Category Archives: Resources

Chad Schneider

UMD’s ‘WaterShed’ wins the Solar Decathalon

10.06.2011 by Chad Schneider

Congratulations to the University of Maryland team of 200 engineers who took first place in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathalon 2011.

Chad Schneider

3D Printing Technology

03.01.2011 by Chad Schneider

There are three major rapid prototyping techniques for making plastic parts fast; layer building, low-pressure molding/casting, and machining. Each has its advantages and drawbacks, depending on how you intend to use the part. Let’s start with the various layer-building processes.

Jessica Fisher

When life gives you lemons, make a lemon battery!

11.10.2010 by Jessica Fisher

Inside most kitchens, a lemon leads a normal life, being integrated into a delicious dish or drink. But many science students have found in their classroom experiments that a lemon is no mere fruit.

Chad Schneider

Resources for tinkerers

07.08.2010 by Chad Schneider

Are you a tinkerer? For those of us that are concerned about how best to crack open a $1,000 MacBook with a critical soda problem yet have the compelling desire to take it apart anyway, there is help.

Jenny Regan

Give Me Some Satisfaction

04.20.2010 by Jenny Regan

In a recent survey conducted by Legacy MedSearch, employee satisfaction rates were low and varied widely depending on the size of the company.

Chad Schneider

A revolution in learning

12.08.2009 by Chad Schneider

Do you know how an atomic force microscope works? You can satiate your curiosity and impress your friends with all kinds of intellectual knowledge by watching just one of the many open-courses freely available online. Educate yourself.

Jenny Regan

Survey Results: Scouting for New Technologies and Business Partners

11.17.2009 by Jenny Regan

Over the past year or two, Key Tech has taken advantage of improvements in the usability and functionality of online tools to share information quickly and easily. Over the same period, we’ve observed dwindling attendance at industry conferences. So, where is everyone?

Brian Lipford

10 Years – 10 Biggest Mistakes – Part 4

10.08.2009 by Brian Lipford

In tribute to our 10 year anniversary, I thought others outside of Key Tech might like to hear some of our more colorful screw ups. So I put together a four-part series of what I think are some of our best. I hope you find something of value.

Brian Lipford

10 Years – 10 Biggest Mistakes – Part 3

10.06.2009 by Brian Lipford

In tribute to our 10 year anniversary, I thought others outside of Key Tech might like to hear some of our more colorful screw ups. So I put together a four-part series of what I think are some of our best. I hope you find something of value.

Brian Lipford

10 Years – 10 Biggest Mistakes – Part 2

10.01.2009 by Brian Lipford

In tribute to our 10 year anniversary, I thought others outside of Key Tech might like to hear some of our more colorful screw ups. So I put together a four-part series of what I think are some of our best. I hope you find something of value.