25/2013 6:50:19 PM
NO RATINGS
Kudos to Siemens for getting ionvolved. Applications like these are the best education a student can get.



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Texas Instruments has produced an e-book intended to get you up to snuff on the Industrial Internet of Things.
A South African startup is combining recycled plastic with solar power to give underprivileged school children a stylish schoolbag that also supplies them with light to study by.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
Technology and global expansion are playing key roles in making manufacturing an attractive field for women to join, more than ever before, said the president of a woman-owned family of companies.
A few years ago, reshoring roared onto the scene as the next great movement in manufacturing, but the data so far reflect otherwise.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
8/13/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/24/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/11/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Aug 31 - Sep4, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Writing Portable and Robust Firmware in C
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7


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.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service