Jennifer DeLaOsa
Associate Editor

Jennifer DeLaOsa is the Associate Editor for Electronic Component News (ECN). Her responsibilities consist of print and online content creation, including daily newsletter deployments, weekly video series, webinars, articles, and blogs. She also provides trade show coverage, reporting on the latest industry advancements for design engineers. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with minors in Technical Writing and Music from Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

In her downtime, you can find Jennifer learning all about the violin, crocheting, and hanging out with her goofy Australian shepherd. 

San Francisco was recently home to the 2018 SEMICON West conference, a global industry event that brings together the major players in the semiconductor...
7.16.2018
9:25am
Disney has upped its animatronics game with autonomous robot stunt doubles. Cinema’s human stunt double community is safe for the time being, as Disney plans...
7.2.2018
10:22am
The sky is adding another tech addition to its airwaves — a snake-like drone called DRAGON. Created by University of Tokyo’s JSK Lab researchers, the design...
6.29.2018
10:26am
The European Space Agency (ESA) is prepping its ExoMars 2020 rover’s ground penetrating radar antenna. Pictured below, one is being pre-cleaned and readied for...
6.28.2018
4:34pm
Imagine a system that hides its specific temperature from others, appearing as if it has the same as its environment. In recent reports, researchers have...
6.28.2018
12:06pm
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The new rankings are in for the world’s top 10 most powerful supercomputers, as of June 2018. The data was gathered by TOP500, and compared metrics as the...
6.27.2018
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As public transit systems carry the strain of urbanized life, technologies are sprouting to lessen the burden. Take a look at Elon Musk’s hyperloop idea,...
6.25.2018
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University of Michigan (U-M) researchers are the latest scientists to claim the title of “the world’s smallest computer.” Each side of the new device measures...
6.25.2018
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Microelectrodes offer a direct way to measure electrical signals in the brain or heart, however, the applications call for soft materials. In laboratory...
6.21.2018
10:36am
Bloodhounds are renowned for their ability to follow an old scent trail over large distances. Transitioning this skill into the world of machines, researchers...
6.20.2018
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A few months ago, Germany-based industrial control and automation company Festo unveiled the BionicWheelBot. Inspired by the Moroccan flic-flic spider, which...
6.19.2018
9:44am
Micro-LEDs are one step closer to commercialization thanks to research from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The team developed...
6.18.2018
10:07am
Researchers are investigating an important question: can cybercriminals record speech via smartphone motion sensors? University of Alabama at Birmingham...
6.15.2018
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In the 1950s, NASA engineers picked the Mojave Desert to build a network of large radio antennas suited with parabolic dishes and receivers listening for faint...
6.15.2018
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To test the feasibility of underwater data centers powered by offshore renewable energy, Microsoft launched Project Natick in 2014. A year later, Phase 1 set...
6.12.2018
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With increased air traffic and demands for supersonic speeds, communities near airports are dealing with escalating noise. To help remedy this, NASA’s...
6.12.2018
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This week's story comes to us from ECN reader Phil Groff. As a youngster, I took lights for granted until a paperback book on electricity was found in my...
6.8.2018
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Australian National University (ANU) scientists have developed ultra-small optical sensors poised to advance the wearable medical device market. Using these...
6.8.2018
9:50am
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope sports some heavy-duty space instruments that can quickly drive up the temperature. How will the telescope shed all that...
6.6.2018
11:27am
In extreme environments hazardous to humans, robots present a favorable solution. A snake-like design aims to help firefighters reach difficult locations by...
6.5.2018
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This week's story comes to us from ECN reader David E. After getting out of high school and entering community college, I wasn't quite sure what my...
6.1.2018
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High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) are a type of unmanned aerial vehicle that can soar for long stretches of time, and are commonly powered by solar energy...
5.31.2018
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A demanding test campaign is underway for a representative model of the ExoMars rover. Set to land on the Red Planet in 2021, the mission is a joint effort...
5.30.2018
11:38am
Set to launch later this year, the BepiColombo mission is a joint effort between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (...
5.29.2018
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Companies continue to refine and test autonomous driving technology with each passing day. Cruise GM, Waymo, and Tesla are just a few in the hunt to redefine...
5.29.2018
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To encourage student innovation while revolutionizing terrestrial transportation within near-vacuum tubes, SpaceX announced the Hyperloop Pod Competition in...
5.29.2018
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This week's story comes to us from ECN reader Kathy Herring Hayashi. She is the Vice Chair of the 2018 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership...
5.25.2018
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Our smartphones are vulnerable to secret tracking cookies through an inaudible data transmission channel. This is possible through ultrasonic sounds, which...
5.24.2018
2:45pm
University of Alberta scientists have achieved a world’s first - they’ve employed a machine learning process using artificial intelligence to automate and...
5.24.2018
10:06am
The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) was filled with a slew of informative sessions grouped into four themed tracks:...
5.22.2018
5:07pm
Chief Evangelist at Canva Guy Kawasaki took to the stage day one at the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) in San Jose,...
5.22.2018
1:20pm
ECN proudly runs a blog series that highlights how individuals fell into their engineering career. From the straightforward approach to the quirky and unique,...
5.17.2018
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A group of researchers from France’s University of Bordeaux discovered that small, self-powered, mindless robots could work together to form a mobile corral....
5.16.2018
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A chip that can handle two-dimensional quantum walks of single photons on a physical device has been developed. The research team is from Shanghai Jiao Tong...
5.15.2018
10:11am
Get ready, because Boston Dynamics has released new, impressive footage of its family of robots. What has the humanoid Atlas robot been up to lately? Following...
5.11.2018
10:55am
On a typical day, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) shaker tables subject satellite-lifting rockets to take-off vibrations. Now, an 8-tonne cooling system sits...
5.9.2018
11:57am
North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers have developed a new technology to steer light that attains greater light input and efficiency. This...
5.9.2018
9:36am
Researchers at Saarland University have developed a prototype sensor, called Multi-Touch Skin, which turns the user’s body into a touch screen. The device (see...
5.7.2018
11:22am
Scientists have developed a high-speed prototype camera that captures the passing effects of gamma rays crashing into the Earth’s atmosphere. It was soon...
5.4.2018
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