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2014-09-10 23:03:52

New book calls for overhaul of engineering education Needham, Mass and Douglas, MI (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Our current engineering educational system is broken. As a result, we are not graduating enough or the right kind of engineer innovators needed to solve the complex challenges of the world, from energy production to cyber security. Less than five percent of U.S. undergraduates choose engineering as a degree, and more than 50 percent will leave the major before graduating –...

2014-09-10 23:00:34

Olin College of Engineering Rises to Number Three in U.S. News Rankings Needham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering number three in the nation—a move up one notch from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2015 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 9. Olin is now widely...

2014-09-10 12:28:33

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University professor Keith Cook has received a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long term in the comfort of their own homes while waiting for a lung transplant. Cook, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, will lead the project and collaborate with researchers from the...

2014-09-08 12:32:50

New 3-Course Certificate Hits Key Corporate Tech Objectives NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology-driven companies looking to upgrade the skills of employees in cybersecurity, mobility, big data analytics, and cloud computing will get a new tool starting in January 2015: An online learning certificate comprised of three courses. The series, "Emerging Computing Technologies," can be completed within one year on a trimester schedule. Students who enter the series earn...

2014-09-03 23:04:32

Four Stevens' professors have received a 3.2-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue Stevens Institute of Technology's participation in the CyberCorps™ : Scholarship for Service (SFS) program to prepare highly-qualified cybersecurity professionals for entry into the government workforce. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Four Stevens' professors have received a 3.2-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to...

2014-08-26 12:28:15

CMU BrainHub(SM) Will Take New Approach To Create Tools To Better Understand the Link Between Brain and Behavior PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of CMU BrainHub(SM), a new initiative focusing on understanding how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors....

2014-08-21 12:33:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of New York this week declared the three start-up business incubators of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering tax-free zones as part of Governor Cuomo's START-UP NY program to foster job growth and economic development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The 19,500 square feet of incubator space in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn have to date created more than 1,000 jobs and provided an economic impact of $251...

2014-08-15 23:02:43

Looking for Unheralded Pioneers from Around the World with Provocative and Transformative Ideas Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute has announced that nominations are open for the 2015 Resonate Awards (http://resnick.caltech.edu/awards-nomination.php). The awards are designed to bring attention to unheralded innovators with provocative ideas that contribute to long term sustainability. These include meeting the world’s energy needs...

2014-08-15 16:20:32

Only University in Nation to Offer Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. in Human Factors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark moment in its history, Embry-Riddle has won approval of its new Ph.D. in Human Factors degree program as well as an accompanying advancement to the highest level of accreditation - Institutions that Offer Four or More Doctorates - in a decision by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges...

2014-08-14 12:32:16

Company founded by students of the entrepreneurship program at Carnegie Mellon University. PITTSBURGH, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The challenge of meeting new people and expanding your personal network just got a lot easier for individuals in Pittsburgh. This is great news for people, such as young professionals, who are new to the area or those who are long-time residents and simply enjoy sharing conversation. SitWith, a startup company incubated the entrepreneurship...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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