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My Story: Jamie D’Ath | MBDA #PortraitOfAnEngineer

Winner of the Mary George Memorial Prize For Apprenticies, Jamie recently entered the fourth year of her apprenticeship at MBDA, a leading missile and missile systems company.   Rotating around the business on placements, Jamie has been involved in a wide range of activities, from completing complex drawings for parts and assemblies, to analysing procurement statistics, to conducting trials.   Jamie is due to enter her final placement commencing January 2018, which has been decided by herself and her employers to be in the Trials department. When Jamie undertook her initial placement in Trials, she received the opportunity to take…

Ultimaker Cura 3.0 Manual

Installation To start the installation of Ultimaker Cura, download it first. After downloading, open the installer and run the installation wizard to complete the installation. To make sure Ultimaker Cura can run on your computer, we recommend checking the system requirements described below. Operating systems -Windows Vista or higher, 64 bit -Mac OSX 10.11 or higher, 64 bit -Ubuntu 14.04 or higher, 64 bit System requirements -OpenGL 2 compatible graphics chip, OpenGL 4.1 for 3D Layer view -Intel Core 2 or AMD Athlon 64 or newer -205 MB available hard disk space -4GB RAM memory Note: Although these are the…

BTech students enjoy edge over post-grads in job hunt

PUNE: Students with BTech degree are turning out to be much more in demand than those armed with MTech in the job market with the recruiters willing to pay the undergrads considerably more. On one hand, the low level of research in engineering is a matter of concern. On the other hand, a review of the placement packages offered to postgraduate students reveals that all is not well with the MTech education. The highest annual salary package offered to a BTech student is, on an average, about 5-time higher than what is offered to one with an MTech degree. Pune…

Robotics engineers in the making

City lads come first in Best Teamwork category during Buildthon Robotics Cup held in Goa on Jan 18-19 Using robotics for environment friendly purpose is what this duo aspire for. Meet Arsh Batish and Dhruv Jain, students of DAV Public School, who recently stood first under the Best Teamwork category during Buildthon Robotics Cup held in Goa on January 18-19. Both students of Class IX developed interest in robotics, when their school started taking robotics class once a week during activity club. “Future is the age of technology and robots are going to be an integral part of our lives…

Prakash Javadekar to release new industry specific curriculum: AICTE Chairman

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will unveil the new engineering syllabus on January 24, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Chairman Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe announced. “The current engineering syllabus has become very old. That’s why changes have been made in the syllabus. By next week, the new engineering syllabus will be announced and from the next academic year, all engineering colleges across the country will start implementing it,” said Dr Sahasrabudhe. The step has been taken in line with the initiative of In revising the curriculum on regular basis to meet the needs of industry and other…

An interdisciplinary, cross-cultural Virginia Tech team and their autonomous vehicles journeyed to Abu Dhabi for an exclusive worldwide competition.

Last winter, a team of engineering graduate students regularly ventured out to Virginia Tech’s Kentland Farm. They’d drive past fields of cows and farmland until they reached a small garage and strip of asphalt. It’s here they’d unload a set of autonomous vehicles: several drones and a ground vehicle. They’d place markers made of tape and tarps on the concrete and set up their laptops and equipment. And then they’d get to testing. By March, they’d trade the cold winds of a Blacksburg winter for the dry heat of the desert. Mickey Cowden, a master’s student studying computer engineering, sits…

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