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.

WWJ Cybersecurity Panel At LTU Offers Advice To The ‘Pwned’

SOUTHFIELD—Have you been pwned? Probably. But you’re also in good company, according to panelists on a WWJ Leaders & Innovators discussion on cybersecurity, held Thursday morning at Lawrence Technological University. Using the hacker term for “owned,” panelists recommended checking one’s email at a website, haveibeenpwned.com, to see whether personal information had been breached in a

By |2019-10-17T10:39:21-04:00October 17th, 2019|Cyber Defense, ESD|

LTU Takes Second Place In Its Grand Prix

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University’s Formula SAE car finished second among nine participating schools in its 11th annual Grand Prix, organized by LTU’s Blue Devil Motorsports student racing organization. Wayne State University took first place in the event, while Oakland University finished third. Other participating colleges and universities were Ferris State University, Hope College, Kettering University, the

By |2019-10-16T20:37:48-04:00October 16th, 2019|ESD|

LLamasoft Adds Tax, Tariff, Duty Analysis

ANN ARBOR—LLamasoft, the developer of supply chain analysis and design software. Announced that its software now offers analytics for evaluating alternate business strategies in response to new international taxes and duties. Company officials said the enhanced capability gives multinational enterprises the ability to fully evaluate new sourcing, procurement, and distribution strategies to minimize the impact

Ann Arbor Spark Sets Recruitment ‘Tech Homecoming’ For Thanksgiving Eve

ANN ARBOR—The night before Thanksgiving is Michigan’s biggest bar night, with college students and young adults returning home and celebrating with friends before spending Thanksgiving Day with family. So how about if they kick off that night with a job search? Ann Arbor Spark is doing just that, offering a free chance to connect job

By |2019-10-16T20:37:48-04:00October 16th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

BAE Gets Deal For Army Tank Rescue Vehicles

STERLING HEIGHTS—BAE Systems has been awarded a $148.3 million contract by the United States Army to upgrade 43 M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles for added capability to evacuate damaged or stranded combat vehicles from the battlefield. This continues the upgrade of the M88A1 to the M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift System (HERCULES) configuration to increase

By |2019-10-10T19:37:36-04:00October 10th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Business, Economic Leaders Celebrate Opening Of LTU Manufacturing Incubator

SOUTHFIELD - On National Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 4, Lawrence Technological University and its partners dedicated the Centrepolis Accelerator—a bright, modern space with the latest in high-tech prototyping and virtual reality equipment to help entrepreneurs, designers and dreamers create the next generation of hardware. Early Accelerator clients represent a wide variety of industries, from transportation

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|ESD|

Huron Capital Tech Unit Makes Sixth Acquisition

DETROIT—Huron Capital announced its IT products and services business unit, Santa Clara, Calif.-based InterVision, has acquired SeyVu, a Folsom, Calif.-based company that specializes in machine learning and artificial intelligence, and all of its related interests, assets and intellectual properties. SeyVu’s data analysis capabilities include fraud prevention, voice of customer, supply chain, market research, investment research, brand

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

MSXI Buys California e-Learning Provider

DETROIT—MSX International, the business process outsourcing company supporting car manufacturers around the world, announced that it has acquired Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Technology Solutions LLC, a provider of e-learning, training development, and performance improvement services to the auto industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1996, PTS provides services to automakers, dealers, and

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Cybercrime Support Network Expanding To Three More States

ANN ARBOR—The Cybercrime Support Network announced that it has been funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Victims of Crime Act to expand its Cybercrime Victim Support Initiative to North Carolina, New Jersey, and Mississippi. The expansion is scheduled to take place early next year. Millions of American consumers and small businesses are affected by

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

LTU-AT&T STEM Outreach Program Inspires Girls To Make An Impact In Their Communities

SOUTHFIELD—Nearly 40 girls ages 9-17 and their parents attended the third annual Girls in Future Technologies (GIFT) Day at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit Saturday, Sept. 7. This marked the third year that Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center teamed up with the Michigan Women of AT&T (WOA) to engage girls in the STEM

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|