Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha: India’s First Female Engineer

Although she only lived until 1979, Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha — India’s first female engineer — will be remembered forever as a pioneer of equality, education, and engineering. Born the fifth child of seven in Chennai (formerly Madras) to a middle-class Telugu family, Lalitha married at just 15 and gave birth to…Read More

Justin Baker’s Journey From Puppeteer to Mechanical Engineer

Justin Baker always knew he wanted to work with his hands. He trained as an artist, learned aircraft maintenance serving in the US Air Force, then started a career operating animatronics that control the large, interactive puppets often used in live events, theater, TV, and film. He enjoyed working on…Read More

What is Aerospace Engineering?

Decidedly the least grounded profession in the field of engineering, aerospace engineers examine our relationship with the world above us. Since the field’s official 1958 emergence, engineers have helped humans travel — commercially, militarily, and exploratively. Aerospace industry advancements have improved how quickly, safely, and efficiently this has been made…Read More

Cloud Collaboration Tips for Remote Machinists and Engineers

« Back to Blog home page Though many people may be tackling projects from the comfort of their homes, staying connected is more important than ever. Staying productive may seem especially daunting for technical team members — namely machinists and engineers — who work in tandem on multiple products. Thankfully,…Read More