2019-04-09 - Barbara Jorgensen

Smart-Materials Demand Expected to Increase

Smart materials hold promise, but until there's proven demand in end uses, manufacturers are reluctant to invest

2019-03-29 - George Leopold

Boeing 737 MAX: “Baffling” Decisions

The saga of Boeing’s 737 MAX serves as a case study in engineering incompetence, and in engineering ethics – or…

2019-03-25 - George Leopold

U.S. Air Force Tests ‘Attritable’ Aircraft

The maiden flight of the XQ-58A is the first step toward cheaper, expandable weapons.

2019-03-19 - Junko Yoshida

Boeing 737 Max: Is Automation to Blame?

Why the catastrophic plane crashes of Indonesia's Lion Air last October and another by Ethiopian Airlines last week should be…

2019-03-11 - Matthew Burgess

Modernization of Legacy Systems Through Edge Computing

Wind River Unveils Edge Platform to Accelerate the Evolution from Automated Devices to Autonomous Systems

2019-02-14 - Mary E. Shacklett

Aerospace Companies Look to Utilize AI & Analytics

Crashes associated with maintenance neglect prompted aerospace companies to take a hard look at implementing analytics and artificial intelligence (AI)…

2019-01-31 - George Leopold

Taking Mars’ Vital Signs with Color Image Sensors

Teledyne unit upgrades flown CCD image sensors to bring out surface details.

2019-01-28 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Engineered Materials for Aerospace 3D Printing

The aerospace is going to increasingly rely on additive manufacturing technologies. The availability of additive manufacturing effectively create 3D printing…

2019-01-23 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

SpaceX Ramps Up Spacecraft While Downsizing Workforce

SpaceX announced that it will lay off 10% of its nearly 6,000 workers in an effort to become leaner, as…

2018-10-04 - George Leopold

Boeing First to Use Embedded FPGAs

14nm FinFET FPGAs to be manufactured by GlobalFoundries in New York