Aeronautical Engineers Born in March

  March is overflowing with birthdays of engineers who made history in the United States, and we want to highlight the achievements of these inspiring engineers: Kalpana Chawla was born March 17, 1962 in Karnal, India. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in India, and later on moved to the United …

Engineers Are Celebrated During National Engineers Week

This week is National Engineers Week! This week-long event recognizes engineers as a central asset to our world and celebrates their “positive contributions to quality of life,” according to the National Society of Engineers. Engineers created structures like the Hoover Dam, the Panama Canal, and even the Great Wall of China! Without engineers, these massive …

The Role of 3D Modeling in Researching the Human Brain

3D modeling was developed in the 1960s by the creator of Sketchpad, Ivan Sutherland, and is used to create a 3-dimensional digital representation of any surface or object. A variety of fields utilize 3D modeling, including video games designers and movie / illustration animators, to bring their creative ideas to life.  In addition, it is …

Engineers Who Have Contributed to the Development of Aviation

November is National Aviation History Month. While we may be focused on the upcoming holidays, many people are fascinated with aviation and the pioneers who’ve contributed to and helped shape aviation in today’s society. If you’ve ever wondered about the first pioneer engineers behind aviation, read on. In the early days, prior to designing and …