Italian Masters: Volta Jump-Starts Electrical Engineering

By | 2017-11-07T16:51:43+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Electrical Engineering, Materials Science|

Figure 1: Allesandro Volta We’ve been taking a break from hard-hitting mechanical engineering and materials science blogs with some pieces on the Italian masters of science, mathematics and engineering in the 16-19th centuries.  I’ve previously explored the lives and contributions of Evangelista Torricelli, Giovanni Venturi and Giovanni Cassini.  For this blog, I’m focusing on Alessandro Volta, who helped revolutionize our understanding of electricity and electrochemstry it in the late 18th century.  […]

New Class of Electronic Devices Could Come From 2-D Transistors

By | 2017-05-08T11:24:49+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Semiconductor|

Thin-film transistors and field emission transistors made from 2-D materials could lead to a new class of electronic devices.

IEEE 2014 Medal of Honor Recipient Comes from the Field of Power Semiconductors

By | 2017-05-30T12:28:18+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Semiconductor|

2014 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient comes from the field of power semiconductors.

Biomimicry Advances Create e-Whiskers that Allow Robots to Feel

By | 2017-05-09T15:45:03+00:00 January 24th, 2014|Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering|

As nanotechnology, or the building of machines at the molecule scale, and biomimicry has progressed and advanced, electronic skin and even electronic

Advances in Engineering with the Piezoelectric Effect

By | 2017-05-11T11:26:54+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering|

The piezoelectric effect converts mechanical stresses into electric current and can lead to advances in electrical engineering.

IC Thermal Management: Electronic systems reliability & power cycling

By | 2017-05-24T16:44:11+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Management|

Thermal Management as it relates to electronics reliability due to power cycling and its place in semiconductor reliability.

Working with Glew’s Industry-Leading Engineering Consulting Team

By | 2017-11-11T17:02:46+00:00 August 4th, 2011|CAD, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Consulting, Finite Element Analysis, Mechanical Engineering|

To inquire about rates or request detailed specifics of CAD, FEA or other engineering consulting services, contact Glew Engineering.

Introduction to IC Thermal Management and heat transfer

By | 2017-06-09T11:36:44+00:00 July 11th, 2011|Mechanical Engineering, Semiconductor, Thermal Management|

IC thermal management introduction. This relates to the heat transfer problems encountered by an electrical engineer in semiconductor design.