The coming age of 3-D printing

Additive manufacturing has existed for more than three decades and is now evolving into new innovations in automotive, aerospace, healthcare and other sectors.
By Mohsen Attaran and Paisley Stidham 


Engineering in the land of the Nile

Texas A&M study abroad students connect with Egypt’s Arab Academy of Science, Technology & Maritime Transport IISE chapter and foster international IE relations.


Time: Harnessing the elusive resource

We all have the same number of hours a day that Albert Einstein had. We must focus on changing how we use our time rather than seeking more time.
By Stephen C. Harper 


Foam, leather and fixes

An airplane manufacturer demonstrates how proper facility layout is key in creating successful productivity improvement initiatives.
By Raj Sanne 


Making energy and vision last

Strategic planning is not a one-time event; it’s a common focus for the entire enterprise and must be kept alive to maintain the company outlook.
By Elaine H. Johns and Ronnie Donaldson