Engineering Society of Detroit

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|

DeWitt Named CEO Of Testek LLC, Avtron Aerospace

WIXOM - Bruce DeWitt has been named the new CEO of Testek LLC and Avtron Aerospace, succeeding one of Testek’s founders. DeWitt joins Testek/Avtron from Logic PD in Minneapolis, where he served as CEO since 2013. “Bruce is ideally suited to lead Testek/Avtron given his deep experience in the aerospace and defense industry, focused on complex

By |2019-04-03T16:55:11-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit|

ESD To Host Free PE License Exam Info Session

SOUTHFIELD — The Engineering Society of Detroit will host a free information session on its Professional Engineering license examination preparation classes on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The session runs from noon to 1 p.m. at ESD Headquarters, 20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450, in Southfield. Lunch will be provided. At the session, engineering professionals will be

By |2018-11-08T18:09:35-05:00November 8th, 2018|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

UM Shares Driverless Shuttle Experience In New Case Study

ANN ARBOR — As global interest in driverless vehicle services grows, the University of Michigan has released a case study documenting its experience launching an on-campus driverless shuttle research project through its Mcity autonomous and connected vehicle test area. It is believed to be the first study of its kind, and expands the body of

By |2018-09-21T11:15:45-04:00September 21st, 2018|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

American Center For Mobility CEO Departs – Replaced By MDOT Director Steudle

YPSILANTI TWP. — John Maddox, the initial president and CEO of the American Center for Mobility, has left the testing ground for autonomous and connected vehciles after about two and a half years on the job. John Maddox. ACM photo. Maddox was named to the post in March 2016. He had been assistant director of

Ann Arbor Drone Inspection Company Cuts Deal With Offshore Wind Developer

ANN ARBOR — SkySpecs, the robotic drone inspection technology for the wind energy industry, announced it has  successfully automated the inspection of the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, at Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. The announcement was made with Ørsted, the Fredericia, Denmark-based developer of offshore wind farms. “Providing consistent image quality across

By |2018-07-20T09:41:04-04:00July 20th, 2018|Drones, Engineering Society of Detroit|