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Engineering

VOTE: Why Science And Technology Is Cool

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles and Brittany Binowski | Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...

Ask An Engineer

National Academy of Engineering | Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen
National Academy of Engineering

I am having second thoughts of whether I'd survive my engineering course because I have a weakness in Math. Any advice?

Girls In STEM: A Letter To My Younger Self

Science Club For Girls | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Science Club For Girls

One day you will be a faculty member in biomedical engineering at the best university in the world. You will be working alongside brilliant scientists and engineers, as well as scholars in the humanities and social sciences, whom you idolize. But right now you don't believe me.

The Power of the Demo

Michael Dezube | Posted 05.15.2013 | Science
Michael Dezube

Never discount the importance of a great demo. Great demos can establish stakeholder buy-in, secure more resources, and ensure the longevity and success of a project; therefore it is critical to deliver a great and impactful one.

Read With Me: SXSW Shingerview With Henrick Berggren, Founder of Readmill

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

When you come to an interactive conference you don't expect to be talking to start-ups about books. So I was pretty intrigued when I got introduced to a young founder doing just that.

Host a Science Festival, and Take Science Discovery to the Streets of America

Larry Bock | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Larry Bock

Today more than ever, if we are to inspire the next generation of innovators and better inform the public about science, we need to rethink science outreach, especially how it can be extended beyond its traditional confines of the classroom and laboratory.

Perchance to Dream: What Science Fiction Can Tell Us About Inspiring Tomorrow's Innovators

Larry Bock | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Larry Bock

If we are to inspire the next generation of high-tech innovators, we must teach them not to be afraid to dream -- to dream as big as the world around them, and to "play" with and nurture their ideas. Such are the things that inspire technological breakthroughs.

How Science Can Deal With Sequestrations and Fiscal Cliffs

XPRIZE | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
XPRIZE

No matter how well intentioned (and politically appealing), protecting individual values in isolation of the consequence to other values can never be as optimal as making decisions with the full system in view and on the table.

WATCH: Mind-Boggling Video Shows View From Spiraling Football

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

Fans of televised football are used to seeing the action from just about every angle, but a new invention promises a look from a never-before-seen per...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

Can 'Ghosts' Protect Military From Harm?

Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/25/2013 09:47 AM EST on LiveScience Ghostly illusions could one day help disguise military...

WATCH: USF's Tesla Coil Plays Super Mario Bros. Theme

Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology

If you thought your electro music was something special, take a look at what this 10-foot, dual-resonant solid-state Tesla coil can do. Yes, it's the ...

Don't Ground Innovation Along With Dreamliner

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

Innovation has been a popular business buzzword in recent years, and for good reason: It's critical to remaining competitive.

Beyond College and Career Ready: Students, Career Interests and Jobs

Edie Fraser | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
Edie Fraser

How do we propel one million students through the STEM pipeline and into the over eight million STEM jobs that will be available by 2018?

Girls In STEM: 2013 Mentorship Resources And Updates

Brittany Binowski | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Brittany Binowski

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...

When Real Life and Classroom Theory Collide -- You're Ready for Work

Christopher Dutton, VMD | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Christopher Dutton, VMD

Mark my words; we won't all be going to school via a computer. The flat screen in front of you is too one dimensional to make information sticky.

Solving Global Mental Health Challenges With a Cell Phone

Muhammad H. Zaman | Posted 03.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Muhammad H. Zaman

There is no question that mobile phones have transformed the way we live, but it is the ability to use the same phone call for the global good, that is the most inspirational part.

Creating, Tinkering, Inventing and Imagining Our Way to the Top

Dori Roberts | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Dori Roberts

If you were to peek into a preschool classroom, you'd find kids whose hands would be busy and whose minds would be racing with different creative possibilities: A rollercoaster using foam pipe insulation! A rocket from a plastic water bottle! These kids are engineers. Most just don't know it.

MESA Girls Take Action in the Mobile App White House Challenge

Zuliesuivie Ball | Posted 03.20.2013 | Teen
Zuliesuivie Ball

Whether it be in the engineering and science field or not, I encourage all young ladies to explore different opportunities and professions.

Thinking About the Future in the Present

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 03.19.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

I could be a chemical, aerospace, biomedical or computer engineer, but I ended up most interested in architecture. Architecture interests me because it is a mixture of physics, design and creativity.

What Does It Mean To Be A Woman In STEM?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Brittany Binowski

As we venture together into what it means to be a girl interested in the STEM fields, we wanted to know, straight from the students, what they look for in a mentor, so we asked them, "What does it mean to be a woman in STEM?" and they sent back some very smart and insightful answers.

Scientist Sees Global Warming Solution Erupting from Geo-Engineered Volcanoes

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.10.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

A Harvard expert has come up with an idea that could revive the Ice Age in a snap and end global warming. It's just one of a handful of "geo-engineeri...

Engineering Education in a Not-Too-Distant Day

David Goldberg | Posted 03.05.2013 | Education
David Goldberg

The year is 2023, and engineering has become the education of choice for an increasing number of college-bound high school seniors.

Poland Attracts U.S. Tech Giants As Its Universities Turn Out Engineering Grads

| Tom Marshall | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. WARSAW, Poland — Foreign companies flock to invest. Its balance sheet is the envy of Eur...

Aiming For Failure

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Most people tend to run from failure as though it were some kind of disease -- a life sentence. Yet, it is anything but that. In order to change the system, to help the "square peg" kids, our national conversation needs to be turned towards failure.