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,, 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|

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|

Predicting Market Crashes, Solving Inequality, Understanding Biology: LTU Speaker Talks Models

SOUTHFIELD—From Moneyball to hurricanes, from drug research to marketing e-mail blasts, models provide useful ways of looking at the world, predicting the future, and succeeding in our endeavors. But the world is increasingly complex, with huge amounts of data being generated every minute, and models can oversimplify. So how do you continue to use models

By |2019-10-06T15:33:08-04:00October 6th, 2019|ESD|

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|

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|

Production Tool To Establish Headquarters In Novi

LANSING–Production Tool Supply Co., a supplier and distributor of industrial tools, is establishing a new headquarters and fulfillment center in Novi, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced. The project is projected to generate a total capital investment of nearly $70 million and create 85 jobs, resulting in the company receiving a $1 million Michigan Business

By |2019-09-08T20:00:29-04:00September 8th, 2019|ESD|

LIFT Gets $200,000 From Skillman For STEM education

DETROIT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation center operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute, announced that it has received a $200,000 grant from The Skillman Foundation. The grant will help Detroit-area youth strengthen their academic and employability skills and increase their STEM foundational knowledge and technical skills in the Institute’s new Learning

By |2019-08-31T13:28:46-04:00August 31st, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

Texas Educator Named New Dean Of LTU’s College Of Arts And Sciences

SOUTHFIELD—Srini Kambhampati has been named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University. He succeeds Hsiao-Ping Moore, who retired. Kambhampati comes to LTU from The University of Texas at Tyler, where he was associate provost for research. Earlier, from 2011 to 2017, he was S.A. Lindsey Professor and Chair

By |2019-08-18T11:24:41-04:00August 18th, 2019|ESD|

UM Study: Asian Carp Can Survive In Larger Areas Of Lake Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Asian carp are capable of surviving and growing in much larger portions of Lake Michigan than scientists previously believed and present a high risk of becoming established, according to a new modeling study from University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues. Some previous studies suggested that low food levels in Lake Michigan could be

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|