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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 6-12

Articles about Product of the Year winners, robotics research and development, working with engineering quirks, using lean methods, and energy project savings barriers were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 6-12. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra May 13, 2019
Snake-like robot helps first responders with search and rescue efforts by maneuvering into tight spaces and accessing difficult-to-reach areas. Courtesy: Carnegie Mellon University/RIA

The top 5 most read articles online, from May 6-12 for Plant Engineering covered Product of the Year winners, robotics research and development, working with engineering quirks, using lean methods, and energy project savings barriers. Links to each article below.

1. 2018 Product of the Year Winners

The 2018 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the April 2018 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.

2. Universities driving robotics research and development

Researchers at multiple universities are developing and researching potential uses for robots in industries such as inspection, medical, and automotive.

3. Career advice for engineers: Work with the quirks

Engineers can excel by working with what makes them unique, rather than fighting against personality traits others might consider quirky.

4. Using lean methods to find process improvements

Be involved in improving the work environment around you.

5. Hurdle the barriers to energy project savings

Having a good partner can overcome financing, confidence issues.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, May 6-12, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra has been production editor for Control Engineering since 2014 and has worked for the magazine since 2011. He edits articles on all automation topics and has written on topics including robotics, power generation, IIoT, AI/machine learning, and more. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature degree from North Central College and is also a self-published crime/mystery novelist on Amazon.