Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Vernier Adds Logger Pro 3 to Connected Science System for Data Sharing

Vernier Software & Technology has enhanced its Logger Pro 3 software with wireless data sharing, allowing users to access and collaborate on experiment data via their tablet or mobile device.

AAU Launches STEM Education Initiative at Eight Member Universities

The Association of American Universities (AAU) has selected eight of its member institutions as project sites for a five-year initiative to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects.

U New Mexico Taps Private Partner for Senior Engineering Project

The University of New Mexico recently collaborated with a private partner for a senior project in electrical and computer engineering.

UC Berkeley Constructs New High-Tech Chemistry Lab

University of California, Berkeley has begun construction of its redesigned chemistry and chemical engineering laboratories in Latimer Hall as part of the Chemical Science Laboratories for the 21st Century project. The new chemistry labs will provide students with daily access to advanced lab equipment using the latest technologies, along with a revised curriculum and new methods of teaching and learning.

UC Berkeley Receives $2 Million for Research in Mobile Device Efficiency

ATMI, a supplier of advanced materials solutions to the microelectronics industry, has donated $2 million to the University of California, Berkeley to support development of "ultra-low power consuming microelectronic device architecture and design that would enable greater ubiquity of mobile devices."

McMaster U Plans University-Wide Research Cloud

McMaster University in Ontario is planning to establish a university-wide cloud computing environment and infrastructure for use in integrated health biosystems and bioinformatics research.

Exo Labs Launches iPad Microscope Camera

Exo Labs has launched the Focus Microscope Camera to link a classroom microscope to an iPad.

SRI, NSF Ink Agreement To Launch Cyberlearning Research Center

New research center to focus on advancements in cyberlearning.

White House, Organizations Band To Pursue a Million STEM Volunteers by 2020

The Obama Administration and a group of corporate and non-profit organizations have banded together to promote the idea of bringing professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into contact with students to encourage young people to pursue careers in STEM.

Adapteva Unveils $99 Linux-Powered Supercomputer

Adapteva has completed its first Parallella parallel-processing board designed for Linux supercomputing.