Engineering

If it gets built, there's an engineer involved somewhere. Check out some ideas on engineering the things we use everyday to be cleaner and more efficient.

The Dragon is an electric vehicle to serve as a personal tractor for farm workers doing hand work in the field. It provides a low seating position on a special seat to enable comfortable access to low growing crops. It is narrow such that it fits in... Read More
Secretaría de Educación de Bogotá
Alternative Energy at School is a project that aims to strengthen all the areas of knowledge at the school, such as ecology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, languages, social sciences, arts, graphic design, technology, electricity,... Read More
Planet Forward
Via International Institute for Environment and Development: Stone lines or ("bunds") slow down runoff, incerease water infiltration and for the basis for improved production in semi-arid areas. At the same time, sediment is captured behind these... Read More
Above: Block diagram of City Block Stored Energy Supply
Illinois Professor John A. Rogers demonstrates a new type of electronics; made of silk, magnesium, and silicon, these electronics completely and harmlessly dissolve in water. The potential applications of this new technology are endless - from... Read More
Natural Composites, Inc. (NCI) is passionate about transforming bio-waste into everyday products. From research facilities located in the Research Valley at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, we focus on developing composite... Read More
Have you ever wished that mobile devices did not need batteries? Well, your wish will probably come true. Zhong Lin Wang and his research team at Georgia Tech are developing shoes that can generate power and charge electronics using nanotechnology.
What if car engines no longer emitted greenhouse gases? Europe has been leading the way toward this dream, as countries like Germany have advocated for the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs)--by 2020, the German government is aiming to have one... Read More
UNSW Australia
Hydrogen is on of the world's most plentiful energy sources. It's clean and abundant. But storing hydrogen has been the issue. A UNSW researcher has now solved that problem with an innovative new material that is lightweight and compact.
Secretaría de Educación de Bogotá
Alternative Energies at the School is a project leading by the electronic engineer Luis Arturo Vera Barrios (Universidad Nacional de Colombia) at the San Martin de Porres School in which we study and implement devices using renewable energies. E-... Read More

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