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Robotics in construction: How the construction industry is adopting technology

April 22, 2020
The construction industry has been slow to onboard automated solutions. However, this has changed in recent years as the construction industry has come to recognize the value of integrating technology, especially robotics in construction.

Ready? Tech. GO!: Tech versus COVID-19

April 22, 2020
A common enemy. It’s one of the most uniting forces throughout history, and when it comes to COVID-19, it seems that all of humanity has recently found an enemy in common. The coronavirus is a tricky combatant: invisible, widespread, and, as of yet, incurable. How is the world fighting back against these odds? With technology.

Earth Day 2020 

April 21, 2020
Global. It’s a word we used to use to mean worldwide, but as the coronavirus continues to spread, “Global” has taken on a new connotation. Global doesn’t just refer to our planet as a scientific body. We’re actively being forced to admit that global events aren’t a distant concept seemingly too broad to affect us. Global in the age of COVID-19 means everywhere and, more importantly, everyone. 

The role of mechatronics engineering in robotics

April 20, 2020
Mechatronics engineering has enabled multiple systems to seamlessly communicate and operate in conjunction with each other, allowing robots to go from a robotic arm to an artificial intelligence-based humanoid robot.

Cyber Focus: The Man-in-the-Email, or Business Email Compromise 

April 17, 2020
Thank goodness for the internet. The COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing we’ve seen in recent history, but there is one major difference between us and our medieval ancestors: internet access. Even though the best thing we can do right now is to practice safe social distancing and stay at home, thanks to the internet we don’t have to be alone.  

The Tech Powered Fight Against Distracted Driving

April 15, 2020
We’ve all been there. You’re running late, your phone is buzzing away, your hair looks like a bird just finished using it as a nest and you’ve gotta hit the road or the person you’re going to see is gonna absolutely kill you. While it might be tempting to answer those texts while you’re driving, it can wait.

Cyber Threats Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic 

April 16, 2020
As is often the case during any sort of disaster or emergency, cybersecurity often takes a backseat in the minds of both people and organizations. For many people, this pandemic brings an existential threat on top of possibly facing financial hardship. With COVID-19 dominating the news cycle, cyber threat actors are taking full advantage of the situation by perpetrating scams and phishing attacks which largely depend on the target’s sense of fear and urgency. 

Career Services Series (Part 1): Guidance for College Students Seeking Employment During COVID-19 

April 14, 2020
You may be uncertain about your job search and how it has been impacted by COVID-19, but you don’t need to worry.  Despite the increase in the unemployment rate, social distancing requirements, and restriction on travel, the job market for Capitol Technology University students and graduates is still lucrative. 

Cyber analytics careers in healthcare

April 13, 2020
Healthcare cyber analytics experts are in high demand as the front-line solution to protecting health data. In both the federal government and private industry, career options for cyber analytics in healthcare are continuing to grow.

10 Amazing Inventions Made Possible by Mechatronics Engineering 

April 10, 2020
So, you’ve come across the term mechatronics, maybe you’re even considering becoming a mechatronics engineer, but what do mechatronics engineers actually do? It turns out, you may be more familiar with mechatronics than you think. The combination of mechanical and electrical engineering with computer programming, mechatronics is increasingly everywhere. And we bet you’ve heard of some of these famous inventions that have only become possible through mechatronics unique combination of skills.