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From Science Fiction to Science Facts – Mechanical Engineers Make It Possible

Posted March 19, 2017 12:00 AM by ASME Job Board + Career Center
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Browsing through scientific and engineering web sites like, Stanford Engineering, MIT news, and ASME.org will show you how mechanical engineers are closing the gap between science fiction and science facts. In a professional marriage of engineering, science and medicine bio, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers are collaborating to create new medical devices that could, one day, allow people with paralysis to send a text message using only their minds.

Engineers and biologists at MIT have teamed up to design a new “living material” that has potential for sensing chemicals, both in the environment and in the human body. ASME reports on super small robots being created for use in minimally invasive surgeries, especially for neurologic, orthopedic, and laparoscopic procedures. As a result, a wide range of surgical and rehabilitation robots are being developed to serve in a variety of roles within the medical environment.

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03/20/2017 3:53 PM

I was going to blather on about egomaniacal M.E.'s, but never mind, I did go ahead and read the article and see that 100.1% of everything going on now is inter-disciplinary.

Good. It used to only be 50%, then the stone wheel was invented. That required a materials scientist and a mechanical engineer.

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03/22/2017 11:13 PM

Mechanical engineers form only a small part of the engineering community .....

civil, electrical, chemical, electronic, communications ....... the list goes on......

and as for the question "What do engineers make?" the answer is simple:

Everything worthwhile!

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What mechanical engineers make....

03/23/2017 10:32 AM

I thought the answer was money.

Second answer: Things.

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03/23/2017 10:42 AM

True that. Engineers are as indispensable as truck drivers.

At other times, engineers are as indefensible as truck drivers.

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03/23/2017 2:54 PM

What do engineers make?

Too little ($) for what they provide to society. (don't you think you contribute more than, say for example, an NFL quarterback?)

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03/23/2017 3:12 PM

Now you are burning my britches! Only thing is Tom Brady is not as handsome as I think I am. LOL

Besides, what was that Obama saying (yes we did once have a POTUS named that)?

Oh yeah, "You didn't make that..."

Bull crap sheite stuff I didn't make that. It ain't much, but by God, I did make that.

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03/23/2017 3:22 PM

Yes, and I can sometimes say that quite strongly, as I often get pushed out to the production floor to build the panels I've designed when things get a bit too busy. You can take that nearly literally, as getting me out there takes some coercion at 66 years of age.

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03/23/2017 3:42 PM

And you are worth every penny of the $10.50/hr you draw on the production floor. (that is another fakey news update from phoneyfakeynews.com

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03/23/2017 3:53 PM

Yeah - quite bit low if I get done in 8 hours/day. However, on some of these projects, seeing as how I'm salaried, when the hours start accumulating, that is no doubt rather close to reality. Two years ago I had one where I was working for all but 3 days in one month, and 12 hours for most of those days. Fortunately, it hasn't happened since.

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