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A Fanuc robot at work

Fanuc Merges All Americans Operations Into One Corporation

Fanuc announced Tuesday that it has merged all of its operations in the Americas into a single company named Fanuc America Corp. The new company, headquartered in Rochester Hills, will have 22 locations and sales of more than $1 billion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

A Fanuc robot at work

Pratt & Miller Joins Michigan Automated Systems Collaborative

Pratt & Miller Engineering has announced its support of the Michigan Automated Systems Collaborative, a new organization intended to serve as a meeting place for industry, academia and professional association to promote Michigan as the national leader in the design, development and manufacturing of robotics and automation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Wins $50,000 Denso Grant For New Bio-Robotics Lab

The Denso North America Foundation has awarded $50,000 to Lawrence Technological University to help create a new multidisciplinary bio-robotics lab that will benefit students in two growing bachelor’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and robotics engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Wayne State University's Danto Engienering Center

WSU College of Engineering To Host Two Career Fairs In October

Employers looking to hire high-quality, experienced employees in full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions can find them at the Wayne State University College of Engineering’s upcoming career fairs on Thursday, Oct. 3 and Thursday, Oct. 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

Arotech

Arotech Showcases Battery System For Advanced Robotics, Unmanned Vehicles

Arotech Corp. (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that it will be showcasing its batteries for robotics and unmanned vehicles at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems show, being held this week in Washington, D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

Michigan Technical Academy

Microsoft Serves As Tech Partner For Free Youth Tech Camp

The Michigan Technical Academy will host its Powered To Dream Youth Tech and Innovation Camp Monday, July 29 through Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 19940 Mansfield St. in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Signs Robotics Deal With Community College

Lawrence Technological University has signed an agreement to allow students from Terra State Community College in Fremont, Ohio, to transfer up to 64 credits toward completion of a bachelor of science degree in robotics engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

KVCC Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy Opens in January

Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s newest career academy, Mechatronics, is being renamed to better describe the training and type of employment that graduates can expect to attain. The new training program is now called the Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy. This training program will prepare students to perform the work of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical equipment that is controlled by electronic and computer driven components.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

society 2030

Society 2030 Consortium Kicks Off Third Year

Society 2030, an innovative consortium bringing together University of Michigan researchers with corporate leaders to prepare for society’s changing age structure, kicks off its third year on Sept. 19 with a meeting focusing on emerging assistive technologies, including robotics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

Lawrence Tech robotics competitors Christopher Kawatsu (holding the umbrella at left), Jonathan Ruszala, Dan McGee and Ryan Matthews confer on last minute adjustments to vuLTUre2 at the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held at Oakland University. In the background are Professor CJ Chung, Dean Hsiao-Ping Moore of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Jenna Diamond.  Photo: Lawrence Tech

LTU Fifth Of 47 Schools In Robotics Competition

Lawrence Technological University’s robot, vuLTUre2, finished fifth in the Auto-Nav Challenge, the main event at the 20th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held at Oakland University June 8-11.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

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