March + April 2015

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Ethiopia is pushing engineering education harder than any other country in Africa, creating challenges for its academics. Ethiopia is the oldest nation in sub-Saharan Africa, but from the engineering dean’s office at Adigrat University, everything seems terribly new and young – including its occupant. At the age of 30, Kiros Teklehaimanot has returned to his hometown, some 560 … [Read More...]

Driver's Ed

Driver’s Ed

On Virginia Tech’s “smart” highway, researchers and students put pedal to the metal in an effort to improve cars, reduce collisions, and ease traffic. It may never … [Read More...]

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead

Engineering and art collaborations flourish, but which group is leading? Anyone who hears a ballerina describe the pain of dancing en pointe, or watches as she … [Read More...]

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