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.
I have an idea for a new kind of hybrid car that uses the same parts but eliminates low gears (first and second shifts) in any transmissions found in today's hybrid cars. I noticed that hybrid cars still use first and second gears, something which... 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