UK National Women Engineering Day

UK National Women Engineering Day

Today in the UK, the country celebrates National Women Engineering Day.  With a 94 year history, the Women in Engineering Society has been celebrating the accomplishments of women in design and engineering.  This year there is a strong focus on … Continued

West Virginia University wins NASA Robot Competition

West Virginia University wins NASA Robot Competition

NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge encourages innovation in autonomous robotics as teams locate and collect samples across a wide variety of terrain and obstacles without human intervention.  The Cataglyphis Mountaineers robotics team from West Virginia University (WVU) college of engineering, under … Continued

SOLIDWORKS Sponsorship for FIRST Robotics Teams

SOLIDWORKS Sponsorship for FIRST Robotics Teams

  After talking with FRC teams at the FRC World Championship, District and Regional events, the SOLIDWORKS EDU team opens our FIRST Robotics 2015-2016 sponsorship today.  Why?  Many FIRST Robotics teams have summer camps, summer activities and summer learning sessions. … Continued

Remembering Veterans this Memorial Day

Remembering Veterans this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend brings thousands to the Boston Common at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument to see the 37,000 US flags, provided by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund.  The Flag Garden is planted in memory of Massachusetts service men and … Continued

SolidWorks Community Six Degrees of Freedom

Engineering mechanics teaches you that a “body” has six degrees of freedom, 3-translational and 3-rotational.  Traveling this week, I realize the SolidWorks Community also has 6 degrees of freedom.  They are SolidWorks 1. customers, 2. value added resellers, 3. educators, … Continued