Annual event to showcase research conducted by UM-Dearborn faculty members in collaboration with industry partners

May 14, 2007

DEARBORN / May 14, 2007---Technology Day, an annual research review conducted by UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty members in collaboration with industry partners, will be held at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on June 6.

A panel of research and development leaders from local industries will provide their perspectives on "Technologies for Sustaining Michigan's Economy" as part of the event.

Technology Day will take place in the campusís new Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems (IAVS) building and is sponsored by the Henry W. Patton Center for Engineering Education and Practice (HP-CEEP).

The event will include a ceremony to dedicate the BorgWarner Auditorium, a 220-seat state-of-the-art audio/visual facility housed in the IAVS building, and will showcase collaborative projects of faculty and industry partners. The program also will include faculty project demonstrations, displays of industrial products and student displays.

Many collaborating companies and corporate sponsors will be represented at the event, including automotive OEMs, automotive suppliers and non-automotive companies.

More information on Technology Day is available at http://www.umd.umich.edu/techday or by calling John Cristiano, HP-CEEP director, at 313-593-0941.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Sroka
PHONE: 313-593-5644
The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn