Topic: Mechanical engineering

Why kids are key to unlocking the potential of 3D printing

March 1, 2016

Mattel recently announced that it will release a US$300 3D printer for kids in time for the 2016 holiday season. With accompanying software that is specially tailored for young toy designers, the ThingMaker promises to introduce a new generation...

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Will cheap, safe 3D printers change the world? Ask a kid.

March 1, 2016

Mattel recently announced that it will release a $300 3D printer for kids in time for the 2016 holiday season. With accompanying software that is specially tailored for young toy designers, the ThingMaker promises to introduce a new generation of...

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What Hollywood Can Do to Increase Diversity in STEM

Oct. 26, 2015

If history is any indicator,The Martian,released earlier this month, will likely inspire a new generation of engineers.

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UT Austin Offers Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering

June 30, 2015
Mechanical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin has launched its first Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program offered completely online. 

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New Honeycomb-Inspired Design Delivers Impact Protection

June 15, 2015
UT Austin Negative Stiffness Honeycomb

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a groundbreaking new energy-absorbing structure to better withstand blunt and ballistic impact. 

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