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Critical Infrastructure – How Refineries Work 

April 7, 2020
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security website says “there are 16 critical infrastructure sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination thereof.1”   

Data analytics thought leader Dr. Herman Felder brings his expertise to STEM education

April 6, 2020
As Chief Data Architect at Information International Associates, Dr. Herman Felder works to innovate complex solutions for data analytics and also brings his expertise to STEM education at Capitol Tech.

Industry Demand for Blockchain is Growing

March 30, 2020
Blockchain technology is the most in-demand tech skill for 2020 with roles emerging in many industry sectors like banking and finance, education, government and security, healthcare or politics.

Critical Infrastructure – The Benefits and Risks of IT and OT Coupling

April 2, 2020
In multiple industries, Information Technology (IT) is essential for systems and people to achieve peak performance by monitoring software and hardware issues. Industries designated as critical infrastructure rely as heavily on IT as any other industry, though due to their designation as essential services it is an imperative to ensure they remain operational above all other non-essential services.  

Capitol's Roots Are in Distance Learning 

April 1, 2020
As universities across the nation switch to purely online classes, some are calling this a new look at education. I'd call it a retro take—we're going back to a mode of education Capitol perfected in 1927. In essence, we're returning to our roots as a correspondence school, only better. To start, let's take a peek at Capitol's origins.

Top paying employers for mechatronics engineers

March 30, 2020
For mechatronics engineers, the industries of top-paying employers vary widely, but all have a focus on advancing technology.

Edith Clarke: A Trailblazing Leader for Women and a Pioneer in Computing and Engineering  

March 24, 2020
This profile on Edith Clarke is the ninth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month.

Green building and construction management

March 23, 2020
Due to the inherent environmental impacts of the construction industry, construction managers must look to green building solutions, which not only benefit the environment but have cost benefits as well.

The Nation's "Best Cybersecurity Program" Will Help You to Become the Best

March 20, 2020
The news covers it weekly, you use it daily, and businesses monitor it by the minute. It’s difficult to remain unaware that the cybersecurity industry needs highly skilled personnel when it is used so often and so ubiquitously across industries. Despite the need, not just anyone can become a cybersecurity expert – especially not overnight or after attending a short course.  

Ada Lovelace: The Mother of Computer Programming

March 19, 2020
This profile on Ada Lovelace is the eighth post in a month-long series of profiles about female STEM innovators in honor of Women’s History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile.