Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Engineering 3D Tissue Systems to Better Mimic Human Biology

    Engineered 3D tissue systems can better mimic human biology and thus meet the growing need for more effective in vitro models. The scientific method—hypothesis-driven design and execution of an experiment—is great . . . except when it could kill you (or me). That’s why, ... Read More

    Author: Matthew Gevaert

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Engineering Tissue-to-Tissue Interfaces and the Formation of Complex Tissues

    The successful regeneration of tissue-to-tissue interfaces through a bioinspired approach may enable the translation of tissue engineering technologies from bench to bedside. Two significant challenges in the field of tissue engineering are the simultaneous formation of multiple types of ... Read More

    Author: Helen H. Lu

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Playing to Win: Serious Games for Business

    Gaming techniques can save money, time, and resources while making departments and organizations more agile. Gordian Knots Thousands of years ago in ancient Phrygia, there was a massive mound of tangled ropes that was so impressive, it had a name: the Gordian knot. Legend was that ... Read More

    Author: Phaedra Boinodiris

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Car and the Cloud: Automotive Architectures for 2020

    Informational needs in automobiles are transcending mechanical, electronic, and software boundaries to include programmed services for the driver and the vehicle itself. Over the past two decades, automobile journey durations have doubled. Furthermore, travelers increasingly use their vehicle ... Read More

    Author: Rahul Mangharam

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Keeping Up with Increasing Demands for Electrochemical Energy Storage

    Electric vehicles show promise in minimizing reliance on fossil fuels, but their widespread use will likely require a revolutionary advance in energy storage technology. The interest in vehicle electrification is unprecedented. Several automotive manufacturers are producing or planning to ... Read More

    Author: Jeff Sakamoto

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Overview of Climate Engineering

    Adaptation to climate change may include two types of geoengineering: solar radiation management (SRM) and carbon dioxide removal (CDR). Top science institutions around the world, including the US National Academies and the UK Royal Society, have called for studies into deliberate tinkering ... Read More

    Author: Eli Kintisch

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Offsetting Climate Change by Engineering Air Pollution to Brighten Clouds

    Research shows that the judicious targeting of clouds and selection of the size and composition of particle emissions can produce substantial cooling effects. Natural, industrial, and residential combustion produces both aerosols that cool the Earth and CO 2 that warms it, and the amount of ... Read More

    Author: Lynn M. Russell

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Exploring the Frontiers of Engineering

    Editor's Note Every year the US Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) Symposium brings together approximately 100 outstanding young engineers, ages 30 to 45, to share ideas and learn about cutting-edge research on a wide range of engineering topics. A unique characteristic of the symposium series is ... Read More

    Author: Kristi Anseth

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2012

    Volume: 42

    Number: 4