Western Michigan University
A new med school, a research park that’s full to the brim, new technology to machine very hard and brittle materials, a new method to guide fossil hunters, and major advances in aviation training and management. It’s all in southwest Michigan at Western Michigan University.
Matt’s headed out on the road again for a Fall Tech Tour of Michigan university technology that will soon turn into Michigan businesses and jobs.
The ability for businesses to take advantage of the technical expertise and resources within the Michigan Corporate Relations Network partner universities has just gotten easier with the formation of the Instant Innovation Program.
Despite being challenged by extreme weather conditions along the way, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has won the 2012 American Solar Challenge with their car Quantum for a fourth consecutive American title. Western Michigan Univeristy finished eighth.
So far so good for the University of Michigan’s solar car team in this year’s American Solar Challenge.
A new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and heat to cut hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. They say it could soon have a huge commercial impact on the machining of difficult-to-machine engineered components.
To turn an invention into a marketable product that can benefit society, you need, above all else, the right people involved. That’s the premise behind a new $2.4 million statewide program called the Tech Transfer Talent Network, led by the University of Michigan and funded through a grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
The hybrid and electric truck powertrain developer Azure Dynamics Corp. (OTC: AZDDF) Tuesday announced the sale of 21 more Ford Transit Connect Electric small vans, including a five unit sale to Western Michigan University as part of its successful sustainability programs.
A state survey with data that can enhance economic development and job creation in Michigan has been transferred to Western Michigan University, making Michigan one of just a few states in the nation to tap a research university to direct the role of mapping, evaluating and researching critical geological resources.
Michigan has four public universities named in the top tier in the annual collegiate rankings of U.S. News and World Report.I’m betting you can name the first three. I’m also betting most people can’t name the fourth.