Engineers are getting paid more, although fewer expect to get increases in 2019; top factors for determining job satisfaction are feeling of accomplishment, technical challenge, and financial compensation.
Think Again: The 2019 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey includes questions on topics of concern, such as outsourcing, workforce, process improvement, cybersecurity, automation, and threats.
Duke University researchers are using the physics of airflows to locate gaseous leaks more quickly in complex scenarios for processing and chemical applications. See video.
Career update: Top areas of advice offer by respondents to the 2019 Career and salary survey from Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, are education, attitude, engineering tips, and communications.
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Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and Towson University are developing a method on compressing network traffic as much as possible without losing the ability to detect and investigate malicious activity.
Columbia University engineers have developed a clean, damage-free fabrication process that creates pristine transistors made from 2-D material stacks.
Embedded vision systems are being used to track human eye movements and determining, which is improving virtual reality (VR) applications.
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University looked at the best way to document computer code by using samples and found that good naming, and comment were more important than good documentation.
The FieldComm Group is seeking qualified end users and manufacturers for the 16th annual Plant of the Year Award. Nominations will be accepted until May 31, 2019.
Rice University engineers are building a portable hyperspectral camera, Tunable Light-Guide Image Processing Snapshot Spectrometer (TuLIPSS), which allows researchers to instantly capture data across the visible and near-infrared spectrum.
Logistics robots stand are the fastest-growing and most widely adopted form of service robot and provide many potential benefits for manufacturing.