The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing industries involved in the food supply chain to better manage their operations to prevent shortages from happening.
A researcher at the University of Arkansas is leading a project to invest in new projects that will lower solar electricity costs, while also making solar systems more resilient to cyberattack.
Rice University lab detects piezoelectric effects in nanosheets due to defects, which could improve energy harvesting applications.
System integrators can provide emergency support for automation troubleshooting to shorten or prevent downtime, improve quality and save money as manufacturing restarts or continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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