Matt Roush

About Matt Roush

Matt Roush, a former business and technology journalist for such publications as the Traverse City Record Eagle, Crain's Detroit Business and WWJ News Radio's GLTR, is now the director of communications at Lawrence Technological University. He also is editor of the Engineering Society of Detroit's Technology Century website, plus a co-host of M2 TechCast on the PodcastDetroit Network.

Qi Named Associate Dean For Inclusion, Diversity In MSU College Of Engineering

EAST LANSING — Yue Qi has been named the first associate dean for inclusion and diversity (ADID) in the College of Engineering at Michigan State University. Qi, a professor of chemical engineering and materials science at MSU, has been a longtime volunteer for efforts to recruit and retain diverse populations for science, technology, engineering and

By | 2018-06-17T19:32:00+00:00 June 17th, 2018|ESD|

Ann Arbor Spark Honors 16 Companies With FastTrack Awards

ANN ARBOR — As part of the a2Tech360 series of events, Ann Arbor SPARK presented its 20th annual FastTrack awards to 16 Washtenaw County-based companies that have demonstrated fast growth. Several of the 2018 FastTrack award recipients were multiple year winners. For the first time, CEO Bhushan Kulkarni accepted awards on behalf of two companies,

By | 2018-06-17T19:32:00+00:00 June 17th, 2018|ESD|

LTU Architecture Exhibit In Italy Explores Acoustics, Sustainability

SOUTHFIELD – The intersection of design and sound is the focus of an art installation created by Lawrence Technological University’s College of Architecture and Design for an architecture exhibition in Venice, Italy. The exhibition, called “Time Space Existence,” is being held in three grand palaces in Venice — Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and Palazzo Rossini.

By | 2018-06-15T14:30:33+00:00 June 15th, 2018|ESD|

Assembly Training Manufacturer Adds Augmented Reality

ROCHESTER HILLS — EFlex Systems, a provider of manufacturing software and consulting firm, announced a partnership with OPS Solutions LLC of Wixom, maker of Light Guide Systems, to add augmented reality features to eFlex’s web-based, assembly software, Job Element Monitor (JEM), a work instruction module. “Many of our manufacturing software modules have focused on lean

AT&T Names VP, General Manager For Michigan, Greater Lakes

DETROIT — AT&T Inc. announced the appointment of Tom Monahan to oversee business in what it calls the Greater Lakes region, including Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and northern Indiana. Tom Monahan. ATT photo. Monahan will manage more than 1,300 employees, 133 AT&T-owned retail locations and more than 267 national distribution outlets and authorized resellers. “Tom brings

By | 2018-06-14T19:50:47+00:00 June 14th, 2018|News|

Consumers Energy To Retire Two Coal Plants – 43 Percent Reneweables By 2040

JACKSON — Consumers Energy announced this week that it would file an Integrated Resource Plan with the Michigan Public Service Commission to zero out its use of coal as a power source and hit 37 percent renewables by 2030 and 43 percent to 2040, up from 11 percent today. The company the plan would help

By | 2018-06-14T19:50:48+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Clean Update|

AT&T Upgrades Wireless Network Across Michigan

DETROIT — AT&T Inc. announced upgrades to its wireless network on more than a dozen cell sites all across Michgian, from metro Detroit to the Upper Peninsula. The improvements include adding greater capacity or bandwidth and speeds in Adrian, Ann Arbor, Brighton, Bloomfield Hills, Buchanan, Cheboygan, Manitou Beach, Morenci, Niles, Onaway, and Warren. * Adrian

By | 2018-06-08T09:11:16+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|

PlanetM Launches Grant Program To Support Mobility Startups

DETROIT — Mobility startups now have access to more than $1 million in grant funding through a new statewide PlanetM program announced this week. The two-part program includes a PlanetM Pilot Grant and a PlanetM Testing Grant, and was unveiled during the 2018 Intelligent Transportation Society America Annual Meeting held in Detroit, MI. “The startup

By | 2018-06-07T19:44:48+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Connected Tech, Featured|

Lawrence Tech Expanding Real Estate For Growing Academic Programs

SOUTHFIELD – There’s a very sophisticated game of real estate musical chairs going on this summer on the campus of Lawrence Technological University. Only in this game of musical chairs, everybody will get a seat when the work is completed. Lawrence Tech is opening a new residence hall in August, its fourth (pictured above). That means more

By | 2018-06-07T19:44:48+00:00 June 6th, 2018|ESD|

Duo Security Names Chief Marketing Officer

ANN ARBOR — Cybersecurity provider Duo Security announced this week that Neville Letzerich has been named chief marketing officer, in what some expert contend is more proof the Ann Arbor Unicorn is preparing for an Initial Public Offering. Company officials said Letzerich brings 20 years of executive experience heading global marketing teams and elevating industry-leading

By | 2018-06-01T11:58:00+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Cyber Defense, ESD, Featured|