Top 5 Control Engineering articles April 20-26, 2020
Articles about signs of hope amidst COVID-19, laser treatment to kill bacteria, research to improve masks, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 20-26, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.
The top 5 most read articles online, from April 20-26 for Control Engineering covered COVID-19 engineering and manufacturing impacts, laser treatments to kill bacteria, improvements for masks and mask alternatives and more. Links to each article below.
1. Signs of hope for manufacturing amid COVID-19
While manufacturing has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are signs and reasons to be optimistic about a recovery in the months and years to come.
2. COVID-19 impact on engineering, engineers
Engineers like facts and seek credible information sources on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) effects to the engineering-related world. Engineers also have technologies, processes and expert advice that can help.
3. Laser treatment designed to kill bacteria on metal surfaces
Purdue engineers have created a laser treatment that kills bacteria on metal surfaces by giving it a different texture, which could be used for medical device manufacturing processes.
4. Engine emission researchers retool to identify effective N95 mask alternatives
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are leveraging tools used to measure the particulate from combustion engines to measure the filtration efficiency for alternative N95 masks to help improve supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
5. Self-sanitizing face mask project for COVID-19 research receives NSF grant
A Northwestern University researcher has received National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to develop a new self-sanitizing medical face mask that deactivates viruses on contact for better personal protective equipment (PPE).
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, April 20-26, for articles published within the last two months.
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