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|

LTU Unveils eSports Arena

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has turned a former meeting room into a high-tech haven for video game players in a fast-growing student competition called eSports. The new LTU eSports arena features 12 custom-built gaming computers with 4K monitors, a coach’s station, and a 4K big-screen TV for spectators to watch—and for players to go over game

By |2019-08-11T17:59:46-04:00August 11th, 2019|ESD|

Do You Have The 6 Markings Of A Successful Entrepreneur?

SOUTHFIELD - Running an Accelerator I have found that it is crucially important to pick the right companies to work with as clients.  After all…your Accelerator is only as successful as your clients.  While it is equally important to assess potential clients on the strength of their technology, IP position, uniqueness of their business model

By |2019-07-14T18:19:11-04:00July 14th, 2019|Guest Columns|

LTU Gets DENSO Grant For Machine Vision Safety System In Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $40,000 grant from DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, for programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The grant, made possible by the company’s philanthropic arm, the DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), is one of 26 grants awarded by DENSO in 2019 to colleges and universities throughout

By |2019-07-07T18:47:18-04:00July 7th, 2019|ESD, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

LTU 2nd In National Contest To Develop Tech For People With Disabilities

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University finished second in the nation in the annual College Design Challenge, held Wednesday in Vienna, Va. by SourceAmerica, a nonprofit that creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities. It’s the third straight year that LTU was named one of the three national finalists in the event. In this national engineering competition, students

By |2019-06-27T15:53:30-04:00June 27th, 2019|ESD|

Lawrence Tech, Hartland High School Partner On Architecture Courses

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University and Hartland High School have signed a new agreement that will allow Hartland students to take two accelerated LTU architecture and design courses in the summer, with scholarship support to reduce costs. Students meeting eligibility requirements will be allowed to take accelerated versions of LTU’s ARCH1213, Introduction to Visual Communication, and ARCH

By |2019-06-26T16:56:15-04:00June 26th, 2019|ESD|

Lawrence Tech, MSU Med School In New Agreement For ‘Early Assurance Program

SOUTHFIELD—The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Lawrence Technological University have a new agreement that will provide positions for LTU premedical students at MSU’s medical school. Called the Early Assurance Program (EAP), the agreement is designed to assist qualified premedical students from traditionally underrepresented populations, as well as areas that are underserved by

By |2019-06-26T16:55:22-04:00June 26th, 2019|ESD|

LTU Gets State Grant For Lecture Series Linking Humanities With High Tech

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $6,800 grant from Michigan Humanities to support the “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series,” a continuing series of public presentations on the human implications and effects of technology—past, present, and future. “The lectures will be given by visiting humanities scholars researching technology’s effects on society, culture, and politics,” said Paul

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|ESD|

Pingree Detroit CEO Jarett Schlaff On His Custom Leather Goods Shop

ROYAL OAK - Jarett Schlaff, CEO of Pingree Detroit, will talk about his custom leather goods business that works with veterans. Schlaff is getting coaching for his business from Lawrence Technological University's Centropolis Accelerator.

By |2019-06-03T19:40:35-04:00June 1st, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

PlanetM’s Amanda Roraff Talks Hardware Summit

ROYAL OAK - Amanda Roraff, Operations Manager for PlanetM, discusses the Hardware Tech Summit that will be held June 19 during Detroit Startup by Lawrence Technological University's Centropolis Accelerator. The Summit well be held at Detroit Velodrome.

By |2019-06-03T10:39:57-04:00June 1st, 2019|ESD, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|