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Sweden, the 2019 Hannover Messe Partner Country, put on a cool and innovative cultural display during the Opening Ceremonies March 31. Courtesy: Hannover Messe
Workforce Development April 1, 2019

Hannover Messe 2019, Day 1: Innovation challenged by human concerns

Supply chain leaders won’t link with digitalization; AI has human workers nervous.

By Bob Vavra
Workforce Development March 28, 2019

Online training course for smart manufacturing

MESA International's on-demand course The Journey to Smart Manufacturing covers the fourth industrial revolution and what it will mean for manufacturers.

By MESA International
Led by Cornell graduate students, high school sophomores experiment with biological engineering principles during the W.O.M.E.N Outreach event March 16 in Olin Hall. Courtesy: Lindsay France/Cornell Brand Communications
Workforce Development March 28, 2019

Outreach event promotes STEM careers for girls

Cornell University's Women’s Outreach in Materials, Energy and Nanobiotechnology (W.O.M.E.N.) program helps promote scientific careers for high school girls curious about a career in science.

By Chris Vavra
Lenze's Mechatronic Competence Campus (MCC) in Extertal, Germany, is a modern development and production facility for development, production, service and storage. Courtesy: Lenze
Workforce Development March 26, 2019

Development site and logistics center being created in Germany

Lenze's Mechatronic Competence Campus (MCC) in Extertal, Germany, is a modern development and production facility for development, production, service and storage. 

By Lenze Americas
Companies with a cross-disciplined approach to design and production in controls and automation can qualify for the R&D tax credit, which brings in an estimated $10 billion annually for U.S. businesses, provided that the companies can take advantage of the break. Courtesy: Alliantgroup
Workforce Development March 18, 2019

Top 5 Control Engineering articles March 11-17

Articles about the R&D tax credit, easy automation, IIoT software in manufacturing, IEEE 1584-2018, and the Engineers' Choice Awards were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Adrian Lloyd, research director for industrial automation for Interact Analytics. Courtesy: Interact Analytics
Workforce Development March 7, 2019

Brexit outcome has implications beyond Europe

Analyst sees looming issues for manufacturing beyond EU-Great Britain dispute.

By CFE Media
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's memorabilia auction for his STEM camp netted almost $3 million. Courtesy: Camp Skyhook
Workforce Development March 4, 2019

Kareem’s STEM camp auction raises almost $3 million

Abdul-Jabbar to help fund his Camp Skyhook with proceeds from sale.

By Bob Vavra
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning the memorabilia from his career to fund his STEM camp for children in the Los Angeles area. Courtesy: Camp Skyhook
Workforce Development March 1, 2019

Kareem’s STEM camp auction a slam-dunk

Abdul-Jabbar selling basketball career items to fund his children’s camp.

By Bob Vavra
Workforce Development February 20, 2019

How to write compelling engineering job descriptions

When it comes to finding qualified candidates for a job, it all starts with a job description that draws people to your position. Below are the top five ways to attract the best talent in the industry.

By Evan McDowell, Austin Nichols Technical Search, Kansas City, Mo.
Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
Workforce Development February 19, 2019

University hosting STEM leadership event for women

Stony Brook University's Women in STEM Leadership Program in April 2019 as the demand for qualified professionals in the STEM fields remains high and the focus on greater parity for women in these professions increases.

By Stony Brook University