Junior Engineering Technical Society Headlines

  • Engineers aim for the stars with new rocket engine

    A 'self-eating' rocket engine which could place small satellites in orbit more easily and more affordably is under development at universities in Scotland and Ukraine.

    phys.org
  • $500+ Million Marine Engine Monitoring System Market 2018-2025: Penetration of the Smart Engine for Situational Awareness and Safety

    DUBLIN, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Marine Engine Monitoring System Market by Engine Type (Propulsion Engine, Auxiliary Engine), End Use (OEM, Aftermarket), Component (Hardware, Software), Ship Type (Commercial, N read more

    wardsauto.com
  • How societies collapse

    The Philippines is one of the 14 Environmental trouble spots in the modern world. by Elfren S. Cruz

    philstar.com
  • WHAT IS A 'SELF-EATING' ENGINE?

    An autophage engine, known colloquially as a 'self-eating' engine, uses a propellant rod with solid fuel on the outside and an oxidizer on the inside.

    Mail Online
  • WHAT ARE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

    Genetic engineering promises to produce 'super-crops' by altering or cutting out genes that naturally occur in plants.

    Mail Online
  • Our Economy Is Failing Our Society

    Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If we want to extend the opportunities for positive social roles to everyone, we have to change the way money is created and distributed in our economy. One of the most unrecognized dynamics of our era is the structural dependence of our society on our economy. One set of pundits, politicos and academics wring their hands over the fragmenting of civil society (the rise of disintegrative, divisive forces and the decay of integrative forces)...

    Zero Hedge
  • Metropolitan Juniors Headed For Space

    The idea came from watching a YouTube video: The juniors at Metropolitan Business Academy thought they could learn much more about gas laws by building and launching a weather balloon. Now that’s what they’re planning to do just as soon as they raise $500.

    New Haven Independent
  • Jeff Gundlach Defends Technical Analysis

    Authored by Robert Huebscher via AdvisorPerspectives.com, Criticism of technical analysis ranges from bemused skepticism to claims of harebrained alchemy. Few investors as well-respected as Jeffrey Gundlach admit to using it. But yesterday, he explained why he relies on technical analysis under certain conditions. Gundlach is the founder and chief investment officer of Los Angeles-based DoubleLine Capital. He spoke to investors via a conference call at 4:15pm on May 22. The focus of his talk...

    Zero Hedge
  • Eriksen is the engine for Denmark's hopes in Russia

    By Philip O'ConnorMay 22 (Reuters) - When Christian Eriksen took part in the 2010 World Cup finals he was a callow teenager left mostly on the bench, but he...

    Mail Online
  • Spike Lee on BlacKkKlansman, society and Trump

    The director's new film is the true story of a black detective who infiltrated the KKK.

    www.bbc.co.uk
  • Tesla brings on new VP of engineering from Snap

    Tesla announced a number of new hires today, including Stuart Bowers, who is joining as VP of engineering. Bowers is joining Tesla from Snap, where he worked as VP of monetization engineering. Other new hires include Neeraj Manrao, who left Apple to become Tesla’s director of energy manufacturing, and Kevin Mukai, who is now director of […]

    TechCrunch
  • Electra up for sale after shake-up engineered by activist Bramson

    Private equity group Electra has put itself up for sale just two months after notorious corporate raider Edward Bramson stepped down as chief executive.

    The Telegraph
  • Southwest Airlines crew detail engine explosion

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew on the Southwest Airlines jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded has...

    Mail Online
  • Southwest Airlines crew detail engine explosion

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew on the Southwest Airlines jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded described the harrowing experience in their first joint interview on Wednesday. Capt. Tammie Jo Shults called her first officer Darren Ellisor an "unsung hero" on ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • Southwest Airlines crew detail engine explosion

    The flight crew described the harrowing experience in their first joint interview on Wednesday.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Southwest Airlines crew detail engine explosion

    The flight crew on the Southwest Airlines jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded described the harrowing experience in their first joint … Click to Continue

    thenewstribune
  • Tesla hires Snap exec as engineering VP

    By Munsif VengattilMay 22 (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Inc said on Tuesday it had hired Snapchat maker Snap Inc's vice president of monetization...

    Mail Online
  • Tesla hires Snap exec as engineering VP

    (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Inc said on Tuesday it had hired Snapchat maker Snap Inc's vice president of monetization engineering, Stuart Bowers, as VP of engineering, to work on its Autopilot software and other projects.

    www.reuters.com
  • Former Uber engineer sues for sexual harassment

    A former Uber engineer is suing the firm for sexual harassment and discrimination.

    BBC News
  • Dozens inducted into CTE BOCES honor society

    ALBANY, N.Y. >> Forty Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Monday and 10 seniors were recognized for serving two years in the NTHS during a ceremony at South Colonie Central High School. Those honored come from a cross section of CTE programs, from welding and culinary to the New Visions Health Careers and New Visions Law & Government.

    @saratogiannews
  • Report: Warriors' appeal of Green technical denied

    Despite the Golden State Warriors' desire for the NBA to rescind a technical foul assessed on Draymond Green in Game 3, the league will not change the ruling, ESPN's Chris Haynes reports.

    www.reuters.com
  • Report: Warriors' appeal of Green technical denied

    Despite the Golden State Warriors' desire for the NBA to rescind a technical foul assessed on Draymond Green in Game 3, the league will not change the ...

    Mail Online
  • What can snakes teach us about engineering friction?

    If you want to know how to make a sneaker with better traction, just ask a snake. That's the theory driving the research of Hisham Abdel-Aal, Ph.D., an associate teaching professor from Drexel University's College of Engineering who is studying snake skin to help engineers improve the design of textured surfaces, such as engine cylinder liners, prosthetic joints—and yes, maybe even footwear.

    phys.org
  • What Contempt For Prayer After Mass Shootings Says About Our Society

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined in: ‘We need to do more than just pray for the victims and the families...[but] step up and make sure this tragedy is never repeated.’

    The Federalist