Looking Ahead to the Solar System Internetwork – Scott Burleigh

Communication with spacecraft, both crewed and robotic, and both in Earth orbit and in deep space, should become a bit easier in the near future.  The world’s national space agencies have converged on standards for building a “Solar System Internetwork” (SSI) that is aimed at simplifying communication among engineers, scientists, and robots in space flight … Read more Looking Ahead to the Solar System Internetwork – Scott Burleigh

Australian Researchers Develop Titanium 3D Printed Horseshoe

Researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia have developed a custom-fit horseshoe made from titanium and produced by a 3D printer. The process is a new application for handheld laser scanners and 3D printing which produces a tailor-made lightweight shoe. A racehorse from John Moloney’s yard near Melbourne was the first … Read more Australian Researchers Develop Titanium 3D Printed Horseshoe

Interview with Professor Francis Gichaga on ERB Standards in Engineering

Prof Francis Gichaga, who has taught civil engineering for 40 years, rose to be the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor and is currently serving as the Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, has spoken out on the controversy that has been raging in Kenya between some institutions of higher learning and the … Read more Interview with Professor Francis Gichaga on ERB Standards in Engineering

Kenya: Veteran Engineer Defends Registration Standards

A member of the Kenyan Engineering Registration Board (ERB) has defended the body’s decision not to register graduates from some universities – saying that the move was necessary to maintain international standards in the engineering profession. The Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Prof Francis Gichaga, says that institutions are to blame … Read more Kenya: Veteran Engineer Defends Registration Standards

Science: Begin at the Beginning for Transmitter Design

Earl McCune PhD is a successful serial Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, founding both the Digital RF Solutions Corporation in 1986 and Tropian Inc. in 1996. He is a member of several IEEE conference committees, and is a worldwide invited speaker on modulation issues and polar-coordinate signal processing. Any wireless system exists in service to an application. … Read more Science: Begin at the Beginning for Transmitter Design

Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS

Harold Pilo is a Senior Technical Staff member at IBM Systems and Technology Group. He will present “Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS” at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2011 on Sunday 20th February in San Francisco. The slides below form part of the presentation … Read more Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS