Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute is working with an aircraft company based in Essington, PA to create a navigation and sensor system that would enable a full-sized helicopter to fly at low altitudes while avoiding obstacles.
The University of Arizona and Arizona State University are teaming up to help middle and high school teachers learn how to use new technologies in the classroom.
The national broadband plan promoted in March by the Federal Communications Commission just received a federal boost. A group of national research and education networking organizations will be the recipients of $62.5 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
A laboratory at the University of Toronto has designed and simulated nanosatellite control systems using software from MathWorks. The project to develop the high-performance attitude control systems engaged graduate students working alongside engineers from the Space Flight Laboratory at the university's Institute for Aerospace Studies.
Grant money will be helping graduate students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute turn into "civic scientists"--researchers who apply their science and engineering backgrounds on community-based problems.
DePaul University has opened a new master of science program focused on predictive analytics, a set of disciplines used in healthcare, financial services, and a number of other industries to predict future events based on pattern recognition in large data sets.
A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University is hoping to make headlines with some football wins in coming days. No, they're not part of the FIFA World Cup taking place in South Africa. This team is taking on contenders in the RoboCup 2010 world championship in Singapore.
A leading indicator portends good news for those seeking to grow the count of science and engineering experts in the United States, even though the indicator is two years old.
A design course at MIT has tapped a software donation from a company that sells interactive voice response systems to help students learn how to create voice applications.
The real purpose behind this scientist's research into the security of implanted medical devices is to examine the psychological impact and legal implications, as well as the technological possibilities.