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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.

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.

How e-commerce retailers are managing cybersecurity

February 17, 2020
With e-commerce, cybersecurity may take a back seat to the customer experience. But with more and more shoppers online, customers expect a level of security, leading e-commerce retailers to prioritize cybersecurity efforts.

Do's and Don'ts of the Career Fair on March 6

February 17, 2020
During a job interview, many people know not to announce their main job as a psychic and insist on reading the palm of the interviewer, sing responses to questions, bring a pet bird in their shirt, or feel the interviewer's chest for a heartbeat to "connect heart to heart." Unfortunately, some interviewees have actually done these, and many more, unexpected and unappealing actions resulting in the loss of a career opportunity and possible connection.

Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D.: the first black female transplant surgeon in the U.S.

February 14, 2020
This profile on Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D. is the eight post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates National Organ Donor Day, by focusing on Dr. Scantlebury, the first black female transplant surgeon in the U.S.

Rufus P. Turner: An Early Expert and Proponent of the Radio, the U.S.’s Widest Reaching Medium

February 13, 2020
This profile on Rufus Paul Turner is the seventh post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates World Radio Day, by focusing on Turner, an author, professor, and radio engineering expert.