News tagged with design

Image: Mars rover school

Prototype planetary lander and rover designs in place on simulated Red Planet terrain. Nicknamed the Mars Yard, it is used to test robotic devices on a planetary surface.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Cleaning water one stroke at a time

A material created by University of California, Riverside engineers is the key component of a swimsuit that won an international design competition for its ability to clean water as a person swims.

dateOct 13, 2015 in Materials Science
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New system makes 3-D animation easy

Andy Nealen, an assistant professor of game engineering, computer graphics, and perceptual science at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has created a system that makes it possible for even beginners to create sophisticated ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Data driven green design

According to a study by the non-profit Environmental and Energy Study Institute, the commercial and residential building sector accounts for 39 percent of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States per year, more ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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3D design putting golfers above par

Master of Design Innovation student James Irvine has developed a design process that takes data from a player's swing and deciphers where their sweet spot is—the area of the club the player hits the ball with most.

dateSep 16, 2015 in Engineering
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