CMU announces partnership with the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute Opens in new window
CyManII’s vision is to introduce a cybersecure energy-ROI for energy efficient manufacturing and supply chains that secures and sustains American leadership in global manufacturing competitiveness for decades.
MFI, ARM, and Catalyst Connection celebrate National Manufacturing Day 2020
To highlight the state of manufacturing and career opportunities in the U.S. and southwestern Pennsylvania, CMU’s Manufacturing Futures Initiative (MFI), Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM), and Catalyst Connection celebrated National Manufacturing Day 2020.
CMU and CCDC ARL announce new cooperative agreement Opens in new window
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory (ARL) have entered into a $3.5 million cooperative agreement that supports machine learning-enabled additive manufacturing.
Majidi talks about shape-shifting robots
MechE’s Carmel Majidi talks to BuiltIn about shape-shifting robots. “This technology introduces new capabilities to achieve robotic functions at the small scale in hard-to-reach places,” he says.
Fuchs talks about autoworkers’ roles in the electric car industry
EPP’s Erica Fuchs talks to CNN Business about the autoworkers’ roles in the electric car industry. “Making the powertrain of electric vehicles—the batteries, electric motors and power management systems—requires more total labor, not less, than that involved in making engines and transmissions,” she says.
Jayan comments on battery technology in the crashed Venice bus
MechE’s Reeja Jayan comments on battery technology in the crashed Venice bus in AP News. “In batteries that use nickel or cobalt, oxygen can be released if the temperature gets too hot, fueling a fire. But in a lithium-iron-phosphate battery, there is a strong bond between oxygen and phosphorus, keeping the oxygen in place,” she says.
Whitefoot comments on green cars in MSN
MechE/EPP’s Kate Whitefoot comments on the future of green vehicles in MSN. “Moving heavy vehicles like school buses, construction equipment, and big trucks to electrification will definitely be slower,” she says.
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