Episodes
In this episode, we talk about a research out of Stanford University shedding light on the effectiveness of artificial intelligence policing social media, How studying Marsquakes is providing valuable insight regarding the red planet’s origin, and an EPFL effort to prevent lead leakage from solar cells into the environment using phosphate salts. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 07/27/21
In this episode, we talk about a joint effort between MIT, CalTech, and ETH Zurich to create a lightweight nanostructured material capable of providing better impact resistance than kevlar on a per mass basis, NASA JPL and CalTech students proving that weather balloons capable of reading seismic activity could help us better understand the mysteries of Venus, and how University of Michigan researchers are liberating the trapped light in OLED devices. As always, you can find these and other...
Published 07/20/21
In this episode, we talk about a graduate student’s thesis which resulted in a robot that’ll allow you to hug loved ones that are far away, how artificial photosynthesis might hold the key to our energy crisis, and a novel technique to conduct spinal stimulation therapy via non-invasive surgery. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 07/13/21
In this episode, we talk about NASA’s new packable solar sail for deep space travel, how to prevent cyber attacks by fixing memory vulnerabilities, and how flying robots could be the solution to our space trash problem. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 07/06/21
In this episode, we talk about how MIT has built a magic carpet to avoid privacy concerns with human body tracking, an initiative from Texas A&M to track nanoparticles in produce, and the novel approach from Carnegie Mellon to turn household items into sensors. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 06/29/21
In this episode, we talk about UMich’s new aircraft wings that mimic birds, MIT research that aims to deploy digital twins at scale, and how NASA is repurposing an old weather satellite to monitor microplastic pollution. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 06/22/21
In this episode, we talk about a company that is upcycling chewed and unwanted gum to create polymer based products, a software solution to reduce embodied carbon in construction projects, and a Boston based startup that is planning to change the way consumers think about coastal transportation. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 06/15/21
In this episode, we talk about a new machine learning model developed by NIST to predict flashover in burning buildings and protect firefighters, NASA’s new ultrasonic additive manufacturing approach, and an affordable, high performance athletic prosthetic.
Published 06/08/21
In this episode, we talk about the next-gen lunar rover built by Lockheed and GM for NASA’s Artemis mission, how a frustrated tech CEO made a rock-picking robot, and an initiative from University of Manchester to reduce global CO2 emissions by 2% using graphene-enhanced concrete. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 06/01/21
In this episode, we talk about the injectable microchip from Columbia University along with its applications in clinical settings, a global effort to develop two dimensional transistors, and a NASA Pathways Intern who created an AI powered system capable of detecting spacecraft failures. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 05/25/21
In this episode, we talk about the benefits of an artificial nose, how to turn wastewater into energy while filtering it, and a proposal from ETH Zurich to change how we think about drought insurance. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 05/18/21
In this episode, we talk about a research from Penn State that has proven the concept of printing tissue during surgery, a joint effort between MIT & Harvard to develop a hair brushing robot, and a breakthrough in anode free and sodium based batteries coming out of Washington University in St. Louis. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 05/11/21
In this episode, we talk about MIT’s lobster inspired armor, wireless charging of electric vehicles, and a joint effort between RE2 Robotics and the US Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to reduce the set up time/cost of solar farms. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 05/04/21
In this episode, we talk about Charm Industrial’s novel approach for carbon offsetting, a concept fitness drone from Hongik University that could be the first to commercialize, and a joint effort between MIT and the office of naval research (ONR) to understand how sound waves are altered by water conditions. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 04/27/21
In this episode, we talk about NASA’s spacecraft to explore the Psyche 16 asteroid, a TAMU professor’s plan to improve your HVAC system using organic polymers, and Heineken’s initiative to use 3D printers to level up their factories. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 04/20/21
In this episode, we talk about how DeepMind’s AlphaFold algorithm solved protein folding, NASA JPL’s partnership with the Department of Homeland Security to better protect firefighters, and a trial for autonomous shuttles in Denmark University of Technology that can change the transportation infrastructure of the whole country if successful. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 04/13/21
In this episode, we talk about Ford and HP’s partnership to enable a more sustainable manufacturing process, NASA’s Ingenuity drone, and a joint effort to prevent fall-related deaths by creating snake inspired no slip shoes. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 04/06/21
In this episode, we talk about how Neuralink wants to put chips in people’s heads, how Alauda wants to bring about the age of flying electric vehicles with their Airspeeder, and a joint effort to consider the carbon footprint of high performance processors. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 03/30/21
In this episode, we talk about how a research team led by MIT has found a way to create functional textiles from polyethylene, rumors surrounding the Apple car, and EPFL’s newest iteration of a retinal implant. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 03/23/21
In this episode, we talk about Nissan’s new 50% thermally efficient internal combustion engine, the first 3D printed home for sale in the United States, and how NYPD is adding Boston Dynamic Spot robots to the police force. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 03/16/21
In this episode, we talk about cutting vehicle emissions testing using IoT devices, creating shape memory textiles from recycled wool, and an initiative to develop hydrogen fuel cell powered airplanes. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 03/09/21
In this episode, we talk about a novel approach to detect Alzheimer's using retinal images, monitoring stress levels using sweat, and a new method of processing biomass which leads to better bioplastics. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 03/02/21
In this episode, we talk about a joint effort to detect bias in AI funded by Amazon and the National Science Foundation, tremor reducing gloves, and the world’s first augmented reality assisted surgery. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 02/23/21
In this episode, we talk about NASA’s plan to make rocket fuel on Mars, a sustainable method to make wood that’s transparent, and smart plants that protect you from poison. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 02/16/21
In this episode, we talk about the first full-size soft tissue 3D printed heart, an AI algorithm that knows what music you really like, and the newest weather-monitoring satellite. As always, you can find these and other interesting & impactful engineering articles on Wevolver.com.
Published 02/09/21