Aerospace and Defense Aerospace and Defense
MES Rises as Automakers Embrace FlexibilityHenry Ford might be gobsmacked at how today’s production lines are more about customization than standardization. Supporting that evolution are software tools known as manufacturing execution systems. These tools provide real-time data for analysis, and also help to make the line’s flexibility possible.
Building and Construction Building and Construction
Built in the U.S.A.: Reagan National Set for $1bn ExpansionProject Journey includes construction of two new security checkpoints that connect the concourse level of Terminal B/C to airline gate areas, buildout of an enclosed commuter concourse to replace 14 outdoor gates currently serviced by buses.
Energy and Natural Resources Energy and Natural Resources
Tesla Teams With Tiny Hawaiian Utility to Store SolarA 33,000-member electric power cooperative on the island of Kauai in the Hawaiian archipelago is emerging as a leader as it moves from fossil-based power generation to renewables, and deploys what ranks as one of the world’s largest arrays of lithium-ion battery packs.
Food and Beverage Food and Beverage
Students Harvest Success by Taking on a City’s Food DesertEngineering students from Rutgers University in New Jersey are part of an effort to end a food desert in one corner of the Garden State.
Life Sciences Life Sciences
Iridium: The Audacious SatComm Network That (Almost) Couldn'tAn audacious satellite communications program launched, nearly failed, and eventually found its orbit, albeit with government help.
Materials and Chemicals Materials and Chemicals
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