With 20+ years in communications and content creation, Hayden Horner is a seasoned professional. Hi international experience includes a pivotal role as a Public Information Officer at the United Nations in New York and locally as a Writer/Comms Planner/Syndication Content Producer/Copy Editor for reputable media outlets such as The Citizen Newspaper, Media24’s True Love Magazine, and Health24, among others. As The EIT Science Journalist, Hayden brings technical proficiency and a commitment to impactful storytelling.

UAE Floods: Role of Engineers in Cloud Seeding and Climate

UAE Floods: Role of Engineers in Cloud Seeding and Climate

June 7, 2024 4:07 pm
The recent downpour in Dubai has raised the question of whether cloud seeding or extreme weather was to blame and what engineering is involved in either scenario. The recent downpour in Dubai, which caused death and devastated infrastructure damage, has raised questions about whether cloud seeding was to blame and...Read More

Rise of The Doomsday Bunker and The Engineering Behind It

June 6, 2024 10:06 pm
The world's wealthy, including Mark Zuckerberg, are increasingly investing in elaborate doomsday bunkers. These fortified shelters are designed to withstand extreme conditions, offering safety and luxury in uncertain times. We look at the history of bunkers and the engineering involved in the modern bunker. The History and Background of Bunkers...Read More
EIT Student Ambassador Article: Lee Gaunt Exudes Commitment

EIT Student Ambassador Article: Lee Gaunt Exudes Commitment

June 6, 2024 8:56 pm
Dedicated Perth-based student and 2024 student ambassador, Lee Gaunt shares the advantages of choosing the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) for his engineering education. He also chats about the crucial role of student ambassadors in supporting and guiding new students as they transition into their academic journeys. 2024 EIT student...Read More
Aussie Engineers Reduce Cement-Produced Carbon Emissions

Aussie Engineers Reduce Cement-Produced Carbon Emissions

June 6, 2024 8:21 pm
Cement production contributes 8% to global carbon emissions ( CO2), and as the demand for concrete grows, engineers have discovered a method to cut these emissions significantly. In 2022, coal-fired power plants produced over 1.2 billion tonnes of coal ash. In Australia, coal ash constitutes nearly 20% of all waste...Read More
Top-2 Industry Insights for Next-Gen Mechanical Engineers

Top-2 Industry Insights for Next-Gen Mechanical Engineers

May 22, 2024 5:16 pm
Explore how the rapidly advancing fields of electric vehicles and nanotechnology are creating diverse and high-paying opportunities for the next generation of mechanical engineers. If you grew up watching action-packed TV shows, you might remember the ingenious, problem-solving MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson. Known for his knack for improvisation...Read More

Power Ahead with These Mechanical Engineering Trends of 2024!

May 22, 2024 4:23 pm
Gear up for a ride into the future of mechanical engineering! From cutting-edge tech to sustainable practices, the industry is on the fast track to innovation. We unveil the top trends revolutionizing our lives and the professional horizons of engineers in this field. In the field of mechanical engineering, innovation...Read More
5 Insider Tips to Begin Your Own Mechanical Engineering Firm

5 Simple Insider Tips to Begin Your Own Mechanical Engineering Firm

May 22, 2024 3:31 pm
For engineers hesitating to start their own businesses, gain insight from a mechanical engineer who overcame doubts to establish her own successful engineering firm. Contemplating the leap into entrepreneurship can stir up doubts and fears. Yet, for engineers who crave autonomy, are unafraid of uncertainty, and relish the fusion of...Read More
8 Humanoid Robots to Transform Industries and Engineering

8 Humanoid Robots Poised to Transform Industries and Engineering

May 16, 2024 6:17 pm
These artificial intelligence (AI) bots backed by OpenAI, Tesla, and Amazon could be your new coworkers, and one of them is set to change how engineers do things. Humanoid robotics represents the culmination of a long journey in technological advancement. From the assembly lines of automotive plants to the operating...Read More
EIT Expands Its Reach With its New Brisbane Campus Launch

EIT Expands its Reach with the New Brisbane Campus Launch

May 16, 2024 5:10 pm
Unlock the gateway to engineering excellence! EIT proudly unveils its new Brisbane campus, shaping the future of engineering education. Nestled in the vibrant heart of the city, join us in pioneering innovation and academic brilliance. The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is thrilled to announce the opening of its new...Read More
Civil Engineering and The Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Revolutionizing Civil Engineering: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence

May 15, 2024 7:08 pm
In the ever-changing field of construction, innovation has been a constant companion over the past two decades. As we progress further into 2024, the trajectory of the construction sector continues to be shaped by groundbreaking developments. We look into the transformative role that artificial intelligence (AI) is playing in reshaping...Read More
The World's Largest 3D Printer Set to Redefine Engineering

The World’s Largest 3D Printer is Set to Redefine Engineering

May 10, 2024 2:25 pm
Discover how the world's largest 3D printer could reshape engineering and construction. From building houses in record time to revolutionizing traditional manufacturing methods, this groundbreaking technology is paving the way for a sustainable and innovative future. Few advancements in engineering have captured the imagination quite like 3D printing. The University...Read More
3 Engineers and Their Vital Roles Remembered on Worker's Day

Engineers and Their Vital Roles Remembered on Worker’s Day

May 9, 2024 8:42 pm
As we mark International Labor Day, we must acknowledge engineers' profound impact on shaping our society. Beyond mere structures, machines, or circuits, engineering influences the very fabric of our existence. Let's explore the indispensable role in molding the world around us. When this article was written on 1 May, it...Read More

5 Cutting-Edge Biomedical Engineering Advances That Could Improve Human Health

May 8, 2024 9:53 pm
Addressing unmet medical challenges through advanced biomedical engineering holds the promise of significant improvements in human health. This article explores five key areas identified by a recent study where innovative engineering approaches could lead to transformative breakthroughs. Human health could be improved with five cutting-edge biomedical engineering advances could improve...Read More
Student Stories: Hermanus Scholtz's Impact as an EIT Student Ambassador

Student Stories: Hermanus Scholtz’s Impact as an EIT Student Ambassador

May 8, 2024 7:50 pm
Hermanus Scholtz, an industrious student ambassador representing the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) from Namibia, plays a crucial role in connecting with students worldwide and facilitating their educational journey. Despite his location, Hermanus effectively utilizes social media platforms to bridge geographical barriers and ensure online learners feel supported and engaged....Read More

High Voltage & Arc Flash Conference 2024: A Great Opportunity for New Zealand Electrical Engineers

May 7, 2024 6:00 pm
Engage with top minds, explore cutting-edge solutions, and safeguard against electrical hazards. Don't miss this exclusive chance to elevate your expertise and network with fellow electrical engineers. Join us for a shockingly enlightening experience! The High Voltage & Arc Flash Conference, an acclaimed event presented by IDC Technologies, will be...Read More

Engineering Brainteasers

April 30, 2024 8:59 am
Brainteaser: The Ball Bearing Conundrum Your Challenge: You have two identical-looking ball bearings, one of which is solid and the other is hollow. They weigh the same and look identical from the outside. You also have a scale.  Question:Using the scale only once, how can you determine which ball bearing...Read More
Expert Tips to Succeed for Industrial Automation Engineering

Expert Tips to Succeed for Industrial Automation Engineering Students and Professionals

April 26, 2024 6:49 pm
Whether you're an industrial automation engineering student or a seasoned professional, possessing an arsenal of useful tips and tricks to succeed can prove useful. This article provides tips to improve your skills and help you stand out from the rest of the crowd. In the rapidly evolving world of industrial...Read More
Global Industrial Automation Market Expected to Soar By 2030

Great News for Engineers: Global Industrial Automation Market Expected to Soar By 2030

April 26, 2024 5:55 pm
Industrial automation is not just a trend; it's a revolution. It's set to reach a market value of hundreds of billions by 2030, heralding a new era of efficiency and innovation across industries. For engineers like you, specializing in the design of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC),...Read More
7 Automation Trends Shaping 2024: Key Insights for Engineers, Students and Institutions

7 Automation Trends Shaping 2024: Key Engineering Insights for Engineers, Students and Institutions

April 26, 2024 4:37 pm
As technology accelerates, automation emerges as the nucleus, reshaping industries and societal norms. Discover the key trends shaping 2024, guiding engineers' skills, unlocking growth opportunities, and urging institutions to adapt swiftly. Seven automation trends are shaping the field of automation, which stands as a focal point, fundamentally altering industries, workflows,...Read More
Engineers Develop a New Carbon Dioxide Conversion Process

Amazing News: Engineers Develop a New Efficient Carbon Dioxide Conversion Process 

April 15, 2024 8:28 pm
Engineers and researchers at MIT and Harvard University have achieved a groundbreaking feat by developing an efficient process capable of converting carbon dioxide into formate, a versatile material suitable for fueling cells and generating electricity. This breakthrough has significant implications across various engineering disciplines.  High levels of carbon dioxide emitted...Read More

The United Nations Urges Action on AI Before It’s Too Late 

April 15, 2024 3:32 pm
As we head inexorably towards an automated future and the almost infinite possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). the United Nations says it is imperative that we identify the ethical implications of this emerging technology and address the unprecedented legal and social challenges that arise.  Certain advancements in the ever-evolving landscape...Read More

6 of The Best: Top Laptop Picks for Engineering Students in 2024 

April 15, 2024 3:11 pm
We select 6 of the best laptops for engineering students in 2024 because an engineer's arsenal comprises the unmatched computational prowess of their brain and the indispensable workstation. While we can't handpick the computer nestled in our cranium, this guide will help you choose the perfect one for your desk. ...Read More
Comprehensive Guide to Getting a Doctorate in Engineering at EIT

A Comprehensive Guide to Getting a Doctorate in Engineering at EIT

April 11, 2024 8:07 pm
A Doctor of Engineering (DEng) journey promises unparalleled opportunities for engineers. From cutting-edge research to leadership roles, this program equips aspiring individuals in this field to address global challenges and shape the future of technology. Let's explore the significance of pursuing EIT's DEng Program and why the Engineering Institute of...Read More
Evolving Trends that are Transforming Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering and The Trends and Innovations Transforming It

March 27, 2024 9:07 pm
From televisions and lightbulbs to cell phones and radios, modern innovations in electrical engineering have informed, enlightened, and connected the world. We look at key trends shaping the future of electrical engineering and the modern world. Electrical engineering has been a key aspect of human advancement for centuries. However, in...Read More
Electrical Engineering Market Insights and Trends

Electrical Engineering Market Insights and Trends

March 26, 2024 9:13 pm
The landscape of electrical engineering is undergoing a dynamic transformation fuelled by a confluence of factors. Technological advancements are pushing the boundaries of what's possible, consumer preferences are shifting towards sustainable solutions, and stricter government regulations are driving innovation. As we stand at the precipice of 2025, it's crucial to...Read More
two Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) instructors provide pivotal insights that help shape success in this electrifying field.

5 Amazing Electrical Engineering Tips From Experts

March 26, 2024 5:28 pm
Electrical engineering thrives on innovation, demanding a blend of skills to navigate its dynamic landscape. As the industry hurtles towards the midpoint of 2024, two Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) instructors provide pivotal insights that help shape success in this electrifying field. As an electrical engineer, several vital skills are...Read More
Role of Continuing Professional Development for Engineers

Continuing Professional Development: A Great Way to Ensure Your Engineering Excellence

March 18, 2024 8:05 pm
In the fast-paced world of engineering, CPD is more than a necessity—it's the key to staying ahead. This article explores the importance of CPD for engineers, and how it keeps them relevant, informed, and equipped to tackle evolving challenges. Continuing Professional Development emerged as a response to the evolving demands...Read More
The advent of digital technologies has brought about a swift transformation on construction sites.

7 Benefits of Digital Transformation in the Construction Sector

March 18, 2024 5:41 pm
The advent of digital technologies has brought about a swift transformation at construction sites. Research by the McKinsey Global Institute indicates that digital transformation can result in productivity gains of 14 to 15 percent and cost reductions of 4 to 6 percent. In this article, we offer a closer look...Read More
Mechanical Engineers: Their Role in Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Mechanical Engineers: Their Role in Energy and Environmental Sustainability

March 12, 2024 7:02 pm
Discover the transformative impact of mechanical engineering as we explore its vital role in reshaping our energy landscape while preserving the delicate balance of our planet's ecosystem. Mechanical engineers are at the forefront of technological advancement when it comes to heading up initiatives to harness renewable energy sources and mitigate...Read More
Spatial Computing: Unlocking Future Engineering Potential

Spatial Computing: Unlocking Future Engineering Potential

March 11, 2024 10:28 pm
Spatial computing, a revolutionary technology that seamlessly integrates digital and physical spaces, is set to reshape how engineers conceptualize and execute their projects. From its humble beginnings to its integration into various engineering domains, this new tech gives us a glimpse into the future of engineering. With Apple's hotly anticipated...Read More
Staying ahead of the curve in engineering requires continual skills development and adaptability to emerging technologies. This is why the Engineering Institute of Technology’s (EIT) professional certificates are so useful.

Boost Your Engineering Career With The EIT Practical Python Certificate for Enhanced Proficiency

March 11, 2024 5:12 pm
Staying ahead of the curve in engineering requires continual skills development and adaptability to emerging technologies. This is why the Engineering Institute of Technology’s (EIT) professional certificates are so helpful. So, you're an engineer, always looking for ways to stay ahead in the game, right? Well, you're in luck because...Read More
Elevate Your Career With These New EIT Graduate Certificates

2 New EIT Graduate Certificates to Help Elevate Your Career

February 16, 2024 7:06 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has launched two new graduate certificates, one in hydrogen engineering and management and the other on the Internet of Things. EIT's deputy dean and two lecturers tell us about the timeliness and benefits of the certificates. Expanding Opportunities for Engineering Professionals In engineering, professionals...Read More
Engineers Desperately Needed in Germany and What They’re Paying

Engineers are Desperately Needed in Germany and the Salaries are Awesome

February 13, 2024 9:37 pm
Germany, grappling with a decline in domestic engineering students, is casting its net globally to address a critical shortage in the sciences. We look at the skills required, and the compensation being offered for coveted engineering positions. Germany Needs Engineers in Top Fields Germany is in the throes of a...Read More
Artificial Intelligence and Automation: Decoding Human Fears

Artificial Intelligence and Automation: Decoding Human Fears

February 13, 2024 5:26 pm
Artificial Intelligence (AI) was conceived to be a valuable ally, yet not everyone perceives it that way. After three decades of scrutinizing people’s aversion towards robots, scientists reveal the reasons behind the fear they harbor towards AI. From conversational AI like Siri, Alexa, and ChatGPT to physical bots such as...Read More
Mechanical Engineers in Robotics: As the integration of robots into our daily lives continues to grow, the significance of the mechanical engineer in shaping this technological evolution becomes increasingly apparent.

The Future is Bright: Mechanical Engineers Are Building the Future of Robotics

February 1, 2024 9:59 pm
Mechanical engineers are playing an important role in the integration of robots into our daily lives. The significance of the mechanical engineer in shaping this technological evolution becomes increasingly apparent. The Mechanical Engineer's Role in Robotics The field of robotics has witnessed extraordinary progress, revolutionizing diverse industries. At the core...Read More
The Mukaab is set to redefine Riyadh’s cityscape, emerging as the world's largest inner-city building

The Mukaab: Riyadh’s Ambitious Project and Its 5 Engineering Imperatives

January 31, 2024 6:47 pm
Distinguished by its Arabic meaning, "The Mukaab," or "The Cube," is set to redefine Riyadh’s cityscape, emerging as the world's largest inner-city building. Read on to discover the impressive engineering talents needed to make it possible. What We Know So Far Plans for The Mukaab, to be situated in Riyadh’s...Read More
Automation Engineers and the buzz around them is hard to ignore in today's ever-evolving job market.

Making Tomorrow Great: The Essential Role of Automation Engineers

January 30, 2024 10:13 pm
The buzz around automation engineers is hard to ignore in today's ever-evolving job market. These professionals play a crucial role in developing, testing, and implementing technologies that automate business, development, and operational processes—a necessity in our rapidly advancing world where efficiencies and safety are critical. Automation's Influence on Employment The...Read More
Meet EIT’s 2024 Student Ambassadors

Discover the Inspiring EIT 2024 Student Ambassadors

January 18, 2024 9:36 pm
Some of the best universities in the world utilize their current students as their advocates and ambassadors, and the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is no exception. Meet our student ambassadors for this year. Unveiling Authentic Student Experiences In the age of online reviews influencing our holiday choices and dinner...Read More
Scientists and Engineers Achieve Bacterial Electricity Generation from Wastewater

Wow! Scientists and Engineers Generate Electricity from Wastewater Bacteria

January 17, 2024 12:00 pm
In the quest to combat energy shortages and devise eco-friendly energy sources, scientists have achieved a remarkable feat: engineering E. coli bacteria, a widely studied microbe, to generate electricity from wastewater. Revolutionizing Waste Management and Energy Production This pioneering accomplishment in bioelectronics by researchers from a university in Switzerland introduces...Read More
Identified as one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, the construction industry faces a crucial task in curbing its substantial global emissions.

UN’s 3-Pronged Vision for Carbon Reductions in the Construction Sector

January 16, 2024 6:47 pm
Identified as one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, the construction industry faces a crucial task in curbing its substantial global emissions. With rapid urbanization on a global scale, the world adds new buildings equivalent to the size of Paris every five days. Responsible for 37% of global emissions,...Read More
Engineering Careers by Sector: Electrical

5 Electrical Engineering Careers That Are in Abundance

January 16, 2024 6:34 pm
Electrical engineering graduates can find jobs in most engineering sectors. Read on to discover what you could do in just five of a long list of electrical engineering roles. If you're interested in electrical engineering careers by sector, you probably enjoy solving problems and thinking analytically. With the right training...Read More

Reflecting on EIT’s Achievements in 2023

December 20, 2023 5:36 pm
As we approach the conclusion of 2023, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) proudly acknowledges numerous noteworthy moments that have defined our year. With our mission of training and education in engineering, the year has allowed us to present a number of opportunities to those already working in engineering industries...Read More
Introducing the final Engineersletter of 2023 – your exclusive guide to cutting-edge technology and industry insights.

December Engineersletter

December 19, 2023 8:24 am
Introducing the final Engineersletter of 2023 – your exclusive guide to cutting-edge technology and industry insights. As we wrap up the year, our complimentary newsletter remains your trusted source for staying informed. Discover the latest technological breakthroughs, industry updates, thought-provoking news articles, insightful interviews, and futuristic perspectives. Stay at the...Read More
EIT's dean of engineering, Dr. Steve Mackay, reflects on a dynamic 2023 and unveils 2024 plans

EIT Dean Dr. Steve Mackay Reflects on a Dynamic 2023 and Unveils 2024 Plans

December 14, 2023 8:26 pm
As 2023 draws to a close, Dr. Steve Mackay, the Dean of Engineering at the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), unveils plans for the new year and in a heartfelt year-end wrap-up message expressing gratitude for the tireless dedication of EIT teams globally and the commitment of online and on-campus...Read More
Discover the perfect gift for the engineer in your life

6 Awesome Gifts for Engineers This Festive Season

December 7, 2023 5:52 pm
Selecting the perfect gift for engineers isn’t a complex equation; it just demands a dash of creativity. Recognizing the unique preferences of engineers, we, at the Engineering Institute of Technology, have taken the initiative to simplify the process for you. Finding the right gift for engineers can be a challenging...Read More
Underwater hotels redefine the boundaries of engineering

5 Underwater Hotels Redefining the Boundaries of Engineering

December 7, 2023 2:56 pm
Immerse yourself in the secrets behind the creation of these remarkable submerged structures, where innovation and engineering converge to redefine the very essence of luxury travel. As 2023 bids farewell and the well-deserved festive break beckons, let's shift our focus from ordinary holiday destinations to extraordinary hotel experiences. Brace yourself...Read More
Abandoned mine indicative of mining engineers' shortage

Mining Engineers Shortage and 3 Solutions

December 6, 2023 4:38 pm
that power our grids and fuel electric cars is a pivotal aspect of the global energy transition. However, there is a mining engineers shortage being experienced by the mining industry. Mining Education Challenges In regions like Canada and the US, enrollment in university courses related to mining engineering has witnessed...Read More

Engineering Insights: How Will The Transition from Oil and Gas Affect Engineers?

December 5, 2023 8:40 pm
As the world propels towards sustainability and away from fossil fuels, the oil and gas sector faces unprecedented challenges, not just to the sector but also to employment. The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) instructors Terry Cousins and Dirk Ackerman share their perspectives on the evolving landscape and offer engineers...Read More
Presenting the November Engineersletter: your pathway to the latest in cutting-edge tech and industry insights!

November Engineersletter

November 14, 2023 11:48 am
Presenting the November Engineersletter: your pathway to the latest in cutting-edge tech and industry insights! This complimentary newsletter keeps you informed, bringing you the most recent technological advancements, industry updates, compelling news articles, enlightening interviews, and futuristic perspectives. Stay ahead of the curve and explore the continuously evolving engineering landscape....Read More
The Concorde upon takeoff

Aviation Triumph and Disaster: Air France’s Concorde Crash

November 7, 2023 6:07 pm
As Air France celebrates its 90th anniversary, it's the perfect time to reflect on its remarkable history and revisit a tragic chapter – the Concorde crash. We fly into the past, uncovering the milestones and mishaps that define the legacy of this iconic airline, and hear from a Concorde engineer....Read More