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ALEX TAVARES is a recent graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he developed the Read Read, a device to allow blind and visually impaired children to learn how to read without the need for direct teacher intervention. / COURTESY ALEX TAVARES

Five Questions With: Alex Tavares

Alex Tavares is a recent graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he developed the Read Read, a device to allow blind...
TECH COLLECTIVE, Rhode Island's premier technology hub, has added a cybersecurity certification boot camp to its lineup of workforce-development programs, in collaboration with itSM Solutions LLC and the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Tech Collective offers new cybersecurity boot camp

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective last week announced the addition of a new cybersecurity certification boot camp to its training portfolio.The National Institute of Standards...
COREY OBERLANDER, the special events coordinator for WaterFire Providence, said the new WaterFire Arts Center on Valley Street has hosted events ranging from fundraisers and award ceremonies to classroom sessions and lectures. / COURTESY COREY OBERLANDER

Five Questions With: Corey Oberlander

Corey Oberlander is the special events coordinator for WaterFire Providence, including the new WaterFire Arts Center located inside a transformed warehouse at 475 Valley...
BROWN UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS, in collaboration with scientists from the Chinese Academy of Science, have published a new study proving that nano-scale patterning of metals can make them more resistant to fatigue. Above, atomic-scale simulations show how nanotwins align strain-related defects, keeping them from impeding each other and making them reversible. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown research shows benefits of nano-patterned metals

PROVIDENCE – A new study authored by Brown University researchers shows how metals can be patterned at the nanoscale to be more resistant to...
THE NAVAL UNDERSEA Warfare Center's 5th Annual Small Business Product Vendor Showcase drew a record number of participants. / COURTESY THE NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIVISION NEWPORT

NUWC vendor showcase attracts record participation

PROVIDENCE – Forty-two vendors participated in this year’s Small Business Product Vendor Showcase held at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, the highest...
THE NEW ENGLAND Institute of Technology has joined Project Lead The Way to engage K-12 students in pursuing STEM knowledge and careers. / COURTESY NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

NEIT first R.I. university to join Project Lead The Way

PROVIDENCE – The New England Institute of Technology has become the first university in Rhode Island to join Project Lead The Way, a national...
HOLISTIC APPROACH: Tim ­Hebert, center, Trilix CEO and founder, speaks with Dana Paul, tech sherpa at The Zen Group, left, and Sara Wilkinson, senior counsel at Duffy & Sweeney, during a launch party for Warwick-based Trilix. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Trilix looks to fill IT-services gap

When Trilix launched in May, the information technology consulting firm faced one of its first challenges within its own office – how to make...
MOLLY DONOHUE MAGEE is the executive director of the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance. Rhode Island Women in Science and Engineering, a new SENEDIA initiative, will hold an inaugural event on Nov. 14 to celebrate its launch as a resource for women professionals, professors, K-12 teachers and college students. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

SENEDIA launches RIWISE to mentor girls, women in science

MIDDLETOWN – Rhode Island Women in Science and Engineering, also known as RIWISE, will hold an inaugural event on Nov. 14 to celebrate its...
SETH WISEMAN is the designer and development manager of the Mobile Maker Lab, a project of the IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport under an R.I. Commerce Corp. industry cluster grant. / COURTESY CONFORM LAB

Five Questions With: Seth Wiseman

Seth Wiseman is the designer and development manager of the Mobile Maker Lab, a project of the IYRS School of Technology & Trades in...
TECH COLLECTIVE has announced the 2017 winners of its Tech10 Awards to honor individuals and companies driving innovation, education and growth in the state’s technology industry.

Tech Collective names 2017 Tech10 winners

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s premier tech hub, has announced the 2017 winners of its Tech10 Awards to honor individuals and companies driving...
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