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Petroleum engineering faculty, former students win SPE awards

July 9, 2010 8:23 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Several faculty members and former students of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University have been honored by the Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPE). Ram Agarwal, Cass of 1967, has been elected to receive an SPE Honorary Member Award...

PFC Capacitors Target Three-phase Industrial Networks

July 9, 2010 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC has extended its range of power factor correction (PFC) capacitors. The EPCOS PhaseCap Compact series now also comprises types for voltages from 415 V AC, 440 V AC, 480 V AC and 525 V AC. As an alternative to capacitors with dimensions of


A new spin on drug delivery

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Virginia Tech) Chang Lu and his chemical engineering research group at Virginia Tech have discovered how to "greatly enhance" the delivery of DNA payloads into cells. The description of their work will be featured on the cover of Lab on a Chip, the premier journal for researchers in...


Former student Scott receives Lifetime Achievement Award

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

John A. Scott '73, former student of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and president of Applied Systems Technology and Transfer Inc., is the recipient of a 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. This...

Survival training for astronauts

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | News | Comments

At the end of June, ESA’s six astronaut candidates were thrown out of a helicopter, left to drift at sea and abandoned under the hot Mediterranean sun – but luckily they were well-trained and under supervision. Astronauts have to be prepared for almost everything in space, but also anything on the ground.


The entire spectrum of automobile electronics at electronica 2010

July 9, 2010 7:05 am | News | Comments

Energy efficiency and environmental compatibility are two of the most important challenges facing the automobile industry. Automobile electronics can provide numerous solutions for future automobiles and is also therefore one of the fastest growing markets in the automotive sector.


Electronica 2010 – electronics industry shows its future capability

July 9, 2010 7:02 am | News | Comments

Energy efficiency, environmental compatibility, cost reduction and flexibility are just some of the challenges facing the electronics industry today. At electronica 2010, the global electronics industry will demonstrate how it will rise to these challenges in the following months and years.


ControlPanelGRC Helps Powell Electronics Perform

July 9, 2010 6:42 am | by Mike Ayars, SAP Project Manager, Powell Electronics ( | Blogs | Comments

Overly broad accesses in SAP was a concern for Powell, as a user could either accidentally or intentionally execute potentially harmful transactions outside of their job functions.


Power debugging is standard in IAR Embedded Workbench

July 9, 2010 6:17 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced that it has incorporated its newly developed power debug and analysis tools within IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM. Bucking the software industry's trend of charging for new software features, IAR Systems has opted to include its innovative technology as standard.


Atego launches web-based environment for process definition

July 9, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atego has launched Atego Process Director, a ground-breaking, new web-based environment for process definition, management and deployment. Atego Process Director delivers a highly scalable, extensible and pragmatic range of new web-based process-oriented capabilities...


TeleCommunication Sys order worth as much as $10M

July 9, 2010 6:05 am | News | Comments

TeleCommunication Systems received an order from the U.S. Army that could potentially reach $10 million.The company has been paid $1.7 million, and may be called upon to supply $9.8 million to provide support equipment and maintenance of internet routers and systems that provide multimedia...

Arca Enclosures Achieve CE Conformity Certification

July 9, 2010 5:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARCA JIC enclosures are manufactured using injection molded polycarbonate (PC), a high performance plastic. These stylized enclosures offer ease of customization, robustness, superior chemical resistance, and wide temperature range.


Relay Has 50-Amp Option and 3-mm Gap

July 9, 2010 5:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hasco’s HAT905 series relay has a longer yoke and armature as well as a stronger spring structure than the 40-amp standard model.


Patent holder sues smart phone makers

July 9, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software.Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Motorola Inc. are targets of the lawsuits. The patent...

NASA Project M GENIE Integration and Lander Free Flight

July 9, 2010 5:02 am | Videos | Comments

This video gives an overview of the GENIE integration activities on the Project M RR-1 prototype lander.



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