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Automotive systems and mechatronics

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Henry Ford may have pioneered the assembly line, changing the automotive industry forever, but the field of mechatronics has taken the automotive industry to even greater heights. 

Artificial intelligence & machine learning: a double-edge sword for cybersecurity

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AI and machine learning technology comes with many benefits, but cybersecurity professionals need to be aware that there is always a potential the technology can be used for harm.

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Sedares

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Lisa Sedares began her first internship at NASA when she was a Capitol Tech student and has been working with the organization ever since. Currently, she represents NASA’s interests as a Project Engineer at The Aerospace Corporation.

Want to Play a Game ̶ In Space?

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Our Cactus-1 CubeSat pico-satellite will soon be silently zooming its way through space, orbiting Earth every 90 minutes or so. If you're bored and stop by our command center post-launch, you can even play a game against it. Our orbit game is a logic puzzler called Bulls & Cows, often known by its colorful commercial variant "Mastermind".

Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT, from the newly formed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), sets the stage for a month of exciting cybersecurity-related events all over the nation.

Drone use in the construction industry

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For the construction industry drone use provides many benefits, including cost savings, more informed communication, better time management, and improved safety.

Aircraft health monitoring systems and potential effects on airspace safety

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More than 44,000 flights carrying over 2.8 million passengers are handled each day. It’s vital to maintain peak operational status for each aircraft through use of aircraft health monitoring systems to improve reliability and safety.

Consumer products: prime examples of mechatronics at work

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Mechatronics brings together various engineering fields to create innovative solutions to everyday problems. Here are a few examples of mechatronics engineering in products you use or see in everyday life.

Capitol Tech’s Degrees Support The Fastest-Growing Jobs for Women in America

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Find out how Capitol Tech’s degrees support the fastest-growing jobs for women in America. With a tradition of academic excellence and practical learning, Capitol Technology University has equipped its alumni with the knowledge and skills to evolve with the advanced sophistication of technology.  

How cloud computing is changing cybersecurity

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As more businesses move toward cloud computing the requirements surrounding securing data are changing, creating the expectation for cybersecurity experts to be well-versed in cloud-specific security strategies.