The Promise and Peril of Programmable Matter

Modular robotics, metamaterials, magic paint cans and the truth about grey goo.

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ThingWorx 8 Releases Manufacturing Apps and Simulation for the Digital Twin

Digital Twins provide operating feedback to designers for simulation and iterative design.

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VIDEO: Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing to Print Metal Parts

The Metal X Industrial 3D Printer from Markforged creates parts with stainless steel.

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Manufacturing Minute

The Best 3D Printer Materials: Metals Edition

ENGINEERING.com explores the world of metals for metal 3D printing.

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Nanomaterials Produce Better Batteries at Half the Cost

A new manufacturing process could drastically reduce the price of batteries for electric vehicles, behind-the-meter storage, and grid-level energy storage systems.

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Having a Female Peer Mentor Helps Young Women Stay in Engineering

Long-term field study by UMass Amherst finds female mentors help students foster belonging and confidence.

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PLM This Week: Big Business for Dassault Systèmes as P&G Chooses 3DEXPERIENCE

Also: Arena claims big growth, PTC enjoys subscription uptick, and Siemens is busy digesting acquisitions.

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IOT

Wastewater Treatment with the Internet of Things

Research project iMETland utilizes the IoT to treat wastewater in small communities.

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BIM

Vectorworks Shows off at AIA

Competing vs cooperating with Nemetschek’s divisions, Vectorworks labs.

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CAM

ModuleWorks Releases First Major Update for 2017

New CAM components and new features for simulation, turning and machining.

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IBM Introduces New Commercial Quantum Computing Processors

IBM introduces two new quantum computing processors, both of which can be used on the cloud.

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