Engineering News

University of Birmingham set to open a new campus … in Dubai

3 days ago — 2 min read

Established by Queen Victoria in 1900 as Great Britain’s first civic university, The University of Birmingham has long celebrated students...

1970s Highway Re-Engineered into Greenery-Filled Walkway

4 days ago — 2.5 min read

A 1970s highway located in the heart of Seoul has been given a new life as a 983m botanical floating...

MIT engineers a moisture-responsive workout suit

6 days ago — 2 min read

Engineers at MIT have designed a moisture-responsive workout suit. Ventilating flaps are lined with live cells and can open and...

Volvo says no to diesel engines. The future is electric!

1 week ago — 1 min read

Shocking news - Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson has said that the future for Volvo is one with "no more...

The James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror is being Prepared for Testing

2 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

NASA has released a stunning image of the James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror being prepared for testing at Johnson...

Elon Musk shares test footage of the “The Boring Company’s” electric slide

2 weeks ago — 3 min read

Elon Musk is best known for work with SpaceX and Tesla - but his latest venture launched in late 2016....

SpaceX achieve total mission success launching its heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet

2 weeks ago — 1 min read

A Falcon-9 rocket has successfully launched SpaceX heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet. The rocket blasted a 6070kg (13,380 lb) Inmarsat...

Engineering a difference – Dr Priyanka Dhopade talks to Scienceblog

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

Dr Priyanka Dhopade, Senior Research Associate at Oxford University’s Osney Thermo-Fluid Laboratory, is breaking down barriers in more ways than...

Engineering Podcasts – Engines of our Ingenuity

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

A podcast which started in 1988 on KUHF-FM radio Houston, Engines of our Ingenuity (hosted by Dr. John Lienhard) is...

Watch – “Having a ball” at MIT

3 weeks ago — 2 min read

If you think of MIT as only one the world's leading Engineering institutions it might surprise you know that each...

Inaugural TOCHI best paper award goes to University of Leeds Engineers

3 weeks ago — 2 min read

The University of Leeds is celebrating after two of its researchers (Professor Roy Ruddle and Rhys Thomas from the School...

How we can make super-fast hyperloop travel a reality

3 weeks ago — 6 min read

Across Europe and parts of Asia, travellers can enjoy some of the fastest rail services in the world. From Málaga...

Engineering Talks – Colossus & the Breaking of Lorenz

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

By the end of World War Two 10 Colossus machines were working around the clock to find the start wheels...

#whyflyfast – 360 VR Wingsuit Jump above Dubai

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

A collaboration between XDubai and Skydive Dubai has produced an innovative VR recording of a wingsuit flight over the coastline...

Engineering Podcasts – The Engineering Commons Podcast

4 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

The Engineering Commons Podcast pitches itself as "Practical insights for the engineering crowd" but it is more than that -...

WIRED releases its 2017 Smart List

4 weeks ago — 2.5 min read

WIRED has released its 2017 smart-list. The list highlights up-and-coming minds from bioscience to software, fashion to entertainment. Among them...

Explore – Women in Computing: a British Perspective

4 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

The National Museum of Computing and Google have worked together to chart the history of women's involvement in computer science....

Watch: A self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating has been developed that is 100x more durable than its counterparts

1 month ago — 2 min read

Engineers at the University of Michigan have created a self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating developed is hundreds of times more durable...