Jamie Wisniewski
Associate Editor

Jamie Wisniewski is the associate editor of ECN. She covers all things space, drones and other flying objects. She is a New Jersey native and holds degrees in communications, creative writing and public relations from Montclair State University.

The biggest challenge by far has been the age old trade-off between (power amplifier) efficiency and linearity. To date, despite all of the advances made in...
1.15.2016
4:17pm
Love them or hate them, it looks like drones are here to stay. Drones are like this generation’s personal computers. When Apple launched the Macintosh and IBM...
1.13.2016
9:27am
The technology trend at CES in the past few years had been on the video side, with 4k and curved screens; however, the trend at this year’s CES appears to have...
1.5.2016
11:33am
With Star Wars on the mind lately, a lot of you are probably thinking about how cool it would be to go to space. While floating around in zero gravity may look...
12.31.2015
8:33am
If 2015 taught us anything, it’s that our readers (you!) really enjoy drones, aircrafts, and other things that fly…and fire. We’ve also learned that you’re all...
12.30.2015
2:16pm
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Have you ever wondered just a tiny bit what it’s like to be shot from a cannon, like those dudes in the circus? Well, now you can experience it for yourself,...
12.29.2015
11:43am
Twitter may soon be entering the drone game, but not for delivery. The social network doesn’t want to manufacture drones (or at least not yet), but rather,...
12.28.2015
9:52am
Move over, Rudolph. There’s a new reindeer in town. A red-nosed-robot to be exact...
12.24.2015
8:50am
As a result of two technological advancements, and key technological convergences, lighting is about to come alive, and few enough even inside the lighting...
12.23.2015
10:14am
What’s a company to do when its dreams crash and burn? Turn to Stephen Hawking for help. Virgin Galactic, the underdog in the private space tourism community,...
12.22.2015
11:08am
Could the answer to all of our drone problems be hydrogen fuel cells? That’s what Intelligent Energy is claiming, a British company specialized in hydrogen...
12.16.2015
12:22pm
You know what’s worse than the cold? Not being able to use your phone in the cold because you don’t have fancy gloves that work with smartphones. Of course you...
12.15.2015
11:03am
Texting and driving may soon become legal. (For autonomous cars, that is.) Google has secured a patent that will enable driverless cars to talk to pedestrians...
12.4.2015
12:39pm
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If you thought ordering Dominos via the pizza emoji was mind blowing, get this: Now you can order a pizza through Minecraft. Until now it was impossible to...
12.2.2015
1:03pm
A lot of exciting things are happening in the engineering industry. In just five years, we’re expecting to see driverless cars on the roads, we’re caring a lot...
11.25.2015
10:51am
There are three key areas of improvement in IoT applications: interoperability, complexity and security. Connected devices must be able interpret the same set...
11.16.2015
9:50am
If your company manufactures products containing 3TG (tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold), you’ll want to listen up. This week, The U.S. Court of Appeals denied...
11.12.2015
9:28am
3D printing as a whole has really taken off recently (you name it, it’s being 3D-printed). Take for instance the latest 3D-printed creation to blast off—the...
11.11.2015
11:09am
Calling all engineers. I bet you think you’re pretty smart (and I’d hope that you are!). But most Americans also think they’re pretty smart. And, well, we know...
11.6.2015
1:14pm
Ever open your email to find a slew of unread messages so you consider hiding under your desk or sending out an SOS until they answer themselves? A personal...
11.4.2015
10:40am
Asking someone if they prefer Apple or Android is kind of like asking someone if they’re a cat or dog person. You’re either one or the other, and you usually...
11.2.2015
11:45am
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A strange piece of space junk is headed toward Earth…WTF. Excuse my French, but that’s actually its name. Well, WT1190F to be exact...
10.30.2015
12:24pm
Watch out, Valentino Rossi. This robot is coming to steal your Grand Prix titles. Who’s the newest member to the motorcycle racing world? Meet Motobot, an...
10.28.2015
10:59am
If you had to push one person in front of a moving driverless car to save a group of people on the tracks, would you? It’s a pretty heavy ethical question. In...
10.26.2015
10:18am
The Military teaches its robots to do all sorts of things—Walk through minefields, deactivate bombs, clear out hostile buildings. They’re given some pretty...
10.23.2015
12:18pm
In 1976, an original Apple 1 computer would’ve cost you $666.66. Fast forward 39 years, and today, the starting bid is at $370,000. Little did Steve Wozniak...
10.21.2015
10:59am
Lithium-ion batteries power everything these days—our phones, our computers, or cars—but do they have enough power to take down an aircraft? FAA officials are...
10.20.2015
11:14am
Only 26 cars have ever sold at auction for more than ten million dollars (19 of them being Ferraris). This week, another Ferrari joined that ten million dollar...
10.16.2015
11:53am
Strap a GoPro to a drone and you can capture some incredible footage. UAV technology has revolutionized the way we capture video, but when you get in someone’s...
10.14.2015
9:29am
Studies have shown that more than 50 percent of all semiconductor failures are due to heat. Place hot semiconductors in harsh environments where ambient...
10.12.2015
3:47pm
Shooting down your neighbor’s pesky drone with a shotgun might be a thing of the past now (not that it should’ve ever have been a thing)...
10.12.2015
10:36am
‘Unmanned Rocket Explodes After Liftoff.’ Most people would read this headline and think, “Thank goodness no one was on board!” because the term “unmanned” has...
10.9.2015
12:45pm
With all this talk of life on Mars lately, it seems we’ve forgotten about our big white space neighbor, the one who initiated our fascination with space in the...
10.7.2015
9:58am
If driving on the road with 18 wheelers stresses you out now, imagine sharing the road with self-driving trucks? Passing on the right could either be really...
10.5.2015
9:50am
Which would make for a better planetary mission, exploring Venus or exploring an asteroid? Well, the chances for visiting either are likely. NASA announced the...
10.2.2015
12:10pm
In 2017 we could see cars will full autonomy. That is, if the regulators let Elon Musk have his way. During a Danish media interview, the Tesla CEO made some...
9.30.2015
11:12am
These days a new electric car will cost you somewhere between 20 and 30k (depending on what brand you buy, of course). If you were thinking about buying used,...
9.29.2015
3:36pm
So it’s no surprise the F-35 has been, to be put kindly, controversial. Engine failures, cost overruns and delayed timelines are just a few of the setbacks...
9.28.2015
11:15am
Not all engineers are created equal. Which inevitably means all solutions are not a one-size-fits-all. In an effort to educate and provide engineers with...
9.24.2015
12:00pm