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On the Rise with a CAPITOL “P”: PhD, that is

November 5, 2019
In recognition of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) being observed November 4-8, we want to take time to bring awareness and highlight the thirteen doctoral programs which include a combination of Ph.D. programs as well as the thirteen master’s degree programs offered at Capitol Technological University.

Capitol Tech Department Chair Hashem Tabrizi looks to the future of STEM careers

November 4, 2019
Meet Professor Hashem Tabrizi, chair of Capitol Tech's newest program, Bachelor's in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems. Professor Tabrizi is leading the University’s efforts to provide cutting-edge STEM education by being the only 4-year college to offer this degree in the state of Maryland.

How artificial intelligence (AI) voice technology is used in phone scams

November 1, 2019
We often speak to artificial intelligence voice technology expecting it to do what we asked. But what happens when instead of Siri on the other end we find voice technology being used with malicious intent?

How Modular & prefabricated building practices are changing the construction industry

October 30, 2019
Material and workforce costs continue to rise in construction leading to changes like the use of modular and prefabricated building elements by construction managers. Here’s how their use is changing the construction industry.

Crunch Time and Type 2 Fun

October 29, 2019
On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, International Astronautical Congress (IAC) conference here in DC, in session “E2.4. Educational Pico and Nano Satellites”, student Jorge Rodriguez is presenting on our Cactus-1 team’s 3 years of work.

Current Doctoral Candidate Interview: Linda F. Martin

October 24, 2019
Current Capitol Tech doctoral candidate Linda F. Martin, MS, CSP, CIH, works as a consultant, course curriculum designer, and professor in the occupational health and safety (OHS) industry. Linda is also President of the Board of Directors at the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the BCSP Foundation. Linda is currently working on finalizing her dissertation at Capitol Tech and has found the university to be the perfect place for her to explore her passion for the OHS industry while expanding her education.

Automotive systems and mechatronics

October 21, 2019
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

October 15, 2019
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

October 7, 2019
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?

October 4, 2019
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".