Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Knovel Adds New Mining/Metallurgy Resources to Tech Collection

A company that makes technical information available in digital form for engineers and scientists has expanded its online collection.

NASA Looks for Education Partners

NASA is seeking collaborators to help with its education goals in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

MIT Researchers Tackle Challenge of Dropped Calls

Researchers at MIT have developed a new set of protocols to define how a handoff should happen during wireless communication. The findings could eventually help improve cell phone and WiFi performance for users on the move.

New U Illinois Institute Pushes Parallel Computing Research into Double Time

A new institute within the University of Illinois' Coordinated Science Laboratory will focus on research and development in the area of parallel computing, providing access to resources and infrastructure, teaching students, going after grants, and facilitating partnerships among academia and industry.

Rice U Business Plan Competition Focuses on Tech and Life Sciences

Graduate student teams from colleges and universities around the world will gather at Rice University shortly to vie for a million dollars in prizes to help them pursue start up ideas in technology and life sciences.



Rochester Institute To Repeat Summer Open Source Instructor Training

Rochester Institute of Technology in New York will be encouraging instructors to develop their skills in open source through participation in workshops sponsored by Red Hat.

Neighborhood Wireless Grid Project Gains Support

Rochester Institute of Technology has joined a group of other institutions working to create and commercialize wireless grid network technologies.

Stanford Folding@home Prof Builds New Cluster

One of Stanford University's researchers involved in the Folding@home research project will be getting some new computing power.

Purdue To Train Indiana Educators STEM Teaching Tactics

Purdue University is launching a new STEM effort for Indiana high school teachers to help them show students how science, technology, engineering, and math can address sustainability in their state.

CUNY, IBM To Help New York Schools Reduce Energy Consumption

IBM and City University of New York have teamed up to develop a new analytics tool that's designed to help New York's public schools save on energy costs. The conservation program will also be used to give a boost to STEM education in the city's K-12 schools.