Fluid Dynamics Help Show Why Butterflies Flutter

On a hot summer day, Lund University biologists Christoffer Johansson and Per Henningsson waded through the grass and wildflowers of a meadow near the school’s field station in Sweden. …


Creative Solutions Provide Power Grid Resilience for Green Energy

To provide a smooth stream of electricity, solar and wind power require uninterrupted sunny and breezy conditions. In stillness and darkness, that smooth stream dries up. …


Bridgestone Corp. and Bridgestone Cycle Co. Hone Design Using Sensors, Modeling, and Simulation

The distinctive bikes for Olympic short-distance track cycling resemble blades. Each bicycle must be as strong, light, and efficient as possible while also adhering to international standards that include a minimum weight. Every one-thousandth of a second counts for athletes maneuvering around the bowl-shaped wooden 250-meter (820-foot) track at speeds…


California Vineyard Finds Driver-Optional Smart Vehicle Has Power to Spare

A new fully autonomous electric vehicle has rolled into view, but it’s not cruising along highways or navigating neighborhoods. You’ll find this vehicle out in the field, literally. This tractor is hard at work, helping farms go green as it brings artificial intelligence (AI)–powered smart technology to fields and vineyards.


by Neha Goel

In the MATLAB and Simulink Design Projects for Students Everywhere blog we introduced the MathWorks Excellence in Innovation program and how we collaborated with Professor Shayne McConomy from the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University — Florida State University (FAMU-FSU) College of Engineering…


An Experiment on a Mars Rover Paves the Way for Human Visitors

For the NASA Perseverance rover, setting down on Mars after a dramatic descent involved a heat shield, a parachute, and a rocket-powered “sky crane” that lowered the rover on cables to the surface. One of the rover’s primary missions is to search for signs of previous life on the red…


by Neha Goel

For today’s post Roberto Valenti would like to introduce you to MathWorks’ new Excellence in Innovation Program.

OK, so you are in your final years of school and you get a chance to pick your own project to work on! How cool, but where can you find…


by Lisa Harvey

Lightyear has had a great July. First, they announced that their prototype car drives over 440 miles (770 km) on a single charge. And that’s on a battery charge of just 60 kWh.

The Lightyear One prototype zipped around the test track with a little help from…


Virtual Versions of Lab Equipment Recreate a Hands-On Experience

On March 16, 2020, Ayse Tekes, a professor of mechanical engineering at Kennesaw State University (KSU), knew her job was about to drastically change. …


Today’s Blog feature is a Q&A with Azin Al Kajbaf and Kaveh Faraji, MATLAB Bonus Award Winners of Clog Loss: Advance Alzheimer’s Research with Stall Catchers Challenge Azin Al Kajbaf and Kaveh Faraji are PhD students at the University of Maryland in the Civil Engineering department. Their research focuses on…

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