Engineering Education & Innovation

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) was one of 29 institutions recently recognized as an Exemplar of Real World Engineering Education by the National Academy of Engineering at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference. Dean of the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing, Dr. Paul Plotkowski (MI Q ’80), says “the recognition demonstrates GVSU’s strong partnerships with the community and statewide industries, and that GVSU’s engineering education model can be replicated at universities throughout the country.” Read the press release and watch the video below


Dr. Aaron J. Knobloch, (PA H ’98) GE engineer, helped profile a new battery sensor “small enough to sit deep in the guts of an EV, to perform constant analytics, and optimize driving habits and get more mileage out of a single charge.” Wired magazine detailed the new technology and plans for production on new Ford Motor Company cars. Click here for the article


The NY Daily News is reporting that CornellNYC Tech is now accepting applications for its master’s degree program in computer engineering. The school will be opening a 2 million-square-foot campus on Roosevelt Island in 2017. According to the article, only 20 students will be admitted for classes that start in January 2013.



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