March 27th, 2012:
With regards to the client, the product and the planet… Examining the cost to create a product, from cradle to grave. Typically, when talking with clients, the topic of cost savings arises. At... read more "The Hybrid of LCA & COGS – Innovation Throughout The Process"
 
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March 21st, 2014:
It's that time of the year! Finally the snow is melting, the sun is shining and opportunities are blossoming. With so much energy and vivacity brewing it's no surprise that BIOMEDevice is in Boston... read more "BIOMEDevice 2014 - Oh Yeah, We Will be There!"
 
March 24th, 2014:
Oculus Rift has made a lot of noise since unveiling its newest prototype dubbed “Crystal Cove” earlier this year at CES. It sports a 1080p OLED display, positional head tracking, and features an... read more "Oculus Rift: Round 2 ... and a Challenger on the Horizon"
 
March 31st, 2014:
Hollywood script writers have been commissioned for psychological studies of terrorists, they have come up with forward-thinking and (way) outsite-the-box solutions to many social and technological... read more "Reverse Engineering Iron Man's Arc Reactor"
 
April 14th, 2014:
Like most offices, at Goddard, life between 8:00 and 8:30 AM revolves around the coffee maker. The carafe for our particular coffee maker is the type in which the lid must be partially unscrewed to... read more "How a Silver Sharpie Fixed a Dribbling Coffee Maker"
 
April 21st, 2014:
  How seemingly simple engineering advances will impact racing and production automobiles for many years to come. Mercedes formula one team this year made a small but significant change to... read more "Formula One Turbo Revolution"
 
May 13th, 2014:
In an ideal world, students around the nation would enter each next grade at the same level as their peers, with access to the same classes, teachers, resources, etc. such that upon graduating high... read more "One Way to Impact the Community"
 
July 9th, 2014:
So you’ve just purchased a new cell phone, laptop, PC, or high definition LED TV and you’re totally pumped because you got a great deal. Chances are you paid less money than your old model and the... read more "The Real Price You Pay"
 
July 14th, 2014:
The advent of cheap microcontrollers, single board computers and accompanying electronics have ushered a time where creating complex electromechanical systems have never been easier. A few of the... read more "DIY Electronics"
 
August 4th, 2014:
Every few years there seems to be a new TV special explaining the “secrets” of how ancient civilizations accomplished their technical and engineering feats. There are claims that Martians built the... read more "What Ancient Civilizations can Teach Us About Engineering"
 
August 26th, 2014:
“Humans Need Not Apply”, the latest viral video by CGP Grey, is an interesting yet unsettling 15-minute documentary about how technology and process automation is making many everyday human jobs... read more "Robotic Revolution"
 
September 23rd, 2014:
One of the advantages of Goddard Inc. is the close relationship of the Industrial Design and Engineering departments. This communication enables us to provide our clients and manufacturing vendors... read more "Solidworks, not Surfaceworks"
 
October 7th, 2014:
The majority of people try very hard to avoid failure in their everyday lives. From children in school terrified of that spelling test every Thursday, to corporate executives pushed up against a... read more "Failure"
 
October 22nd, 2014:
As someone who exercises regularly, I often wonder how much energy could be created by all the workouts being done.  It reminds me about something I read long ago about splitting wood., the... read more "Generating Gym"
 
November 4th, 2014:
You’re hard at work on a project when you have to stop everything to fix a computer problem. You call your computer manufacturer’s help line, where a technician diagnoses and helps you solve the... read more "Locally Combating Globalization through Customer Service"
 
November 12th, 2014:
On a regular basis I meet with budding inventors, new product designers and average people who have great ideas they want to bring to market.  These are individuals looking for help to design... read more "Product Development: Getting Started"
 
November 18th, 2014:
Designing can often lead to unexpected discoveries and new paths for the project that can strain the scope of work.  Creating time and flexibility in the schedule to vet out these new paths is... read more "Efficiency in Early Phase Design"
 
November 24th, 2014:
Back in grad school I worked in a lab focusing my research on multidisciplinary optimization. What it entails is associating a cost function to a particular characteristic that needs to be optimized... read more "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization"
 
December 3rd, 2014:
As outlined in my last article the initial steps are critical to the success of any new product.  Now that you have cleared all the initial hurdles of validating your idea, devising a... read more "Product Development: Building From the Ground Up"
 
March 4th, 2015:
Ever stop and really appreciate your smart phone for what it is.  Instant gratification at the touch of a button … I mean… swipe of a screen.   Think quickly about the evolution.... read more "Cellphone Evolution Through Greed"
 
August 31st, 2015:
Goddard is excited to share a teaser video previewing the new Tinkineer Marbleocity STEM kit.  We have had the pleasure of working with the Tinkineer team in creating this exciting new product.... read more "Tinkineer Marbleocity Coming Soon!"
 
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April 13th, 2016:
Don't miss out on the opportunity to network and access the newest in medical device technology! The Goddard team will be exhibiting at Booth 216. Come on down to the Boston Convention... read more "BIOMEDevice Is Here!"
 
April 26th, 2017:
After a brief, two year hiatus from my articles on the product development process, I am back with the next step in this undertaking!  If you are interested in the early phases of our process,... read more "Product Development: Refinement and Validation"
 
May 1st, 2017:
BIOMEDevice is returning to Boston, and Goddard is excited to be exhibiting yet another year in a row. We'll be over at Booth 211, so come say hi and find out what's new with our team! We... read more "BIOMEDevice 2017"
 
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May 11th, 2017:
Since the turn of the century, there has been a surge of interest and ideas in environmentally conscious products. Almost the entire range of goods commercialized in the world now have an eco-... read more "Of Ecology and Economy"
 
June 7th, 2017:
For those who plan to attend MD&M East next week, Goddard will be exhibiting at Booth 1767. We encourage you stop over and say hello! If you haven’t signed up to attend the show, use promo... read more "MD&M East Conference 2017"
 
January 31st, 2018:
Goddard is kicking off the new year with a booth at MD&M West! Come experience our virtual reality product studio and interact with the future of medical devices! Visit MDMwest.com/special and... read more "Goddard Exhibiting at MD&M West!"
 
April 11th, 2018:
This year's BIOMEDevice Boston tradeshow will be held on April 18-19, 2018 over at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Goddard will be exhibiting at Booth 625 with our new Virtual... read more "Visit us at BIOMEDevice Boston"
 
April 12th, 2018:
I would like to share a little bit about my daughter, Christina (age 9), who was diagnosed with an Astrocytoma tumor in her spinal cord in 2014. The tumor was approximately 5cm tall and 2cm wide –... read more "Marathon Monday: Run for MGH"
 
April 25th, 2018:
Ever since I was young, I constantly found myself building and tinkering. Whether building with Legos or Popsicle sticks, I was always striving to create. It’s no surprise I decided to pursue a... read more "3D Printing - A Tool for Inspiration and Creativity"
 
June 6th, 2018:
Recently, I read about an energy storage system in Switzerland that really caught my attention and sent me down a dam research binge. Just before I ventured down this rabbit hole, I got to thinking... read more "A Matter of Scale"