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Visit the Reactor That Made the Plutonium for the “Fat Man” Nuclear Bomb

The Manhattan Project’s B Reactor at Hanford is a fascinating, complicated monument to U.S. nuclear history

Publish date: 08/28/2019

All Engineering Knowledge Has an Expiration Date. The Trick Is to Know When

Engineering grads are facing an ever rising tide of knowledge.

Publish date: 08/26/2019

Software Engineering Grads Lack the Skills Startups Need

Study shows university software engineering programs focus too much on the needs of large companies.

Publish date: 08/23/2019

What Engineers and Shamans Have in Common

How Vannevar Bush's call for engineers to “minister to the people” could inspire 21st century EEs to tackle the world's most vexing problems.

Publish date: 08/08/2019

These STEM Websites Use Games and Quizzes to Inspire Young Women

EngineerGirl and IEEE TryEngineering teach girls about the field.

Publish date: 08/08/2019

IBM and Linux Foundation Call on Developers to Make Natural Disasters Less Deadly

The international Call for Code competition encourages developers to invent new technologies that can assist people after a hurricane or flood.

Publish date: 08/08/2019

Get Up to Speed on the Blockchain, Smart Grid, 5G, and More

Access more than 700 online courses via IEEE’s new education portal.

Publish date: 08/06/2019

Who’s Hiring? Google’s Wing, Facebook’s Libra, and Uber Competitor Ola

The last three months have been a busy time for engineering job news, with a number of companies opening new development centers around the world. Silicon Valley, meanwhile, was mostly quiet.

Publish date: 08/02/2019

Four Actions Engineers Can Take to Ensure Their Startup Succeeds

Venture advisor Chenyang Xu recommends staying up to date on technology and taking entrepreneurship classes.

Publish date: 07/30/2019

Revealing the Hidden Beauty of Common Components

Eric Schlaepfer showcases the surprisingly intricate structures of capacitors, LEDs, connectors, and other often-overlooked parts.

Publish date: 07/29/2019