LTU Students, Professor In Autonomous Vehicle Project At 2020 Detroit Auto Show

SOUTHFIELD – Five Lawrence Technological University students and LTU computer science professor CJ Chung will work with a Korean auto parts company and a Russian tech giant to create a taxi service from Detroit’s TCF Center to downtown Detroit hotels for the 2020 North American International Auto Show in June. LTU will assist Hyundai MOBIS,

By |2019-11-10T14:59:11-05:00November 10th, 2019|Auto Tech, ESD|

New Genetic Research Software From Genomenon

ANN ARBOR—The Ann Arbor-based genetic research software developer Genomenon Inc. announced the release of version 2.0 of its Mastermind software. The genomic search engine now includes the ability to search the entirety of the genomic literature by phenotypes (symptoms). This new functionality will further accelerate diagnosis of patients with genetic and rare diseases. Patients, particularly those with

By |2019-11-10T09:19:29-05:00November 10th, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Canton Clinical Trial Software Provider Rolls Out Anonymization Tool

CANTON TWP.—TrialAssure, developers of clinical trial management software, announced a limited release of a new product, Anonymize R, a document anonymization software that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence to protect patient privacy by automatically finding and removing personal information from text. TrialAssure’s newest addition to its transparency suite, Anonymize R, is

By |2019-11-10T09:08:59-05:00November 10th, 2019|ESD, Software|

LTU Takes Second Place At Its 10th Annual Innovation Encounter

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University finished second among seven teams in its 10th annual Innovation Encounter competition, in which students solve real-world engineering and business problems for a corporate client. This year, Eaton Corp. provided the business problem to be tackled for the competition. The University of Toledo finished first in the event, while one of three

By |2019-10-23T19:27:15-04:00October 23rd, 2019|ESD|

Consumers Energy Taps San Francisco Company For Residential Battery Storage Pilot

JACKSON—Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, announced a collaboration with Sunverge, a San Francisco, Calif.-based provider of rooftop solar and home energy management systems, for a Consumers Energy residential battery storage pilot. “We are conducting this pilot to test and measure how aggregated battery storage may have the potential to offer benefits to Michigan’s electric grid

By |2019-10-23T19:27:16-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

WWJ Cybersecurity Panel At LTU Offers Advice To The ‘Pwned’

SOUTHFIELD—Have you been pwned? Probably. But you’re also in good company, according to panelists on a WWJ Leaders & Innovators discussion on cybersecurity, held Thursday morning at Lawrence Technological University. Using the hacker term for “owned,” panelists recommended checking one’s email at a website,, to see whether personal information had been breached in a

By |2019-10-17T10:39:21-04:00October 17th, 2019|Cyber Defense, ESD|

LTU Takes Second Place In Its Grand Prix

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University’s Formula SAE car finished second among nine participating schools in its 11th annual Grand Prix, organized by LTU’s Blue Devil Motorsports student racing organization. Wayne State University took first place in the event, while Oakland University finished third. Other participating colleges and universities were Ferris State University, Hope College, Kettering University, the

By |2019-10-16T20:37:48-04:00October 16th, 2019|ESD|

Business, Economic Leaders Celebrate Opening Of LTU Manufacturing Incubator

SOUTHFIELD - On National Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 4, Lawrence Technological University and its partners dedicated the Centrepolis Accelerator—a bright, modern space with the latest in high-tech prototyping and virtual reality equipment to help entrepreneurs, designers and dreamers create the next generation of hardware. Early Accelerator clients represent a wide variety of industries, from transportation

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|ESD|

Predicting Market Crashes, Solving Inequality, Understanding Biology: LTU Speaker Talks Models

SOUTHFIELD—From Moneyball to hurricanes, from drug research to marketing e-mail blasts, models provide useful ways of looking at the world, predicting the future, and succeeding in our endeavors. But the world is increasingly complex, with huge amounts of data being generated every minute, and models can oversimplify. So how do you continue to use models

By |2019-10-06T15:33:08-04:00October 6th, 2019|ESD|

LTU-AT&T STEM Outreach Program Inspires Girls To Make An Impact In Their Communities

SOUTHFIELD—Nearly 40 girls ages 9-17 and their parents attended the third annual Girls in Future Technologies (GIFT) Day at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit Saturday, Sept. 7. This marked the third year that Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center teamed up with the Michigan Women of AT&T (WOA) to engage girls in the STEM

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|