Innovators in Industry Project to Connect Students with Alumni

by Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Michigan Technological University is excited to launch Innovators in Industry: a project connecting students with MTU alumni who are industry experts, leaders and influencers.

The initial three-part series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Monday (Oct. 25) with a session titled “The Future of Autonomous Vehicles & Mobility.” Janet Callahan, dean of the College of Engineering, will host the first session. Featured alumni will make short presentations with time for Q&A from the audience.

Organized by the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Innovators in Industry aims to give students direct access to industry leaders to help shape their paths. Future plans for the Innovators in Industry series include in-person sessions and on-location visits to industry hubs for students.

Upcoming sessions of Innovators in Industry include:

  • Monday, Oct. 25 — The Future of Autonomous Vehicles & Mobility (hosted by the College of Engineering)
  • Monday, Nov. 1 — The Computing Revolution (hosted by the College of Computing)
  • Monday, Nov. 8 — Entrepreneurship: Startups & Venture Capital (hosted by the College of Business)

All sessions will begin at 7 p.m. on Zoom. All Michigan Tech students, faculty and staff are invited to join.

Read more about the project’s inaugural session on the College of Engineering Blog.

Biocomputing and Digital Health Research Group to Host Lecture Series

The ICC’s Joint Center for Biocomputing and Digital Health will present a Monday afternoon lecture series beginning October 25, 2021, with a talk from Dr. Traci Yu (BME) who will present, “Optimization of Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy: Application of Neural Computing.” The lecture will take place in Rekhi Hall, Room 214.