The engineering stories of the past year kept their eyes firmly on the future.

Top 5 Articles of 2021

Dec 21, 2021

by Jeffrey Winters

One of the best aspects of engineering is its relentless pursuit of improving on existing systems. Even in years like 2021, where the present and recent past dominate the public mind, engineers were continually working with at least one eye on the future and figuring out how to make it better.

The top stories at ASME.org in 2021 reflected that future-focus. New technologies such as electric vehicles, advanced batteries, or small nuclear reactors are poised to transform society. The pandemic has altered assumptions in how—and where—we work, prompting engineering solutions to meet these new arrangements.

If you missed these top stories of 2021, please follow the links and get a glimpse of the not-so-distant future.

Manufacturing Blog: 4 Myths Surrounding the Electric Car

Entrepreneurs Look to Small-Scale Nuclear Reactors

Five Tips in Avoiding Bad Habits when Working Remotely

Advancing Battery Technology for Modern Innovations

HVAC Systems are the Front Line in the Fight Against COVID-19


And be sure to check in regularly in 2022 and beyond for more great engineering stories.

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