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    • Feb 9, 2017

    Steps toward getting a job offer

    You just finished a big interview with the company of your dreams. You and the prospective employer had a great discussion on how your skills and abilities match their business needs. You also proved your capability and achieved likability. Now you just wait until the phone rings and the offer rolls in – right? Not quite. Here are a few tips...
    • Feb 6, 2017

    Study break: #UniversiTI riddles

    Welcome to second semester; cue the leaning tower of textbooks, bottomless coffee cup and permanent residence in the lab. It sounds like you could use a serious study or grading break already… You’re in luck! We’ve got a brain bre...
    • Jan 12, 2017

    Students change the world with 3 innovative projects

    As technology continues to evolve and advance, students across the globe are stepping up to push the boundaries on what’s possible to make modern solutions more efficient and accurate. Not only do these students ideate and create; they’re now preparing to take their products to market as emerging entrepreneurs. Three projects from groups...
    • Dec 22, 2016

    Behind the Lectern: Embedded projects with Dr. Graves

    How can educators help students not just memorize a lesson, but truly learn it? I think a few factors help – I’ve given my students projects that are challenging, hands-on and include topics relevant to them, such as the Internet of Things (IoT). If students are challenged and put their own work into a project, they come out feeling more...
    • Dec 8, 2016

    How to light up the holidays with your own TI LaunchPad development kit circuit!

    As finals are impending and the holiday is approaching, bring a little cheer by making your own electronic circuit that lights up LEDs and jingles a holiday tune. For this project, we will use a Texas Instruments (TI) LaunchPad™ development kit and the versatile Sidekick Basic kit for TI LaunchPad kit. The TI LaunchPad kit is our programmable...
    • Nov 22, 2016

    Students build the kitchen of the future in 33 hours

    Imagine the kitchen of the future. Does it include robotic arms preparing a multi-course meal for the family or a stovetop that turns off as soon as fish has been seared? While these innovations may not have arrived quite yet, students that partici...
    • Nov 15, 2016

    Meet the quarter-finalists of India Innovation Challenge 2016

    Over the years, the TI Innovation Challenge (TIIC) in India has grown to become a massive platform for technical talent. This year with the new format , TIIC has enkindled passion amongst the students by providing a perfect platform to help scale their tech innovations into successful startups. Entries have poured in from 624 engineering colleges...
    • Nov 10, 2016

    (Em)brace the challenge: The Elbow Orthosis

    For Texas A&M students Nathan Glaser, Joe Loredo, Rafael Salas and David Cuevas, their project began with a simple problem statement from their mentor: Some people are unable to lift a glass of water to their lips, so how can we help? This was th...
    • Nov 3, 2016

    I got an interview! Now what?

    Congratulations! You’ve scored an interview with a company on your wish list, and are one step closer to getting an offer. So now what do you do? Prepare! The process of preparing for the interview is critical. It’s like studying...
    • Oct 27, 2016

    Get spooky this Halloween with the TI LaunchPad™ development kit

    This Halloween, the TI LaunchPad™ development kit team decided to have some fun with our coworkers and use this spooky LaunchPad kit-based Halloween project to prank them. By using several new BoosterPack™ plug-in modules from TI and the MSP432™ microcontroller (MCU) LaunchPad development kit, we are able to create a system to drop...