Engineering Academy For Girls Moves To Lawrence Tech In 2020

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University will join The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) in hosting ESD’s Girls in Engineering Academy (GEA) for the coming year. The 2020 GEA program has been made possible by generous support from The Holley Foundation and the PNC Foundation. Thirty middle-school girls will be selected by ESD to attend a four-week summer

By |2020-01-25T17:19:25-05:00January 25th, 2020|ESD, Featured|

Best Job In America Pays $105,000 — Front-End Engineers

NEW YORK - Looking for a six-figure job that makes you happy in 2020, but is also increasing in demand? Front-end engineers had an average overall job satisfaction score of 3.9 out of 5 on Glassdoor, making theirs the No. 1 profession for 2020 in terms of job satisfaction, salary and job openings, according to

By |2020-01-21T19:58:09-05:00January 21st, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Apply For SME Education Foundation Scholarships By Feb. 1

SOUTHFIELD—The application process for SME Education Foundation Scholarships remains open through Feb. 1. Eligible students include high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students pursuing degrees in advanced manufacturing, technology, and related engineering fields at two- and four-year colleges. “We’re committed to supporting students and young people as they build their futures,” said Rob Luce, vice president of

By |2020-01-19T13:58:17-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Stardock Rolls Out ‘The Political Machine 2020’ Game For Election Season

PLYMOUTH—Stardock, the Plymouth-based developer of PC strategy games, announced the latest edition of its political strategy simulation, The Political Machine 2020. The PC strategy game allows players to choose a candidate and run for President against either a computer opponent or a candidate controlled by another person over the Internet. Candidates include current Democratic hopefuls Joe

By |2020-01-21T19:59:43-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD|

GVSU’s Muskegon Innovation Hub Opens Nominations For Innovator Of Year

MUSKEGON - Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub has opened nominations for the second annual Lakeshore Innovator of the Year Award, a program that celebrates and recognizes the most innovative ideas on the Lakeshore. The award will be given to an individual or group of people from any business, nonprofit, organization or association in

By |2020-01-19T09:27:25-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD|

Celebrate ESD’s 125th: Sponsorships Available For 2020 Issues Of TechCentury

SOUTHFIELD—This year, The Engineering Society of Detroit is celebrating its 125th anniversary of promoting and honoring excellence, innovation, cooperation, professional growth and fellowship in the engineering, scientific and allied professions. Subscribers to ESD’s TechCentury magazine can help celebrate ESD’s anniversary — while taking advantage of the industry and business exposure you will receive — by sponsoring celebration

By |2020-01-16T20:22:39-05:00January 16th, 2020|ESD|

WWJ Panel At LTU: A Long Road Ahead To Self-Driving Cars

SOUTHFIELD–American automakers are wrestling with issues of safety systems and distracted driving, while American drivers are in love with their phones and still skeptical about self-driving cars. That was the word Thursday from a panel of experts on automotive safety, at a WWJ Newsradio 950 “Leaders and Innovators” business breakfast held in partnership with Lawrence

By |2020-01-16T11:54:06-05:00January 16th, 2020|Auto Tech, ESD|

TC Light & Power Picks Fujitsu To Power New Gigabit Network

TRAVERSE CITY–Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., a unit of the Japanese electronics giant, announced it had finalized a design, construction, operations and maintenance agreement with Traverse City Light & Power to help expand the northern Michigan municipal utility’s fiber broadband network. As part of a new Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband initiative, the utility will build out coverage

By |2020-01-16T11:54:06-05:00January 16th, 2020|ESD, Featured, IoT|

Grand Haven GHSP Unveils At CES High-Tech Cooktop, Auto Controller, Air Purifier

GRAND HAVEN—GHSP, a supplier in the automotive and high-end appliance industries, is following up on its CES appearance in 2019 with new technologies for the home and automotive industries at this year’s show in Las Vegas. GHSP’s 2020 lineup includes an inductive cooktop with an integrated OLED display, an interior control system for Level 4

By |2020-01-12T11:10:33-05:00January 11th, 2020|Announcements/New Products, ESD, New Products / Contracts|

Lear Invests In Silicon Valley Autotech Ventures

SOUTHFIELD—Tier 1 auto supplier Lear Corp.  announced an undisclosed investment in Menlo Park, Calif.-based Autotech Ventures to support startups developing new mobility technologies. The investment is being made through Lear Innovation Ventures, which was launched a year ago, to identify advanced development teams and early stage technologies and provide direct capital to innovation initiatives. Autotech

By |2020-01-11T17:47:04-05:00January 11th, 2020|Auto Tech, ESD|