Sheri Kasprzak
Managing Editor

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

This simulation from Damien Masselot, a PhD student at the University of Michigan, illustrates a row of hydrogen coming through fuel injectors and mixing with...
3.28.2017
10:15am
Dummies and baggage inside a section of airplane fuselage were recently dropped from 14 feet at a speed of 30 feet per second at NASA's Langley Research...
3.27.2017
9:23am
Electronic cigarette fires and explosions are a growing problem, so much so that UL is accepting product submittals for construction evaluation, testing, and...
3.24.2017
10:39am
These solar motors were constructed by Bruce Yeany, a physical science teacher in the Annville-Cleona School District of Pennsylvania. Sunlight hits the strips...
3.24.2017
9:38am
NASA Goddard offers a peek at its new forecasting model, which allows it to predict Arctic sea ice melt months before the minimum melt begins. Arctic sea ice...
3.23.2017
10:35am
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Nanomachines are already useful for delivering medication and serving as computer memories at the nanometer scale. But thanks to advance 3D printing techniques...
3.23.2017
10:24am
Drones aren't just for military and consumer use. Farmers use aerial technology to manage acres of farmland efficiently. Here, some farmers use DJI's...
3.21.2017
9:14am
Powered by the increasing use of robotics in the automotive industry, among others, the 3D machine vision market is on target for an 11.07 percent compound...
3.20.2017
4:40pm
Nereis virens, a sand worm, may not be the most attractive creature on the planet, but the strength, stability, and mechanical performance of its jaw inspired...
3.20.2017
2:20pm
The metal bonding adhesives market is poised to grow to $7.7 billion by 2021, a compound annual growth rate of 6.5 percent, according to market research firm...
3.20.2017
9:57am
This rolling pin is the product of expert engineering and exceptional woodworking skill. Check out Jeremy Schmidt's handiwork ...
3.20.2017
9:29am
Dr. Hirotaka Sato, an aerospace engineer from Singapore, developed cyborg beetles that can reach places humans cannot. These insects may one day be able to...
3.17.2017
9:04am
Lockheed Martin will serve as the prime contractor for the Department of Defense’s Defense Cyber Crime Center, providing technical, functional, and managerial...
3.16.2017
10:39am
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recently observed whirlwinds carrying Martian dust across Gale Crater. These so-called "dust devils" result from...
3.16.2017
10:08am
Jennifer Rozenkrantz, a 2005 MIT graduate and owner of design studio Nervous System, has partnered with New Balance to develop a 3D-printed midsole for running...
3.15.2017
9:21am
What happens when you eject at supersonic speeds? The results can be catastrophic, but the proper testing and engineering can save lives ...
3.13.2017
4:52pm
Brainiac75 risks painful pinches and battles strong magnetic fields to test out powerful magnets intended for use in electric generators. Learn more about...
3.13.2017
10:37am
Watch as a researcher from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) builds a soft robotic...
3.10.2017
9:25am
Grady Hillhouse of Practical Engineering demonstrates how sand can be reinforced to serve as a strong building material. It can even hold up a car ...
3.9.2017
8:46am
Women's achievements in engineering are being highlighted around the world during 2017's International Women's Day. Happy International Women...
3.8.2017
9:28am
IBM and Salesforce have joined forces to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into the business decisions companies make every day, the two announced this...
3.7.2017
4:28pm
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The Plasticity Forum hopes to tackle the big questions when it comes to the future of plastics. The event, which will be held in Dallas and Anaheim on April 21...
3.7.2017
10:26am
Stratasys released its Agilus30 rubber-like 3D printing material. The family of materials offers tear resistance, elongation at break, and tensile strength,...
3.7.2017
10:00am
How do you like your eggs? Scrambled? Over easy? How about boiling in a vacuum chamber? Or maybe you'd prefer them in a hydraulic press? Whatever your...
3.6.2017
10:31am
XTI Aircraft Co. and Bye Aerospace, Inc. will jointly develop a hybrid/electric prototype of XTI’s TriFan vertical takeoff airplane, the two companies say. The...
3.6.2017
10:07am
Raspberry Pi, a series of small, single-board computers, is celebrating its fifth birthday this weekend. It will be a big weekend for the little board with the...
3.3.2017
10:52am
Let's kick off the weekend by revisiting Wintergatan's innovative marble machine tune released a little more than a year ago. We introduced the video...
3.3.2017
9:55am
DJI recently unveiled its Matrice 200 series drones, a commercial drone series ...
3.2.2017
9:30am
Engineering students at the University of Michigan have taken the time capsule to the next level with their very own cubesat, which will orbit Earth for 100...
3.1.2017
9:17am
Industrial automation is a highly specific segment of the engineering field. ASCO, a division of Emerson that deals with fluid control and power technologies,...
2.27.2017
11:36am
Raytheon Co. was awarded a $128 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for mobile sensors by the U.S. Air Force. Under the terms of the...
2.27.2017
10:06am
Working in space has its disadvantages -- namely the lack of gravity. Sometimes, tools and component parts needed for experiments or other jobs aboard the...
2.27.2017
9:59am
It was a cold ending for a NASA balloon tasked with carting telescopes 24 miles above Antarctica. The equipment was used to study the sun and its impact on...
2.24.2017
10:08am
Electric and hybrid vehicles are becoming more commonplace, so much so that utilities are embracing the technology. Still, an infrastructure problem and other...
2.24.2017
9:12am
The SpaceX Dragon CRS-10 cargo spacecraft was successfully captured with the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2 by Expedition 50 Commander Shane...
2.23.2017
9:53am
The University of Michigan explores why lithium ion batteries sometimes explode. Battery explosions and fires have become a real problem for electronics like...
2.22.2017
9:21am
The U.S. military’s use of advanced weapons like unmanned aerial vehicles and drones has been a boon to the satellite communications market, according to...
2.21.2017
9:53am
Phoenix Contact describes what constitutes a transient wave in their latest Surge and Overcurrent SHORTS presentation ...
2.21.2017
9:07am
SpaceX recently held a competition at its Hawthorne, Calif., facility in which university students from around the world showed off their engineering skills to...
2.16.2017
3:43pm