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Department of Power Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Power Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Power Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering at the National Tsing Hua University, offers a complete degree programs

What is the importance of mechanical systems?

The University of Applied Sciences’ research group discuss the challenges of mechanical systems and the benefits they bring to everyday life

Mechanical and microstructural characterisation of high performance materials

Dr Helen M Davies, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Structural Materials at Swansea University highlights microstructural characterisation… Swansea University is well known for its longstanding expertise in the area of mechanical and microstructural characterisation of high performance materials. A succession of academics has promoted an intimate relationship with...
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Full steam ahead: STEM, engineering and Brunel save the day!

Clair Prosser, Press Officer at BSRIA highlights how the organisation are hoping to inspire engineers of the future Engineers changed the world and turned imagination into reality. There isn’t a facet of the modern world that hasn’t been touched by engineering. Engineers – and indeed those who take up the...
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Engineering a cleaner future for UK fossil fuels

Leadership and clear decisions are needed to drive cleaner energy infrastructure forward, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Dr Jenifer Baxter As we near the UN Climate Change talks in Paris later this month, the focus is quite rightly turning to how we reduce the impact of global warming...
smart engineering, adaptive robotic gripper

Adaptive Robotic Gripper: The pathway to Industrial Revolution 4.0 and smart manufacturing

Jen-Yuan (James) Chang, Professor at the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering at the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, tells us why the Adaptive Robotic Gripper is the route to grasp the wave of Industrial 4.0 and smart manufacturing.
rehabilitation devices, robotic-assisted rehabilitation devices

Robotic-assisted rehabilitation devices: A wearable hand/finger rehabilitation robot

Jen-Yuan (James) Chang, Professor at the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, explains the essentials for robotic-assisted rehabilitation devices, including a design example of a wearable hand/finger rehabilitation robot.
aviation fuels

The rise of sustainable aviation fuels

Dr Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the Low Carbon Combustion Centre, The University of Sheffield explores the rise of sustainable aviation fuels
researcher

Engineer or researcher? Spot the difference!

Julien Scheibert & Alain Le Bot, researchers at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon share their thoughts on the respective roles of engineers and researchers.
Low Carbon Combustion Centre

JETSCREEN: Streamlining the development of sustainable aircraft fuels

Dr Simon Blakey discusses JETSCREEN and research into more efficient screening of aviation fuels, in turn hoping to reduce the substantial investment required.
research and innovation in Europe

A fresh approach to research and innovation in Europe

The European Commission’s fresh approach to promoting research and innovation in Europe is placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government
Marine Technology

Aalto University Arctic marine technology and vessel safety

Pentti Kujala from Aalto University provides a fascinating glimpse into the institution’s work on improving the safety of vessels present in harsh sea ice environments The research group on Arctic marine technology and safety at Aalto University School of Engineering works towards improving the safety of vessels navigating in harsh...
defence technology

Adapting defence technology to business enterprise

Paddy Bradley, Director, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership explains how investing in defence technology can boost the economy
railway swatches

Research project on railway switches and crossings: INTELLISWITCH

Professor Dorte Juul Jensen project leader of INTELLISWITCH provides insight into the world of railway switches and crossings in Denmark

Health research, from molecules to patients, at DCU

Director of Research Support Dr Ana M Terres notes the importance of health research and the strides being achieved by researchers at Dublin City University
Cancer

Development of integrated non-invasive methods for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Stuart J. Corr1,2,3, Steven Curley1,4, Zhihui Wang5,6, and Vittorio Cristini5,6 1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA 2Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA 3Department of Bioengineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA 4Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University,...

Profile: Biopolymers: Research challenges

Polymers & Biopolymers Since World War II and with advances in chemistry, technological progress and the growth of material science, a new class of synthetised or manmade materials, called polymers or plastics, has been introduced. Due to their remarkable performances, polymers or plastics are everywhere in our world and used...
basic chemical research

Advancing basic chemical research while developing a globally competitive workforce

Carol Bessel and Melissa Olson from National Science Foundation’s Division of Chemistry (CHE) reveal the organisation’s goal of advancing basic chemical research while also developing a globally competitive workforce.
breakthroughs in materials science

Breakthroughs in materials science are driving turbo-engine efficiency

A series of breakthroughs in materials science are helping to drive efficiency in aerospace manufacturing, by improving material properties and reducing aircraft production times, whilst maintaining a low overall weight.
civil nuclear energy sector

Civil nuclear energy sector – A world of opportunities to grow skills 

Dale Edwards, Consultant Specialist, Clarke Willmott is passionate about preparing our next generation of workers to upskill those already in work. Here, he shares his thoughts about how the civil nuclear energy sector is full of opportunities.

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