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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 –...

2014-08-05 23:01:29

College Obtains Funding to Support and Promote Engineering Education for Middle and High School Teachers Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For the second time this summer, Manhattan College has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research. The NSF awarded the College $297,516 to investigate and explore the creation of a variety of programs that support and promote engineering education for middle and high school teachers. “This project is a...

2014-07-08 08:21:11

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is proud to be the seating sponsor of the first-place award-winning EcoCAR 2. Johnson Controls Automotive Seating supplied the seats for Ohio State University's EcoCAR 2 vehicle. As the vehicle's seating sponsor, Johnson Controls conceptualized, designed and built eco-friendly seats that showcase its innovative and sustainable products. "EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future," is a national...

2014-06-13 08:20:32

University of Washington and Penn State University Teams Finish Second and Third WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced the winning team of the competition, The Ohio State University, as they took home the overall winners title at the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The team's exceptionally engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu with energy storage, electric drive and ethanol (E85) fueled engine...

2014-04-25 00:20:19

16 Teams Rev Up for Collegiate Automotive Engineering Competition WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. today announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 3 competition, introducing the 16 participating universities and revealing the Chevrolet Camaro as the vehicle selected as the platform for the competition. "EcoCAR is an opportunity for the next generation of automotive engineers to help design and build innovative advanced vehicles...

2013-09-24 23:37:54

Capstone Learning provides online FE review for students preparing for the intensive Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, a notoriously strenuous 8 hour exam, has been modified to consist of one 6-hour session in a new computer-based format (CBT). Traditionally, FE exam candidates spend large amounts of time and money to prepare for the exam; this preparation can take the form of a formalized classroom...

2013-08-30 23:01:15

Two bachelor's degree programs within the Liberty University School of Engineering & Computational Sciences (SECS) — Computer Engineering and Computer Science — have been accredited by ABET, the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Two bachelor’s degree programs within the Liberty University School of Engineering & Computational Sciences...


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