September 5th, 2012:
Technologies, companies and practices that don’t move with the times always end up in the history books. Most organizations see the benefit of updating their technological knowledge and keep up with... read more "History Book Food – Evolve or Be Eaten"
 
February 20th, 2013:
It’s vacation week on the Vineyard and the alarm clock rings at 3 o’clock in the morning.  I respond with a tap on the snooze and the pillow over my head.  I’m trying to recall my genius... read more "Photography – My creative outlet beyond work."
 
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July 22nd, 2014:
Click Here for PDF of Slides Communicating visually is an important skill for all members of a design firm and should not be solely the responsibility of the designers.  Being able to quickly... read more "A Quick Refresher Course for Communicating Visually"
 
July 29th, 2014:
The Sowden Softbrew is a very simple manual coffee maker. It uses a ceramic pot to steep coffee in the same manner as steeping tea. The process is a little slower than most coffee makers, but it... read more "Perfect Coffee with a Sowden Softbrew"
 
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"
 
September 4th, 2014:
I was a dirty child.  My favorite place to spend a Saturday afternoon was with my knees in the dirt of my mother’s garden.  Nothing was greater than making whatever you wanted from the... read more "Jars of Clay"
 
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September 10th, 2014:
With the Patriot’s season already done after losing to Miami, we might as well focus on some basketball. Most fans understand the basic concept of the screen on offense: the ball handler waits for a... read more "Setting the Perfect Screen"
 
September 16th, 2014:
The hot summer days are coming to an end, but the hiking season is just beginning to ramp up. With the warm colors of fall appearing on the trees and beautiful snowscapes not far away, now is a great... read more "Summer's End, Hiking's Beginning, Preparations for Your Adventures"
 
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 14th, 2014:
Having nightmares while you sleep or even when you day dream?  Fighting fears of people clawing at you for information?  Feeling like you fell in shark infested waters … at night … while... read more "Communication Salvation "
 
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"
 
December 31st, 2014:
Medical devices are defined as any "instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent, or other similar or related article, including a component part, or accessory... read more "Curative vs. Preventative..."
 
February 3rd, 2015:
As promised we continue our glimpse into the world of Collins Middle School in the Enrichment Program with our very own Mechanical Engineer Ajay Patel. With the brief interview, with Principal Glenn... read more "Illuminating the Future Continued – Enrichment Program with Collins Middle School"
 
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"