nuSTEM Newsletter 37 – Computer Engineering

Welcome to Newsletter 37!

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In this weeks newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find a Northeastern connection – something Northeastern is doing related to that field. This week’s topic: Computer Engineering. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.

Resource Highlight

Artificial Intelligence, AI, is an important sector of computer engineering, with numerous companies, government agencies and health organizations implementing the benefits of AI to its fullest extent. Learn more about how AI works, the 4 types and how it is used!

Much like Professor Dana Brooks, whose research will be discussed in the newsletter, there are instances where two engineering disciplines converge. With the advancements in technology, data storage and in health care there is a role available for computer engineers in health care.

Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents

STEM Village is a supplementary education tool that helps prepare students for today’s top jobs, which require Science, Engineering, Technology and Math. STEM Village takes full advantage of the latest content and tools available online, by structuring learning paths, providing detailed reporting to parents, creatively rewarding students, and driving to real world outcomes including summer jobs and internships, university admissions, scholarships and, ultimately, rewarding careers.

When it comes to teaching computer science, it can be hard to find quality resources to bring to students. The list below includes computer science activities and curriculum to creating their favorite programs.


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