Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Casio Touch-Panel Graphing Calculator Launching in April

Casio will launch the latest addition to its ClassPad series of graphing scientific calculators earlier than expected. The fx-CP400 will debut at the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics (NCTM) annual meeting in April and will carry a pricetag of $149 for education customers.

STEM Academy Partnership Leverages 3D Printing To Prepare Students for the Future

STEM Academy, a non-profit focused on improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all students, has partnered with 3D printing company Stratasys to enhance STEM programming.

Student Innovations Take Flight in DOT Competition

The United States Department of Transportation is seeking out innovations in aviation and aerospace among students in high school and college through the second annual RAISE Award competition.

U Washington Inks Partnership for High Tech RF and Microwave Teaching Lab

The University of Washington will create a new RF and microwave teaching laboratory and curriculum utilizing the industry's latest test equipment.

TI Releases Graphing Calculator Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments has released two new apps for iPad that bring the functionality of its TI-Nspire graphing calculators to iOS.



Portland State University Receives Testing, Measuring, and Monitoring Equipment Donation

Portland State University has received a donation of test, measurement, and monitoring instrumentation and equipment worth more than $22,000 to its Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Case Western Adds Product Lifecycle Management to Engineering Program

Case Western Reserve University is adding hands-on smarts to its engineering program with a collaboration involving global product development company PTC and the NASA Glenn Research Center.

Robot Set Helps Teach Math and Science

Can robots teach math? That's what RobotsLab is promoting with the release of its latest robotics product, the Box, a kit of hardware and curriculum intended to teach Algebra 1 and 2, physics, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus for grades seven through 12.

Rennselaer Polytechnic Adds IBM's Watson to Research Team

Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) became the first university in the world to obtain a version of IBM's Watson computing system Wednesday.

Stanford U Solves Fluid Dynamics Problem with 1.5 Million-Core Supercomputer

Researchers in Stanford University's Center for Turbulence Research have used a supercomputer with more than 1.57 million processing cores to "solve a complex fluid dynamics problem--the prediction of noise generated by a supersonic jet engine," according to information released by Stanford's School of Engineering.