Engineering Society of Detroit

Ohio Electric Truck Maker Picks Michigan For R&D Center

LANSING—Michigan continues to claim its position as the automotive capital of the world with the announcement from Ohio-based Lordstown Motors Corp. on plans to establish an automotive research and development center in Farmington Hills with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced. Lordstown Motors received a $1 million Michigan Business

By |2020-11-20T17:18:45-05:00November 20th, 2020|Auto Tech, Engineering Society of Detroit|

GM To Spend $27 Billion Rolling Out 30 New Electric Vehicles

DETROIT—Officials at General Motors Co. announced plans to spend more than $27 billion to roll out 30 new electric vehicles over the next five years. The company said that during that time, its Ultium battery packs will cost 60 percent less than today’s packs with twice the energy density. And to counter fears of range

By |2020-11-20T17:18:46-05:00November 20th, 2020|Auto Tech, Engineering Society of Detroit|

SWE’s Annual Conference And Career Fair Goes Virtual

CHICAGO—The Society of Women Engineers’ WE20 is now a two-week virtual conference and career fair scheduled for Nov. 2-13. WE20 provides a platform for women in engineering to gather with like-minded peers, share innovative ideas, make connections for career advancement and ultimately make strides in recruiting more women in engineering. “Based on the current status

By |2020-09-18T09:04:07-04:00September 18th, 2020|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

ESD TechCentury Student Writing Contest Returns For 2020

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit has announced the opening of its third annual TechCentury Student Writing Contest. The contest aims to promote and engage student voices and ideas about the profession of engineering. The contest is now open to all students attending accredited Michigan universities and studying within any of the engineering disciplines or related

By |2020-09-18T09:04:08-04:00September 18th, 2020|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

David E. Cole Column: Key To The Future For Inner-City Residents Is A Solid Education

ANN ARBOR - We live in a very tumultuous time with the pandemic and Black Live Matter riots and Detroit is one of the centers of activity. I grew up in Detroit many years ago. I was in grade school, Edison, and later Redford High. I started college as a freshman at the University of

By |2020-07-19T12:33:42-04:00July 19th, 2020|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

New Online Service For Educators Affected By COVID-19

GRANDVILLE—The World Literacy Foundation announced the development of an interactive online service offering resources for educators who have been affected by the indefinite school lockdown as a result of COVID-19. The purpose behind the streaming service was born out of the coronavirus lockdown of classrooms of an estimated 25 million teachers in Africa, Asia, Middle

By |2020-05-15T14:05:40-04:00May 15th, 2020|Engineering Society of Detroit, Featured|

Aluminum Group To Host Automotive Body Course

PLYMOUTH—Automotive Aluminum Advisors announced its first aluminum body sheet course designed to help automakers and their suppliers learn more about aluminum technology. The inaugural course will be held Feb. 11 and 12 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. Click here to register and preview the venue. The two-day course is designed for the continuing

By |2019-11-17T19:53:02-05:00November 17th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

Lawrence Tech To Host 10th Annual Innovation Encounter

SOUTHFIELD— Innovation Encounter, an engineering competition where collegiate teams design a solution to a real-world technical problem, will be held for the 10th year this fall at Lawrence Technological University. The event will be held Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 at LTU’s campus in Southfield. Eaton, the power management company, is this year’s

By |2019-09-22T13:03:15-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit|

Centrepolis Accelerator To Hold Grand Opening Oct. 4

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University—joined by the City of Southfield and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation—will cut the ribbon on its new manufacturing business accelerator Friday, Oct. 4 during an invitation-only ceremony at 9 a.m. A public open house for the new accelerator will follow from noon to 4 p.m. The Centrepolis Accelerator is 6,300 square feet

By |2019-09-14T15:04:47-04:00September 14th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

LTU Physics Prof Wins Federal Grant To Model Subatomic Particle Properties

SOUTHFIELD—A Lawrence Technological University physics professor has won a three-year, $179,997 grant from the National Science Foundation to model the behavior of superheated “soups” of subatomic particles that were formed in the earliest moments after the Big Bang. The ultimate goal, according to George Moschelli, assistant professor of physics in the LTU College of Arts

By |2019-07-30T16:40:56-04:00July 30th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit|