Ever wonder what it would be like to alter your DNA? Researchers at Boston University and MIT are working on genetic circuit design automation that might allow you to do just that.
August 01, 2018 by Donald Krambeck
An engineering career is still a good way to make a living—but for which types of people? AAC's Technical Director Robert Keim reflects on the nature of electrical engineering and how it's changed as technology accelerates.
June 19, 2018 by Robert Keim
AAC recently spoke with Parker Dillmann, lead EE and co-founder of MacroFab, a PCB manufacturing company that aims to take some of the old-school pain out of the product development and scaling processes.
June 12, 2018 by Justin Kirkham
Sudipta Chakraborty is the Director of Energy Systems at OPAL-RT. In this Engineer Spotlight, he speaks about challenges facing power system design, how hardware-in-the-loop simulations are important for problem-solving with grid integration, and his work on the IEEE-1547 standard for power grid test procedures.
April 18, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
Cadence Design Systems and Imec have recently introduced the world’s first 3nm tapeout. The companies have achieved a reduction in size of transistor (FinFET) nodes which will allow even more transistors to be packed onto a chip.
March 14, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
All About Circuits recently met with Mark Forbes, Director of Product and Persona Marketing at Altium, to discuss the details behind autonomous vehicles including the challenges of unifying safety standards and why embedded software is so important to this booming field.
December 13, 2017 by Karissa Manske
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced six additions to its Electronic Resurgence Initiative (ERI), using the talents (and funding) of the US military to solve issues that practicing designers see coming in the industry.
September 25, 2017 by Chantelle Dubois