LTU Launching Interdisciplinary Master Of Science In Artificial Intelligence

SOUTHFIELD—Explosive growth in the use of artificial intelligence technologies in a wide variety of industries, such as automotive, healthcare, retail, finance, science and manufacturing, has led Lawrence Technological University to create a new degree, the Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence. AI and big data are now being successfully used in the battle against the

By |2021-05-07T16:59:35-04:00May 7th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

LIFT, Girl Scouts Offer Engineering Exploration To Grades 8-12

DETROIT—Officials at LIFT and the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan announced that they have launched a LIFT advanced manufacturing initiative aimed at encouraging local Girl Scouts in grades 8-12 to explore careers in advanced manufacturing and engineering. “Partnering with LIFT will provide our girls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from a national manufacturing innovation

By |2021-04-30T14:18:09-04:00April 30th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

LTU To Add Bachelor Of Science In Data Science Degree

SOUTHFIELD—An unprecedented surge in the speed and power of computers is allowing the analysis of complex data sets to develop new vaccines, to analyze financial risk, to create efficient supply chains, or teach cars to drive themselves. A new degree at Lawrence Technological University will train students to analyze data to do all of those

By |2021-04-30T14:15:15-04:00April 30th, 2021|ESD|

OneStream To Market Software In Belgium Through PwC

ROCHESTER—OneStream Software, developers of corporate performance management software, and PwC Belgium announced they have entered into a strategic alliance for the Belgian market. The partnership will leverage PwC’s expertise as a business and technology consulting provider and OneStream’s cloud-based CPM software to support activities ranging from project delivery to marketing and strategic business collaboration. “Belgium

By |2021-04-30T15:17:00-04:00April 30th, 2021|ESD, Software|

Survey: Despite Pandemic, Job Satisfaction Remains High

NEW YORK - In the face of the pandemic, an economic crisis, mass layoffs, and high unemployment, the percent of employees reporting overall satisfaction with their jobs remained high in 2020, according to a new survey from The Conference Board. While some components of job satisfaction declined due to the recession and economic stress, companies

By |2021-04-26T20:56:31-04:00April 26th, 2021|ESD|

LIFT Adds Expert in Computational Materials To Team

DETROIT – LIFT, the Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, announced it has hired Amberlee Haselhuhn, Ph.D., to its technology team as Senior Engineer. In this role, Haselhuhn will lead the institute’s state-of-the-art materials and joining development and evaluation work, delivering innovative solutions and manufacturing processes for LIFT’s customers and ecosystem. She will also

By |2021-04-26T20:48:06-04:00April 26th, 2021|ESD|

Michigan Ross To Host ‘Positive Business’ Conference

ANN ARBOR—The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan will host its annual Positive Business Conference — an event aimed at informing and discussing topics related to improving workplace culture and delivering tangible business results — on May 13 and 14. The theme for this year’s virtual conference is “Meaningful Engagement in a Fragmented

By |2021-04-26T09:41:00-04:00April 26th, 2021|ESD|

RFP’s Open For $5 Million To Expand Apprenticeships In Underrepresented Populations

LANSING - The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity released a second competitive Request for Proposals to fund registered apprenticeship expansion across the state. More than $5 million is available to fund grant awards to groups of statewide and/or local partners who will work as Regional Implementation Consortia to expand registered apprenticeship opportunities. “Our

By |2021-04-22T19:09:41-04:00April 20th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

Herman Miller Launches e-Commerce Platform For Commercial Clients

ZEELAND — Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller Inc. unveiled a new e-commerce platform this week that caters to the company’s commercial clients. Called Herman Miller Professional, the online store was created for small and mid-size businesses looking to purchase office furnishings online. Designed to make the ordering and shipping processes quick and convenient, Herman Miller compiled a

By |2021-04-19T18:56:07-04:00April 16th, 2021|ESD|

New SEMA Testing Facility Purchased In Plymouth

PLYMOUTH —The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the purchase of a 45,000-square-foot building in Plymouth to be used as a second SEMA Garage, where manufacturers will have access to advanced product-development tools and equipment, an emissions testing lab, an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) research and development center, and expert technicians who will help

By |2021-04-16T16:53:02-04:00April 16th, 2021|Auto Tech, ESD|