Coronavirus, COVID-19

Sensors, Vision April 21, 2021

Graphene-based biosensors used to develop mass COVID-19 tests

Graphene-based biosensors are being used to develop better, cheaper, quicker, more accessible testing for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

By Mike Krapfl
Workforce Development April 16, 2021

How remote working helps people share knowledge, experiences

Working remotely is forcing people to collaborate and coming up with more innovation solutions in new ways, which can inspire and build confidence in a team.

By Jean Huang
Courtesy: Yaskawa America
Motors, Drives April 1, 2021

Control Engineering hot topics, March 2021

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in March 2021 included stories on the top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, the evolution of control systems with artificial intelligence, free PLC programming software for education, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Zachary LaTurner, Rice University
Process Manufacturing March 24, 2021

Refining tests for detecting COVID-19 in wastewater facilities

Rice University-led study evaluates methods to find signs of COVID-19 virus in municipal wastewater plants and have found a viable and consistent method for detection.

By Mike Williams
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 19, 2021

How COVID-19 created IoT opportunities in the Caribbean

The COVID-19 pandemic may make the idea of the Internet of Things (IoT) a palatable idea to the Caribbean, which can create new business opportunities for the region.

By Jason Robert Rameshwar
Courtesy: Chris Vavra
Safety March 16, 2021

Effective communication in a high-noise environment

High-noise manufacturing environments are already difficult places to communicate, but COVID-19 and social distancing make it even harder. Learn how to overcome this challenge.

By Rick Farrell
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Safety March 5, 2021

Effective communication in a socially distanced world

Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.

By Rick Farrell
Courtesy: Industrial Internet Consortium
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 2, 2021

Control Engineering hot topics, February 2021

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in February 2021 included stories on the 2021 Engineers' Choice Awards, top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, the evolution of control systems with artificial intelligence, 3 data analysis tips, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
University of Missouri engineers are advancing the commercial market for wearable bioelectronics by developing a large-scale manufacturing plan for a customizable device capable of simultaneously tracking multiple vital signs such as blood pressure, heart activity and skin hydration. Courtesy: University of Missouri
Sensors, Vision February 27, 2021

Wearable sensor developed to detect COVID-19, other diseases

A University of Missouri engineer received a grant from the National Science Foundation to plan for large-scale manufacturing of an on-skin, wearable bioelectronic device.

By Eric Stann
China, South Korea and the United States are among the countries expected to have the strongest recovery from COVID-19. Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Business of Engineering February 24, 2021

Global manufacturing contraction lower than expected in 2020

The manufacturing industry output (MIO) tracker from Interact Analysis reveals a stronger than expected overall global manufacturing performance in 2020.

By Interact Analysis