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Capitol Hosts a Record Number of Applicants to the Capitol Scholars Program Scholarship (CSP) 

February 27, 2020
This Saturday, February 22, almost 40 students gathered at Capitol Technology University to vie for the prestigious Capitol Scholars Program Scholarship (CSP) which provides a full-tuition scholarship to 5 accepted students who demonstrate their academic merit in the fields of engineering, information technology, and computer science.

Dr. Garima Bajwa Shares the Advantages of Choosing a Small, STEM-Focused University

February 21, 2020
Choosing a STEM university makes all the difference when future jobs are in tech. With an education focused on STEM careers, Capitol Tech uniquely positions students for top roles in the region’s booming tech hub.

Mae Jemison: Doctor, Teacher, Founder of Two Technology Companies, and the First African-American woman in Space

February 25, 2020
This profile on Mae Jemison, is the thirteenth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post is in honor of Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, in addition to being a doctor, teacher, and founder of two technology companies.

Remote sensing satellite technology in different fields

February 19, 2020
Remote sensing satellite technology monitors and detects physical characteristics of an area by measuring at a distance and is used in many fields, including agriculture, meteorology, and emergency management services.

Katherine Johnson: In Commemoration of the Mathematician and Computer Scientist Responsible for the first U.S. Moon Landing

February 24, 2020
This profile on Katherine Johnson, Mathematician and computer scientist responsible for the NASA flight path of the first U.S. moon landing, is the thirteenth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post is in honor of Johnson’s contributions to society in commemoration of her life. Johnson passed away today at the age of 101.

Dr. Kunle Olukotun: Inventor, Professor and Pioneer of Multi Core Scalar Processors

February 23, 2020
This profile on Dr. Kunle Olukotun, an inventor and professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University, is the twelfth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates Engineers’ Week, by focusing on Dr. Olukotun. 

Gerald "Jerry" Lawson: Inventor of the First Home Gaming Console with Interchangeable Cartridge

February 19, 2020
This profile on Gerald "Jerry" Lawson, an engineer and inventor of the first home gaming console that utilized interchangeable cartridges, is the tenth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates Engineers’ Week, by focusing on Lawson. 

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson: Aerospace Engineer, and First African American Woman to Earn PhD’s from Two Renowned Institutions

February 20, 2020
This profile on Aprille Ericsson-Jackson, an Aerospace Engineer, the first woman to earn a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University, and  the first African-American woman to earn a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from NASA GSFC, is the eleventh post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates Engineers’ Week, by focusing on Ericsson-Jackson. 

Kimberly Bryant: Accomplished Electrical Engineer and Founder of Black Girls Code

February 18, 2020
This profile on Kimberly Bryant, an electrical engineer and founder of Black Girls Code, is the ninth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates Engineers’ Week, by focusing on Bryant. 

Construction safety management technology trends

February 19, 2020
Technology has had a huge impact on construction safety. Trends in construction safety management may change from year to year, but focus continues to be on proper training through use of new technologies.