Innovation has always been fundamental to engineering and to attain a competitive edge globally, engineers need to have a widespread culture of innovation.
Advanced industries primarily aids in U.S economy but faces challenges as though there is a demand for jobs in advanced industries, training of workers are limited and according to the report by Brookings Institution more needs to be done to grow the pool of skilled workers.
IHS reported that panel makers for smartphones are facing difficulties in maintaining the prices in 2015.
KC Chang, senior economist with IHS Pricing and Purchasing, discusses the current volatile pricing environment and its effect on buying decisions.
Educating the future engineers is all about the widening gap between the realities of modern practicing and engineering education. The big challenge becomes how best to close that gap to meet the needs of engineering students, their future employers and their contributions.
Like many other technology firms, Toshiba is creating a special division to focus on the Internet of Things (IoT). The company announced plans to combine its Cloud & Solution division and ICT departments beginning April 1.
Statistics published by the Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS), UK, show the number of students starting chemical engineering courses has almost doubled in the past five years.
Chinese Tier 1 photovoltaic (PV) suppliers are seeing a boom in demand and have sold out of product until the second quarter of 2015. As a result, a shortage in solar modules is expected on the global market in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest analysis from IHS Technology.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has formally approved a new technical division on infrastructure resilience.
Many of today’s economic trends are similar to those of the 1980’s and 1990s; a “Back to the Future” scenario for the global economy, according to IHS Chief Economist Dr. Nariman Behravesh.
The term Industry 4.0 implies more than the next step in industrial automation—it is shorthand for the fourth stage of the industrial revolution and is a prediction, not a description of an actual state of affairs.
Boeing is working with Russell Brands to incorporate excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production into the sports brand’s protective athletic gear.
The global manufacturing industry is on the verge of what many are calling its fourth Industrial Revolution. In Germany, the wave of manufacturing change is called Industry 4.0. Elsewhere, it has been dubbed “smart factory” or “advanced manufacturing.”
President Barack Obama on Dec. 18 signed five cybersecurity-related bills, the first time in 12 years that significant cybersecurity legislation has become law.
The United States Congress approved the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014, which now goes to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
Boeing began construction of a 367,000-square-foot facility in St. Louis, Mo., where it will build parts for the 777X aircraft.
University of Pennsylvania researchers are turning kirigami, an art form related to origami that allows the paper to be cut, into a technique that can be applied to structures on radically divergent length scales.
The global economy is expected to expand at a rate of 3.0% or slightly higher in 2015 after three years of global growth stuck in the 2.5% range, according to a forecast from Nariman Behravesh, chief economist for IHS.
With pressures mounting to deliver products and services to market in less time, engineering departments that already are stretched thin have to find new methods to solve problems. One such strategy is crowdsourcing, more frequently called open innovation.
One of the most common ways to improve energy efficiency in transportation is "lightweighting," or making a vehicle lighter by using less dense materials that offer the same strength as metals.