engineering

Alaska mountain landscape with glacier in foreground

We will need innovative thinking to keep beautiful glaciers like this one around. (Ashley Gallagher/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
A team of engineers have big plans to prevent the collapse of the world's ice sheets — and it could be the largest civil engineering project ever attempted.
The University of Mississippi
The National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering at the University of Mississippi conducts research on natural disasters, erosion, dam simulations, and much more.
The George Washington University
Studying the fluid dynamics and hydrodynamic forces of the California sea lions fore flipper and learning to mimic this motion, could one day lead to a whole new type of aquatic vehicle.
The George Washington University
The pharmaceutical industry, a notorious waster of resources, may turn green with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).
Natural disasters can evoke detrimental damage to infrastructure with untold human casualties. According to the Asian Disaster Reduction Center, the frequency and relative ferocity of natural disasters on a global scale has increased, leading to... Read More
Individual Inventor/Self Taught
Thermodynamic Technology Development - Atypical InFlow Device GEARTURBINE PROJECT Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Innovative [TURBO-ROTARY] Novel Fueled Motor Engine Type
SCIArc & Caltech
When engineering and designing infrastructure of the future it is imperative that we first understand the consequences of a changing climate. CHIP looks to the future and how solar architecture can make a difference.
Appalachian State University
Home has never felt quite like, well, home, as it does in Appalachian State's Solar Decathlon entry. The Solar Homestead melds Appalachian culture with modern technology for maximum use of the sun's energy, focusing on heat capture and bifacial... Read More
Ohio State University’s enCORE strives for spatial efficiency in a 970 square foot, 3-person family home that features 2 bedrooms and an office. This video introduces the systems and strategies that run this prototype for the new sustainable and... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee’s Living Light house is engineered with an innovative design that maximizes visibility and natural light without sacrificing efficiency. Energy savings are realized by the owners as they interface with the Living Light... Read More

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