PHONE: (313) 593-5644
DATE: May 21, 2004
College of Engineering and Computer Science hosts industry on 'Tech Day'
DEARBORN---Research projects that have been conducted by University
of Michigan-Dearborn College
of Engineering and Computer Science faculty members along with industry
partners will be highlighted at Technology
Day 2004 from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 9 in the Engineering
Complex and Engineering Laboratory Building.
The program, which is open to invited guests, is sponsored by the campus's
Center for Engineering
Education and Practice (CEEP).
Jack E. Thompson, 2003 president of the Society of Automotive Engineers
and former director of computer-aided engineering and concept development
at DaimlerChrysler Corporation, will speak at the event.
A memorial tribute will be made to long-time CEEP supporter Henry W.
Patton II, who died in July 2003. Patton, the founder and president of
an engineering firm called Acromag, left
more than $3.6 million to the College of Engineering and Computer
Science to support scholarships primarily for students in electrical engineering.
The gift is the largest received from an individual in the history of
A poster session will showcase the collaborative projects of faculty
and industry partners, and demonstrations will take place in the laboratories
on the first floor of the Engineering Complex.
Dozens of collaborating companies and corporate sponsors including automotive
OEMs, automotive suppliers and non-automotive companies are participating
in the event.
More information on Technology Day is available at http://www.engin.umd.umich.edu/CEEP/
or by calling Donna Goddard at (313) 593-3403.