Have you ever found yourself stuck on a design and looking for expertise on which way to go next? Are you justcurious what some of the top engineering minds are working on or talking about?Twitter offers a great way to get new information, feedback and share your own expertise.
If you’re not on Twitter, it’s simple to create an account. Once you’re signed up, you can follow people, post what’s on your mind, share engineering information (articles, blog posts, photos, etc.) or just read what others post.
Whether you’re a beginner or a social media maven, here are nine of the top engineers you should be following to stay on top of the latest engineering news and trends.
1. Al Dean (@alistardean)
Al Dean is the Editor in Chief and Co-Founder of Develop3D, a print and digital publication focusing on emerging technology and its use in product development.
2. Lynn Allen (@Lynn_Allen)
As a technical evangelist for Autodesk and writer for Cadalyst magazine, Lynn Allen offers the latest news on AutoCAD and Autodesk topics. After you follow her on Twitter, be sure to check out her blog.
3. Scott Moyse (@ScottMoyse)
4. Mark Burhop (@burhop)
Mark Burhop is a maker who’s interested in all aspects of virtual 3D software development, as well as combining the virtual and real worlds to solve complex problems. A self-proclaimed Internet of Things addict, follow Mark to get the scoop on new 3D tech.
5. Paul Munford (@CadSetterOut)
Get the best tips, tricks and tutorials for AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor from Paul Munford, who also writes the blog CAD Setter Out.
6. Randall S. Newton (@RSNatWork)
With more than 25 years covering engineering and design technology, Newton’s writing has majorly influenced the CAD/CAM/CAE market. You can tap into his expertise by following him on Twitter, where he shares the latest market news.
7. Tanya Weaver (@tanya_weaver)
As a special projects editor and journalist for Develop3D magazine, Weaver writes the cover story for every issue. She’s interested in new technologies and design tools that drive innovation.
8. Lars Christensen (@lars_cadcam)
Learn the latest in 3D design, CAD and CAM from Lars Christensen. For even more tips, follow his blog, cadcamstuff.com.
9. Ricky Jordan (@rickyjordan)
Jordan is the lead mechanical engineer for the space vehicles department at Dynetics. He’s also a certified SolidWorks professional and uses his Twitter account and blog, RickyJordan.com, to provide tips and news about SolidWorks software.
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