China and other Asian nations have vaulted past the United States to the forefront of the global clean-energy technology market, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).
Federal departments and agencies, including the science agencies and programs, will now face uncertainty about the total funds they have to spend for the upcoming year. They will likely respond by spending conservatively in the first months of 2017 as a precaution.
Modern technology connects us and allows communities to share resources in unprecedented ways. Virtual education leverages these connections to provide everyone, regardless of geographic location, access to experts and high quality learning experiences.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Betsy DeVos as his nominee to head the Department of Education is a strong sign that his administration could increase the use of revolutionary educational technology (edtech) to dramatically improve instruction for millions of children in America’s schools.
Will your next car talk to traffic lights? Are diesel engines on their last gasp? Have electric vehicles charged into the mainstream? Those are some of the questions new technologies and vehicles may answer in 2017. The auto industry’s present is starting to sound a lot like science fiction, thanks to technologies with names like V2X communications, smart infrastructure and e-axles.
Supporting women in STEM is an essential aspect of helping companies grow and innovate.
The program, called Students Acquiring Technical Skills (SATS), is intended to build student interest in technical careers in addition to providing hands-on machining and measurement skills, Freeport Area Principal Michael Kleckner said.
Ford employees are driving innovation throughout the business at record pace, netting approximately 1,500 U.S. patents so far this year - the most of any automaker and a 25 percent increase versus 2015. Ford employees have submitted the most patent applications in the company’s 113-year history this year -in both the United States and globally.