Day: August 13, 2015

Suntech Parent Company Buys Majority Share of US-based Suniva

Suntech Parent Company Buys Majority Share of US-based Suniva Shunfeng International Clean Energy Ltd., the Hong Kong-based solar company controlled by billionaire Zheng Jianming, agreed to acquire a majority share of U.S. solar manufacturer Suniva for $57.8 million. Shunfeng intends to integrate Suniva’s high-efficiency products into its own and expand into the U.S. market, the …

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Building Bloodhound

Stuart Nathan looks at the role that manufacturing technology has played in bringing Bloodhound SSC to life The Land Speed Record is one of the most extreme tasks any engineering structure can undergo. By definition taking a structure into a situation no other structure has experienced, it requires extraordinary engineering; and the latest attempt at …

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Campus Flora Fuels Research into Bioenergy-Inspired Energy Storage

Campus Flora Fuels Research into Bioenergy-Inspired Energy Storage Dr. Umit Koylu, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a six-month $50,000 Innovation Corps Teams (I Corps) Program grant from the National Science Foundation to accelerate tech-transfer and explore commercialization of a biology-inspired polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) …

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