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    • 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...
    • Oct 20, 2016

    Why you should study power management

    What would it be like for your day to be without power? Imagine this – (Please visit the site to view this video) What would you do without the ability to make coffee for your 8:00 am class? What would you do without your smartphone? (The horror!) How would you program a LaunchPad™ development kit without a computer to implement...
    • Oct 13, 2016

    Controlling the power of wind with TI MCUs

    Yeqin Wang is pursuing his Ph.D. in the Wind Science and Engineering Program at the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University. With about eight years of experience with TI C2000 microcontrollers (MCUs), Yeqin shares his experience with his mos...
    • Oct 6, 2016

    Bursting barriers: Testing in the final frontier

    Some say the sky’s the limit – but not for Texas A&M students Dakotah Karrer, Vince Rodriguez, David Smith, and Trent Tate who won first in the TI Innovation Challenge North America design contest for designing, developing, testing an...
    • Sep 29, 2016

    5 tips for building an effective elevator pitch

    From the time it takes for an elevator to go from the bottom floor to the top floor, are you able to clearly and succinctly summarize your qualifications and win a new connection? The elevator pitch is key to making a good first impression – think of it as a professional way to introduce yourself and answer that dreaded interview question of...
    • Sep 27, 2016

    Tips for submitting a winning IICDC proposal

    The TI India Innovation Design Contest’s deadline is coming up in just a few days! Here are a few a quick tips and tricks to fine tune your proposal before you hit send! Proposal Abstract: Begin your proposal with a sharp summary of your idea. Your abstract could cover the problem faced by customers, your innovative idea, value...