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Budding engineers from Germany are gearing up for the world’s toughest solar vehicle race. The Stuart Highway is one of a kind, spanning almost 2700 kilometers from Darwin in the north of Australia all the way to Port Augusta on the

A former astronaut, Ellen Ochoa made history in 1993 when she became the first Hispanic American woman in space. Her accomplishment is one that she hopes young women and minorities will cling to and realize they have the ability to

It’s no secret that lean manufacturing techniques can make a dramatic impact in helping companies streamline processes, minimize costs and increase productivity. However, many decision makers in office environments have yet to see that these concepts can also be beneficial

Free and accessible round the clock, podcasts offer in-depth and carefully prepared content – including about mechanical engineering. Since you can listen to them any time, any place, podcasts are essentially an extension of the conventional radio format – and an

How a custom-built solution is helping a physically impaired employee at BMW to work with ease. Only too aware that practical experience is what matters most, the BMW Group offers a specially developed training concept dubbed “TaLEnt” (short for

Lean production can take many forms, from better designed racks and factory equipment to something as simple as moving a trash can. The overall goal is to streamline production processes and increase profits all while enhancing employee engagement. This approach

The IMAX documentary “Dream Big” achieves the important purpose of making engineering appealing and cool. The producers wanted to inspire those who might not otherwise consider careers in engineering. The goal of the filmmakers is to show the film on

Women are playing a greater role in the automotive industry. While they have always been in this industry, it has historically been a male-dominated field. However, many companies are shifting their gears in favor of women and equality among the

An entrepreneur from Chemnitz has developed a mobile make-up station to make the day-to-day work of make-up artists easier. Whether they’re on a film set, catwalk or in a theatre dressing room, stylists work in lots of different locations and often

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting engineers to communities that need help with basic needs. In 2008, an EWB chapter was co-founded by two female civil engineering professors, Libby Jones and Shannon Bartlett-Hunt, at