There are days I love my job, and days I really really REALLY love my job. Friday was one of the latter, as I got to drive around Michigan and meet with tomorrow’s engineering leaders at displays of new product inventions at Michigan State University in East Lansing and Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
With nearly 4 million miles of public roads criss-crossing the United States and millions of dollars spent to maintain them, it’s imperative that researchers look for better ways to preserve these roadways.
More than 400 students are set to showcase their innovation and technical skills on Friday, Dec. 6, at this autumn’s Design Day in the MSU College of Engineering.
Rounding out this year’s Hatching winners and finalists to pitch at Launched: Celebration of Entrepreneurship pitch competition, a business idea called What’s Mapnin’ won the judges’ vote last week at the Hatching round 6.
The East Lansing network, voice, and cloud services provider Comlink LLC and data center operator Liberty Center One announced that Comlink has completed the construction and activation of three new fiber paths into Liberty Center One’s data center in Royal Oak.
A consortium of Southeast Michigan architecture and design firms has been hired to design a $600 million, 2.8 million-square-foot new university in Basra, Iraq to teach petroleum engineering.
World Usability Day is Thursday, and there are at least three major events in Michigan to mark it.
Michigan State University’s mascot-based motto these days is “Spartans Will.” Well, I can tell you, on a Tech Tour-style visit to the MSU campus Friday, Spartans will… knock your socks off with their research and entrepreneurship ideas.
Reiss, a native of East Lansing, Mich., kept a lower profile at the final table but ultimately won the World Series of Poker main event.
Wind power in Michigan has become a big business. The state is about to join the elite “Gigawatt Club,” being one of only a handful of states to generate more than a billion watts of electricity from wind power. More than 40 companies in the wind industry now employ more than 3,000 Michiganders.