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    • Apr 27, 2017

    Getting started: Career tips for freshmen & sophomores

    Are you a freshman or sophomore about to launch your career or internship search? Read on for things you should do now , to get on track and secure a job when you graduate. If you’re a freshman or sophomore, you’ve probably been focused on your academics these past two years. The thought of getting an internship or first job seems way...
    • Apr 13, 2017

    How to build a microcontroller robot

    This tutorial is designed to help those looking to build a basic microcontroller robot using off the shelf components. Learn how to build and program an MSP430™ MCU LaunchPad™ development kit plus Sub-1 GHz RF CC110L BoosterPack plu...
    • Mar 30, 2017

    It’s all about who you know: networking to get the job

    Ask around… how did most of your friends or family find their current job? Was it through a job site post? Or, did they have a connection that helped open a door? Odds are, networking played a large role. Networking is making contact with people you know, and strengthening those relationships. Does everyone in your circle know you are looking...
    • Mar 16, 2017

    Behind the Lectern: 3 tips to introducing new systems in your classroom

    Dr. Mark A. Yoder has been professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN since 1988. As an author and educator he has been involved with groundbreaking engineering educational initiatives such as DSP First and the Infinity Project and has over 25 years of experience in leading faculty workshops...
    • Feb 21, 2017

    Students build electric motorcycle & travel the world in 80 days

    The gist: twenty-three students from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands banded together to become team STORM Eindhoven. Their mission: spread the importance of sustainable energy by designing and building the world’s fir...
    • 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...