Engineering Education

In Development: Quanser’s Self-Driving Car Research Studio

Blog courtesy of Derek Wight, Quanser  Originally published October 3, 2019   Back Then… In the late 2000s, there were no iPhones, no YouTube, no Arduinos or Raspberry Pi’s, the DotCom bubble was still growing, Google was still a new thing. You had to pay hundreds of dollars for a C compiler, and 90% of… read more

New Engineering Education Case Study From TecQuipment

Texas A&M University Zachry Engineering Education Complex Originally published by TecQuipment on December 3, 2019 Recently one of the USA’s largest engineering schools, Texas A&M University, invested in a new engineering education complex that would revolutionize the way they teach their 20,000 engineering students. One element of this new complex was a new model for… read more

Women in Engineering

Courtesy of TecQuipment, June 20, 2019 Learn more about what inspires young women to pursue a career in engineering today and what it’s like to be a female engineer in this blog post, featuring established TecQuipment engineer Bridget Whitehouse and aspiring young engineer Molly Ferneyhough.  Encountering a woman in engineering in the 1980’s was a… read more

Mind the Gap… Aligning Industry and Academia to Power Additive Manufacturing

Courtesy of Gina Scala, Stratasys Apr 23, 2019 For many years, 3D Printing was an abstract concept. The technology “could” be used to advance innovation, streamline design cycles, and power manufacturing, but there was little or no proof. Industries started to explore how to align additive manufacturing across business, but there were few use-cases to… read more

Highlights From Hanover Messe 2019

Wow! What a fantastic week at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. AET Labs was delighted to attend Hanover Messe 2019 with our special guests Dr. Ed Bouquillon, Superintendent of Minuteman High School in Lexington, MA and Dan Larochelle, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Department Chair at Manchester Community College in Manchester, NH. Together with… read more

The Latest Industry News From The Folks Who Know I4.0

The newest edition of trends magazine from the global automation leaders at Festo features industry certification, the changing vocations of Industry 4.0, the cobot revolution and a spotlight on Germany’s oldest sparkling wine cellars ultramodern production technology and much more. Access the magazine here to read all these great articles: Changing Vocations Ready 4 Success… read more

Register for the 2018 Massachusetts CAD Summit for Educators!

Registration is now open for the annual Massachusetts CAD Summit hosted by AET Labs at Minuteman High School on December 5th 2018. An annual meeting coordinated by Technology Consultant, and veteran CAD educator Mark Lyons, this PD event is always a great opportunity for camaraderie, networking, and illumination on the latest in CAD for the… read more

Extreme Redesign 2019 Is On!

Update 1/25/2019: New England Students! Competing in this year’s Extreme Redesign worldwide competition or looking to compete on a local level? Registration is now open for Extreme Redesign New England: Click here for details!  It’s that time of year again! Our friends at Stratasys and GradCAD are pleased to announce Extreme Redesign 2019, a global… read more

Blackstone Valley Education Hub Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

On September 18, 2018 Massachusetts’ Blackstone Valley region celebrated the long-anticipated opening of the Blackstone Valley Education Hub (BV Ed Hub) in grand fashion. The ambitious project, which has been in the works for nearly two decades, aims to equip area students with highly-sought-after advanced manufacturing skills to meet local industry demands. The BV Ed… read more