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3 Biotech     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
3D Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
AAPG Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
AASRI Procedia     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Abstract and Applied Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Aceh International Journal of Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
ACS Nano     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 216)
Acta Geotechnica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Acta Polytechnica : Journal of Advanced Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Scientiarum. Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis. Technical Series     Open Access  
Active and Passive Electronic Components     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Adaptive Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access  
Adsorption     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Advanced Engineering Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advanced Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advanced Science Focus     Free   (Followers: 3)
Advanced Science Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine     Partially Free   (Followers: 6)
Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Advances in Artificial Neural Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Calculus of Variations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Complex Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Engineering Software     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Advances in Fuel Cells     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Advances in Fuzzy Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Geosciences (ADGEO)     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Heat Transfer     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Advances in Magnetic and Optical Resonance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Open Access   (Followers: 28)
Advances in Operations Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Advances in OptoElectronics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Physics Theories and Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Polymer Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Advances in Porous Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Remote Sensing     Open Access   (Followers: 35)
Advances in Science and Research (ASR)     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Aerobiologia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
AIChE Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Ain Shams Engineering Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Akademik Platform Mühendislik ve Fen Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access  
Alexandria Engineering Journal     Open Access  
AMB Express     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 28)
American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Engineering Education     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Environmental Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Analele Universitatii Ovidius Constanta - Seria Chimie     Open Access  
Annals of Combinatorics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Pure and Applied Logic     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Regional Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applicable Analysis: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Applied Catalysis A: General     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Applied Clay Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Applied Magnetic Resonance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Applied Nanoscience     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Applied Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Physics Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Archives of Foundry Engineering     Open Access  
Archives of Thermodynamics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Arkiv för Matematik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ASEE Prism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Asian Engineering Review     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Biotechnology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Asian Journal of Control     Hybrid Journal  
Asian Journal of Current Engineering & Maths     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Technology Innovation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Assembly Automation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
at - Automatisierungstechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ATZagenda     Hybrid Journal  
ATZextra worldwide     Hybrid Journal  
Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería     Open Access  
Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research     Open Access  
Basin Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Batteries     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bautechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bell Labs Technical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
BER : Manufacturing Survey : Full Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
BER : Motor Trade Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
BER : Retail Sector Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
BER : Retail Survey : Full Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
BER : Survey of Business Conditions in Manufacturing : An Executive Summary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
BER : Survey of Business Conditions in Retail : An Executive Summary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Bharatiya Vaigyanik evam Audyogik Anusandhan Patrika (BVAAP)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biofuels Engineering     Open Access  
Biointerphases     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomaterials Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Biomedical Engineering Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Reviews in     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Biomedical Microdevices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Biomedizinische Technik - Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Biomicrofluidics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
BioNanoMaterials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biotechnology Progress     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Boletin Cientifico Tecnico INIMET     Open Access  
Botswana Journal of Technology     Full-text available via subscription  
Boundary Value Problems     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Broadcasting, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Bulletin of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory     Hybrid Journal  
Cahiers, Droit, Sciences et Technologies     Open Access  
Calphad     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Geotechnical Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40)
Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Case Studies in Thermal Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Catalysis Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Catalysis Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Catalysis Reviews: Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Catalysis Science and Technology     Free   (Followers: 6)
Catalysis Surveys from Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Catalysis Today     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
CEAS Space Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Central European Journal of Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CFD Letters     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Chaos : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Journal of Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Science Bulletin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia e Ingenieria Neogranadina     Open Access  
Ciencia en su PC     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencias Holguin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CienciaUAT     Open Access  
Cientifica     Open Access  
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
City, Culture and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Clay Minerals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Clean Air Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Coal Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Coastal Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Coastal Engineering Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Coatings     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cogent Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cognitive Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Color Research & Application     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
COMBINATORICA     Hybrid Journal  
Combustion Theory and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Communications Engineer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Composite Interfaces     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Composite Structures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 252)
Composites Part A : Applied Science and Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 176)
Composites Part B : Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 224)
Composites Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 164)
Comptes Rendus Mécanique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Computation     Open Access  
Computational Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Computational Optimization and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computational Science and Discovery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Computer Applications in Engineering Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Computer Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Computers & Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Computers & Mathematics with Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Computers and Geotechnics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Computing and Visualization in Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Computing in Science & Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Conciencia Tecnologica     Open Access  
Concurrent Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Control and Dynamic Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Control Engineering Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Control Theory and Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Corrosion Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
CT&F Ciencia, Tecnologia y Futuro     Open Access  
CTheory     Open Access  
Current Applied Physics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)

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Journal Cover ASEE Prism
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   ISSN (Print) 1056-8077 - ISSN (Online) 1930-6148
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  • Battle Royal
    • Abstract: The English love their tea-especially when brewed in bags, as is the case with roughly 96 percent of the 165 million cups consumed daily in Britain. But tea bags were invented 102 years ago, and British entrepreneur Guy Woodall thinks it's time for a change. His company, Yum Cha Drinks, has ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Rosy Scenario
    • Abstract: Nature continues to inspire engineers with designs developed over millions of years. For instance, researchers at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have discovered a cell pattern in rose petals that enhances the light conversion efficiency of organic solar cells. Photonics researcher ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Special Delivery
    • Abstract: Remember the Flying Burrito Brothers? The late 1 960s country-rock band's wacky name sounds downright prophetic today. Last month, researchers from Virginia Tech and Project Wing, part of Google's X lab, began testing drone deliveries of Chipotle burritos on the engineering school's campus. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Growing Economy Fails to Lift Research Spending
    • Abstract: Engineering research spending by federal and state governments and industry remained mostly flat from 2011 to 2015 despite the nation's recovery from the recent recession and a steady decline in unemployment, ASEE data show. The trend reflected stringent government budgets and a reluctance by the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • To Boldly Share
    • Abstract: The ugly state of politics in the United States, Britain, and elsewhere illustrates the impact of income inequality and the widening technological divide. More and more people are being left behind by innovation, and they are protesting in every way they can - including at the ballot box. The ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Engineering Education for Every Child
    • Abstract: This past June, the Pre-College Engineering Education (PCEE) Division- formerly the K-12 and Pre-College Engineering Division-approved a new vision, mission, and set of core beliefs to capture who we are, what we value, and what we do. These new statements build upon the important work of members ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Charge of the Light Brigade
    • Abstract: Today's soldier relies on an ever-increasing array of electronic devices, from radios to night-vision goggles to GPS. Trouble is, all those gizmos can require up to 20 pounds of extra weight in batteries, putting strain on feet, knees, and stamina. Canada's Bionic Power Incorporated hopes its ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Creative Space
    • Abstract: Four years ago, York University's Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto overhauled its curriculum. To make its program more entrepreneurial, the college linked with the business and law schools and fully embraced the flipped classroom, where students watch online lectures on their own time and ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Engineering as a Physical Art
    • Abstract: Hello, reader. How are you? To be explicit, by "how are you," I also mean "how are your hands?" Are they holding a print magazine, twisted outwards to meet a keyboard, gripping a mouse? How are your shoulders - rolled forward? Your neck-cantilevered outwards to support your head? (Relax your jaw.) ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Fluid Dynamics
    • Abstract: At just 25 years old, Lina CoIuccí is already many things: inventor, engineer, clarinetist, and dancer, just to name a few. Now a Ph.D. student in her fifth year at the Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology program, she designs sensors that will be able to read a hospital patient's hydration ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Gary Steffen
    • Abstract: First-Generation FacultyWhen Gary Steffen talks about teaching, he sends you back in time to when, feeling both excitement and fear, you stepped into your first college classroom. "I love teaching freshman courses, like digital electronics or basic electronics," he says. "The incoming ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Strange Land
    • Abstract: Black Hills, South Dakota? No, you're looking at layered rock formations in the Murray Buttes region of Mars. The images were captured by Curiosity's mast cameras on the rover's painstakingly slow journey across the Red Planet, now in its fifth year. The robotic vehicle, which found subsurface ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Take My Hands
    • Abstract: The Octobot looks more like a kid's bath toy than a big step forward in robotics. But its cuteness is only skin deep. Created by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the world's first entirely softautonomous robot is 2.5 inches long and has no rigid parts. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clear-Eyed
    • Abstract: Glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness, is preventable if patients use latanoprost eye drops that lower pressure in the eyes. But the drops sting and burn, and are hard to self-administer, so patient compliance is poor-perhaps as low as 50 percent. Researchers have been trying for ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Farewell to Fossil Fuel
    • Abstract: Electric power generated entirely from renewable sources is a green dream that's probably decades away from reality for most countries. Not Costa Rica, whose 4.9 million residents got all of their electricity from renewable energy for 76 days straight this summer. As of mid-September, the country ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • What's Your Story?
    • Abstract: Over the past few decades, engineering educators have gained new insights by devising ways to measure learning and testing these measurements against theory. Such insights can have a potentially large impact on society. In a 2013 article entitled "No Place Like Home," former Lockheed Martin CEO ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Significant Other
    • Abstract: With $4.5 million riding on their proposal, Jeffrey Forbes and his colleagues left little to chance when they sought National Science Foundation support in 2011 for "a realistic global three-dimensional model of Earth's Electrical System from the surface into the ionosphere." Their idea was ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Disruptive Development
    • Abstract: For 25 years, Áshok Gadgil has pursued research in technology to foster healthier lives for the poorest of the poor, "scraping the bottom of the barrel" to fund his work. Government agencies had little interest in supporting academic experiments on innovations for developing countries. The one time ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Global Citizen with Local Roots-And Dining Tastes
    • Abstract: Rashida Johnson brings a rich and diverse background to her role in ASEE's Fellowships and Research Opportunities (FRO) Department, with a mother from Guyana, a father born in Southern California, and a husband from Nigeria.After spending her early years in Burbank, Rashida moved to her mother's ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
    • Abstract: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time to highlight the contributions of the differently abled in the workplace. ASEE salutes educators, engineers, and innovators who live with disabilities-but aren't defined by them.Dana Bolles is a Technical Resources Manager at NASA ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tough Nuts to Crack
    • Abstract: The need for bright ideas in international development aid may never have been greater than now. While the world's population grows by more than 83 million people a year, 60 million are refugees or internally displaced by war and violence. A World Bank paper says climate change will bring reduced ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tackling Concussions
    • Abstract: The San Francisco 49ers had an unusual teammate on their practice field in late August: a mobile virtual player, or MVP, designed to reduce tackling injuries. At 5 foot 11 and 150 pounds, the remote-controlled robotic dummy resembles an overgrown chessboard pawn. It can weave and cut at speeds of ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tall Timber
    • Abstract: Wood may be one of the mankind's oldest building materials, but architects and engineers are still finding astonishing new ways to use it, including in constructing high-rise buildings and even skyscrapers. The world's tallest wood building is currently the 14-story Treet apartment house in Bergen, ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Art of Asking Why
    • Abstract: A business writer urges educators to cultivate their students' ability to challenge conventional wisdom and think differently about solving problems.A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas By Warren Berger. Bloomsbury, 2014. 260 pages.As any parent knows, young ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Joseph C. Hogan, Asee President (1982-1983); Notre Dame Dean
    • Abstract: Joseph C. Hogan, dean of engineering emeritus at the University of Notre Dame and a past president and Fellow of ASEE, died August 18, 2016 at Friendship Village in Tempe, Arizona. He was 94.Hogan's tenure as dean from 1967 to 1981 is credited with significantly enhancing the College of ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Space: An Engineering Frontier
    • Abstract: Just over a year ago, scientists detected for the first time the gravitational waves that have been traveling through the universe ever since the collision of two black holes over 1.3 billion years ago. This breakthrough by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) marked the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Swifter Chips
    • Abstract: In theory, transistors made from carbon nanotubes should perform five times as fast as those made from silicon, or use one-fifth the power. But for more than 20 years, efforts to exploit nanotubes' potential have fallen well short of that goal. The big hurdle has been that nanotubes composed purely ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Heavy Lift?
    • Abstract: The spectacular 1937 Hindenburg explosion, which killed 36 people, ended the shortlived era of passenger travel aboard hydrogen-filled airships. But helium-filled blimps have never stopped flying, and their commercial use is poised to expand. The expected market includes luxury tourism, ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Not Feeling the Heat
    • Abstract: Now that the United States and 194 other countries have pledged to cap global temperatures through cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, Larry Baxter's efficient, relatively cheap carbon-capture technology ought to be gaining traction. Baxter, a professor of chemical engineering at Utah's Brigham Young ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Soft Landing
    • Abstract: Falls are a major health problem for the elderly. Each year, some 250,000 Americans ages 65 or older are hospitalized with hip fractures, all but 5 percent of them caused by falls. Women, who comprise three quarters of hipfracture patients, face much higher risks of dying-not because of the actual ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Not So Wild
    • Abstract: Prescribed fires, controlled burns of sections of grasslands and forest, can help contain active wildfires and rid areas of invasive species of trees and grasses. Small planes or helicopters are often used to start prescribed fires, but it's a dangerous business for pilots. The aircraft have to ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Bone Loss
    • Abstract: Facial reconstruction to fix deformities caused by birth defects or injuries is difficult because the replacement bones must perfectly fit the person's face. The jaw, which must withstand the forces of chewing, is among the most challenging to replace. Moreover, the method that most reduces the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Feeling Superior?
    • Abstract: Last spring I taught a course on Great Projects that was open to all first-year students of the university, regardless of major. In a seminar setting, we discussed outstanding technological achievements and aspirations- mile-long bridge spans, green skyscrapers, interplanetary travel-things that ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Global Problem-Solving Attracts the Best and Brightest
    • Abstract: Grand Challenges offer a chance to reshape engineering education.I am delighted to be writing you as ASEE's President and honored that you have entrusted me with the leadership of our 123-year-old organization.I am fortunate to be starting my presidency at a time when our finances are getting back ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Engineers and Educators of Hispanic Heritage
    • Abstract: Americans of Latin descent have made notable contributions to science, engineering innovation, and education. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-Ocotober 15, 2016, ASEE salutes these trailblazing engineers and educators.Cristina H. Amon, Engineering Educator and Mentor. Her ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Home-Grown Solutions
    • Abstract: Engineering doesn't lack for adventurers who combine exploration of new techniques and materials with a social-justice impulse. There's Caroline Baillie, whom Prism profiled back in 2008. At the time, she was working with jobless rubbish pickers in Buenos Aires-called cartoneros-to turn discarded ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • American Roots
    • Abstract: A stone's throw from the Washington Monument, the $540 million National Museum of African American History and Culture- opening this month-promises to rival the iconic obelisk in scale and impact. Adorned with a corona, or scrim, of 3,600 bronzecolored cast-aluminum panels that glow at night from ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Less Pain, Early Gain
    • Abstract: Victims of oral cancer-the sixth most common form of the disease-have an 80 percent survival rate if it is detected early. All too often, visible symptoms don't appear until it's too late for effective treatment. Early detection typically requires a painful biopsy-sometimes more than one-which may ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Gotta Catch 'Em All?
    • Abstract: If you have paid any attention to the news lately, you have likely come across the phenomenon of Pokémon Go-a new game in which real people catch digital monsters in real places. Even I, an information technology researcher, found it hard to conceptualize the goals of the game, yet that's exactly ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Invention Roulette
    • Abstract: Paul Yock doesn't understand about inventing and commercializing medical devices probably isn't worth knowing. On his own, he's successfully brought to market four devices, including Rapid Exchange, the world's most popular balloon angioplasty system for treating clogged coronary arteries. And for ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • New Orleans Highlights
    • Abstract: This June, 4,400 ASEE conference attendees sweltered along the New Orleans bayou before cooling off in the mile-long conference hall (bottom center).Sunday was a day of learning at the K-12 Workshop, where teachers earned certificates following a series of interactive sessions (upper left). On ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Student Success Is Her Reward
    • Abstract: She built the University of Akron's thriving undergraduate biomedical engineering program from scratch, independently developed better assessment methods that other departments now use to measure student learning, and racked up accolades for teaching topics from biomechanics to résumé writing. But ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Lgbtq Equality in Stem Project Update
    • Abstract: Despite recent civil-rights advances, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) students and faculty still face harassment, discrimination, and chilly classroom climates, particularly in STEM departments. With support from the National Science Foundation, ASEE has an ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Beam Her Up
    • Abstract: Portrait of a Woman, a painting by French impressionist Edgar Degas from the late 19th century, has since 1922 been marred by an odd dark stain that has spread across the subject's face. As the oil paints Degas used began to fade, it became clear that an earlier painting lay hidden beneath the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Watch Your Step
    • Abstract: A glass skywalk that clings to the side of China's Tianmen Mountain in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the southern province of Hunan opened to the public last month. And it's an impressive feat of engineering. Nearly a mile above ground, the Coiling Dragon Cliff pathway is slightly more ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Nervous Energy
    • Abstract: Last October, Prism took an in-depth look at research and development of "electroceuticals," electrical implants to modulate nerve signals and treat a variety of ailments, including diabetes, heart disease, and even some cancers. Many diseases are caused by pathogens that interrupt a nerve's ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Chilling Effect
    • Abstract: Computers and other electronic devices generate a lot of heat, so researchers are always searching for new and novel ways to dissipate it. Baratunde Cola, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech, thinks sand might work. Not the kind found on beaches, but silicon dioxide ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Databytes
    • Abstract: What factors affect eighth graders' exposure to engineering and confidence in handling the subject? The data presented here offer some insight. We learn, for instance, that low-income students are less likely to have studied engineering; that parental education levels are not strongly related to ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Right Side of the Law
    • Abstract: Improving students' knowledge of foundational principles is a major concern of engineering educators. These principles are often complex, involving multiple interconnected knowledge elements. One particular challenge occurs in introductory thermodynamics, when many students struggle to understand ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • New Anniversary Date Looms for Institutional Members
    • Abstract: (This is one of a series of quarterly letters to ASEE members f rom the executive director.)FINANCES & SOCIETY ACTIVITIESAs we've reported in numerous outlets recently, I am happy to let members know that ASEE is in a solid financial position, being debt free and showing positive annual balances. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Common Denominators of Learning
    • Abstract: Engineering companies worldwide seek graduates who can hit the ground running. They want universities to train students, from the first year onward, for engineering practice. Faculty members at research universities, however, are at least as interested in producing engineering scientists as they ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Good as Gold
    • Abstract: Americans discard some 150 million cellphones annually, the Environmental Protection Agency calculates. But estimates suggest only about 12 percent are sold to recycling companies or given to charities for fundraising. The rest? No one knows for sure, but it's believed that $33 billion-worth gather ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Legal Machinery
    • Abstract: BakerHostetler, a Cleveland-based law firm with 900 lawyers on its roster, made a big, new hire last May: ROSS, the world's first artificially intelligent paralegal. Based on IBM's Watson cognitive computer technology, ROSS was developed three years ago by University of Toronto students. After ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Hot Seats
    • Abstract: Intellectual PropertyThe European Union is cracking down on cheap knockoffs of classic furniture - facsimiles largely made in Chinese factories with 3D-printed components. Licensed producer Vitra, for example, sells mid-20th-century Charles Eames chairs for around $8,860. But online and in some ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Game Changer
    • Abstract: All of us are shaped, to some extent, by where we spend our formative years. For Louis A. Martin-Vega, that pivotal period began when his father retired from the Air Force and the family moved to Puerto Rico. A high school sophomore at the time, the future ASEE president was struck by the esteem in ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • 2017 Asee Annual Conference
    • Abstract: COLUMBUS, OHIOCALL FOR PAPERSALL DIVISIONS ARE 'PUBLISH TO PRESENT'With a few exceptions, all conference papers must be submitted for peer review in order to be presented at the conference and, subsequently, published in the conference proceedings.The process for the submission of ASEE annual ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Priming the Stem Pipeline
    • Abstract: If you attended ASEE's annual conference in New Orleans this summer, you may have spotted balloons and volunteers greeting people at the entrance to the exhibit hall to kick offan exciting initiative focused on engineering education from preschool through 12th grade. Welcome to Commit toP-12: When ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • More Academic Staff Need Industry Experience
    • Abstract: Prism Summer 2016 is interesting. In particular, the article "Standards of Practice" (pp. 34-37) and Last Word "ABET Changes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (p. 64) need further comment.The ABET criteria address the outcomes expected for students. Among these, the students are expected to develop ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Organic Power
    • Abstract: The quest to improve lithium ion batteries has spawned several recent breakthroughs. Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a prototype that's similar to lithium ions, but whose positive electrode, the cathode, is derived from flavin, a substance found in riboflavin, or vitamin B2. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Contact Sport
    • Abstract: hen Thomas Russell joined the Pentagon's vast science and technology complex as a chemist in 1990, he found an atmosphere far different from the close collaboration with universities and industry envisioned by Vannevar Bush, father of the post-World War II government research establishment. Where ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tough Fiber
    • Abstract: As a construction material, bamboo possesses almost action-hero qualities: Tougher than concrete! (BAM!) Grows three feet in a single day! (WHOOSH!) Stronger than steel! (CRUNCH!) OK, so that last one is overblown; bamboo has about half the strength of mild structural steel. It's still an ideal ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • They Did the Math
    • Abstract: THEY DID THE MATH The forgotten female 'computers' behind America's early aerospace breakthroughs Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars By Nathalia Holt. Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 338 pages.In the late 1940s, a band of young scientists and ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Minimalist Design, Maximum Energy
    • Abstract: Michelle Bersabal is a junior graphic designer in ASEE's art and production department whose work can be seen in the pages of this magazine and other prominent ASEE products, such as our "Surmounting the Barriers" and Maker Summit reports.In describing her approach, she says, "My design philosophy ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • AWARDS FOR PRISM AND eGFI
    • Abstract: ASEE's art and editorial team has won a number of awards this year for design and writing, including an APEX Grand Award for Publication Excellence for the latest edition of eGFI. Published in 2015, ASEE's precollege outreach magazine won top honors for oneof-a-kind publications.APEXAwards of ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Asee Annual Conference Best Paper Awards
    • Abstract: (For papers that were presented at the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference)This award recognizes high-quality papers that are presented at the ASEE Annual Conference. The award-winning papers were presented at the Annual Conference the previous year. One outstanding conference paper is selected from the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Eugene Deloatch, 2002-03 Asee President, Retires
    • Abstract: Eugene M. DeLoatch, founding dean of engineering at Morgan State University and the first African-American president of ASEE, has retired after more than 50 years in academe.In DeLoatch's 32 years as dean, Morgan State's Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering grew to rank "among the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • 2016 Asee National and Society Awards
    • Abstract: ASEE FELLOWS NAMEDThe following members received the Fellow grade of membership in recognition of outstanding contributions to engineering or engineering technology education. This distinction was conferred at the awards ceremony during ASEE's annual conference in New Orleans.BENJAMIN GARVER LAMME ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clean, Sans Machine
    • Abstract: Dropped a dab of mustard on your clean white shirt or salad dressing on your jeans? No problem if your clothes have been treated by a new process developed by materials scientists at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia. They've invented a solution containing silver and copper ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Popular Acclaim
    • Abstract: Ahead of the construction and anticipated 2019 launch of its next polar research vessel, Britain's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) decided to hold an online name-our-ship competition. What could possibly go wrong? Nothing, except that the hands-down favorite among thousands of entries ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Make a Spectacle
    • Abstract: Many people begin to grow farsighted in their 40s as the eye's lens loses elasticity, which makes it hard to focus on nearby objects and the printed page. While presbyopia, as this common condition is called, can be surgically corrected, most folks just buy a pair of bi- or trifocals-which can take ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Back to the Moon
    • Abstract: The European, Russian, and Chinese space agencies have all indicated they want to set up inhabited bases on the moon. NASA has focused instead on an eventual mission to Mars. But in a recent New Space article, senior staff at the agency's Space Portal Office, which works to foster collaboration ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Hit and a Miss
    • Abstract: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCETwo recent events show how far machine learning has come, but also its limitations. In March, Google's DeepMind AlphaGo program won four of five matches of Go, an ancient Chinese board game more complex than chess, against South Korean world champion Lee Sedol. Artificial ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Expansion Engineer
    • Abstract: Zorica Pantic is a first-the first female engineer to lead a higher-education institution of technology in the United States-but more important, she's a builder. When she arrived a little over 10 years ago, the Wentworth Institute of Technology was a small four-year school mostly serving commuters. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
    • Abstract: In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, ASEE salutes the achievements of these remarkable engineers and engineering educators.David Oh, a Korean-American aerospace engineer, was once the flight director for the Mars Curiosity rover and is now the lead project systems ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • K-12 Workshop Is What You Make of It
    • Abstract: The Maker Movement is picking up worldwide steam, fueled by adults' desires to get their hands dirty as they did in childhood. The fact that it's spread to schools, then, is unsurprising. Kids love to tinker, play, and revel in the unknown. That's why, on June 26, ASEE will host an interactive ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Sparring Partners
    • Abstract: At this time in 2012, Prism ran a cover story on the long-simmering argument over whether to require a master's as the first professional degree for engineers. While that dispute continues, a new controversy is brewing among engineering educators about proposed changes in accreditation criteria. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Impasto Syndrome
    • Abstract: Rembrandt van Rijn is best known for a deeply emotional portrait style that emphasizes details in the subject's face and around the eyes, drawing in the viewer. His deep shadows, bright highlights, and hallmark technique of glazing over thick layers of goopy brushwork (a style known as impasto) ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Assessing Entrepreneurship
    • Abstract: Let's say you're planning an entrepreneurship initiative in your institution. Perhaps you're introducing a new entrepreneurship course for engineering students, or a certificate program, minor, or major. Perhaps you're looking to incorporate entrepreneurial content in your thermodynamics course. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Asee's Future-Driven by Membership
    • Abstract: Exciting initiatives are transforming engineering and engineering technology education. It's time to get involved and make a difference.I can't believe that this is my last letter as ASEE President. This year has surely gone quickly and has also been very productive and rewarding. I recall when I ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • STANDARDS Practice
    • Abstract: What does an engineer need to know? What abilities indicate that a new graduate is prepared to enter the profession? Engineering educators and employers are debating these questions with renewed vigor these days because ABET, formerly the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, is ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Abet Changes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    • Abstract: Changes proposed to Criterion 3 by ABET, the board that accredits engineering and technology programs, reduce the required outcomes from 11 to seven. There are benefits in the proposal, but also problems and missed opportunities to match criteria with 21st century education. Having published a ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Cybersports
    • Abstract: Robert Riener, a professor of rehabilitative engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, thinks the tech industry could be doing more for the disabled. To accelerate advances in assistive technologies, he has borrowed a page from DARPA's various robotic challenges and organized the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Green Grocers
    • Abstract: Vertical farming typically involves growing crops in layered stacks, often in buildings several stories high. The idea is that cities can produce vegetables and herbs while drastically cutting back on farm-to-market transportation, reducing both costs and emissions. German start-up InFarm is taking ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tough Stuff
    • Abstract: The word foam connotes something lightweight and flimsy. But research by Afsaneh Rabiei, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at North Carolina State University, is proving that composite metal foams, or CMFs, may be much sturdier than the metals they're made from. Last year, for ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Light Brigade
    • Abstract: Directed-energy weapons, also known as laser weapons, have been the holy grail of the defense industry for decades. A laser produces heat that can be used to zap a hole in the skin of a jet or armored vehicle, explode the gas tank of a truck, or knock out an incoming missile or artillery shell. ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Opportunity Costs
    • Abstract: OPPORTUNITY COSTS As automation drives more of the economy, how will humans adapt? The Industries of the Future By Alec Ross, Simon & Schuster. 2016, 320 pages.The Jetsons was a 1960s cartoon favorite about a futuristic family who was waited on by the sassy humanoid robot, Rosie. At the time it ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Back to the Future
    • Abstract: Susana Olivares Rieumont and David Graham offer proof that nothing-not an economic embargo, geopolitical tension, or lack of funding, and certainly not Graham's "pretty poor" Spanish-need stand in the way of a partnership between researchers with a shared passion. For Olivares, a chemist at the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Shedding Light on Memory
    • Abstract: It's been a working theory that Alzheimer's disease damages the brain's ability to form memories. But new research at MIT indicates that sufferers continue to process and store memories; the problem is retrieving them. Using optogenetics, a technology that uses light to excite neurons, a team led ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Growing Panes
    • Abstract: Plentiful, renewable, cheap, and sturdy, wood has remained a popular building material for centuries. It's also entirely opaque-a positive attribute for walls, floors, and ceilings. Lars Berglund, a materials scientist at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, sees a new use for ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Ground Transportation
    • Abstract: For nearly 5,000 years, mankind has relied on wheels and axels to travel over terra firma. With the advent of self-driving cars, however, maybe it's time to get out of the rut. Goodyear certainly is moving in that direction. At a recent auto show in Geneva, the tire maker unveiled the Eagle-360, ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Flight Risk
    • Abstract: The Age of the Drones is upon us. Already, the Federal Aviation Administration reports, registration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) exceeds that of aircraft, 325,000 to 320,000. And as commercial use expands, with technology becoming both less expensive and more sophisticated, the number of ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Internet and the Classroom
    • Abstract: The organization of universities, courses, and learning experiences has largely been shaped by a world in which access to information is difficult. I'm writing this in Cambridge, England, where the university traces its founding to a group of students who migrated from Oxford in 1209. Since then, ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Loves Teaching, Travel, and Sand Underfoot
    • Abstract: Stephanie Harrington, ASEE's Director of Membership Marketing, is one of the few on ASEE's staff who can call herself an actual Washington, D.C., native. She just had to travel the world first before settling in back at home.After spending her first few years in the District, Stephanie said aloha ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Updates on Spending Reductions, Year of Commitment
    • Abstract: (This is the first in a series of quarterly letters to ASEE members from the executive director.)FINANCESWith the leadership of new Managing Director of Finance and CFO Joe Dillon (Joe joined us in August 2015), our financial team has been making great strides on catching up on key filings and ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Sperm Accelerator
    • Abstract: NANOSCIENCEFor a man to impregnate a woman, a healthy sperm count often isn't enough. His sperm must also be good swimmers. Low-motility sperm are sluggish and sometimes just swim in circles instead of zeroing in on the egg. To perk up their sperm, infertility clinics advise men to make lifestyle ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Doing Good, Doing Well
    • Abstract: CAREERSFor a growing number of engineering students engaged in humanitarian projects or service learning, the question upon graduation is: What now? Khanjan Mehta, assistant professor of engineering design at Penn State, offers an answer-or series of answers-in Solving Problems That Matter (And ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Risky Business
    • Abstract: FLOOD CONTROLMore than 100,000 miles of levees line America's floodplains. And that may not be such a good thing, according to a new study led by Nicholas Pinter, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of California-Davis. Pinter modeled four conditions-two-year, five-year, ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Ever Soft, Gentle, and Low
    • Abstract: DIGITAL VOICESFrom our smartphones and automobile navigation systems to many interactive toys, we are increasingly listening and responding to computer-generated voices. Getting the sound just right is pretty important. In the 2013 movie Her, a lonely man ends up falling in love with the voice of ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Flying a Kite
    • Abstract: A few weeks ago I found in my mail a sample copy of Science accompanied by a solicitation for my subscription to the magazine. As seems to be the manner in which these things are done, there were several enticements included in the package. The one that caught my eye was the free T-shirt.As shown ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Pie in the Sky?
    • Abstract: PIE IN THE SKY? A science writer makes the case for stratospheric veils and other large-scale technological interventions to curb man's global impact on climate. The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World By Oliver Morton, Princeton University Press. 2016, 428 pages.Despite the ... (Publication: ASEE Prism)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -050
       
 
 
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