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Q&A with MTU Research Award winner Gregory Odegard

The 2021 Michigan Tech Research Award winner develops ultra-powerful composite materials for crewed space missions. Composites are very similar to their sound: materials made up of different substances. Their components can improve their overall strength, toughness, weight, and other properties such as electrical conductivity. For example, deep space exploration requires …

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SSOE – SSOE Resources – Anna C. Balazs of the University of Pittsburgh elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Anna Balazs (Aimee Obidzinski) PITTSBURGH (April 26, 2021)… Anna C. Balazs, University of Pittsburgh award-winning Emeritus Professor at the Swanson School of Engineering, has added one of the nation’s highest honors to her portfolio. the National Academy of Sciences today announced that Balazs is among its 120 newly elected members, …

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Doughty honored with Liberty League award

History links TROY, NY – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Brian Doughty was chosen as the Liberty League’s defensive performer of the week, the conference said. The senior goalie backed the Engineers in a 14-5 season opener over league nemesis Skidmore College on Saturday. Doughty (Glenelg, MD / Glenelg) made …

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Woven Planet Holdings, a Toyota Affiliate, Announces Acquisition of Lyft Level 5 Division to Accelerate Software Innovation for Automated Driving Mobility

TOKYO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (“Woven Planet”), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, has agreed to acquire Level 5, the autonomous driving division of Lyft, Inc., one of the largest ridesharing companies in the world. This is the first major chord for the New Woven Planet. …

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Undergraduates receive 2021 Norma Slepecky research award

Laurel White, Slepecky First Place Winner Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is delighted to announce that two undergraduate researchers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) were recognized for their resilience, advancement and research excellence at the conference and ceremony Slepecky Annual Memorial. Laurel White, a major in physics …

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