Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: Emerson
Oil and Gas November 24, 2020

IT/OT convergence helps upstream and midstream operations pivot to meet new realities

World events impose changes on upstream and midstream oil & gas operations, but IT/OT convergence and digitalization helps users adapt

By Denka Wangdi and Darrell Halterman
Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked in selected industries Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 14, 2020

Building automation, oil and gas facilities are top cybersecurity targets

There has been an increase in the percentage of systems attacked in the oil and gas industry as well as the building automation sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
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Business of Engineering September 16, 2020

Eight tips to stand out at a virtual career fair

Making meaningful connections requires planning and research requires a little extra planning and preparation when it comes to a virtual career fair and a slightly different mindset.

By Becca Harrison
Courtesy: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech
PPE September 16, 2020

Redesigned mask offers greater protection, comfort for user

A mask that combines barrier filtration material with a stretchable fabric for greater protection and comfort has been designed by Georgia Tech researchers.

By John Toon
Oil and Gas August 12, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series—Learn How Thought Leaders at Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business are Responding to COVID-19

Ed J. Boufarah, Vice President, Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

By Ed J. Boufarah
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Remote Monitoring August 4, 2020

Cloud solutions enable remote work productivity, without replacing SCADA

Use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used

By Eric Fidler
Researchers from the BioFrontiers Institute at CU Boulder have developed a saliva-based COVID-19 test which changes colors, from pink to yellow, when it is positive. Courtesy: Glenn Asakawa, University of Colorado Boulder
Labs, Research July 28, 2020

COVID-19 test developed to deliver results in under an hour

CU Boulder researchers have developed a rapid, portable, saliva-based COVID-19 test able to return results in 45 minutes, which could be deployable in community settings like manufacturing facilities and factories.

By Lisa Marshall
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Business of Engineering July 9, 2020

Virtual meetings are the rule rather than the exception

COVID-19 has forced virtual meetings to become the primary focus of interaction with co-workers and clients, which means an adjustment for many. It also represents an opportunity for companies.

By Annette Manz
Peter Donohue and Michael Hopkins of Oceaneering test the COVID cubicle. Courtesy: Michael Rowand
Business of Engineering June 25, 2020

Portable COVID-19 testing booth developed for Houston homeless shelter

Engineers at Oceaneering who came together to design, build and donate a portable COVID-19 testing booth to Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH).

By Oceaneering
A Purdue University team has come up with an approach to extend the shelf life for an N95 PPE mask being used by health care and other essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
PPE June 23, 2020

Researchers develop approach to make N95 masks last longer

A Purdue University research team is working on extending the shelf life for an N95 mask, a crucial piece of personal protective equipment (PPE), by making the elastic band last longer.

By Chris Adam