Month: November 2012

NAE Report Showcases Exemplar Engineering Programs includes Michigan Tech

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has released Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education which showcases 29 engineering programs at colleges and universities across the nation that effectively incorporate such activities into their curriculum and highlights best practices for schools seeking to create new programs. The publication was sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) in support of the AMD NextGen Engineer initiative.

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HIDE On World Usability Day

From Tech Today November 12, 2012 by Dennis Walikainen, senior editor

The Human Interface Design Enterprise was showing off their driver simulator in Rekhi Hall on November 8th for Usability Day. The event is celebrated around the world, and this was the fifth year Michigan Tech was involved. The event showcasess usability, when technologies or procedures make sense to us and when we can learn–and remember–how to use them, make few errors and feel satisfied with our experiences.