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Robotics June 24, 2020

Building resilience with robotics

Will the COVID-19 pandemic accelerate the speed adoption of robotic and automation across the industrial sector? There are many factors at play.

By Suzanne Gill
Small batteries were used to study the spontaneous formation of nanoscale hollow structures in the laboratory of Matthew McDowell at Georgia Tech. Courtesy: Matthew McDowell, Georgia Tech
Energy, Power June 15, 2020

Nanoscale hollow structure formation could boost battery storage

Researchers at Georgia Tech, ETH Zurich and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered particles can change a nanoscale hollow structure formation, which could be beneficial for lithium-ion battery storage.

By John Toon
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Business of Engineering June 22, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 15-21, 2020

Articles about COVID-19 business impacts and upgrades, ferrography fundamentals, planning an energy assessment and the Product of the Year winners were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 15-21, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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Automation June 23, 2020

COVID-19 survey results show impact on automation industry

How the global coronavirus pandemic has effected manufacturing, onshoring, new developments, and more

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
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Cybersecurity June 13, 2020

Phishing heads COVID-19 themed attacks

By Gregory Hale
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Lubrication June 22, 2020

Put industrial lubrication technology into practice

By Edward P. Salek
Professor H. Peter Jost. Courtesy: Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
Lubrication June 20, 2020

A tribute to the father of tribology: Professor H. Peter Jost

By Dr. Raj Shah and Shana Braff
A project to develop smart faces masks to assess proper fit and monitor health has received an NSF RAPID grant. Courtesy: Northwestern University
PPE June 18, 2020

Smart COVID-19 PPE mask project receives research grant

By Amanda Morris
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Business of Engineering June 22, 2020

Four lessons to take from working at home to improve the workplace

By Ken Crabiel and Michelle Rotherham