April 2022

Broken link in a chain

Reinforcing the Weak Links

March 28, 2022
One very notable consequence of our supply chain woes: No one is taking semiconductors for granted anymore.
Nikolajs Strigins/Dreamstime
Electronic manufacturing with checkered flag

The Semiconductor Race is On!

March 23, 2022
Designing chips isn’t the issue—manufacturing is. Finding new capacity is an imperative with geopolitical implications.
Andrey Burmakin/Dreamstime
U.S. and China boxing

A Bargaining Chip

March 23, 2022
The U.S. and China spar amid Taiwan’s market dominance.

Chipping Away at the Backlog

March 22, 2022
As the hype subsides, the hard work of semiconductor manufacturing and testing remains.
Kalaivanan Loganathan and Professor Thomas Anthopoulos

Organic Semiconductors Make it to the 5G Circuit

March 18, 2022
Scientists overcome the limitation of organic semiconductors and redesign the way Schottky diodes are used in large-area electronics of the future.

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Hardware integration

Chip Crunch Changes How Engineers Design

March 3, 2022
On the heels of the semiconductor shortage, design engineers explore new ways to design.
Image of survey with tear revealing the word "Sustainability"

Gauging Attitudes on Sustainability

Feb. 25, 2022
A survey of company engineers, executives and sustainability managers looks at how sustainability is being pursued.
Artist's represetation of project management

What Industry 4.0 Means for Product Management

Feb. 24, 2022
Stand by as the way products are designed and manufactured gets a major makeover.
AOMI Precision
Precise geometries

Smaller Parts, Bigger Challenges

Feb. 21, 2022
Advanced parts manufacturing demands advanced measurement technology.
CIMdata Inc.
Tom Gill at work

Re-engineering the Digital Transformation

Feb. 18, 2022
Processes and people alike must be upgraded to take full advantage of tools and technology.
Courtesy Charles S. Hutchins
Hot Tech Cold Steel book cover

Book Review: Hot Tech Cold Steel

Feb. 18, 2022
The tale of a pioneer in computer-aided manufacturing and NC machining.
Pavel Shlykov/Dreamstime
Engineers standing in front of gears sketch, with Part 4 graphic

Engineering Your Career, Part 4: Networking and Being Mentored

Sept. 23, 2021
Career advancements come to engineers through the support of many others.