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Ham Radio Inspired This Scranton University Student to Pursue Engineering

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is pursuing an electrical engineering degree at the University of Scranton , in Pennsylvania. The junior is president of the university’s W3USR amateur radio club. He notes that the IEEE Student Activities Conference is a great way to meet fellow students from around the region. Piccini, from Monroe Township, N.J.,

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Elon Musk looking to found STEM school, including University: Bloomberg

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It appears that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now looking to start a school, eventually expected to expand into a university in his home state of Texas. The filing also says that Musk will eventually look to expand the schools to include a University once the primary and secondary schools are operational.

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Toyota Research Institute “deeply satisfied” with results of $100M collaborative research program with US universities

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The program expanded during 2022 to include 21 university partners and 61 projects focused on energy and materials, human-centered artificial intelligence, human interactive driving, machine learning, and robotics. The last year saw three papers win awards at the Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS). Computational Governor.

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Auburn University building new autonomous vehicle research facility

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The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is building a new autonomous vehicle research facility at Auburn’s National Center for Asphalt Technology test track, making it one of the few such facilities in the nation attached to a test track. mile oval test track. mile oval test track.

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Hyundai Motor Group and Seoul National University open joint battery research center; focus on Li-metal and solid-state

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Hyundai Motor Group announced the inauguration of its Joint Battery Research Center with Seoul National University (SNU). It will consist of seven laboratories and conference rooms for battery development, analysis, measurement, and process. million EVs by 2030. million EVs by 2030.

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New flying/driving robot developed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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An experimental robot drone that flies like a typical quadcopter, drives on tough terrain and squeezes into tight spaces using the same motors, has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers. It was developed in the BGU Bio-Inspired and Medical Robotics Lab by Prof.

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Prominent Universities Sign Open Access Agreements with IEEE

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The University of California and the Conference of Italian University Rectors (a consortium of state and non-state universities known as the CRUI) each recently signed what’s known as a read-and-publish agreement with IEEE.