Top 5 Control Engineering articles May 18-24, 2020

Articles about COVID-19 effects on engineering jobs and job market, the 2020 career and salary survey, data flow, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 18-24, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay May 26, 2020

The top 5 most read articles online, from May 18-24 for Control Engineering covered COVID-19 effects on the engineering job market, the 2020 career and salary survey, data flow and more. Links to each article below.

1. How COVID-19 is changing the engineering jobs, jobs market

Taking control in an uncontrolled time: Leaders share lessons from the industrial automation, controls, and manufacturing industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2020

Career update: Many subscribers work in critical industries; half of non-salary compensation relies on profits, some changed by COVID-19. Lack of skilled workers continues to be the top threat to manufacturing for the survey period ending March 16, before more recent COVID-19 impacts.

3. Grant awarded to track COVID-19 in wastewater treatment plants

A North Carolina State University-led team of researchers has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to monitor wastewater from four U.S. cities for indicators of COVID-19.

4. Data flow is no longer hierarchical

Can industrial edge computing fit into the Purdue model?

5. Colleges and universities doing their part during the COVID-19 pandemic

Colleges and universities have been helping out during the COVID-19 pandemic with research, assisting local hospitals and more.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, May 18- May 24, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media,

Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.