The HEV mobile laboratory was on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. On the labs first trip outside the state, United States Senator Carl Levin stopped by to give the students and their work a stamp of approval. “It may be located the Upper Peninsula, but all of Michigan has been impacted by it. Tens of thousands of engineers have come out of Michigan Tech,” said Sen. Levin. Michigan Tech Staff and faculty from four programs participated in the National Transportation Workforce Summit in Washington, DC, April 24 to 26.
Associate Professor Reza Shahbazian Yassar (ME-EM) provided expert commentary for an ABC Science story, “Cotton T-shirt to Charge Mobile Phones?” on a University of South Carolina scientist’s effort to convert a T-shirt into a supercapacitor. Read more
Assistant Professor Bo Chen (ME-EM/Advanced Power Systems Research Center) and coPIs Professor Jeff Naber (ME-EM), Professor David Shonnard (ChE) and Dean Jacqueline Huntoon (Graduate School) have received $48,660 from the National Science Foundation for a project, “US-China Workshop and Planning Visit on Sustainable Fuels and Clean Vehicles.”
Vidya Pratishthan’s College of Engineering (VPCOE), Baramati, India
Dr. Suryaji (Steve) Bhonsle,
Mentor & Director of International Affairs, Vidya Pratishthan Education Foundation, Baramati
Dr. Shankar B. Deosarkar
Principal, Vidya Pratishthan’s College of Engineering
Dr. Sachin M. Bhosle
Research Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Pratishthan’s COE
Vidya Pratishthan College of Engineering is a new university in India. One of our former faculty members, Dr. Steve Bhonsle (1970), is involved with the development of this university, and will be presenting with the hope of establishing an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with our department for both undergraduate and graduate students.