June 16, 2020
The role of integrative thinking in mechatronics problem-solving
Integrative thinking is the ability to take two opposing ideas and produce a creative solution. It can play a critical role in mechatronics which is an integration of multiple fields, including electronic, robotic, control, system and computer engineering.
June 9, 2020
The Sun Never Sets on Capitol Tech: Growing the Doctoral Program
Since arriving at Capitol Technology University in 2017, President Bradford Sims PhD, has implemented his vision for the university by incorporating innovation at all degree levels, fields of study, and delivery methods for Capitol Tech’s signature future-focused education.
June 8, 2020
Capitol Tech’s Fusion Lab prepares students for cutting-edge STEM careers through hands-on, interdisciplinary technology projects
Dr. Alex 'Sandy' Antunes, in addition to teaching courses in the Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering program, runs the Fusion Lab, which is Capitol Tech's makerspace and focuses on preparing students for STEM careers through hands-on, interdisciplinary technology projects.
June 8, 2020
Alan Turing: Mathematical Genius, Allied Forces Hero, and Pioneer of the Computer Science Industry
In an earlier post this week, we explored the basics safety practices of National Safety Month which takes place annually in June. However, another important celebration also takes place this month–Pride Month. So in honor of the important movement celebrated this month, officially penned by Bill Clinton in 1999 in response t0 the Stonewall Inn protest against police persecution towards members of the lgbtq+ community, we will profile lgbtq+ community intellectual who have made substantial contributions to STEM industries.
June 3, 2020
Capitol Tech. Celebrates National Safety Month Year-Round with Comprehensive Programs
As businesses begin to see positive results from or potential flaws in their COVID-19 response plans, workplace safety remains at the forefront of everyone’s mind. That’s why this year’s National Safety Month which takes place every June, could not have come at a more opportune time.
May 28, 2020
Student Voice: Leader of the Astronomy Club Shares His View of the International Space Station
A new student came into the Fusion Lab who was interested in everything in the lab had to offer, but he was particularly intrigued by the International Space Station (ISS) tracker display. He wasn’t sure what it was so I explained to him that it tracks the ISS in real time and that it just so happened that it was about to pass over the school in about 5 minutes.
May 28, 2020
21st Century Astronautical Engineering Professor
Modern university education features a lot of adjunct teaching (aka courses taught by part-time professors). The core debate, for those not tracking it, centers around an almost cliché question: which is better: full-time on-campus professors or working part-time adjuncts?