ATI and GE Aviation will work together to research and develop a new meltless titanium alloy powder that could be used to 3D print parts for engines. The technology could be used to produce stronger, lighter parts for jet engines.
Hyperloop One has conducted the first real-world test of a hyperloop, and the propulsion, magnetic levitation, vacuum tube, braking and pod all worked as expected. The pod reached 70 mph in five seconds, but the company hopes to reach speeds of 700 mph.
Advances in factory digitization include collaborative robotics, predictive maintenance and simulation, but some manufacturers don't yet have a basic understanding of Industry 4.0, Sean Lyngaas writes. "Right now, I think what we need to do is make a call to action for manufacturers to at least get their assets connected," said Memex CEO David McPhail.
Multiple myths about internet of things devices have gone unchallenged for years, causing the semiconductor industry to fret about the market's possibilities, Brian Bailey writes. The ideas that all chips will be the same and do the same thing, and that cloud and service providers will get the lion's share of revenue are among those fallacies.
Students are more likely to earn an associate's degree if they are able to use Pell Grants year-round, according to a report by the Community College Research Center at Teachers College at Columbia University. Data show that the year-round grants also lead to increased summer enrollment.
"Summer melt" is a term used to describe high-school graduates who are college-intending, but who actually do not go to college in the fall after graduation. This podcast explores how one college works to reverse this trend.
Traditional gender stereotypes appear to be fading when it comes to careers, according to a survey by CareerBuilder. Researchers studied data from 2009 to 2017 and found that, for example, the number of men entering nursing has tripled since the 1970s.
Professionals shouldn't be hesitant to negotiate a better job title, as your title is part of your compensation and can affect your career and happiness, says Dan Cable. If your job title is generic, you can start by asking your boss what title may better reflect what the role entails.
Business professionals, much like Major League Baseball players, during performance reviews need to know their stats in order to demonstrate their value to the company, writes Scott Gilly, a former lawyer who participated in MLB salary arbitrations. Professionals should be ready to emphasize their long-term value in order to receive the compensation they're after.
Not only is it important to use social media as a way to network with other professionals, but failing to have an online presence can actually make you less likely to be hired, according to a Harris Poll survey. The survey found that 57% of employers are less likely to call a job seeker for an interview if they can't be found online.
ATMAE is looking for active and enthusiastic members for the Board of Directors as well as for numerous Division Leadership positions. ATMAE is at a unique time in its history with exciting opportunities to both build the organization as well your professional resume. Nominations are due Aug. 18, 2017. Learn more.
Where History and Technology Meet
Set for Nov 1-3, this year's Annual Conference will be held at the historic Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.
Open since 1931, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza hotel is one of the world's finest examples of French Art Deco design. The hotel will be the backdrop for over 200 sessions designed to help you "Construct the Future for Tomorrow."
The early-bird rate to attend for professional members is $475 and for student members is $375. Those rates end on Sept. 8. Learn more and register today.