About Mike Brennan

Founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

COVID Holiday Updates With Epidemiologist Fred Brown – Spoiler Alert No Big Parties

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown returns to update what's happening nationally with the COVID virus, also updates on vaccines, plus his take on whether it is safe to host house parties for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can learn all about Fred at www.FredBrown.Com https://youtu.be/9fAxGdFDoNA

By |2021-10-24T13:37:10-04:00October 24th, 2021|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Centrepolis Accelerator AT LTU Gains Financial Support, Awards

ANN ARBOR - Dan Radomski, Executive Director of the Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University, updates the recent awards and funding the hardware accelerator has won. The Accelerator 's mission to fuel the growth of Southeast Michigan’s small manufacturers and hardware entrepreneurs by providing access to key resources including mentors, workshops, cutting-edge technologies, corporate connections,

By |2021-10-24T13:33:35-04:00October 24th, 2021|Engineering Society of Detroit, mitechtv|

Southwest Michigan First Appoints New CEO

KALAMAZOO - The Southwest Michigan First Board of Directors has selected Jonas R. Peterson, CEcD, to serve as chief executive officer for the Southwest Michigan regional economic development organization. Peterson’s appointment follows a six-month national search that prioritized community input and inclusivity. “After a rigorous national search, Jonas Peterson rose to the top as the

By |2021-10-22T15:42:32-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Featured, News|

Voltaiq Integrates Data Across Battery Lifecycle To Optimize Performance

ANN ARBOR - Eli Leland, co-founder and CTO, Voltaiq, joins MITech TV co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush to explain how his company is developing, manufacturing, and operating high-quality battery-powered products requires a deep understanding of battery behavior in real-world application settings. Voltaiq is the first and only enterprise-class solution purpose-built to ingest data from

By |2021-10-22T13:10:58-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid, mitechtv|

NORML Responds to Studies Identifying Link Between COVID and Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis

CLEVELAND - Fully vaccinated persons with a clinical diagnosis of cannabis use disorder (CUD) possess a greater risk of COVID breakthrough infections than do to similar controls, according to data published in the journal World Psychiatry. Researchers with the US National Institutes of Health and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland evaluated whether those with a diagnosis of

By |2021-10-15T12:51:14-04:00October 15th, 2021|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|

Southwest Michigan First Gets Land Gift, Plus $100 Million For New Career, Tech Education Center

KALAMAZOO – Friday  Southwest Michigan First announced it has secured an anonymous gift of land along with a $100 million commitment for the construction of a new  Career and Technical Education Center on the gifted parcel. “For years, local educators and employers have talked about the need for a centralized career and technical center in

By |2021-10-15T12:40:35-04:00October 15th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

MITech TV: LTU’s Centrepolis Accelerator Scores Awards, Epidemiologist Updates Pandemic And Vaccine Boosters

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV Oct. 11, Dan Randomski provides updates on a series of awards LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator recently. Epidemiologist Fred Brown returns to update where America stands with the COVID-19 pandemic and what vaccines boosters will be available soon. He also voices warnings about what people can safely do for the upcoming

By |2021-10-11T18:56:35-04:00October 11th, 2021|Podcasts|

Democrats’ Electric Vehicle Push Could Give GM, Ford, Stellantis EV Sales Edge

WASHINGTON DC - Democrats’ effort to spur electric vehicle (EV) adoption has set off an intense lobbying battle on Capitol Hill as car manufacturers jockey for influence over legislation that will shape the industry's future. Automakers generally back President Biden’s green energy plan, which would spend billions of government dollars to construct charging stations across the

By |2021-10-11T18:32:31-04:00October 11th, 2021|Auto Tech, Politics, Politics/Government|

Pajarito Powder Provides Hydrogen Catalyst For Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

ANN ARBOR - Tom Stephenson, chairman and CEO of Pajarito Powder, tells his company's story on MITech TV. Pajarito Powder develops advanced electrocatalysts for fuel cells and electrolyzers that will be used in fuel-cell electric vehicles. General Motors is working with the company. Pajarito Powder also received a big investment from Hyundai Motor Company. To

By |2021-10-11T17:47:32-04:00October 11th, 2021|mitechtv, New Products / Contracts|

GVSU Researcher: West Michigan Economic Recovery Continues To Flatten

GRAND RAPIDS — Pent-up supply demand has been satisfied causing the West Michigan economic recovery to continue to flatten, a Grand Valley State University researcher contends. “Our index of business improvement came in at +8,” said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at GVSU. “The pent-up demand

By |2021-10-10T16:18:37-04:00October 10th, 2021|ESD|