efficiency

Science

NAU mechanical engineers develop new high-performance artificial muscle technology

Photo: NAU mechanical engineer Michael Shafer and graduate student Diego Higueras-Ruiz conducting a visual inspection of their new compliant robotic arm actuated with cavatappi artificial muscles In the field of robotics, researchers are continually looking for the fastest, strongest, most efficient and lowest-cost ways to actuate, or enable, robots to make the movements needed to

Energy

Opinion: Can President-Elect Biden Deliver on the Climate Crisis?

When he ran for president, Joe Biden declared climate change the “number one issue facing humanity.” He promised a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy that would generate millions of new jobs. But will he be able to deliver? Candidate Biden had the most ambitious plan addressing the climate crisis ever proposed by a major

State

New Report Recognizes Arizona State Government Efficiency

The newly released 2020 Invest In What Works State Standard of Excellence report by Results For America highlighted Arizona as a model state in using evidence and data to better serve residents. The report recognizes Arizona’s result-and data-driven best practices in state government strategic goals, data-sharing policies, innovation to improve efficiency and more. “The men

Scroll to Top