Trevor English

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) who has made a career out of engineering and technical communication. His work has appeared on Curiosity, BBC, Interesting Engineering and other sites across the web. Originally the Chief editor for Interesting Engineering back in 2016, he now works with software & tech companies, aiding them in content marketing and technical communication. Currently living in Texas, he’s also a published children’s book author and producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.

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  • Stories/Inspiration
    The future is bright. Robotics, the Internet of Things, augmented reality, and 3D printing, these are all directions where the manufacturing industry is headed. For much of manufacturing’s history, it has been a hands-on trade-oriented skill that took years to master. With the advent of computer design, all of that changed. We are now well […]

  • Stories/Inspiration
    The global manufacturing industry is looking to the future now more than ever. Manufacturing specific technologies are advancing at a rapid rate bringing on Industry 4.0 making the time for innovation now. This idea of a connected manufacturing environment has been around for many years, but it seems that constant innovation in recent years has […]

  • Tips & Tricks
    If you’re an engineer who happens to own a Mac (I know, there are probably a total of 3 of us), then you might be surprised to learn just how simple it is to run Autodesk Inventor on a Macbook or other similar primarily MacOS-based device. Being an engineer myself who has more of a hankering […]

  • Stories/Inspiration
    The concept of a digital twin in manufacturing is one that has grown out of increasing connectivity. It’s a concept that allows manufacturers to monitor a product’s performance in real-time using a digital model that responds identically to the real world product. As Industry 4.0 continues to drive forward the manufacturing sector, we see an […]

  • Product News
    Product visualization and conceptualization is a crucial aspect of the design process of every engineer. It allows us to get a better idea of the final product, far before we even get close to sending the part or assembly off to production. Autodesk Inventor has a variety of tools that can aide you in your […]

  • Uncategorized
    Engineering is a diverse profession that requires a lot from those who call it their own. In order to succeed in the field, there are a lot of different ways in which you can make yourself better and become the best engineer you can be. There are many ways to measure success, but for the […]

  • Tips & Tricks
    Collaboration with others is an essential part of our daily lives as engineers. After all, the design and production chain is more than a team of one. What that ultimately means is that any design you create will need to be read, interpreted, or even edited by others in different departments or different companies. Luckily, […]

  • Product News
    Autodesk and ProModel have teamed up to offer the best in factory design, optimization, and layout.  Autodesk Factory Design Utilities has been been helping you plan, build, and manage a highly efficient factory for some time now. Thanks to a new partnership with ProModel, your design capabilities just got even better – through two solutions: […]

  • Product News
    Chances are if you’re reading this you’re an Autodesk Inventor user. Chances are if you’re an Inventor user you probably know a thing or two about tolerances of parts. Planning for manufacturing tolerances on a single part is a breeze, but once you start working with an assembly, things can get a little bit messy. […]