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 Director of Media Relations and Managing Editor, University News Bureau. 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.

Hygieia Gets FDA Clearance For Insulin Guidance App

LIVONIA — Officials at Hygieia, the Livonia-based digital insulin guidance software developer, announced that the company has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a phone app that will enhance the company’s d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service. The app is cleared for use as an aid in optimizing insulin management among people with

By |2019-02-22T10:13:53+00:00February 22nd, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences|

Semifinalists Named For Global Automotive And Mobility Innovation Challenge

DETROIT — The Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge has selected 23 start-ups to move on to the semifinals of its 11th annual competition, sponsored by SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance. The 2019 GAMIC Semi-finalists, hailing from seven states and five countries, have a broad array of promising new technologies to advance the vehicles

By |2019-02-22T10:07:13+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Auto Tech|

Society of Women Engineering To Host Annual Girls Engineering Exploration March 9

DETROIT — The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Detroit chapter will host its annual Girls Engineering Exploration (GEE) Day Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit. The event is a free, full day of interactive workshops and demonstrations that aims to expose girls

By |2019-02-22T10:07:30+00:00February 22nd, 2019|ESD|

Troy Company To Supply Extraction Tech To Europe’s Largest Hemp Factory

TROY — Officials of Precision Extraction Solutions, a provider of cannabis and hemp extraction technology, announced the company had been named the exclusive equipment supplier of Canapar S.r.L. for the development and outfitting of its flagship extraction plant in Sicily. On the heels of a $20 million round of funding that included a lead investment

By |2019-02-15T16:02:06+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

LTU Gets $75,000 State Grant For Cleantech Manufacturers, Hardware Startups

SOUTHFIELD – The Michigan Energy Office has awarded a one-year, $75,000 Michigan Cleantech Product Launch Program (MI CPLP) grant to Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and the Centrepolis Accelerator to launch a “Cleantech ScaleUp for Success” pilot program. ScaleUp for Success is an immersive 12-month program – in this case, to support Michigan-based “cleantech” hardware entrepreneurs.

By |2019-02-15T16:02:06+00:00February 15th, 2019|ESD|

Teaching Self-Driving Cars To Predict Pedestrian Movement

ANN ARBOR – By zeroing in on humans’ gait, body symmetry and foot placement, University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies. Data collected by vehicles through cameras, LiDAR (laser-based radar) and GPS allow the researchers to capture video snippets of humans in

By |2019-02-12T18:23:35+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles|

Hella Offering $10K Scholarships For College STEM Students – Deadline March 1

PLYMOUTH – Hella Corporate Center USA Inc., the North American headquarters of the German auto supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., is now accepting applications for the Hella Scholars program. The deadline to apply is March 1. Launched in 2017, Hella Scholars receive $10,000 renewable scholarships, paid work experience, and, ultimately, career placements at Hella.

By |2019-02-13T11:54:08+00:00February 12th, 2019|ESD, Featured, STEAM|

UM Launches Carbon Neutrality Commission

ANN ARBOR – Officials at the University of Michigan announced the selection of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, a team that will recommend how the university will reach the goal of becoming a carbon neutral institution, as well as develop transferable strategies that can be used by other institutions and larger communities to achieve

By |2019-02-07T19:51:28+00:00February 7th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

LLamasoft Appoints 2 To Senior Executive Positions

ANN ARBOR — Supply chain software developer LLamasoft has appointed two people to newly created senior executive positions: Sandra Moran as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, and Slimane Allab as senior vice president and general manager for the Europe-Middle East-Africa region.. In her new role, Moran will lead the global marketing organization to

By |2019-02-07T19:51:28+00:00February 7th, 2019|ESD, Software|

Study: Fairness In Planning A Big Deal To People’s Perception Of Wind Turbines

ANN ARBOR – When local residents feel the planning process for building wind turbines is fair and open, their perceptions of the often-controversial energy source remain steady or improve with time, according to a new University of Michigan study. In fact, the openness with which the planning process is handled is more important in shaping

By |2019-02-07T19:51:28+00:00February 7th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|