Centrepolis Accelerator To Hold Grand Opening Oct. 4

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University—joined by the City of Southfield and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation—will cut the ribbon on its new manufacturing business accelerator Friday, Oct. 4 during an invitation-only ceremony at 9 a.m. A public open house for the new accelerator will follow from noon to 4 p.m. The Centrepolis Accelerator is 6,300 square feet

By |2019-09-14T15:04:47-04:00September 14th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

Production Tool To Establish Headquarters In Novi

LANSING–Production Tool Supply Co., a supplier and distributor of industrial tools, is establishing a new headquarters and fulfillment center in Novi, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced. The project is projected to generate a total capital investment of nearly $70 million and create 85 jobs, resulting in the company receiving a $1 million Michigan Business

By |2019-09-08T20:00:29-04:00September 8th, 2019|ESD|

LIFT Gets $200,000 From Skillman For STEM education

DETROIT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation center operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute, announced that it has received a $200,000 grant from The Skillman Foundation. The grant will help Detroit-area youth strengthen their academic and employability skills and increase their STEM foundational knowledge and technical skills in the Institute’s new Learning

By |2019-08-31T13:28:46-04:00August 31st, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

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|

UM Study: Asian Carp Can Survive In Larger Areas Of Lake Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Asian carp are capable of surviving and growing in much larger portions of Lake Michigan than scientists previously believed and present a high risk of becoming established, according to a new modeling study from University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues. Some previous studies suggested that low food levels in Lake Michigan could be

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|Clean Update, 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|

Traverse City Satellite Management Company Adding New Ground Stations

TRAVERSE CITY—Atlas Space Operations Inc., a provider of communications for the space industry, announced it has brought online nine new ground stations in its network. This brings the total to 13 ground stations, with an additional 17 sites planned by 2020. These new stations have all become fully operational in the span of the last

By |2019-08-04T17:00:53-04:00August 4th, 2019|ESD|

GHSP Adds First Marketing Director

GRAND HAVEN–GHSP, a supplier in the automotive and appliance industries, announced the hiring of sales and marketing veteran John Major as the company’s first marketing director. GHSP has restructured its executive management team, adding a chief technology officer, presidents of operations in North American and China, a general counsel, and now, a marketing director, as a catalyst

By |2019-07-30T16:41:54-04:00July 26th, 2019|ESD|

Liquid Web Establishes European Data Center

LANSING—Officials of Liquid Web LLC announced the company’s EU Data Center is now available for Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce hosting, helping its European customers meet data residency requirements as well as helping improve performance and reduce latency. “Even though it’s a tiny factor, the latency between a user making a request from England all

By |2019-07-23T15:35:57-04:00July 23rd, 2019|ESD|

TC Satellite Operations Company Will Support AWS Ground Station

TRAVERSE CITY–Atlas Space Operations, a provider of ground communications in the space industry and a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announced support for AWS Ground Station within the Atlas Space Operations Freedom Network. The collaboration provides customers an expanded network of satellite ground stations, simplified satellite management, and easy access

By |2019-07-20T14:47:15-04:00July 20th, 2019|ESD|