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.
Next week on Bloomberg West, we'll be featuring an idea straight out of the Terminator movie seri--er, Michigan State University, rather. In all seriousness, the MSU students and faculty have developed robotic fish that can track water quality and... Read More
National Geographic and Planet Forward
By Raymond Orbach
When it comes to automotive innovation, you may not think about the interior of your car. These Ford researchers have, however, incorporating recycled materials into their cushions, fabrics, and liners. Is that suede? Or just plastic bottles?
Rocky Research develops thermal and energy management design innovations for the defense industry. Trey McKay describes the Intelligent Thermostat, which is a combination thermostat - humidistat designed for use in environments encountered aboard... Read More
National Science Foundation
Hong-Cai Zhou's team at Texas A&M University has developed many unique porous metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for hydrogen and methane storage. MOFs are especially designed porous materials that can hold large amounts of gases, some at levels... Read More
FlexEnergy has developed a technology that takes low-quality methane and turns it into energy. By using a machine with a small footprint, this company hopes to capture some of the wasted energy that's currently just flared into the atmosphere.