Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Biocompatible Materials for Optoelectronic Neural Probes: Challenges and Opportunities

    The ability to understand and treat debilitating neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury, and chronic pain is limited largely by the lack of materials and devices that can seamlessly interface with neurons and restore or bypass the malfunctioning neural ... Read More

    Author: Polina Anikeeva

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Mechanics, Materials, and Functionalities of Biointegrated Electronics

    Robust bioelectronic interfaces present unlimited potentials in wearable health monitors, implantable devices, and human-machine interfaces. But conventional high-performance electronics, which are based on planar and rigid silicon wafers, are intrinsically incompatible with curvilinear and ... Read More

    Author: Nanshu Lu

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Artificial Solar Fuel Generators

    There has been significant interest in increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the world energy landscape (Chu and Majumdar 2012). Associated technologies support the generation or capture of energy from carbon-neutral sources, storage so that the energy can be used when and where ... Read More

    Author: Miguel A. Modestino and Rachel A. Segalman

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Advancing Sustainable Manufacturing with the Use of Cognitive Agents

    The emerging field of “cognitive” manufacturing is characterized by capabilities and visions for moving beyond “smart” manufacturing toward systems that have the capacity to monitor and evaluate manufacturing performance and then propose process and operations improvements ... Read More

    Author: Steven J. Skerlos

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Rise of Computer-Enabled Supply Chain Design

    Engineers across all practices, industries, and applications are dealing with increasing system complexity, pushing the limits of engineering and human ability to grasp the large and complex. Whether it’s designing an iPhone, a semiautonomous rover to land on Mars, or a modern, fast, and ... Read More

    Author: Steve Ellet

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Directions

    The past 15 years have witnessed a remarkable increase in both the scale and scope of social and behavioral data available to researchers. Over the same period, and driven by the same explosion in data, the study of social phenomena has increasingly become the province of computer ... Read More

    Author: Duncan J. Watts

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Views from the Front Lines of Engineering

    Editor’s Note The annual US Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) Symposium brings together outstanding young engineers, ages 30 to 45, to share ideas and learn about cutting-edge research on a wide range of engineering topics. Approximately 100 of us gather for a few days each year and spend ... Read More

    Author: Kristi S. Anseth

    Winter Issue of The Bridge on Frontiers of Engineering

    Release date: Winter 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 4