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Online Engineering Degree Scholarships (2024)
Online Engineering Degree Scholarships (2024) Dec 18, 2023

The current US student loan debt is an astounding $1.75 trillion, with one in four Americans owing money. Unsurprisingly, student loan debt is the second-largest source of debt after mortgages.

Engineering School Q&A: How to Ace the Candidate Interview
Engineering School Q&A: How to Ace the Candidate Interview Dec 13, 2023

This guide reveals how to ace a candidate interview for engineering school at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It includes a resource guide for preparation and how to draft stellar responses to common questions.

Vital AI: The Future of Data Science
Vital AI: The Future of Data Science Dec 13, 2023

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that leverages scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract insights and knowledge from both structured and unstructured forms of data. It’s commonly associated with big data and artificial intelligence, combining statistics, data analysis, machine learning, and related techniques to understand and analyze actual phenomena with data.

Vital AI: The Future of Architecture
Vital AI: The Future of Architecture Nov 20, 2023

AI’s integration into the architectural landscape is a testament to the industry’s readiness for technological evolution, and it continues to shape the future of architectural design. “It goes hand in hand with computer science developments. It’s a long legacy,” says Dr. Daniel Koehler, assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture.

Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Mechanical Engineering
Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Mechanical Engineering Nov 03, 2023

Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and broadest engineering disciplines. Its domain stretches across complex mechanical systems’ design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance. While mechanical engineering has played (and continues to play) an enormous role in the evolution of the automobile, it represents just one area of a massively important discipline.

Take Aim: The Hottest Problems in Artificial Intelligence
Take Aim: The Hottest Problems in Artificial Intelligence Oct 24, 2023

Launched into the mainstream with ChatGPT, today’s generative AI models have applications in every field and discipline; tomorrow’s impacts will be wide-reaching. Given its broad applications, the challenges within AI are many. Its transformative power works in both directions and the potential risks are roughly commensurate with the potential rewards.

Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Electrical Engineering
Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Electrical Engineering Oct 09, 2023

Electrical engineering is a rich field with challenges for tomorrow’s engineers. Sitting at one of the most interesting crossroads of science and technology, its territory stretches across microelectronics, energy systems, telecommunications, and robotics. Much overlap exists between its different research areas, and that overlap is mimicked in many of the field’s largest potential breakthroughs.

Vital AI: The Future of Chip Design
Vital AI: The Future of Chip Design Sep 25, 2023

Apple’s A16 Bionic processor has 16 billion transistors. There is no way for a human to design such a chip manually. In electronic design automation (EDA), a field that includes the design of chips and circuit boards, today’s engineers rely on software tools to aid them.

Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Environmental Engineering
Take Aim: The Five Hottest Problems in Environmental Engineering Aug 17, 2023

With such a vast area of focus, professionals in this field can tackle numerous problems that impact the environment and people’s health. Projects range from designing water treatment facilities to developing sustainable energy systems. Environmental engineers also use their expertise to address complex socio-environmental problems, like reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting environmental justice.

Vital AI: The Future of Coding Professions
Vital AI: The Future of Coding Professions Aug 14, 2023

Next year’s coding classes could look very different from this year’s. Advances in AI have rippled into every industry and profession, and the impacts have already been acutely felt in the way code is written and maintained. Today’s engineers can interact with front-ends that resemble ChatGPT, asking natural language questions about code and receiving specific and functional results.