The Motor Driven Systems (MDS) conference takes to the road in 2013 with a series of regional events from early October to early December.
Researchers from Canada and the US have made a breakthrough utilising spray-on technology that could change the way optical lenses are made and used.
Researchers and physicians in the field could soon run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, medical diagnostics, food safety and more with their smartphones.
Almost 40 percent of manufacturing firms say apprentices, graduates and new recruits don’t have the work ethic to succeed in industry.
The new laser system would use a hundredth the power of conventional lasers and could one day be used in many applications, from consumer goods to quantum computers.
The US Navy has achieved the first flight of the Northrop Grumman Corporation-built MQ-4C Triton aircraft, powered by a Rolls-Royce AE 3007 engine.
A new smartphone application, developed by scientists at the University of Ulster, could help older people engage fully in an increasingly 'self-serve' society.
Roke Manor Research has developed a self-powering device which generates a radio signal that can be tracked up to an estimated 200km away.
Patrick Kniveton succeeds Professor Isobel Pollock to become the 128th president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.