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Justin Hudgens, 39, Engineering Manager, Automationnth, LaVergne, Tenn., BS Engineering Technology, Electro Mechanical Systems, Middle Tennessee State University
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Justin Hudgens, 39

Engineering Manager, Automationnth, LaVergne, Tenn., BS Engineering Technology, Electro Mechanical Systems, Middle Tennessee State University

By Amanda Pelliccione
Nojan Nowakhtar, 34, Controls & Energy Engineer, Matern Professional Engineering Inc., Maitland, Fla., BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Nojan Nowakhtar, 34

Controls & Energy Engineer, Matern Professional Engineering Inc., Maitland, Fla., BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida

By Amanda Pelliccione
PLCs, PACs September 28, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles Sept. 21-27, 2020

Articles about engineering leaders under 40, the younger workforce leading manufacturing, programmable logic controllers, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Sept. 21-27, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing August 25, 2020

Patching embedded systems aids cybersecurity efforts

Improving the process of patching code in vulnerable embedded systems is a major cybersecurity concern because much of the code currently running is vulnerable to hackers.

By Kelsey Schnieders Lefever
Courtesy: Emerson
PLCs, PACs May 5, 2020

Should I use an edge controller, PLC, or PAC?

Industrial automation end users are finding edge control technologies excel at familiar programmable logic controller (PLC) and programmable automation controller (PAC) applications while delivering future-proof computing and communication options.

By Darrell Halterman
Courtesy: Yokogawa
AI and Machine Learning September 28, 2020

Artificial intelligence identifies process abnormality causes

When other methods fail, AI is a critical finding and solving tool

By Dr. Hiroaki Kanokogi
Courtesy: ICONICS and RealWear Inc.
Mobility September 24, 2020

Advances in mobile devices

In automation, many software and hardware technologies have been developed that allow companies the means to remotely monitor and control business processes from anywhere, via any device, at any time

By Melissa Topp