The “Little Box Challenge” contest developed by Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is seeking teams of engineers to reduce the size of power inverters to a size smaller than a compact laptop. The winning team to build the smallest power inverter will receive a $1 million prize.
A pressure sensor used in football helmets designed by student engineers at the Western Michigan University has the capability of monitoring the severity and location of hits to a player’s head.
Kansas State University Engineers and Students Develop Customized Devices and Software to Help Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities
Engineers and students from the Kansas State University have been developing technology to help children with severe developmental disabilities through a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s General and Age-Related Disabilities Engineering program.