Sheri Kasprzak
Managing Editor

Sheri Kasprzak is the managing editor for Product Design and Development.

DJI unveiled its Spark drone, a UAV capable of conducting standard aerials and capturing photos and video. The release comes on the heels of a federal appeals...
5.25.2017
10:01am
Joop Brokking shows us how to build our very own Arduino-based balancing robot. He wrote the code himself, but you can check it out on his website here.
5.24.2017
10:32am
The Federal Aviation Administration’s rules requiring the registration of drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles – weighing more than half a pound, have been...
5.24.2017
9:36am
Christoph Laimer offers step-by-step instructions for making a 600W, 3D-printed Halbach array brushless motor ...
5.23.2017
9:22am
GreatScott! shows us how to play music on a Tesla coil. It's the third in a series about how to develop your own Tesla coil ...
5.22.2017
10:41am
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How's this for a shocking experiment? Physics Girl takes us through the steps for a do-it-yourself 200,000-volt capacitor.
5.19.2017
10:14am
Check out the Stratasys Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator. The modular, automated fused deposition modeling system has interconnected, high-throughput...
5.18.2017
8:50am
The Action Lab takes us through some seriously cool (see what I did there?) experiments with super-cooled water, including pouring ice and watching as water...
5.17.2017
9:01am
Just in time for the Hubble Telescope's 27th birthday, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center released two new images of galaxies captured by the...
5.16.2017
9:52am
Richard Browning, founder of U.K.-based Gravity Industries, developed the Daedalus Mk.1 suit, an Iron Man-like jetpack. Here, he tests his invention ...
5.12.2017
1:33pm
Have you ever wondered why an outlet sparks when you unplug an electronic device? Physics Girl runs us through the science behind this phenomenon ...
5.12.2017
10:33am
TechnoBuffalo walks us through some of the features of Tesla's Model 3, which is expected to hit the production line in July. Not a lot has been...
5.11.2017
10:16am
It's almost beach season, so what better time than now to view the lovely sights of Ogunquit Beach, a section on the northwestern flank of lower Mount...
5.10.2017
9:56am
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DARPA's Service Academies Swarm Challenge pits students from three U.S. military service academies against each other to explore swarm-versus-swarm...
5.9.2017
10:32am
Bert is an iCub, is a self-learning robot from the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois. An iCub is a open-...
5.8.2017
9:49am
Nadine, a robot that works with dementia patients, was developed by scientists at Nanyang Technological University. She's capable of having conversations...
5.5.2017
10:18am
Cassini is making its final passes around Saturn, and the spacecraft has captured some fascinating images of the ringed planet on its journey. The NASA Jet...
5.4.2017
9:15am
Artificial intelligence can be a double-edged sword. It brings convenience, but it can also bring a lot of frustration, especially when you’re trying to get...
5.3.2017
3:20pm
University of Michigan engineers describe how they model space weather, a growing concern as we become more dependent upon cell phones, radio communications,...
5.3.2017
9:51am
If you've got kids, they've probably begged for the hard-to-find fidget spinner, a toy that masquerades as a stress-relief gadget. Sure, they're...
5.2.2017
7:25am
You're most likely to encounter paraffin in wax products like candles or crayons. Engineers from Stanford University and NASA's Ames Research Center...
5.1.2017
10:29am
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Demand for rechargeable batteries could help vault the global lithium-ion battery market’s value to $77.42 billion by 2024, a compound annual growth rate of 11...
5.1.2017
10:01am
NASA’s Space Launch System, the first exploration-class heavy-lift launch vehicle, will likely be grounded until early 2019, according to a letter from the U.S...
4.28.2017
10:07am
This 3D-printing process from the University of Connecticut would make Willy Wonka proud. UConn engineering students have developed a way to print chocolate...
4.27.2017
4:22pm
Have you ever wanted to build your own 3D-printed jet engine? Well, now you can, thanks to these open-source hardware plans from Gerry Hamilton. Watch as it...
4.27.2017
10:56am
Check out these underwater robots from SeaBotix. They were developed using design tools from SOLIDWORKS ...
4.26.2017
10:52am
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is approaching its grand finale after 13 years of exploring Saturn. Travel along with Cassini and take in 360-degree views of...
4.25.2017
10:20am
Product Design & Development recently spoke to Michel Têtu, senior business development advisor for Reflex Photonics, about the importance of VITA...
4.25.2017
9:33am
Skyee, the intelligent anthropomorphic robot from China's Shenzhen Skyee Smart Grid Technology Co., Ltd., will be showcased this week at Hannover Messe in...
4.24.2017
9:27am
The Webb Telescope is lifted by crane in the cleanroom at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The telescope will be transported to NASA Johnson...
4.21.2017
11:03am
When most people think of fabrics, they envision a spring line from Barcelona’s hottest fashion designer. Raul Polit-Casillas’s mother was, in fact, a fashion...
4.20.2017
8:04am
In this experiment from Electric Experiments Roobert33, liquid mercury is placed inside a wooden disc. Two aluminum wheels are located at the sides. A magnet...
4.20.2017
7:41am
Researchers at the Suzumori Endo Robotics Laboratory at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Bridgestone Corp. developed this high-powered, hydraulic artificial...
4.19.2017
9:52am
Check out this liquid that pours itself. Polyethylene glycol has a high molecular weight -- about 1 million. Water has a molecular weight of about 18....
4.17.2017
5:56pm
Mechanical engineering students at the University of Michigan installed the world's largest hand-solvable, stationary Rubik's Cube over the weekend...
4.17.2017
8:26am
Students from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology tell the story of Passover as only engineers can. Happy Passover from all of us at Product Design &...
4.13.2017
10:41am
David Bowie’s musical Lazarus will soon be a virtual reality experience. The V&A’s 2017 Performance Festival will allow audiences to experience the musical...
4.13.2017
10:04am
Stratasys offers tips for clearer transparent and translucent 3D-printed prototypes. This video provides some suggestions for controlling and improving the...
4.12.2017
8:53am
Have you ever wanted your very own working Bender, the surly, liquor-swilling robot from Futurama? Who hasn't? James Bruton of X Robots shows you how to...
4.11.2017
10:10am